Travel with The Planetary Society & Betchart Expeditions

Have you ever wanted to witness an eclipse – from the depths of a canyon system or from the skies in an airplane? What about your dream of watching the night skies come alive, dancing with the colors of the Northern Lights?

Your dreams can come true. Join expert guides and your fellow space enthusiasts on a thrilling Planetary Society expedition.

Antarctica, Alaska, China, Mexico, Lake Baikal, the Grand Canyon, Tahiti…The Planetary Society’s partner in travel since 1999, Betchart Expeditions, will take you on the travel experience of your dreams.

Phases of a Total Lunar Eclipse
A lunar eclipse

Grand Staircase Escalante Annular Solar Eclipse | Oct. 9-17 2023

See the annular solar eclipse over the stunning red rock country of southern Utah, led by geologist Dr. Andre Potochnik. See the north rim of the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, and more!

New Mexico Annular Eclipse | Oct. 10-17, 2023

See the International Balloon Fiesta, the ancient Indian pueblos at Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde, and the annular eclipse.

Antarctica | Dec. 5-18, 2023

Discover this icy paradise of stunning mountains and wildlife!

Alaska Aurora Borealis | March 7–13, 2024

Discover magnificent Denali and the northern lights in the pristine splendor of Alaska in winter.

Mexico Copper Canyon and Durango Total Solar Eclipse | April 1–9, 2024

Discover Copper Canyon and Mazatlan and then see Durango and the eclipse high in the Sierra Madre!

Argentina Annular Solar Eclipse | Sept. 26 - Oct. 7, 2024

See an Annular Solar Eclipse just north of Puerto San Julian and explore the magnificence of Argentina, including the thundering wonder of IguazuÌ Falls.

Easter Island Annular Solar Eclipse | Sept. 27 - Oct. 5, 2024

Explore the extraordinary cultural and archaeological wonders of legendary Easter Island and see the annular solar eclipse! (Book now. Almost sold out.)