Alumni Travel Opportunities

Travel trips are a staple for most alumni associations and offer true discounts for alumni travelers for both domestic and overseas travel packages. La Salle’s Alumni Association has chosen an industry leader, Collette, to provide us innovative travel packages at discounted fares.

See below for the 2020 travel trips available for La Salle Alumni. For more information and to have a brochure mailed to you, please contact Alumni Relations at 215.951.1535 or alumni@lasalle.edu.

 

 

India’s Treasures

February 19 to February 28, 2020 

Discover the rare beauty and vibrant culture of India as you travel from lively Delhi to colorful Jaipur and on to the historic city of Agra.   Tour through Delhi, India’s capital city. Made up of seven ancient cities, today it remains a cultural melting pot.  Immerse yourself in India’s bustling capital during a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Discover the history of Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque.  Traveling down narrow streets and corridors, see plates bursting with color as you interact with local vendors and taste some of the best food India has to offer. Enjoy some leisure time to explore independently.  Travel from Dehli to Jaipur, the Amber Fort, Samode, with the trip culminating in visiting the astounding Taj Mahal.

 

 

Rediscover Cuba:  A Cultural Exploration

March 24 to March 31, 2020

Step into days gone by in vibrant Old Havana. This section of the city is bursting with a variety of color and textures and is alive with the soul of Cuba. Founded in 1519 by the Spanish, this remarkable section of Havana was the largest port in the Caribbean for centuries and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s known for its well-preserved historic architecture. Stroll along its alleyways and pass an array of buildings that include private homes, arcades, boutique hotels and government buildings all adorned with elaborate carvings, wrought-iron and colorful paint. As you explore Old Havana, discover its friendly people that fill its lively plazas. They are the heartbeat of the city and a big part of what makes it so special.

 

 

Pilgrimage to Fatima & Lourdes with Barcelona

July 19 to July 28, 2020

Travel northeast through the Pyrenees Mountains to Lourdes. This is where the Virgin Mary appeared in the Grotto of Massabielle to the poor shepherd girl, Bernadette, for a total of 18 times between February 11 and July 16, 1858. Since then, this little market town has been a world-renowned pilgrimage site.  You may celebrate Mass before traveling to the original town of Fatima and the parish church where the children Francisco, Jacinta and Lucia were baptized. Continue on to Aljustrel, where the children lived, and view the site of the fifth apparition in Valinhos. Later, return to Fatima to enjoy free time for personal worship and to explore the basilica and its grounds.