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Things to do on the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands have had a change of image since their first accidental discovery. Once described as worthless by a shipwrecked bishop in 1535, the islands are now regarded as an ecological paradise and one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Adding to their popularity, there are some fantastic things to do on the Galapagos […]

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Ocean Spray Galapagos Cruise

Ecuador is a fascinating country home to the Galapagos Islands and one of the most wildlife-rich sections of Amazon Rainforest. There are some fantastic luxury tours in Ecuador, including galapagos cruises, luxury galapagos hotels, rainforest cruises, and luxury rainforest lodges. Here, we will mention our recommended luxury tours in Ecuador to make the most of […]

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Scarlet Macaw - Amazon Rainforest Travel

Given its vast size and often mysterious nature among first-time visitors, we’ve made an Amazon Rainforest travel guide to go over the best areas to visit. We will cover the best adventure tours, nature tours, luxury tours, short tours of 2 or more days, and budget friendly options. Jump straight to our selection of the […]

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Spider Monkey Tambopata

Peru contains one of the best sections of Amazon Rainforest for visitors. The area has the most clay licks and some of the most beautiful oxbow lakes in Amazonia. Not to mention, this section of the Amazon Rainforest has been reported to contain the most animals and plants. As the Peruvian Amazon is home to […]

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Puerto Maldonado Travel - Macaws

Peru is a fantastic place to experience the Amazon Rainforest. Cradled by the Andes mountains, researchers have found that this side of the Amazon contains the highest amount of animals and plants. As Peru makes a fantastic place to experience a rainforest that covers 40% of South America, Puerto Maldonado is then a main Amazon […]

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Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

The mountain gorilla tours in Africa are experienced in either Uganda or Rwanda. The mountain gorillas live in only two areas of rainforest in the Great Lakes Region, which are the Virunga Mountains at the border of the DRC, Rwanda, and Uganda, and the fantastic Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. For this post, we […]

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Walk from Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Uganda is a fantastic country to see some of Africa’s iconic wildlife and a great choice to see the chimpanzees and gorillas. Uganda is home to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you can find one of the world’s only two populations of mountain gorillas. Bwindi is also home to chimpanzees and many other primates. Combined […]

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Galapagos Islands - National Parks & Reserves in Ecuador

Ecuador has protected 19% of its area within a range of reserves and national parks, including the majority of the Galapagos Islands and a couple of other UNESCO-listed areas. Enjoy a diversity of habitats, such as rainforest, páramo, volcanoes, mountains, dry tropical forest, mangroves, islands, and marine areas. Within these reserves and national parks, you […]

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