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

Antarctica Total Solar Eclipse | November 23-December 15, 2021

See a Total Solar Eclipse in a trip of a lifetime from a unique view in Antarctica.

Alaska Aurora Borealis | March 10-16, 2022

Explore the great beauty of Alaska in winter, and see the famed Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights, the greatest light show on Earth!

Tall Ship Caribbean Sailing Adventure | March 19-26, 2022

Travel on board the 4-masted Star Flyer and explore the fascinating islands in the Leeward Isles.

Galapagos Islands Lunar Eclipse | May 11-20, 2022

See a lunar eclipse over the Galapagos Islands, led by Nat Geo naturalists and Bob Nansen.

Hawaii Total Lunar Eclipse | November 6-14, 2022

See a total lunar eclipse and explore the natural wonders of Hawaii. We will also show you some of the astronomical observatories that generate an enormous amount of information about our solar system, galaxies, black holes, and beyond!