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Bolivia Uyuni Salt Flats Adventure
This Bolivian adventure takes us to an area surrounded by desert and extinct volcanoes where wild llamas and vicunas are abundant. Here we find vast salt flats, multi-coloured lagoons with rare flamingos, boiling mud pools, caves, fossils, glaciers, crimson lakes, and hot springs. Stay in Salt Hotels built out of salt!
Explore Borneo - an ideal island destination for nature lovers. Borneo is renowned for its rainforests that are home to a myriad of rare and endangered wildlife and plant species, along with an array of cultural groups whose traditions are rich. Let us connect you with the best that Borneo has to offer!
Borneo Wildlife Odyssey
Begin your discovery of Borneo - a nature lover's paradise - in Kota Kinabalu and Kinabalu National Park. Travel to Sandakan, Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, Selingan Island and the Sakau Rainforest. Experience the varied and abundant flora and fauna found in this rich tropical ecosystem!
British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise
An opportunity to interact with a Spirit bear (aka. a Kermode spirit) presents itself on our Great Bear Rainforest Tours. Bald eagles, wolves, whales, and birdlife also await as you cruise through the Pacific Northwest channels, for a wildlife experience like no other!
British Columbia Grizzlies & Whales
Get up-close and personal with Vancouver Island's wildlife: grizzly bears, bald eagles, orca, humpback whales, and more. Johnstone Strait is an optimal destination for whale watching in British Columbia - we guarantee that you'll be astounded by these wild encounters!
Grizzlies of the Great Bear Rainforest
Incorporate your Great Bear Rainforest Tour itineraries at the rejuvenating and charming Great Bear Lodge in BC, north of Port Hardy. A trip of tranquility, solitude, and natural inspiration awaits, as well as limitless photography and bear-viewing opportunities.
British Columbia Johnstone Strait Sea Kayaking
It doesn't get much better than the Johnstone Strait waterways when it comes to kayaking on Vancouver Island. This active multi-day adventure gives you the opportunity to whale-watch and wildlife-watch at a very close range - all experience levels welcome!
Sea Kayaking Broken Islands and Pacific Rim National Park
Join our multi-day Vancouver Island Kayaking excursions through the Broken Islands, an active experience that can't be missed. Beachcomb, see seals and sea lions, and spot over 200 species of birds during your aquatic adventure. Suitable for novice or experienced paddlers.
Cambodia Angkor Wat
Explore the 200 temples are scattered across 400 square kilometers just north of the town of Siem Reap, dating back as early as the 9th century! A truly unique experience - the recommended 3 days exploring this UNESCO world heritage site will keep you wanting to come back for more!
Canada Great Northern Adventure
May arctic tourism be your call to adventure - we take you up northern Canada's perma-frosted landmasses for tours that will have you re-evaluating the way you travel. Experience First Nations' culture, go dog-sledding, and experience the ways of the true north for yourself.
Experience the exotic Caribbean. Begin this one-of-a-kind trip in Cartagena de Indias. Enjoy bike-riding eco-tours to incredible vistas. Take in the Walled City, La Ciudad Amurallada, Santa Marta, and hike the sacred Teyina Path to the Lost City. End the trip with a visit to Bogota, and later the Salt Cathedral.
Central America Highlights
Our Central America travel and tour packages offer colourful food markets, impressive volcanoes, lush scenery, ancient Mayan architecture, and fascinating walking tours. Experience the wonders of Antigua Guatemala, San Juan La Laguna, Flores, Copán, and more in this two-week-long cultural immersion like no other.
Chile to Argentina Lakes Crossing
Cruise from Chile to Argentina by boat, or in reverse. Experience a beautiful crossing of the Andes in the Lakes district between Puerto Montt, Chile and Bariloche, Argentina. Along the way take in breathtaking volcanoes, waterfalls, and richly vegetated rainforests. A truly unforgettable trip!
Chile Torres del Paine Trek
Trek through Torres del Paine National Park in Chile with or without an expert guide. This 4 day adventure with overnight accommodation at various Refugios will take you to incredible lookouts of hanging glaciers, valleys, mountains, flora and fauna. For a more relaxed pace, the trip can be completed over six days.
Chile's Atacama desert
Tour through Argentina's Atacama Desert, exploring the lunar landscape of moon valley, the extraordinary geology of the Atacama Salt Flat, spectacular Tatio geysers, and other natural wonders. Visit unique highland villages, a variety of museums, and ceremonial sites dating back thousands of years!
China cycle Yunnan (10 days)
Cycle along sections of Yunnan's ancient Horse Tea Trail up into the high altitude capital of Tibet. Visit Shangri La, Lijiang, Shaxi and Dali old towns. Step back in time in the ancient city of Shaxi. Learn about the ancient Tea Horse Trail. Cycle through remote rural landscapes and villages of China.
China Railroad to Tibet (11 days)
Start your journey in Beijing. Visit the most historically significant landmarks including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and The Great Wall. Sample exquisite local cuisine before boarding an overnight train to the Terracotta Warriors of Xian. End with Lhasa and the Potala Palace, former home of the Dalai Lama.
China The Silk Road - Beijing to Tashkent
Tour Beijing before visiting the remarkable Terracotta Warriors. Along the China Silk Road, visit Xiahe and the Tibetan monastery at Labrang, the Buddhist frescos in the Mogao Caves, the serene 'Heaven Lake' deep in the Tian Shan mountains, and Kashgar's famous Sunday markets. Depart China over the Torugart Pass.
China Yunnan Province
Indulge in the striking landscape and culture of the Yunnan Province in Southwest China. Bordering Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Vietnam and four provinces of China including Tibet, results in a mosaic of 26 indigenous cultures. Visits to Dali, Lijiang & Shangrila are highlights.
Churchill Birds of the Sub-Arctic
For birding tours in Churchill, Manitoba, look no further than Tours of Exploration's customized tours. Unique and rare birding opportunities await you in the chilly tundra of northern Manitoba, and it is our passion to help you experience and photograph them.