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  • Antarctic Peninsula

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    Antarctic Peninsula

    This classical voyage includes the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula that offers the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica.

  • Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands

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    Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands

    Classic Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands

  • Antarctica Falkland Islands | S. Georgia | Antarctic Peninsula

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    Antarctica Falkland Islands | S. Georgia | Antarctic Peninsula

    The ultimate Antarctic voyage - a combination of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. Enjoy the polar seas at their best.

  • Argentina Patagonia Explorer

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    Argentina Patagonia Explorer

    Patagonia encompasses some of the most spectacular mountain, glacial, and coastal scenery in the world.

  • Argentina to Chile The Northern Route

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    Argentina to Chile The Northern Route

    The colours and intriguing landscape of Northern Argentina and Chile are worth the visit as you discover ancient culture, infinite deserts, arid altiplano and colourful gorges.

  • Argentina to Chile: Southern Route with Cruise

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    Argentina to Chile: Southern Route with Patagonia Cruise

    This 18 day nature lover's adventure is an opportunity to experience the extraordinary landscapes, and unusual floral and fauna of the region - by land and by sea.

  • Australia Wildlife Tour

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    Australia Wildlife Tour

    Join our annual Australia Natural History Adventure. Australia, a country that is a continent, offers visitors a wealth of natural, cultural and adventure activities.

  • Belize Nature and Archaeology

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    Belize Nature and Archaeology

    This Belize journey departs any day, year round for 2 or more persons with our local nature specialist.

  • Best of Panama

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    Best of Panama

    Discover the Panama Canal’s natural attributes and experience a partial Panama Canal transit, visit the new Agua Clara Locks of the Panama Canal Expansion, share a unique experience with indigenous people.

  • Bhutan Fall Festivals

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    Bhutan Fall Festivals

    Each month a festival heralds a new season or marks a significant occasion with music, dance and social gaiety. This is part of the magical charm of Bhutan. Fall festival features Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang, Central Bhutan

  • Bhutan Nature & Culture for Independent Travellers

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    Bhutan Nature & Culture for Independent Travellers

    Tours of Exploration has organizes journeys to Bhutan for 20 years. Let us customize your adventure to the Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom for culture, nature, spiritual, birding, or trekking.

  • Bhutan Overland Nature, Birds and Culture

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    Bhutan Overland Nature, Birds and Culture

    Our Bhutan Nature, Culture and Birding tour in 2020 is escorted by company owner Catherine Evans. Experience the avifauna and wildlife of the forested mountains, the scenic splendour of the valleys and trails, and the cultural and spiritual richness of the land of Gross National Happiness.

  • Bhutan Spring Festivals

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    Bhutan Spring Festivals

    Spring festivals in the Bhutan Himalaya mark a time of great beauty, and cultural intensity. After nearly two decade of sending travellers to Bhutan, we can say with confidence - this is one great trip!

  • Bhutan Treks

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    Bhutan Treks

    Trekking in Bhutan offers unparalleled variety with low density and pristine opportunities for the active adventurer. Tours of Exploration has been organizing programs through our local Bhutan company for 25 years. 

  • Birds & Wildlife of Costa Rica & Panama

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    Birds, Wildlife & Coral Reefs of Costa Rica & Panama

    A unique opportunity to combine Southern Costa Rica and Northern Panama. We include time on both the Caribbean and Pacific Coast visiting Bocas del Toro and La Cusinga/Ballena Marine Park.

  • Birds of Costa Rica

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    Birds of Costa Rica

    Natural History organizations, Junior Naturalist clubs, extended families, photographers are invited to call us to set up your own exclusive itinerary escorted by our fully qualified local ornithologists.

  • Birds of Panama

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    Birds of Panama

    Birding in Panama is easy and rewarding. Connect with several major ecosystems as we travel to the western highlands, the central rainforests of the Panama Canal watershed and the jungle in the southeast.

  • Bolivia Adventure with San Pedro, Chile

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    Bolivia Adventure with San Pedro, Chile

    Highlights of this 12 day adventure to Bolivia and Chile include Sucre, Tarabuco Market, Potosi, Uyuni Salt Flats to San Pedro de Atacama.

  • Bolivia Best of Bolivia

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    Bolivia Best of Bolivia

    Lake Titicaca, La Paz, Sucre and Madidi rainforest are included on our best of Bolivia tour - for those with a sense of adventure and a desire for unique discoveries with past and present day cultures of the Andes and Amazon.

  • Bolivia Explorer Join-in Group

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    Bolivia Explorer Join-in Group

    Santa Cruz to La Paz to Uyuni and Lake Titicaca are featured. Includes nature travel & cultural exploration - off road 4WD expedition - community projects - photography.

  • Bolivia Madidi National Park

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    Bolivia Madidi National Park

    The Madidi National park of Northwest Bolivia was created in 1995 and protects a full array of tropical ecosystems.

  • Bolivia Uyuni Salt Flats Adventure

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    Bolivia Uyuni Salt Flats Adventure

    Salar de Uyuni is one of the most spectacular natural attractions in Bolivia. t is isolated, well-preserved and intensely beautiful.

  • Borneo Birds and Wildlife

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    Borneo Birds and Wildlife

    For nature lovers, we begin with a visit to Sabah, Borneo which contains the best-protected areas on the island.

  • Borneo Wildlife Odyssey

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    Borneo Wildlife Odyssey

    Join us for an unforgettable nature tour Borneo to explore the world's largest rainforest.

  • Brasil Amazon Ecoboat

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    Brasil Amazon Ecoboat

    Travel onboard a unique homeboat with a dedicated crew beginning in Manaus, at the junction of Solimões, Negro and Amazon rivers.

  • Brasil Birds & Natural History

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    Brasil Birds & Natural History

    Brasil abounds with an exceptional range of habitats and conversely birds and wildlife. Experience the Atlantic rainforest, Pantanal, Amazon and Iguazu Falls.

  • Brasil Pantanal

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    Brasil Pantanal

    Brasil's Pantanal is the world’s largest wetlands covering 75,000 square miles and is home to one of the greatest concentrations of fauna in South America.

  • British Columbia & Alberta Rockies by Rail

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    British Columbia & Alberta Rockies by Rail

    A brilliant rail adventure in the Canadian Rockies! Enjoy Banff, Lake Louise, the Columbia Icefields and Jasper.

  • British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise

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    British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (IR)

    Islands and intricate waterways beneath towering mountains...lush, coastal temperate forests...wilderness alive with eagles, ravens, salmon, bears and wolves...

  • British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (ML)

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    British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (ML)

    Great Bear Rainforest Cruise aboard the Maple Leaf. Witness one of nature’s most profound events, the journey of the wild pacific salmon into the rainforest. 

  • British Columbia Grizzlies & Whales

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    British Columbia Grizzlies & Whales

    A chance to experience the wildlife-rich regions of the Great Bear Rainforest and Johnstone Strait off the North Coastal areas of Vancouver Island. Guided daily excursions out of Port McNeill and onboard expedition boats.

  • British Columbia Grizzlies at Great Bear Rainforest Lodge

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    British Columbia Grizzlies of the Great Bear Rainforest

    Enjoy the Great Bear Rainforest at Great Bear Lodge, located 50 air miles from Port Hardy, British Columbia. It is a place of spectacular beauty where one can still find the silence and solitude of a long gone era.

  • British Columbia Johnstone Strait Sea Kayaking

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    British Columbia Johnstone Strait Sea Kayaking

    Kayak among the Orcas of Johnstone Strait. Also known as Robson Bight, a narrow passage that separates Vancouver Island from the British Columbia mainland, the areas is rich in scenery and marine life other than whales.

  • British Columbia Sea Kayaking Broken Islands

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    Sea Kayaking Broken Islands and Pacific Rim National Park

    Kayak BC's broken Islands. The area is part of Pacific Rim National Park and contains hundreds of wilderness islands no larger than 2 km (1.3 mi.) across.

  • Canada Great Northern Adventure

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    Canada Great Northern Adventure

    Dawson City to Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean in 5 days!

  • Chile to Argentina Lakes Crossing

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    Chile to Argentina Lakes Crossing

    An incredibly beautiful crossing of the Andes in the Lakes district between Puerto Montt, Chile and Bariloche, Argentina.

  • Chile Torres del Paine Trekking

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    Chile Torres del Paine Trek

    This 5 day trek explores the Torres del Paine mastiff from East to West including the most famous trekking routes areas within the newly acclaimed 8'th Wonder of the World.

  • Churchill Birds of the Sub-Arctic

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    Churchill Birds of the Sub-Arctic

    Be part of the migration as we follow birds off the beaten path in Churchill.

  • Churchill Polar Bears

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    Churchill Polar Bears

    Journey to Churchill, the "Polar Bear capital of the world" and view at close range an astounding concentration of polar bears in their natural environment.

  • Churchill Polar Bears with VIA RAIL train

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    Churchill Polar Bears with VIA RAIL train

    For millennium, the Arctic's most magnificent animals have gathered along the western shores of Hudson Bay each October and November to wait for the ice to freeze to begin their annual seal hunt.

  • Churchill Whales and Wildlife

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    Churchill Whales and Wildlife

    Churchill summer wildlife adventure! The excitement of being on the water in open air boats amongst the whales is unparalleled.

  • Classic South India

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    Classic South India

    Journey to South India and the mystical state of Kerala, a region that has seen the rise and fall of a multitude of cultural dynasties. A highlight is a 2 night cruise along the Kerala backwaters. 

  • Colombia Calanoa Nature Reserve

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    Colombia Calanoa Nature Reserve

    An insider’s guided tour. Explore the natural wonders of the Amazon rainforest as seen by an artist and by the aboriginal people: an adventure through the senses.

  • Colourful Rajasthan & Festivals

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    India Colourful Rajasthan

    Experience the past and living cultures of the Rajasthan desert, India's most colourful region

  • Costa Rica Short Stays

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    Costa Rica Short Stays

    Costa Rica 3 - 5 day adventures that can be taken individually or combined to visit Tortuguero Park, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest or the remote South Pacific beach region.

  • Costa Rica Tropical Explorer

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    Costa Rica Tropical Explorer

    Highlights include Arenal Volcano, Rio Celeste, Monteverde, Manuel Antonio, Chirripó.

  • Costa Rica Tropical Forests & Coastal Discoveries

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    Costa Rica Tropical Forests & Coastal Discoveries

    Experience the natural beauty of Costa Rica's Forest Reserves and the splendid Coastal wonders. Small groups departing on a daily basis.

  • Ecuador Amazon Cruises

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    Ecuador Amazon Cruises

    Journey through Ecuador's Napo River sailing along different ecosystems and important natural reserves such as Yasuni National Park and Limoncocha Biological Reserve.

  • Ecuador Build Your Own Adventure

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    Ecuador Build Your Own Adventure

    Customize your Ecuador adventure - colonial heritage, Amazon jungle, remote Andean villages, Pacific Coast or the lush Mindo cloud forests.

  • Ecuador Kapawi Eco-Lodge & Reserve

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    Ecuador Kapawi Eco-Lodge & Reserve

    Ecuador's Kapawi Amazon Lodge is a model eco-tourism project that immerses guests into the traditional world of the Achuar culture while balancing sustainable principles.

  • Ecuador Pacific Coast

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    Ecuador The Pacific Coast

    Experience Ecuador's golden Pacific coastline, its fascinating eco-zones, its traditional communities, and Isla de la Plata aka the mini-Galapagos.

  • Ecuador Sacha Lodge

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    Ecuador Sacha Lodge

    Sacha Lodge, located in the heart of Ecuador's Amazon Basin is a world renowned haven for nature lovers, birdwatchers, scientists and adventure seekers.

  • Ecuador Short Tours

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    Ecuador Short Tours

    Customize your Ecuador adventure with one of these 1/2 or full day tours.

  • Falkland Islands Island Explorer

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    Falkland Islands Island Explorer

    Lying a few hundred miles from Cape Horn and a thousand miles North of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands are one of the world's great wilderness areas.

  • Forts, Tigers & Temples

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    Forts, Tigers & Temples

    Depart any day of the week on our journey to India to experience exotic wildlife, cultural splendour and magnificent scenery.

  • Galapagos Islands Cruise 5 days

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    Galapagos Islands Cruise 5 Days

    A Galapagos Islands cruise is often at the top of every nature enthusiast’s travel plans. Enjoy close encounters with marine iguanas, hundreds of seabirds.

  • Galapagos Islands Cruise 8 Days

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    Galapagos Islands Cruise 8 Days

    Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands provide a rare opportunity to observe and photograph, in close contact, many endemic birds, reptiles and sea mammals.

  • Galapagos Islands Multisport

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    Galapagos Islands Multisport

    Explore the Galapagos Islands by boat and on foot, over-nighting at lodges on Isabella and Santa Cruz Islands, an area of incredibly rich and unique diversity in marine life.

  • Golden Triangle with Chambal Safari Lodge

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    India Golden Triangle with Chambal Lodge

  • Greenland and Iceland

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    Greenland and Iceland

    Travel to Greenland and Iceland and truly experience the Arctic way of life. Meet with the local people, cruise fjords and hike along Arctic trails. Witness the Icefjords, remote islands, UNESCO designated sites  and traditional polar settlements.

  • Guyana Best Nature Explorer

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    Guyana Best Nature Explorer

    Guyana is wild and untamed, an unspoiled Amazon, Savannah and coastal forest ecosystems with a mix of traditional Amerindian heritage. Enjoy birds and wildlife.

  • Haida Gwaii Cruising Expedition

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    Haida Gwaii Cruising Expedition

    Haida Gwaii (once named the Queen Charlotte Islands) are one of the richest biological and cultural areas in North America. This remote archipelago provides unparalleled wilderness cruising and exploring.

  • Honduras Birding Highlights

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    Honduras Birding Highlights

    Honduras, a mountainous country with a wide range of vegetation and habitat types - rainforest, deciduous forest, pine forest, mangrove, sandy beaches (pearly white on the north coast, volcanic black in the south), cloud forests explains the variety of birds - 776 species to date.

  • India Brahmaputra River & Kaziranga Park

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    India Brahmaputra River Cruise & Kaziranga

    Luxury river cruising along Brahmaputra in Assam in the northeast corner of India, presents a land of mystic peaks, lush jungles and great cultures.

  • Indonesia Nature & Cultural Tours

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    Indonesia Nature & Cultural Tours

    We have extensive knowledge on travel in the Indonesian Archipelago. Customize your touring to Bali, Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi, Komodo and Lombok Islands.

  • Madagascar Birding and Wildlife

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    Madagascar Birding and Wildlife

    Madagascar! Our world’s fourth-largest island is, quite simply, unique. Five bird families (made up of an astonishing 120 bird species) and five mammal families are endemic to this massive island. And that is just a portion of the fauna here including half of the world's cameleons, weird and wonderful endemic plant families and incredible amounts of other wildlife.

  • Nepal Trek and Safari

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    Nepal Trek and Safari

    See Nepalese templed cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, trek in the Annapurna ranges and travel to Chitwan National Parks.

  • New Zealand Natural and Cultural Heritage

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    New Zealand Natural and Cultural Heritage

    Customize and we explore the stunning landscape of New Zealand's National and World Heritage Parks, in the North and South Islands.

  • Nicaragua Active Adventure

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    Nicaragua Active Adventure

    Board, repel, zip and surf. Nicaragua. The largest country in Central America has been re-discovered as a destination for nature, culture and adventure tourism.

  • Nicaragua Natural Adventure

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    Nicaragua Natural Adventure

    Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America, has been re-discovered as a destination for nature, history, culture and adventure.

  • Panama Adventure in the Neotropics

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    Panama Adventure in the Neotropics

    A wealth of nature and culture in Panama rewards the active traveller. This multi-sport adventure in the neotropics includes treks in Soberania and Chagres National Parks.

  • Peru Amazon, Cloud Forest & Lake Titicaca

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    Peru Amazon, Cloud Forest & Lake Titicaca

    This exceptional program encompasses Lima, the Andes from Cusco to Lake Titicaca and the bird and wildlife rich regions of the cloud and Amazon forests of Southern Peru.

  • Peru Birding in Manu Mountain Cloud Forests

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    Peru Birding in Manu Mountain Cloud Forests

    Manu Cloud Forest Lodge is idyllically located at 5,000 feet above sea level and the Manu Wildlife Centre is located in the heart of the rainforest.

  • Peru Manu Cloud Forest and Amazon

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    Peru Manu Cloud Forest and Amazon

    The Manu Cloud Forest Lodge site is located between forest-covered slopes and adjacent waterfalls and streams providing ideal habitat for birds and wildlife.

  • Peru Tambopata Wildlife Centre

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    Peru Tambopata Wildlife Centre

    Posada Amazonas Lodge and the Refugio Lodge are situated along the Tambopata River and jointly owned by the local expedition company and the local community of Infierno.

  • Polar Circle & Antarctic Peninsula

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    Polar Circle & Antarctic Peninsula

    The classic Antarctic cruise coupled with memories south of the polar circle.

  • South India Culinary & Cultural Discovery

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    India Culinary & Cultural Discovery

    This special journey connects you to the cuisine, architecture, rich culture and nature of Southern India.

  • Southern Africa Birding Adventure

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    Southern Africa Birding Adventure

    Travel to Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and Victoria Falls. This truly marvelous 18-day birding adventure, samples three different countries and spectacular and diverse scenery.

  • Southern Africa Overland Explorer

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    Southern Africa Overland Explorer

    Visit South Africa, Botswana and Namibia, the countries that lie at the southern end of the African continent evoke a strong spirit of the wild.

  • Sri Lanka Wildlife and Ancient Culture

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    Sri Lanka Wildlife and Ancient Culture

    In July 2017 Sri Lanka was crowned with two honours at the World Travel awards - Asia's leading destination, and Asia's leading adventure destination.

  • Tanzania Birding & Big Game Safari

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    Tanzania Birding & Big Game Safari

    Birding, big game and photographic safari to Tanzania with expert local guiding.

  • Tanzania Kilimanjaro Trek & Safari

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    Tanzania Kilimanjaro Trek & Safari

    Experience a Tanzania safari coupled with an ascents of Mt Kilimanjaro along the popular Machame route (5,895m).

  • Thailand Mae Hong Son Soft Adventure

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    Thailand Mae Hong Son Soft Adventure

    Mae Hong Son is the gateway to the hill tribe cultures of the Hmong, Karen, Lahu, Lisu, Akha and Mien.

  • Thailand Southern Islands, Rivers & Jungles

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    Thailand Southern Islands, Rivers & Jungles

    Enjoy our Khao Sok National Park at Elephant Hills tented can and discover the wildlife and majestic beauty of Southern Thailand.

  • Weddell Sea & Antarctic Peninsula

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    Weddell Sea & Antarctic Peninsula – ‘Basecamp Plancius’

    The islands and coasts here have been covered by icecaps and glaciers for a long time and this left its marks on the landscape.

  • Whales, Wildlife & First Nations of the Pacific NorthWest

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    Whales, Wildlife & First Nations of the Pacific NorthWest

    Travel to the remote Pacific Coastal Rainforest of northern Vancouver Island and experience the First Nations culture of the Kwakwaka'wakw in Alert Bay.

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