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Welcome to Tours of Exploration

Tours of Exploration has developed soft adventure, birdwatching, wildlife viewing, natural history, culture and ecotourism programs in Canada, Central and South America, Asia and the South Pacific. We have built up a solid reputation in the travel industry by delivering unique tours in a reliable, educational and enjoyable environment.
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We are a licensed Travel Agency with over 25 years travelling and customizing trips to all seven continents.  We are especially proud of our network of committed travel professionals around the globe who work with us to deliver unique experiences for our customers. 

We have a passion for adventure, wildlife, natural history, culture and ecotourism.  Our travel diaries are packed with stories of adventures in Canada, Central & South America, Asia and the South Pacific. 

We believe in low-impact travel with meaningful exchanges with the people and cultures we encounter, and protecting the places that we feel privileged to visit.

If the idea of paddling alongside whales in Canadian waterways, or soaking up a sunrise atop an ancient Buddhist temple, learning about ethno-botany from an indigenous elder, or rising before dawn to listen to a wildlife symphony in the rainforest – then we are a good match.

Let us create an unforgettable travel experience for you!

SMALL GROUPS: We cater to individuals, self-created groups of 2 or more persons.  We also offer join in small groups where the number of participants in each tour is kept small ensuring more personal attention to each tour member.  Our efforts are focused on maximizing enjoyment while keeping our impact on environmental and cultural areas to a minimum. We do our best to work within the guidelines of the Ecotourism Society.

OUR TRAVEL PARTNERS: Knowledge, Service and Reliability infuse everything we and our land partners around the globe offer.  We work with long-term, service-oriented destination specialists in each country.

LOCAL ESCORTS: We provide knowledgeable local escorts and guides, even for groups of 2 persons. Our guides enhance the trips with their knowledge, engagement and enthusiasm.

ACCOMMODATION: Accommodation is chosen based on the level of comfort you request, and ambience and character. 

SINGLE TRAVELLERS: Single travellers will be matched with travel mates where requested. A single supplement will be applied to single accommodation.

MEALS: Meals provided are indicated by the codes (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner.

TRANSFERS: Transfers are provided between airports, hotels, bus, boat and train terminals once at the destination. We are able to assist with International air, and domestic flights within the countries you visit.

PRICES: We price in Canadian dollars (CDN) and US dollars (USD) unless otherwise indicated and are based on tariffs and currency exchange rates based on January 1, 2017 and may change with fluctuations in currency until time of final payment.

INFORMATION KITS: are available on each Tours of Exploration program and will be sent after receipt of deposit.

PHILOSOPHY: The primary attraction of foreign travel is the "foreignness" of the country visited.  If everything was as it is at home, the world would be a duller place and there would be little reason to travel for pleasure. We are certain that your tour will be fascinating and rewarding but you should understand that it is a journey through a country with different living standards and practices and different provisions of utilities and services and accommodations than those you are familiar with at home.  We encourage you to be flexible when you travel and expect surprises.