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.

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.

Alaska Aurora Borealis | Feb. 23–March 1, 2025

Come see the greatest light show on Earth! Explore the Kenai, take the train to Fairbanks, and delight in the ice festival and aurora in the night sky!

Tahiti Total Lunar Eclipse | March 6-26, 2025

A breathtaking opportunity to see the Total Lunar Eclipse in this South Pacific paradise! Explore Tahiti and Moorea, then fly to legendary Bora Bora for the Lunar Eclipse. You have the option of staying in overwater bungalows in our lagoon side hotel!

Tanzania Safari & Lunar Eclipse | Sept. 3–14, 2025

See the finest wildlife reserves in East Africa and the Total Lunar Eclipse! This is a tremendous experience for travelers to view the Milky Way over spectacular Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti.

Arctic Total Solar Eclipse Voyage | July 30–Aug. 16, 2026

A unique opportunity to see a cosmic wonder in the Arctic wonderland of East Greenland! From Spitsbergen to Iceland, we’ll explore some of the best areas for viewing polar bears, Arctic foxes, various seals, whales, and enormous icebergs!