Exceptional natural history expeditions, safaris
& deluxe tours

Discover the Geomagnetic North Pole
WEST GREENLAND & THE ANNULAR ECLIPSE
June 3-13, 2021
w. Greenland & the Annular Eclipse 2021

 

Come Explore with The Planetary Society!
BAFFIN ISLAND, ANNULAR ECLIPSE
June 6-11, 2021
Baffin Island, Annular Eclipse 2021
 
Bookkeeper Ellen with Zippy & Monty!
Bookkeeper Ellen with Zippy & Monty!
 

Traveler Testimonial
Aegean 2016 Expedition
"Margaret, this has been a beyond-fabulous trip.  All of us, even including the littlest ones, had an amazing time. I will write with more detail after returning but for now I will just say that for all of us the trip far exceeded the high anticipations we started out with. Everything was terrific.
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 Plant Enthusiasts

We invite you to review our many trips for plant enthusiasts on this
special Betchart botanical web site. Please let us know if you would like to schedule a trip for your non-profit organization.

BotanicalExpeditions.com

 

 
2020/2021 Expeditions
  Africa
  Antarctica
  Asia
  Australia & New Zealand
  Central & South America
  Europe, Russia & the Arctic
  North America
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Betchart Expeditions, Inc.
17050 Montebello Road
Cupertino, CA 95014-5435

Tel:  (800) 252-4910
       (408) 252-4910
Fax: (408) 252-1444

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Cougar strolling outside the fence around Betchart home/office/vineyard property on Montebello Ridge, Cupertino 12/21/17
May 30, 2018 we had our 8th cougar stroll past our wildlife camera
                since Dec 16th, 2017!    At 8:38 in the morning no less!

 

   

 

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Welcome!

Join us... In the coming year on excellent expedition voyages and journeys of discovery. You will travel with members of AAAS, Sigma Xi, ACS, the Planetary Society, and friends of Betchart Expeditions Inc. to outstanding locations worldwide. Travel with groups of like-minded travelers and stimulating scientific experts who share a love of learning, discovery, and adventure. We invite members and non-members to participate!

Families and Friends... Many of our expeditions provide wonderful opportunities for families and friends to enjoy adventures together. Each expedition offers a variety of experiences with much to appeal to a wide range of interests. Along with our experts and local guides your family and friends will have an exciting, educational, once-in-a-lifetime adventure!

2021 Eclipse and Aurora calendar


NEWS

 

New book by Lauren Brown and Ted Ellimen. Ted has led trips for us in China and the Himalayas for 25 years
Lauren Brown and Ted Ellimen

Red Line

Betchart Expeditions goes solar!
Sunrise over the solar panels 12/18/17

Solar Panels

Red Line

Betchart Expedition/TIGHAR IN SEARCH OF AMELIA EARHART Trip to Nikumaroro 2015. A video summary of the experiences of those passengers on the 2015 trip to Nikumaroro by Betchart Expeditions and TIGHAR. TIGHAR is working to confirm the hypothesis that Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan landed on Nikumaroro in 1937 and perished on the island.

SEE VIDEO Amelia Earhart

     

Aloha from Hawaii
April, Ellen and Taunya in Hawaii

 

See the Total Solar Eclipse December 14, 2020
ARGENTINA TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE
December 8-19, 2020 With Optional Machu Picchu Pre-Trip, December 2-8, 2020 and Optional Easter Island Pre-trip, December 2-8, 2020 - Just a few spaces available!
Argentina Iguazu Falls

astronomy trips

 

Join Betchart for Great USA 2021 Planetary Society AdventuresCalendar

 

For Astronomy & Eclipse Enthusiasts

Visit our Web site: SolarEclipseTrips.com
Our trips for eclipse and astronomy enthusiasts are designed to travel to prime viewing areas that provide the best opportunities to meet scientists and to view the aurora borealis, meteor showers, or eclipses with clear skies. We invite guest experts to provide you with detailed information, handouts, briefings, and solar glasses (when recommended). You will also see and enjoy the surrounding cultures, archaeological or historical wonders, natural history, and scenic landscapes of the area with like-minded individuals who enjoy seeing the aurora, meteor showers, or eclipses as much as you do!


Traveler's Corner

Exciting news! Betchart Past Travelers now have a place where they can share their expedition experiences and pictures.

Go to Traveler's Corner


University Study Abroad Trips & Private Trips

We organize University Study Abroad trips for teachers or students in China. If your university might be interested, please let us know. We also organize private family trips to Costa Rica, to the Galapagos Islands (on 20- or 40-passenger yachts, or on cruise ships), or on Safari in Africa, or in India.


Scientific Conferences

We can organize scientific conferences in Galapagos, Easter Island, Costa Rica, and other places which combine your normal meeting agenda with an excellent educational travel experience. Please
inquire.

 

 

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