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Alumni Travel Program - Vote Now!

The Alumni Office at GUST offers special trips in which are accompanied by GUST academics and fellow alumni. Whether you are traveling with your entire extended family, or adventuring out on your own, these travel programs can sustain your enthusiasm for learning and establish new friends among your peers.

Select your preferred trip from the following:

Discover China’s magnificent history, experience its dynamic present, and explore the sacred traditions of Tibet. In Beijing, visit the stunning Forbidden City and take in the sweeping views from the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. In Xian, see the Qin dynasty come alive with Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s 2,300-year-old, life-size Terracotta Warriors. Then fly deep into the Himalayas to Lhasa to see firsthand why Tibet has long captured the imagination of the West.  Fly to Hangzhou, an elegant city known for its silk and tea cultivation. Located on the beautiful West Lake, ultra-chic Hangzhou is an inspiring synthesis of modernity and nature. Finally, arrive in Shanghai to soak in the unrivaled cosmopolitanism of China’s most modern city.

Discover America's best Sights and experience the lively city by visiting the Times Square, the most bustling square of New York is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and electronic billboards. It is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps. Take a short boat trip from Manhattan to the Statue of Liberty and enjoy the marvelous scenes. Other attractions such as the Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Fifth Avenue, Chrysler Building, Wall Street, Madison Square Garden, United Nations Headquarter, and many other places are a must visit in NY.

 

 

 

 

Cruise trips are great for time to relax during the day at sea. Enjoy the spa, relax by the pool or participate in the special onboard activities. Venice composed of 117 islands in the Venetian Lagoon and held together by a series of canals, Venice is like no other city in the world. Piraeus is the main port of Athens, the biggest in Greece, and one of the most important in the Mediterranean Sea. Piraeus is walking distance from Kastella, a hill strewn with beautiful houses that offers a majestic view of the Saronic Gulf. Other points of interest include an archaeological museum, Mikrolimano, where you can enjoy the yummy seafood.

Barcelona is located in the northeastern part of the country, 90 miles south of the French border. People from all around the world enjoy visiting this city for its individuality, cultural interest and physical beauty. When Hans Christian Andersen visited in 1862, he remarked that Barcelona was the "Paris of Spain." You're likely to agree. The city is a major cultural center with a fascinating history. Everywhere are archives, libraries, museums and buildings of interest - plus superb examples of modernist and Art Nouveau décor and architecture.