Wildlife & Birding | Tours of Exploration
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
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
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
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!
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
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 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!
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
The classic Antarctic cruise coupled with memories south of the polar circle.
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
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
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 Explorer: Adventure Class - private tents, fully supported set up and meals
Africa Wilderness in Comfort: Safari lodges
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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.
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
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 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 Mae Hong Son Soft Adventure
North Thailand is blessed with year-round pleasant climate, rich historical and cultural heritage. Mae Hong Son is the gateway to the hill tribe cultures of the Hmong, Karen, Lahu, Lisu, Akha and Mien. Located amidst stunning mountain scenery stay in comfort at night and during the day travel by 4 X 4 and on foot.
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 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.