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San Diego Zoo Escorts

Wildlife Expedition to Madagascar

September 26 – October 13, 2015

Cost: $7,695

(per person, double occupancy), plus airfare

Post-tour extension to South Africa’s Kruger National Park is available.

Explore Madagascar’s diverse landscape while looking for quirky creatures and botanical marvels. Many of the island’s species of mammals, reptiles, plants, birds, and amphibians are found nowhere else on the planet, and it’s the only place in the world where you can visit lemurs, Madagascar’s unique primates, in their natural habitat. Bring a spirit of adventure as you traverse this beautiful paradise of arid and tropical contrasts and you will be rewarded with exciting wildlife encounters and incomparable memories.

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Churchill Polar Bear Adventure

October 28–November 3, 2015 SOLD OUT!

Cost: $5,924

(per person, double occupancy), plus airfare

This polar bear experience of a lifetime starts in Churchill, Manitoba, known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World! Experienced the cultural aspects of this unique northern town, including a dogsled ride and a visit to the Eskimo Museum. Transfer to the Tundra Buggy Lodge, where you will enjoy stunning sunsets, the dazzling northern lights, and amazing polar bear sightings. You will enjoy daily Tundra Buggy excursions into the Churchill Wildlife Management Area in search of polar bears and other incredible arctic wildlife.

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Birding in Vietnam

March 3–21, 2016

Cost: $4,195

(per person, double occupancy), plus airfare

Vietnam is a land of amazing beauty and biodiversity with lush mountains, picturesque valleys, and expansive river deltas. Walk among the verdant Karst Mountains at Cuc Phuong National Park, trek through the lowland rain forest in Nam Cat Tien National Park, and journey deep into Tram Chim National Park to view an amazing array of bird species. You will be awed and inspired by Vietnam’s unique cultures and traditions, from modern cities to tiny fishing villages.

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Nambia: From Dunes to Desert Wildlife

May 14–25, 2016

Cost: $7,995

(per person, double occupancy), plus airfare

Discover the magnificent landscapes and unique wildlife of Namibia, where apricot-hued desert sands swirl into towering dunes. Trek to see black rhinos in one of the most breathtaking spots on Earth! Frequent the water holes of Etosha National Park and watch the drama of the bush unfold right in front of your eyes. Bushwalking and drives in 4 x 4 vehicles reward you with amazing wildlife sightings, including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and flamingos. Also, meet world-renowned cheetah expert Dr. Laurie Marker, a recipient of San Diego Zoo Global’s Lifetime Achievement Conservation award, to learn about conservation efforts in the region.

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Jet Tours

Around the World

September 26–October 22, 2016

Cost: $76,950

(per person, double occupancy), plus round-trip airfare to departure city

During 24 days, you’ll explore firsthand the richness the world has to offer, including seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, from the comforts of a private jet. Uncover the secrets of Easter Island and experience the allure of the Taj Mahal. On safari in Tanzania, spend hours surrounded by a vibrant ecosystem. Learn the fascinating stories behind marvels like the Lost City of Petra. The serenity of sunrise at Angkor Wat will stay with you well past the farewell dinner. This journey is truly the opportunity of a lifetime.

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