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Wildlife & Birding

  • Amazon Cruise on the Tucano

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    Amazon Cruise on the Tucano

    Cruise along the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest onboard the Tucano. Become an Amazon explorer on this expedition venturing far into the Amazon rainforest wilderness. Observe flora and fauna inaccessible to most visitors on this unforgettable Amazon cruise.

  • Antarctic Peninsula

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    Antarctic Peninsula

    The Antarctic Peninsula is home to a marvelous mountain chain and numerous off-lying islands. It offers dramatic scenery and the widest variety of wildlife in Antarctica, including whales, penguins, and seals. Experience the humbling effect of ice-bergs on this once-in-a-lifetime Antarctica cruise!

  • 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

    This Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island, and Antarctica cruise is a wildlife lover's dream. Explore one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife, including penguins, albatross, elephant seals, and much more!

  • Argentina Patagonia Explorer

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    Argentina Patagonia Explorer

    Travel to Patagonia - our tours encompass some of the most spectacular mountain, glacial, and coastal scenery in the world. This nature lover's paradise has a wide variety of unusual flora and fauna. Choose your desired highlights and trip length, with flexibility anywhere from 3 -16 days!

  • Argentina to Chile: Southern Route with Cruise

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    Argentina to Chile: The Southern Route

    Experience the extraordinary landscapes and unusual floral and fauna of the region -- by land and by sea. This 18-day nature adventure consists of treks at Tierra del Fuego National Park, Perito Moreno Glacier, and Lago del Desierto. Included is a 5 day cruise through Patagonia's coastline with daily land excursions.

  • 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 the ancient culture, infinite deserts, arid Altiplano, and colourful gorges. A fabulous route awaits you through the landscapes of Northern Argentina and Chile including Salta, Humahuaca Gorge, and San Pedro de Atacama.

  • Australia Great Barrier Reef & Atherton Tablelands

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    Great Barrier Reef & Atherton Tablelands Tour (6 days/5 nights)

    This 6-day Queensland adventure includes the Great Barrier Reef, the Kuranda Rainforest rail, and 3 days in the wildlife rich habitats of Atherton Tablelands.  

  • Australia Great Ocean Road

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    Great Ocean Road Australia

    A heritage coast road between Adelaide and Melbourne to see unique scenery, small towns and wildlife along the Great Ocean Road.

  • Australia Kangaroo Island

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    Kangaroo Island: Wildlife Highlights

    Kangaroo Island offshore from Adelaide is a truly unique wildlife experience. Enjoy a 2 or 3-day excursion with ferry, accommodation and guiding by join in coach or private touring.

  • 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 Birding Tour - Build your Bird List in 2022

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    Belize Bird Week 2022

    Explore the rich nature preserves in Belize, a country that hosts diverse wildlife habitats, rich biodiversity, and strong avifauna. With our expert guides, we put-together Tours of Exploration's Belize Bird Week for our fellow ornithophiles. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind birding experience!

  • Belize Christmas Bird Count

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    Belize Christmas Bird Count

    Make the most of the holiday season. Explore the rich nature preserves in Belize, a country that hosts diverse wildlife habitats, rich biodiversity, and strong avifauna. This one-of-a-kind Christmas birding experience is specifically designed for our fellow ornithophiles.

  • Belize Culinary & Cultural travel

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    Belize Culinary & Cultural Travel

    Explore southern Belize food culture, where Belizean, Maya, Creole, Garifuna and East Indian culture mingle together for flavours you will not experience anywhere else in the country. Expect all things cacao and spice during this culinary and culture tour.

  • Belize Nature and Archaeology

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    Belize Nature and Archaeology

    Discover nature preserves in Belize such as Blue Hole National Park, Caracol ruins and the Crooked Tree Bird Sanctuary. Be fascinated by Mayan archeology and culture in this one-of-a-kind excursion, where you will even get the chance to stay overnight in a rural Mopan Maya village!

  • Belize: Reefs and Rainforest

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    Belize Reefs and Rain-forest

    For an active excursion in Belize, look no further than our Reefs & Rainforest tour. Choose your favourite of the rain-forest jungle lodges in Southern, Central, Northern or Western Belize, and explore Belize's barrier reef and incredible nature reserves no matter where you choose.

  • Belize: Reefs of the Southern Cayes

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    Belize: Reefs in the Southern Cayes

    Experience Caribbean scuba on our diving tour in Belize. See Glover's Reef, the Blue Hole, the Grand Channel, and more. Be mesmerized by the vast underwater nature Belize has to offer. All diving levels welcome - expert divers will get a great kick out of these bucket list dives!

  • Best of Panama

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    Best of Panama

    Travel to Panama for jungle scapes, coffee plantations, and rich indigenous culture. Our Panama travel packages and tours include visiting the new Agua Clara Locks of the Panama Canal Expansion, biking along the scenic Causeway Amador, and exploring the Chiriqui Highlands.

  • Bhutan Culture and Nature Expedition

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    Bhutan Culture and Nature Expedition

    Experience the culture, nature and wildlife of the forested mountains, and the scenic splendour of the valleys and trails of Bhutan.  Feel positivity wash over you as you venture around the land aiming for the highest Gross National Happiness!

  • Bhutan Fall Festivals

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    Bhutan Fall Festivals

    Enjoy the must-experience fall festivals of Bhutan that signify a new season or mark culturally significant occasions. Enjoy beautifully unique music, dance and social gaiety. Discover Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang, Central Bhutan with us!

  • Bhutan Nature & Culture for Independent Travellers

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    Bhutan Nature & Culture

    Discover Bhutan's snow-capped peaks, glaciers, sparkling lakes, raging rivers, green terraced fields and flower-strewn valleys. Become immersed in the carefully preserved natural assets and ways of life that have remained fiercely authentic for millennium!

  • 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. Highlights include expert guides, culture, nature, spectacular scenery, authentic interactions with local communities, and connections to authentic Mahayana Buddhism!

  • Bhutan Treks

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    Bhutan Treks

    Trekking in Bhutan offers unparalleled variety with low density and pristine opportunities for the active adventurer. Become immersed in Bhutan's unique and authentic way of life. Trek through remote monasteries, enter rural villages linked only by footpath, and stay in tented camps and farmhouses.

  • Birds of Costa Rica

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    Birds of Costa Rica

    Calling all ornithologists! Birding in Costa Rica is something you won't be able to stop talking about. Our Costa Rica birding tours will take you through La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano, as well as La Amistad International Park, and more - do NOT forget to pack an extra memory card!

  • Birds of Panama

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    Birds of Panama

    With an impressive boaster of over 960 different bird species, the birding tours we arrange in Panama will be sure to exceed your expectations. Explore mudflats, mangroves, and natural reserves and cover as much ground as possible. All birding levels welcome, as the country's rich biodiversity makes spotting them easy!

  • Bolivia Best of Bolivia

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    The Best of Bolivia

    Begin your Bolivian adventure in La Paz, at the foot of majestic snow-capped Andean volcanoes. Hike amazing rock formations to see cave paintings from 2400 BC. Visit Bolivia's markets, where local indigenous people do business. See Incan ruins on the Sun Island on Lake Titicaca - the sacred centre of the Incan empire.

  • Bolivia Uyuni Salt Flats Adventure

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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!

  • Borneo Wildlife

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    Borneo Wildlife

    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

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    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!

  • Brasil Amazon Ecoboat

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    Brasil Amazon Ecoboat

    Amazon EcoBoat is an extraordinary nautical experience, where elegance and comfort bring intimacy in total respect of the ecosystem. Encounter the region's incredible flora and fauna aboard the environmentally friendly yet elegant cruise. Amazon EcoBoat is the best way to experience Brazil's mythical Amazon.

  • Brasil Birds & Natural History

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    Brasil Birds & Natural History

    Explore Brazil's rich area of Serra Dos Tucanos. Enjoy becoming immersed in the local nature and wildlife. Over 400 species of birds await in the Brazilian rainforests. A local guide and birder facilitates the birding and wildlife experience! Watch for jaguars, tapirs, anteaters, and giant otters in addition to birds.

  • Brasil Pantanal

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    Brasil Pantanal

    Tour Brazil's Pantanal. The Pantanal’s open wetlands, savannahs, and sparse forests provide excellent opportunities to view rare birds, giant river otters, anacondas, iguanas, jaguars, cougars, crocodiles, and anteaters. Visit the natural and archeological wonders of the stunning Chapada dos Guimaraes national park.

  • British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise

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    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

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    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!

  • British Columbia Grizzlies at Great Bear Rainforest Lodge

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    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

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    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!

  • British Columbia Sea Kayaking Broken Islands

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    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.

  • Canada Great Northern Adventure

     

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    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.

  • Canadian Rockies by Rail

     

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    British Columbia & Alberta Rockies by Rail

    Sight-see the world-renown Canadian Rockies by train or by road in Tours of Exploration's curated tour. We partner with Via Rail to help you explore the Rocky Mountains via train. Vast, panoramic views of Canada's greatest viewpoints await you at a leisurely pace.

  • Captial to the Caribbean

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    Colombia Caribbean

    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

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    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 Torres del Paine Trekking

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    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: Atacama Desert

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    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!

  • Churchill Birds of the Sub-Arctic

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    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.

  • Churchill Polar Bears

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    Churchill Polar Bears

    Whisk yourself away to the polar bear capital of the world; Churchill, Manitoba. You will embark on unique wildlife tours to the habitats of these magnificently powerful Churchill polar bears; a beloved experience of which the entire planet knows is fundamentally Canadian.

  • Churchill Polar Bears with VIA RAIL train

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    Churchill Polar Bears with VIA RAIL train

    Tours of Exploration transports you from Winnipeg, Manitoba to Churchill by VIA rail, for a personalized Churchill polar bear tour like no other. Go dog-sledding, view the stunning aurora borealis, and of course, see the tundra wildlife for an original and rewarding vacation.

  • Churchill Whales and Wildlife

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    Churchill Whales and Wildlife

    Visit Churchill, Manitoba to experience the north's beluga whales for yourself in our very own, customizable tours. Experience Inuit culture, arctic wildlife exploration, tundra hiking, and a unique whale watching tour in the #1 beluga hotspot of the planet.

  • Colombia Birding

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    Colombia Birding

    Visit Northern Colombia. Explore Caribbean Colombia and the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta with its incredible abundance of endemic species, including an abundance of rare birds. Guajira peninsula's high number of threatened species and Tayrona Park's lush rain forest and beautiful white-sand beaches are must-see sights.

  • Colombia's Amazon

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    Colombia's Amazon 

    The Amazon rainforest is home to half of Earth's living species. Experience the forest's rich biodiversity through your senses, with neverending sounds of life and the unique aromas and tastes of local fruits, beverages, and refined gastronomy. Every day the forest and the river bring the most unexpected experiences.

  • Colombia's Coffee Culture & Pacific

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    Colombia's Coffee Culture & Pacific Coast

    A one-of-a-kind Colombian Coffee Cultural tour. Beginning in Medellin, the most innovative city in Colombia. immerse yourself in the Colombian Coffee Culture staying in a traditional Armenia farm before venturing to Nuquí to enjoy the Pacific Coast Biodiversity, the exuberant Chocoan jungle, and its virgin beaches.

  • 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 where sandstone and marbled temples, forts, monuments and palaces showcase the splendour of the Mughal dynasty.  Stay in a one-of-a-kind retreat on top of a 100 meter sand-dune, visit the Bishnoi tribe, and experience the Taj Mahal!

  • Costa Rica Short Stays

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    Costa Rica Short Stays

    Plug in these Costa Rican "short stays" anywhere into our customized itineraries for your own personalized experience of the country. We have quick couple-days long itineraries spanning Tortuguero - Mawamba, Arenal Observatory Lodge, Monteverde Reserve, La Paz Gardens, San Jose, southern Costa Rica and more.

  • Costa Rica Tropical Forests & Coastal Discoveries

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    Costa Rica Tropical Forests & Coasts

    Experience the best of Costa Rica, where we lead you through tropical rainforest tours, active volcanoes, and cloud forests for sights and biodiversity you won't experience anywhere else in the world. Banana plantations, monkeys, and plenty of "pura vida" attitudes are just a few things you will encounter with us!

  • Cuba Natural History & Cultural Adventure

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    Cuba Natural History & Cultural Adventure

    Cuban nature, history, and culture come together in Tours of Exploration's curated tours of this fascinating, historically profound country. Our Cuba history and culture tour combines the vibrant culture and pride of local peoples, gorgeous landscapes, guided natural history tours, and ever-stretching beaches.

  • Ecuador Amazon Cruises

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    Ecuador Amazon Cruises

    This rainforest cruise explores its native communities, natural reserves, and wonderful birding opportunities aboard The Anakonda and the Manatee Amazon Explorer boats. Cruise and explore the Amazon river and see parrots, black caiman, pigmy monkeys, and more, during our customizable and highly interactive tour.

  • Ecuador Avenue of Volcanoes Trek

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    Ecuador’s Avenue of Volcanoes Trek

    For an unforgettable volcano tour, look no further than Ecuador's Avenue of Volcanoes in the highlands. Ecuador's tourism highlights include the Cotopaxi volcanoe trek, trekking Chimborazo Volcano, visiting the hot springs near Banos, and the Pujili indigenous authentic market - all which can be found in this tour!

  • Ecuador Bellavista Cloud Forest Lodge

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    Ecuador Bellavista Cloud Forest Lodge

    Visit Kapawi Lodge, an ecolodge in Equador's Amazon basin which is owned and operated by Achuar indigenous communities. In the 1970's, the Achuar were the only Jivaro peoples who had not suffered loss of culture due to contact with the western world. Expect a culturally immersive and fulfilling wildlife experience!

  • Ecuador Day Tours

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    Ecuador Day Tours

    Ecuador tourism is culturally fulfilling, wildlife-immersive, and satisfies any appetite for adventure. Your Ecuador travel itinerary with Tours of Exploration can include any of the short modules we offer, or can be added alongside any pre-existing tour. Your next trip to Ecuador will be one for the books!

  • Ecuador Pacific Coast

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    Ecuador The Pacific Coast

    Explore Isla de la Plata - often hailed the mini-Galapagos islands - during our curated tour. This area remains one of the most attractive offerings of coastal Ecuador, and one of our very favourite destinations! You'll be staying near Puerto Lopez, a small Ecuador beach town for a unique and immersive experience.

  • Ecuador Sacha Lodge

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    Ecuador Sacha Lodge

    Your journey to the Amazon basin is curated by Tours of Exploration, where you stay in the private ecological reserve of Sacha Lodge in Ecuador. Comfortable accommodation, first-class meals and expert guides juxtapose the lush and wild rainforest. Biology and ecology lovers meet in this active and adventurous tour.

  • Falkland Islands Island Explorer

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    Falkland Islands Island Explorer

    This Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island, and Antarctica cruise is a wildlife lover's dream. Explore one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife, including penguins, albatross, elephant seals, and much more! An entirely unique adventure awaits.

  • Galapagos Islands Cruise 5 days

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    Galapagos Islands Cruise 5 Days

    A Galapagos Islands cruise should be at the top of every adventurous nature enthusiast’s travel plans. Tours of Exploration's Galapagos island tours offer opportunities to snorkel with manta rays, scuba amongst sea lions, swim with penguins, and more. You will be left astounded after a trip to this natural paradise!

  • Galapagos Islands Cruise 8 Days

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    Galapagos Islands Cruise 8 Days

    Join us on our Galapagos island tours for an unforgettable island experience in this world-renown archipelago. Both five-day and eight-day cruises are available, with each daily module offering distinct geography, unique biological and ecological habitants, and wide opportunities to be active. A grand adventure!

  • Galapagos Islands Multisport

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    Galapagos Islands Multi-sport

    Calling all adventure lovers! Indulge in a thrilling 10-day Galapagos Islands tour, including scuba diving and snorkeling to find peculiar marine life, kayaking beside sharks and sea lions, hiking inactive volcanoes, Galapagos mountain biking tours... and as a break from it all, sunbathing alongside coastal iguanas.

  • Golden and Yoho National Park - 3 Day Tour

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    Golden and Yoho National Park

    Discover Golden, BC and Yoho National Park for an unparalleled active adventure! Our itineraries guide you through iconic sites such as Takakkaw Falls, Emerald Lake, and Lake O'Hara. Azure glacial lakes and deep emerald alpine await in this epic hiking journey.

  • Golden Triangle with Chambal Safari Lodge

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    India Golden Triangle with Chambal Lodge

    Explore Rajasthan's wildlife sanctuaries, temples, forts, palaces and desert landscapes in Jaipur, Bharatpur and Ranthambore. Then depart by air or train to Kanha and Bandhavgarh Parks, the country Rudyard Kipling so vividly described in the "Jungle Book". Search for Indian tiger and a range of birds and wildlife.

  • Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (ML)

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    Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (Maple Leaf)

    Board the famous Maple Leaf schooner to discover grizzlie bears and Kermode bears, or Spirit bears, in our second Great Bear Rainforest Tour. This itinerary includes a visit to the First Nations village of Klemtu, to experience their culture, architecture, and artistry.

  • Greenland and Iceland

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    Greenland and Iceland

    Travel to Greenland and Iceland and experience the Arctic way of life. Meet with the local cultures, 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

    For an incredible outback adventure through Guyana, be sure to check out our itinerary which will appease even the pickiest of wildlife or avifauna ethusiasts. Visit Guyana eco-lodges, the Rupununi Savannah, and the wondrous Kaieteur Falls, and immerse yourself amongst the monkeys, tapir, peccaries and jungle cats!

  • Haida Gwaii Cruising Expedition

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    Haida Gwaii Cruising Expedition

    Cruise through Haida Gwaii on Tours of Exploration's thoughtfully customized tours. Our Haida Gwaii tours feature remarkable old-growth forests, ancient native Haida villages, unique art, and stunning natural scapes for the cultural and scenic journey of a lifetime.

  • Honduras Archaeology, Birds and Natural History

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    Honduras Archaeology, Birds and Natural History

    This Honduran adventure focuses on the bio-diverse rich areas of Lake Yojoa and the famous Pico Bonito National Park near the North Coast along with Archaeology and birding in theCopán Valley. Options to visit the Bay islands (Roatan, Utila or Guanaja).

  • Honduras Birding Highlights

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    Honduras Birding Highlights

    Over 500 species of birds of Honduras await in the varying rainforests, deciduous forests, pine forests, sandy beaches and cloud forests of the region! A local guide and birder re-kindles your love in neo-tropical birding and wildlife sights, and offers the option of going to Bay Islands of Roatan, Honduras as well.

  • Incredible Trekking Peru

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    Incredible Trekking Peru

    Join our annual group trekking trip to Peru. Includes 2 treks; one to Machu Picchu and one to Rainbow Mountain as well as culinary, cultural and active experiences in Lima and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.  Our Peru guides and our company escort help make this an unforgettable active experience in the Andes. Extensions to the Amazon, Lake Titicaca, or Northern Peru are available. 

  • India Brahmaputra River & Kaziranga Park

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    India Brahmaputra River Cruise & Kaziranga

    Travel down the River Brahmaputra in Assam. See remnants of a lesser known civilization, tribal life & the spiritual life of the Vaishnavite sect on the largest river Island in the world. See the animal & bird life of the Kaziranga National Park as your ship cruises through the wilderness.

  • Madagascar Birding and Wildlife

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    Madagascar Birding and Wildlife

    Madagascar! Our world’s fourth-largest island is simply put, unique. Five bird families (made up of 120 bird species) and five mammal families are endemic to this massive island. That is just a fraction of the fauna including half of the world's chameleons, weird and wonderful endemic plant families and incredible amounts of other wildlife.

  • Naturally Costa Rica & Panama

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    Naturally Costa Rica & Panama

    Take a bus from Panama to Costa Rica for a wildlife experience that cannot be topped. With Panama and Costa Rica boasting the globe's highest biodiversity density, there's no shortage of spectacular plant and wildlife as you graze through La Selva Tropical Forest, La Armmistad and Volcan Baru National Parks.

  • Nepal Trek and Safari

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    Nepal Trek and Safari

    Marvel at the majestic peaks of the Himalaya dominate Nepal, a country of deep spirituality and diversity. Experience a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park, with the potential to see a Bengal tiger!  You will easily become immersed in Nepal's incredible beauty during this tour.

  • New Zealand Natural and Cultural Heritage

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    New Zealand Natural and Cultural Heritage

    We have roots and experience customizing short or long stay for you to explore the stunning landscape of New Zealand's North and South Islands.

  • Nicaragua Natural Adventure

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    Nicaragua Natural Adventure

    Focusing on the natural history of Nicaragua with a touch of Nicaraguan culture, this tour tries to appease even the pickiest wildlife tourists. Cloud forests, dry forests, rainforests, swamps, picturesque freshwater islands and volcanoes are visited in order to cover as much biodiverse ground as possible.

  • Panama Adventure in the Neotropics

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    Panama Adventure in the Neotropics

    Your Panama adventure vacation includes cycling jungle trails, snorkeling in the Gulf of Chiriqui, canoeing with the Empera peoples, waterfall dips, tree-top trekking, multi-day sea kayaking tours, and challenging hiking trips. This adventure tour will have you tuckered out, but with tales that last a lifetime.

  • Patagonia on Foot

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    Patagonia on Foot

    Retrace the steps of Tehuelche Indians, the first inhabitants of the Patagonian plains. Take in the stunning granite colossus through your own eyes as you trek through "Torres del Paine" National Park on this extraordinary Patagonie trip on foot. This is Patagonia how not you (nor your friends) have experienced it!

  • Peru Classical & Northern Peru

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    Peru Classical & Northern Peru

    Our 8-day guided tours through Peru cover all of the stunning country's highlights, such as Machu Picchu, Cusco, Urubamba Valley, and more. Our tour focuses on the rich birdlife and enormous architecture the area has to offer, and can be combined with our offered trips to Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, and Bolivia.

  • Peru Manu Cloud Forest and Amazon

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    Peru Manu Cloud Forest and Amazon

    For an adventure straight out of a storybook, here's an astonishing tour beginning in one of Peru's astonishing cloud forests in Manu National Park. We stay in Manu Cloud Forest Lodge, located in one of the most fragile and threatened rainforests of the planet. Abundant, colourful wildlife and tropical birds await!

  • Peru Manu Clouds and Amazon

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    Manu Cloud Forests and Amazon

    Become a true Amazon explorer as you immerse yourself in Manu National Park, a fragile cloud forest in Peru with abundant biodiversity and rich avifauna. Our Manu excursion is very active, with optional mountain biking, trekking, and photography opportunities everywhere. This is a rainforest experience like no other!

  • Peru Salkantay Lodge-to-Lodge Trek

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    Peru Salkantay Lodge-to-Lodge Trek

    To trek through a historic section of the Inca trail 15,000 feet above sea-level, look no further than our Salkantay Trek tours. See the crown jewel of the Inca Empire, Macchu Picchu after hiking from lodge-to-lodge for 6 days. Each strenuous day is finished with a massage, an outdoor jacuzzi tub, and a gourmet meal.

  • Peru Tambopata Research Centre

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    Peru Tambopata Wildlife Centre

    Tour the Tambopata Research Centre in the Amazon basin of Southern Peru, and you will easily meet your wildlife and avifauna quota for the whole year. Departing from Lima or Cusco, stay in immersive wilderness lodges in Tambopata - steps away from chicos, rescued macaws, capybaras, bullfrogs, parrots, and more!

  • Peru Trekking

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    Peru Trekking

    Join us on our Peru trekking tours as we scale through Andean peaks, peer at Rainbow Mountain, visit the iconic Macchu Picchu, or for the longest challenge: a 6-day Salkantay/Chilco trek. Peru has no shortage of arduous hikes, rewarding sights, and bustling culture; you will be sure to leave with many stories to tell.

  • 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

    Explore the architecture and ancient culture influenced by the Pallava, Chola and Pandya dynasties on this Southern India sojourn. Enjoy the markets and spice trails with local storytellers and be involved in the culinary dishes that will delight the taste buds.

  • Southern Africa Birding Adventure

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    Southern Africa Birding Adventure

    Travel to Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and Victoria Falls on this immersive 18-day birding adventure! Sample three unique countries and spectacular and diverse scenery led by top-notch ornithologists.  We start in the coastal Namib Desert, and end in Victoria Falls of Zambia, with an optional foray into Zimbabwe.

  • Southern Africa Overland Explorer

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    Southern Africa Overland Explorer

    Visit South Africa, Botswana and Namibia -- the beautiful southern countries of Africa that evoke a strong spirit of the wild. Vast desert dunes and teeming animal life, traverse the greatest parks, reserves and landscapes that Africa’s south has to offer!

  • Southern Africa Overland Explorer

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    Southern Africa Overland Explorer

    Southern Africa Explorer: Adventure Class - private tents, fully supported set up and meals
    Africa Wilderness in Comfort: Safari lodges 
    Phone 1-800-690-7887 to get best deals for 2022

  • Sri Lanka Wildlife and Ancient Culture

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    Sri Lanka Wildlife and Ancient Culture

    Embark on a multifaceted experience with visits to Sri Lankan world heritage sites and ancient pilgrim centres such as Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Anuradhpaura and Kandy. Opportunities for eco-tourism, bird watching and wildlife viewing abound, complemented by vibrant cultural experiences, delicious cuisine and a welcoming host nation.

  • Sunshine Coast and Outdoor Recreation

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    The Sunshine Coast and Outdoor Recreation 

    The Sunshine Coast is known for arduous hikes you'll be telling stories about for the rest of your life. Join Tours of Exploration as we guide you through the Sunshine Coast Trail, a network that leads you from hikers' hut to hikers' hut - all experience levels welcome.

  • Tanzania Birding & Big Game Safari

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    Tanzania Birding & Big Game Safari

    Experience birding, big game and photography-rich safari to Tanzania with expert local guiding. Discover Lark Plains in Northern Tanzania, Arusha National Park, Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks, Ndutu, Olduvai gorge, Ngorongo Crater and Lake Manyara!

  • Tanzania Kilimanjaro Trek & Safari

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    Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro Trek & Safari

    Experience a Tanzania safari coupled with an ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro along the Lemosho or the Shira Route. Experience wildlife viewing in the world-famous Serengeti National Park, spectacular World Heritage Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park.

  • Thailand Southern Islands, Rivers & Jungles

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    Thailand Southern Islands, Reefs, Rivers & Jungles

    Discover the picturesque tropical islands, coral reefs, and Khao Lak National Park where spectacular scenery includes splendid forested hills and valleys, sea cliffs, beaches, estuaries and mangroves. There's reason for Southern Thailand's rising star in the country's tourism industry.

  • Vancouver Island 4 day travel

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    Vancouver Island travel -  2- 4 day packages

    Searching for things to do on Vancouver Island? We have just the itinerary, which can be customized to your travel style and interests. Travel Vancouver Island and experience the vast wildlife, geology, and whimsical townships it has to offer with Tours of Exploration. 2 - 4 day exploration takes place in Victoria, Port Renfrew, Tofino or North Vancouver Island. 

  • Weddell Sea & Antarctic Peninsula

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    Weddell Sea & Antarctic Peninsula – ‘Basecamp Plancius’

    The islands and coast of the Weddell Sea and Antarctic Peninsula have been covered by icecaps and glaciers. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and rich wildlife that has left its mark on the landscape.

  • Wildlife of India

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    Wildlife of India

    Explore Rajasthan's wildlife sanctuaries, temples, forts, palaces and desert landscapes in Jaipur, Bharatpur and Ranthambore. Then depart by air or train to Kanha and Bandhavgarh Parks, the country Rudyard Kipling so vividly described in the "Jungle Book". Search for Indian tiger and a range of birds and wildlife.

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