America’s Southwest: A Luxury Train Adventure
As the train winds alongside rivers, through mountain ranges, and past ancient rock canyons, watch for wildlife, such as bighorn sheep, bears, mountain lions, deer, and marmots.
Toronto to Vancouver by Rail
Enjoy the serenity of travel by rail as you spend four days unplugged from the outside world, with the beauty of the Canadian wilderness unfolding before you.
Northern Lights and the Wildlife of Northern Manitoba
Relish pristine viewing of the northern lights in September that will leave you breathless.
Stunning Scotland-Highlands & Islands
Explore impressive Stirling Castle, situated on a volcanic outcrop on the River Forth, and hear of the castle's turbulent history, featuring great figures from Scotland’s past, such as William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and Mary, Queen of Scots.
Discover the Canadian Rockies by Rail
Embrace the sights from the train’s glass-domed coach as you traverse over Fraser Canyon, by Shuswap Lake, and along the Continental Divide.
Polar Bears & Beluga Whales [on request]
Keep an eye out for polar bears, caribou, seals, and a multitude of bird species found along the shore.
Discover Southeast Alaska (Juneau to Sitka) [on request]
See the spray of whales only yards away and venture into secluded inlets as you get up close to nature, whether from the decks of the Chichagof Dream or aboard its skiffs and kayaks.
Discover Denali National Park [waitlist only]
Keep binoculars close at hand: this dazzling and vast wilderness is home to Dall sheep, eagles, wolves, migrating caribou, and grizzly bears—and catching sight of them is a thrill not soon forgotten.
National Parks & Lodges of the Old West [on request]
Visit the world’s largest mammoth site, where scientists are excavating remains of Columbian and woolly mammoths from 26,000 years ago.
The Galapagos Islands: 8 Days of Wonder & Amazement [on request]
Observe with remarkable proximity the diversity of endemic species such as the Nazca, red- and blue-footed boobies; giant tortoises; Santa Fe land iguanas; and the famous Darwin’s finches.
Flavors of Northern Italy [waitlist only]
Join intimate cooking classes with locals who share their families’ histories and favorite recipes.
Discover Egypt and the Nile Valley [singles: waitlist only]
Embark in Esna aboard a private dahabiya—a traditional Egyptian sailing vessel—for four nights on the Nile River.
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.