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