“I am fascinated by the idea that our civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness,” says the documentary-film maker Werner Herzog. It’s this chaotic-dark-fascination of civilization that best wildlife tours of the world try to capture. Wildnest.in brings you the best wildlife tours in the world; an expedition you could undertake.
The Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari
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Many photographers, film makers and explorers love to travel to Alaska (USA) for a wildlife Safari!The wildlife safari in Alaska offers you brown bears, Brooks Falls, the gray wolf, a rainbow, glaciers, horned puffins, Orca whale, and bald eagles. The 13-day tour organized by the WWF (World Wildlife) and Natural Habitat Adventures takes you into a genuine Alaskan wilderness and into the heart of the Denali-tundra.
The itinerary of the tour consists of Fairbanks, the capital of Alaska (you see saloons, wheelers and outlying mining camps), Denali National Park (a great wilderness preserve), Denali and Talkeetna, Turnagain Arm to Girdwood, Kenai Peninsula (Kenai Fjords National Park), Salmon River and you come back to anchorage at Fairbanks.Denali National Park offers you hiking, nature walks, biking, fishing and optional flight-seeing. Talkeetna offers you a sight of moose, caribou and grizzly bear. When you reach the coast through Turnagain Arm to Girdwood and Alyeska resort, it is Alaska’s premiere ski area. You could travel and go kayaking and paddling in the afternoon. When you cruise through Kenai Peninsula, the historic relics of ice age, you also get to see humpback and orca whales, porpoises, sea otters and a large colony of puffins.The next wildlife safari to Alaska starts on June 22, 2016 and it has to be number one on your best wildlife tour list.
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Brazil is not to be missed on the best wildlife tour and expedition! The National Geographic calls Brazil’s Pantanal the “Wild Wet.” Pantanal is Brazil’s wildlife sanctuary.
Brazil offers one of the most exotic flora and fauna in the world: Brazilian tapir, capybara, giant armadillo, giant river otter, maned wolf, caiman and the jaguar. If you are an avid traveler, you have to go here! You need to find a location which is close to the jaguars. Pantanal is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve with flooded marshlands, dry islands and savannas; you could do a nature walk, wildlife drive, boat rides and canoe safaris. Natural World Safari, gives you an exclusive travel from North to South to avoid too much exertion. You could see the Pantanal from the air such a lush green affair!The wildlife tour starts with you arriving in Rio de Janerio. You could call and book your trip here.
Galapagos Islands, Pacific Ocean, Coast of Ecuador
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If you love sea lions and cartoons which show them being friendly to humans, Galapagos Islands could be the next stop for you on your travel or expedition on the best wildlife tour. Galapagos sea lion and marine iguanas, sally lightfoot crab, frigate bird, blue-footed boobies, giant Galapagos tortoise, bottled-nosed dolphins, could be some species of interest here. The wildlife tour here could take 10 days in the coast of Ecuador. The writer Herman Melville called the Galapagos as “The Enchanted Isles.” The islands are located on either side of the equator on the Pacific Ocean.
In the Brazil safaris on the best wildlife tours you could not interact with the species, but here you could; it’s both a scientific and a natural expedition. It’s best to explore the coasts of Ecuador in small groups in 8 to 10 travellers. For more details visit the website of Imagine Ecuador Adventure Travel.
The great Tanzania migratory Safaris
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Wilbur Smith and Africa are synonymous and so is Africa with wildlife safaris and expedition into the wild. You could opt for a trip by zaratours. The gathering of Wildebeest on the plains in Tanzania is famous all over. Zebras are in abundance and the hiding cheetahs, the endangered black rhinoceros at the Ngorongoro Center. The wildlife in Tanzania is one of the most dramatic as the Wildebeest wait, the cheetahs await their kill. The best time to go here is when the herds arrive. The herds come in search of new grass and give birth to their young ones. This is one of the rarest pre-orchestrated event on the planet you could witness. You could get more information on the Safari here. You will surely enjoy this on your best wildlife tour.
Tadoba and Ranthambore National Park, India
The Indian subcontinent could get you one of the best Tiger safaris. You could take a 9 day tour offered by Wildnest which takes you through Ranthambore National Park and Tadoba Andhari Tiger. Ranthambore National Park could bring you the Spotted Deer, Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Wild Boar. Some fauna you could see are Dhok, Mango, Jamun, Gum, Kadam, Khajur, Khair, Karel, Mahua and Salar. You do a stop to visit the monument of love, Taj mahal at Agra. Tadoba in Maharashtra offers you Andhari River, Kolsa Lake, Telia Dam and Tadoba Lake. The reserve has lots of birds to keep you riveted. This trip in India could be unique because you get wildlife and also a cultural flavor of the “Taj Mahal” with your family. Happy New Year and enjoy travelling this year!
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