Top 5 Wildlife Holidays
Where you can find best wildlife experiences
There is nothing you can compare to observing animals in the wild. The feeling is
even better when you are not expecting it. Instead of visiting a zoo when you want to see some animals, you should
think about going to some places which have been popular wildlife holiday destinations for quite some time now. No
matter how much time you have to spare, wildlife holiday is something you should opt for. On this list, you will
find a lot of endangered species you will not be able to see anywhere else. So without further ado, let us take a
look at top 5 wildlife holidays.
When it comes to dangerous animals, tigers are one of the most endangered species.
This means that watching tigers in their natural ambience is quite a rewarding experience. With its 30 reserves,
India is one of the places you should think about visiting if you want to observe tigers.
Alongside with India, Nepal is trying its best to conserve the
remaining tigers. Nepal is using some innovative techniques within its national parks which all have one common
goal – protecting tigers. Right because of this, India and Nepal are the right destinations you will want to visit
if tigers are what you want to see.
Watching enormous whales breaching the ocean’s surface and disappearing in the
water once again is not something you do not get to do so often. Whale watching is becoming more and more popular
and if wildlife holiday is what you want, this activity might just be what you were looking for.
There are many destinations you can check out if you want to see some whales.
From Norway and Iceland to Italy there are so many destination
places which guarantee you unique experience and many beautiful photographs.
Many people describe gorilla tracking as one of the most life-changing experiences
you might have on such a holiday. That is why many being face-to-face with a gorilla is on many people’s to do
lists. Not only they behave so much like us but these creatures are huge and unexpectedly gentle. This is why
gorilla tracking might just be the right wildlife holiday for you.
Africa is the
right destination if you opt for observing gorillas. Some of the best places where you get to see gorillas are the
forests of Rwanda and Uganda.
Observing Grizzly Bears
Grizzly bears are a subtype of one of the eight remaining bear species in the
world. Many other bear species are endangered but grizzly bears are not so spotting many of them should not be too
much of a trouble. Watching such a huge and powerful creature surely is a unique experience, of course if you visit
the right place and bring the right equipment.
The best place where you can spend your holiday if you decide to observe grizzly
bears are the Rocky Mountains in North America. Do not forget to bring binoculars, trail cameras and GPS system if you want to
experience to be full.
Big Five Safaris
Visiting an African safari is one of the most popular
experiences of all wildlife enthusiasts. You can opt either for a classic safari experience or a self-drive holiday
in one of the safaris. A big number of safaris in Africa gives you a chance to observe “The Big Five” (lion,
elephant, buffalo, leopard, black rhino) but there are also some other animals such as hyenas, hippos and
If you decide to visit a safari the countries you should think about travelling to
are South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia.
Do not forget that there are rules in all of these places so make sure you check
them out before you hit the road. Also, there are support campaigns for all of these destinations so if you get
touched by the wildlife experience, make sure you check them out as well.
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Diana Smith is a full time mom of two beautiful girls and a passionate traveler. In
her free time she enjoys exploring new and exciting destinations with her family.