Caribbean & Central America
Cuba: Ecology & Culture
Tour Highlights Explore the many historical influences that have shaped Cuba as you explore colonial Old Havana on foot. Learn about the island’s urban agricultural initiatives and organic farming at Alamar Organoponic Gardens. Visit Las Terrazas, a UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserve and self-sustained ecological community that began as a reforestation project and is now a model […]
Wild Iceland Escape
Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast.
Mystical Migration of the Monarchs
Photograph the dramatic colors of the butterflies as they hang in clusters from the trees, drink from streams, feed on wildflowers, and soar in the air above.
Wild Belize Escape: Wildlife, Reefs & Rivers
Tour Highlights Wander through Belize’s tropical wilderness, and kayak or paddleboard along white sand beaches. Take a dip in turquoise lagoons with the unique opportunity to snorkel alongside sea turtles, rays, and tropical fish in the world’s second largest coral reef system. The expedition continues inside the Maya Biosphere Reserve—which is twice the size of […]
Mayan Splendor in Mexico’s Yucatán
EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: Book by Dec. 31 and save a total of $250 per person.
Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Free round-trip air if booked by June 30, 2022
Costa Rica’s Natural Heritage 2023
Tour Ecocentro Danaus, a biological reserve dedicated to conservation, environmental education, and sustainability.
Galápagos Aboard National Geographic Endeavour II
Walk among birds that have no instinct to flee humans: blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, albatrosses, and Darwin’s finches.
Panama and Colombia: Exploring the Caribbean Coast
With over 1,900 species of bird—more than any other country—and an astonishing 450 mammals, Colombia unquestionably contains the greatest biodiversity by area on the planet.
Cuba & its People – Featuring the African Diaspora
EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT Book by Jun. 21 and save a total of $250 per person.
Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay
Venture to Baja California and the Sea of Cortez to enter the California gray whale birthing lagoons of Bahía Magdalena for close encounters with these gentle giants―a rare privilege in the natural world.
Stay Connected to Berkeley for Life
Local or global, far or wide—wherever you roam, keep a piece of Berkeley with you.
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.