Legendary Turkey: Istanbul to the Turquoise Coast [waitlist only]
Fascinating sights, scents, and sounds reign in this land where Europe and Asia meet. From Istanbul, magnificent “Empress of the World,” to ancient ruins, stunning landscapes, and the dramatic – and legendary – Turquoise Coast, Turkey engages and beguiles, offering us an unparalleled small group experience.
Portrait of Italy from the Amalfi Coast to Venice [waitlist only]
From the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to eternal Rome, through the gentle Umbrian and Tuscan countryside to timeless Venice, this wide-ranging tour showcases ancient sites, contemporary life, priceless art, and beautiful natural scenery. You’ll especially appreciate the small size of your group as you stay in unique accommodations in the Tuscan countryside and in a medieval village.
Alpine Splendor: Switzerland and Austria
The towering peaks of the Alps serve as the stunning backdrop for our Swiss and Austrian exploration. As our small group discovers mountain villages and European cities, rides the famed Glacier Express, cruises on glassine lakes, and ascends snowcapped summits, borders disappear and the region’s history – and beauty – enchant one and all.
Egypt and the Ancient Nile River [singles: waitlist only]
A beautiful country rich in history and cultural gems, Egypt beckons visitors as a "bucket-list" worthy destination. On this up-tempo tour, delight in five-star accommodations and cruise the Nile River aboard a privately chartered dahabiya. Gaze at the spectacular pyramids of Giza, admire antiquities at the Egyptian Museum, survey the changing scenery while gliding down the Nile, and explore legendary tombs and temples on this journey through the land of pharaohs.
Tanzania Wildlife Safari [Singles: waitlist only]
Tanzania, the largest country in East Africa, has more animals per square mile than anywhere in the world. Come experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the grandeur of this country, featuring access to a number of important national parks and nature reserves, abundant wildlife, welcoming locals, and luxurious accommodations.
Discover Southeast Alaska (Sitka to Juneau) [on request]
The unyielding forces of nature are on full display throughout Alaska's Inside Passage. Mountains erode by the crushing force of massive glaciers, icebergs drift across aquamarine waters, and the life cycles of flora and fauna are compressed into the scant weeks of an arctic summer. During this expedition cruise, navigate narrow channels and waterways with skilled naturalists at your side—ready to encounter Alaska's abundant wildlife, breathtaking peaks and fjords, and ice-blue glaciers of unfathomable proportions.
Discover Denali National Park [singles: on request]
Journey into the scenic wilds of America's most northern state, through Alaska's rugged forests to the magnificent, six-million acre Denali National Park and Reserve.
The Galapagos Islands: Western Itinerary [on request]
Feel the thrill of encountering the flora and fauna that famously inspired Darwin—and in his footsteps, generations of nature lovers. The Galapagos Islands hold a central position in modern scientific and evolutionary history. In a place where human presence is relatively minimal, observe and photograph these remarkable species up close.
Antarctica Discovery [on request]
Journey through the vast beauty of the White Continent, featuring pristine polar wilderness, abundant wildlife, and spectacular scenery. Visitors to Antarctica find inspiration and perspective among elemental forces of ice, snow, water, and rock, and become a part of the story of discovery.
National Parks & Lodges of the Old West
Awaken your pioneering spirit by tracing the legends and natural splendors of the American West—an awe-inspiring expanse filled with beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, hiking, storytelling, and incredible historic lodges.
Tuscany & Emilia Romagna: A Cultural & Culinary Journey
EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: Book by Apr. 9 and save a total of $250 per person.
Coastal Gems of the Emerald Isle
EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: Book by Dec. 27 and save a total of $250 per person.
Stay Connected to Berkeley for Life
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Our Tour Lecturers
Meet the enrichment lecturers who accompany many of our tours and offer fascinating educational details to take your vacation to the next level.