Experience spectacular wildlife viewing in the rain forests of Malaysian and Indonesian Borneo. Cruise by klotok—a traditional river boat—to Camp Leakey in Tanjung Puting National Park, where you will be greeted by resident orangutans. Meet with world-renowned orangutan researcher Dr. Biruté Galdikas and visit two orangutan care centers. Other animal highlights include pygmy elephants, proboscis monkeys, crocodiles, and hundreds of bird species.
Post-trip extension to Cape Town available.
Discover the extraordinary wildlife of southern Africa on safaris through famous game parks in Zululand, Swaziland, and South Africa. Explore the reserves in open vehicles that feature excellent, unobstructed viewing. Animal highlights include white rhinoceroses, lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, greater kudu, and hundreds of species of birds. Also, visit a renowned wildlife conservation center for close up encounters with rare animals.
Post-trip extension to Machu Picchu available.
The mighty Amazon River is surrounded by a tropical rain forest, an astounding diversity of wildlife, and remote cultures. Sail the river against a backdrop of jungle aboard a new riverboat which features spacious rooms and private balconies. Your journey encompasses more than the 500 miles—capturing memories that will keep your Amazon adventure alive in your heart.
Encounter nine of Earth's most remote islands with their unspoiled beauty, mysterious cultures, and incredible array of unique wildlife. On this 23-day journey you will meet colorfully adorned tribes in Papua New Guinea, swim among the floating gardens of Palau, cruise through the mangrove forests of Brunei, explore historic temples in Bali and visits a traditional village in Fiji. Wildlife highlights include manta rays and 700 species of fish in the Maldives, 30 species of lemurs in Madagascar, and elephants in Sri Lanka.
Explore some of Central and South America's most remote and captivating destinations that inspire the wonder and magic of discovery. Your tour aboard a private Boeing 757 will enable you to visit the awe-inspiring ruins of Tikal, Guatemala; marvel at the glaciers and natural wonders in a remote Patagonian valley that is surrounded by the Andes, and ride on zodiacs to the base of Iguacú Falls in Brazil. Other highlights include the unusual wildlife and breathtaking landscapes of the Atacama Desert in Chile and the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua.