Trip Details

What's Included?

  • Professional General Liability and Errors and Omissions Insurance Policy ($10,000,000)
  • Round trip air between departure city (San Francisco, CA) and destination city (Washington DC)
  • Airline baggage fees (1 checked bag per person, roundtrip)
  • Deluxe motor coach transportation with driver and all transfers for all days of the trip
  • Premium hotel accommodations (5 nights)
  • Private professional hotel night time security (5 nights)
  • Custom designed itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all program sites and activities
  • Full time Professional Academic Expeditions tour educator per motor coach
  • All supplemental guiding services
  • All Meals (5 Breakfast, 5 Lunch, 6 Dinner)
  • All taxes
  • All gratuities (tour leader and driver included; additional gratuity for exceptional service is always appreciated)
  • 24 Hour emergency access number
  • Personalized laser engraved luggage tags & name badges with lanyards
  • Complete tour participant accounting including electronic online registration and payment with credit card without additional fees
  • Travel Protection Plan providing coverage for Cancellation, Interruption, Missed Connection, Travel Delay, Accident & Sickness Medical Expense, Evacuation, and Baggage Loss/Delay
  • Option to add Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) benefit to your insurance plan and enroll in our Guaranteed Refund Program– cancel up to 48 hours prior to departure and receive 75% of nonrefunded payments or deposits paid to Academic Expeditions, less any refunds provided (For full details about the travel protection we offer, visit our Insurance page)

Program Director

George Mastrovaselis, Program Director and Guide
Contact: Email George / c: +1 917.608.6896

A product of the Midwestern United States, George has devoted his entire professional career to education and travel. With a bachelors in International Relations and a Masters of Science in Education, George synthesizes these two fields to motivate young adults to explore the world. He believes there is fun, beauty and knowledge to be found in all places…one just needs to seek it out. Although his pastime is exploring the ‘out of reach’ places, he is just as comfortable at the local county fair or neighborhood barbecue.