Griz Treks

UM Alumni Adventure Travel

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About Our Partner

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We have partnered with Adventure Life to provide travel expertise for GrizTreks programs. This company’s small group philosophy of travel is ideal for these completely tailored experiences. Don’t know where to go? The Trip Planners at Adventure Life have the expertise to help you figure that out, too. They are here to help get the dream started and to share the world with you.

Contact Adventure Life at:
1.800.344.6118
1.406.541.2677
www.adventure-life.com

Make sure to identify yourself as a UM Alum!

Where We Can Take You

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Our trips span the globe, giving you the ability to travel to even the most remote places! More obscure destinations on your travel bucket list could be Antarctica, Galapagos, Patagonia, the Arctic, or the Amazon. These are just a few places GrizTreks can take you.


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2018 TRAVEL DATES

Canadian Arctic Cruise with Adventure Life

Photo of Arctic FoxAugust 6, 2018, 12 days from $8,995/person based on double occupancy. Triple and quadruple cabin discounts available. 

Join the crew of the Ocean Endeavour and fellow University of Montana alumni on this classic 12-day expedition through the Arctic's dramatic fjords and dynamic maritime communities. Search for polar bears and whales in Lancaster Sound, pay your respects at the graves of Sir John Franklin's men at Beechey Island, sail across Baffin Bay, and eventually reach Greenland!  You will observe the great ice fjord at Ilulissat and discover incredible highlights along Greenland's spectacular western coastline.  Presented by Adventure Life.  Trip starts at $5,995/person based on double occupancy.   Contact Adventure Life at 1.800.344.6118 for more details.


Vietnam & Cambodia with Adventure Life

Photo of boater on Mekong RiverJuly 2018, 13 days from $4,095/person based on double occupancy. Specific dates and pricing to be released soon.

Explore the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia – Siem Reap, Ha Long Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Tonle Sap – by land and boat with your expert guide and fellow UM Alumni with an emphasis on the cultures, history, and cuisine of this fascinating region. Begin in Siem Reap and tour the archaeological sites of the Khmer empire. Embark on a seven night Mekong River cruise with visits to remote villages, local markets, and temples, and enjoy the accommodations and fine, local cuisine on your deluxe river ship. Tour the vibrant cities of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, and study their ancient and modern histories with your local guide. Extend your Southeast Asia adventure with an optional two day cruise on the iconic Ha Long Bay. Trip starts at $4,095/person based on double occupancy, and specific dates and pricing to be released soon. .

2019 Travel Dates

Antarctica Cruise with Adventure Life

Man taking photos of penguinsJanuary - February 2019, 11 - 12 days from $9,500/person based on double occupancy. Specific dates and pricing to be released soon.

This expedition cruise to Antarctica is perfect for anyone with a sense of curiosity and adventure. Travel through icebergs, encounter unique wildlife, and experience a faraway destination like no other! Expert guides lead shore excursions to explore the penguin rookeries, remote bays in search of whales, seals, and seabirds, and historic sites in the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Embark in Ushuaia, Argentina, the gateway to Antarctica, and cross the Drake Passage to the Great White Continent. Trip starts at $9,500/person based on double occupancy, and specific dates and pricing to be released soon Contact Adventure Life at 1.800.344.6118 for more details.


Galapagos and Ecuador with Adventure Life

Woman and seal on beachJune 2019 | 9 Days. Specific dates and pricing to be released soon.

Explore the Galapagos, the highlands of Ecuador, and Quito with your fellow Alumni.  Embark on an exciting 5 day tour of the Galapagos' wild west! Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. These islands are rich with an abundance of wildlife both in and out of the ocean including flamingos, iguanas, sea turtles, rays, and reef sharks. Enjoy the company of friendly sea lions while snorkeling or hike across volcanic landscapes making this a truly unique vacation.  Visit the highlands of Ecuador and stay in a historic hacienda.  Trip starts at $4,900/person based on double occupancy, and specific dates and pricing to be released soon. Contact Adventure Life at 1.800.344.6118 for more details.

Timeless Discovery

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We would like to introduce to you the next generation of alumni travel. These are not common vacations but trips that submerge you in the culture and time of a place. They provide that same sense of discovery that was ignited as you embarked on your university career – going to a new place, learning from similarities and differences with others, and finding self. Continue discovering alongside the peers you started with.

Tailored Travel Experiences

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GrizTreks can customize any itinerary to your specific needs and can even create a unique travel experience completely from scratch.  GrizTreks are rounded out by the boutique accommodations, activities, and unique cultural encounters that you prefer. This is a brand new way to experience travel unique to your group. From travel style to dinner menus, the world is your canvas.

Adventures to Anticipate

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Our team is constantly brainstorming future adventure opportunities. Griz alumni can anticipate trips to the Arctic, Vietnam & Cambodia, and Antarctica that are currently in the works. We look forward to offeringclassic experiences, like Patagonia, Alaska, or Europe, as well as newer destinations, such as Ethiopia and Cuba. Of course, we are always eager for your suggestions and would love to hear where you want to go!

With GrizTreks, It Is Possible

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Biology alumni will be thrilled with a cruise through the Galapagos Islands. Your group of history buffs can explore ancient ruins across Latin America. Get your fellow art enthusiasts together for a Roman architectural tour. Or plan a leisurely reunion of college friends to visit Chilean wineries or take a culinary trip throughout Southeast Asia. As we continue to expand our breadth of expertise, the possibilities are even more boundless!