Category Archives: Eco-journeys & Wildlife Tours

Somewhere out there beyond our city limits, beyond our brochures and perhaps just beyond our imagination lie the world’s great wilderness. Many of these are fragile eco-systems endangered by expanding population, industrial development, pollution and reckless tourism. An awareness of these threats has led to a new kind of tourism called ‘Eco-tourism’, which is about journeying to these superb natural areas while ensuring that our visits contribute to the conservation of local eco-systems. Whether you are walking on the gorilla trail or tracking a tiger in Central India or photographing the Blue whistling thrush or riding the mokoro through Okavango’s marshes, rest assured that it would perhaps be one of your most memorable journeys.

Colombia- once is not enough

A land of Magical realism By Abhik Dutta When Lonely Planet places Colombia second on its list of Best in Travel Top countries & 10 destinations you cannot afford to miss, one tends to sit up and notice that tiny country … Continue reading

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The ghost of the Himalayas

On a quest for sighting the snow leopard in the wild By Abhik Dutta Jigmet, our guide, peered into the scope and began diligently scanning the hill opposite the plateau on which we stood. We peered through our binoculars checking every … Continue reading

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6 must-do wildlife experiences across the world

Not much can come close to that feeling when you spot an animal in the wild, especially when you’re not expecting it: awe-inspiring, breathtaking and wonderful and always a moment you will never forget.  With so many wildlife vacations on … Continue reading

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