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.
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.
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.
Scotland: Highlands and Islands
“My heart’s in the Highlands,” said Robert Burns – as will you, as we travel from city to country, mainland to island, on this sweet journey. From loch to loch and glen to glen, we encounter stunning natural beauty and welcoming clans, while city life serves up the colorful past – and cosmopolitan present.
Oxford Berkeley Program
Attend inspiring seminars and experience life as a student at the oldest university in the English-speaking world.
Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Discover the wild rainforests of Corcovado National Park, which National Geographic dubbed “the most biologically intense place on Earth”.
Insider’s Japan [waitlist only]
It’s a land of delicate art and bustling commerce, of rich traditions and dizzying modernity; a jumble of sights, sounds, and tastes that for visitors are truly foreign – and truly fascinating. This well-crafted tour features the highlights of Tokyo and Kyoto, engages us in local life, and takes us off the beaten path to the lovely historic cities of Takayama and Kanazawa.
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.