Expeditions You Might Like
This extraordinary Japan expedition blends an array of fascinating wildlife with the exquisite wintertime landscapes of the country. Birders and photographers are in heaven as we visit Arasaki, Kyushu, where nearly 12,000 hooded and white-naped cranes winter each year. We continue on for our snow monkeys expedition, visiting these stirring creatures in Jigokudani in central Honshu, as they soak in the region’s thermal baths.
Namibia, Botswana, and Zambia offer an incredible variety of wildlife, birds, and landscapes. Join expert naturalist Lex Hes and experience some of the most remote and diverse camps in Africa. Search for desert elephants in Damaraland, visit with the Himba people of Namibia, experience the lush Okavango Delta, and search for leopards in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. Namibia, Botswana, and Zambia Expedition Highlights:
Go off the beaten path along the ancient Silk Road through Central Asia, an enigmatic region of rugged mountains and rural backwaters that sits at the very crossroads of civilization. It was here were Marco Polo garnered exotic tales of despotic khans and desert kingdoms, and its former eminence is on display in age-old bazaars and some of the finest Islamic architecture to survive the Middle Ages. Lost for a time behind Soviet rule, today the ‘Stans and their neighboring countries remain as evocative as ever.