Wildlife & Birding | Tours of Exploration
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
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!
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
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
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!
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
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!
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.