Columbia & Snake Rivers

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OCT. 13-19, 2017 From $4,890
Portland, Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, Palouse River, Clarkston
Aboard National Geographic Sea Lion Activity Level: Moderate Hide This
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Columbia & Snake Rivers

OCT. 13-19, 2017
Portland, Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, Palouse River, Clarkston
Aboard National Geographic Sea Lion

Exploring the Pacific Northwest by ship is a study in contrasts. It’s at once relaxing and mentally stimulating. It reveals great natural beauty, and yet it features modern marvels of human engineering: an imposing system of locks, and large-span bridges. The locks we travel through will raise and lower the ship nearly 700 feet—close to ten times what transiting the Panama Canal entails. Complimentary wine and beer tastings during evening recap and dinner will introduce you to local vintners and brewers for which the region is renowned. We’ll stroll the grounds of the Maryhill Museum, walk through a vineyard with Mt. Hood in view, see the reconstruction of Lewis & Clark’s Fort Clatsop, as well as kayak and explore by expedition landing craft. Throughout our journey, our superb expedition team will put everything in context and weave an ongoing narrative from each day’s events. You’ll also travel with a Lindblad-National Geographic certified photo instructor at your side and at your service—ensuring you’ll go home with fantastic photos.

Cost: From $4,890
Lindblad Expeditions
Activity Level: Moderate
Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces and stair climbing.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $850 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Lindblad Expeditions. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.