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The Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s favorite travel destinations. Enjoy beautiful scenery, warm weather and incredible wildlife opportunities. Located about 550 miles (900 km) off Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are well within the world’s tropics and offer a very pleasant climate. The isolation, climate and ocean currents have come together to offer a […]

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Peru is a favorite country for many visitors because of the many fantastic tourist sights and things to do. You can visit the world’s largest container of wildlife by enjoying excellent Amazon Rainforest tours and cruises, witness one of the New7Wonders of the World at Machu Picchu, enjoy beautiful historic city centres from the Spanish […]

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Machu Picchu from Sanctuary Lodge

The Sanctuary Lodge is an incredible hotel to enjoy an experience of Machu Picchu in Peru. In addition to luxury accommodation, excellent dining experiences, and beautiful views, Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel positioned so close to the Incan monument. Offering an indulgent experience of Machu Picchu, the Sanctuary Lodge offers a secluded escape surrounded […]

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Top Galapagos Islands Tours

The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago located off the coast of Ecuador. You can enjoy some incredible wildlife experiences aboard luxury cruises or on package tours from Galapagos hotels on the top Galapagos Islands tours. Protected by the UNESCO listed Galapagos National Park, the islands offer beautiful scenery, warm, welcoming water, and are home to […]

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Eagles Crag Lodge

Covering 25,000 hectares, the Shamwari Game Reserve is a wildlife-rich private nature reserve on the Eastern Cape of South Africa accessed from Port Elizabeth. There are several Shamwari Game Reserve luxury lodges to choose from, including the fantastic Eagles Crag Lodge pictured above. We have written this guide to help you pick the best Shamwari […]

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Ocean Spray Cruise

Possibly one of the only places on Earth where the description changed from being one of hell by an early shipwrecked member of clergy to paradise as ascribed by nature lovers, the Galapagos Islands are certainly incredible. Given their diversity and area, they represent one of the world’s powerhouses of evolution famously portrayed in biology […]

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Uakari Frog Tahuayo

Iquitos is a port city of the Amazon River in the north east of Peru and is the Peruvian gateway to the Amazon Rainforest near the Amazon River. There are a few fantastic protected areas accessible from Iquitos aboard some of the Amazon’s best cruises and rainforest lodges, which will collect you from Iquitos airport […]

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Jock Lodge Elephant

Few other animals have captured the hearts and imaginations more so than the majestic elephants. From children’s stories through to religion and worship, elephants are quick to steal center stage. Their giant size, intelligence, and unique features make them a must see for many nature and wildlife lovers. Split into three different species, the largest […]

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Anakonda Amazon Cruise

Ecuador contains several origins of the great Amazon River, a river that moves more water than any other on Earth. The Amazon winds its way through the world’s largest tropical forest and splits apart then regroups constantly, until finally gushing into the Atlantic Ocean at the far side of the continent. Because the river splits […]

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Governors Camp Lions

The Masai Mara is Kenya’s answer to Africa’s incredible grasslands that have graced the imaginations of nature lovers the world over. This is where giraffes roam the plains with elephants, buffalo, rhinos, lions, and cheetah, which are accompanied at certain times of the year by vast herds of wildebeest and zebra. Continuous with Tanzania’s Serengeti […]

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