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This week's highlight was an exhilarating hike to Mount Longonot, an iconic crater mountain nestled in Kenya's Great Rift Valley. Our adventure commenced from Nairobi on a chilly Tuesday morning. As we drove past the picturesque Rift Valley Escarpment, excitement filled the air. By 8:00 AM, we reached the foot of Mt. Longonot, ready to conquer its magnificent heights.

The Hike

Mt Longonot Basics

Total Distance: 6.2km up and back, 13.5km including rim hike ( My App recorded 15 Kms)


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Embarking on a jungle safari in Ranthambore is an exhilarating experience that offers a unique opportunity to witness the diverse wildlife of India up close. Known for its majestic tigers and captivating landscapes, Ranthambore National Park is a dream destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. To ensure that your Ranthambore jungle safari trip is truly unforgettable, proper planning and preparation are key. In this article, we will guide you through the essential steps to plan an e

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12130786258?profile=RESIZE_930xMatthew Paulsen

Beginning in the 1990s, this small Central American country essentially pioneered the ecotourism boom that has spread across the globe. Besides its vaunted Pacific and Caribbean beaches, packed into just 19,730 square miles -  a good bit smaller than West Virginia and a bit over twice the size of Wales - Costa Rica boasts 29 national parks, 19 wildlife refuges, eight biological reserves, and an additional slew of protected areas. And here are a dozen of its most prized eco oppo

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Embark on an awe-inspiring journey as we delve into the remarkable phenomenon of the wildebeest migration. In this month-to-month guide, we'll explore the intricate patterns and exhilarating moments that define this epic migration across the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Brace yourself for an unforgettable adventure as we unravel the secrets of nature's grand spectacle.
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Tortuguero, Costa Rica's Watery Eco-Enclave

We were up at silly o' clock in our hotel in San Jose, for our trip to Tortuguero. We just had time for a coffee and some pastries for breakfast, but were promised a much more substantial second breakfast en route. At Guapiles, we stopped for our first substantial meal in Costa Rica; scrambled eggs, corn hearts and fried plantain. Unusual, but very tasty. This was followed by a short walk through the woodland behind the restaurant.


The Laguna Lodge, where we were staying, can only be reached by

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South America's Iconic Vicuñas


Visitors to part of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru (where it's the national animal and is even on the country's coat of arms) may come across this quintessential South American mammal, a camelid related to guanacos, llamas, and alpacas (which are descended from vicuñas) The smallest of the camelids, vicuñas stand about three feet tall at the shoulder; weigh between 70 and 150 pounds; and have long necks and legs as well as relatively small heads with long pointed ears.


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The quiet village of Monkey River in southern Belize is habitat to a plethora of flora and fauna, and as a result the nature tour conducted around herehas been rated one of the top in the country. Exotic tropical birds, butterflies, crocodiles, iguanas, and especially howler monkeys are just some of the wildlife that visitors will spot on this tour.



The tour will stop at various locations to give visitors an opportunity to explore the jungle on foot, keeping an eye out for snakes and spiders

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Best Wildlife Sanctuaries Around Jaipur

About Jhalana leopard safari 

The Jhalana Leopard Reserve, also known as Jhalana Safari Park, is India's first leopard reserve, located in Jaipur, Rajasthan. It is surrounded by the Aravali Hills, India's oldest mountain range. In 2017, Jhalana was designated as a leopard reserve. The reserve covers 20 square kilometers and Leopard Safari at JhalanaJhalana is at a distance of Maximum 8-9 km from Jaipur Pink City And is home to a diverse range of flora and

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Jhalana Leopard Safari Price

Jhalana Safari Ticket Prices

The Jhalana Leopard Reserve or Jhalana Safari Park, situated in the core of Jaipur, safari park is a wildlife area which is popularly known for its leopards. Set in the foothills of Aravalli hills, the Jhalana Safari Park is one of Jaipur's most exciting visitor attractions and the perfect place for a family day out. The reserve is spread over an area of 20 square kilometers, with immense flora and fauna present in the park.

Below are costs for the Leopard Safari and d

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Painted Wolves

The African wild dog is one of the most endangered creatures on the planet. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, there remain only 6,000 across the entire African continent. And their numbers are plummeting. It is not just that these whimsically beautiful beasts are affected by diseases such as rabies or canine distemper, both of which are passed down to them in the belief that dogs have killed their livestock. In reality, however, wild dogs only hunt wild animals.



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6 of India's Best Safari Destinations

Here is a updated list of The Best Wildlife Safari Destinations in India

1. Corbett National Park

Land of the Elephant and Tiger

  • Best time of the year to visit Corbett National Park: November to June
  • Type of Safari at Corbett National Park : Jeep Safari
  • How to get to Corbett : 07 hour drive from New Delhi or 04 hour drive from Dehradun Airport
  • How many nights to spend at Corbett : 03 nights
  • Wildlife to see at Corbett : Tiger, Elephant, Leopard, Smooth Coated Otter, Goral(Mountain Goat), Gharial, Marsh
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Bandhavgarh National Park, one of the 5 best national parks for Tiger Safari in India 2021, is found within the heart of India within the state of Madhya Pradesh. The state of Madhya Pradesh has greatest tigers (526) within the wild compared to any other state. Bandhavgarh contains a tall thickness of tigers, and it acts as a source of dispersing tigers to neighboring secured ranges, like, Sanjay Dubri, Achanakmar, Kanha and as distant as Palamu Tiger save. It is additionally the past domestic o

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Recent events have altered our lives considerably, but while our freedom to roam is on hold, we can still escape online and make plans for the future. Ready to inspire your itchy feet, leading adventure travel specialist, Acacia Africa has picked out a list of safari holidays that are likely to be in demand once we start to wander again, the operator including a selection of blog posts and YouTube videos, so you can indulge in Southern and East Africa from the safety of your sofa.

Arno Delport, S

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Why Truck Life Is Sweeter With Acacia Africa


If you're thinking of booking a snap gap, you might well be considering an overland trip across Africa. Experience this type of travel with Acacia Africa, as the safari specialist gives you the inside track on their fully customised, free-wheeling kings of the road.


It’s a truck not a bus! Sixty combined years of Africa travel know-how went into the design of Acacia Africa’s overland trucks. With one of the adventure travel specialist's founders already having completed three Sahara crossings it’

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Top 5 National Parks to Explore in North India

India is an abode of abundant nature and wildlife. There are different species of wildlife that are found nowhere apart from India and most of wildlife enthusiasts come to India just to explore some of the best wildlife destinations. There are several wildlife sanctuaries, zoos and national parks in India which are a must visit.

If you are planning for a trip to North India, here are the top 5 national parks to explore without a miss. These National Parks not only give you the sight of the wild a

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Bonaire is a small island colonized by the Dutch in the southern Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles, a mere 25 miles (80km) north of the Venezuelan coast. Safe from hurricanes, Bonaire has a truly amazing climate, relatively warm and dry for most of the year. Famous for its pink flamingos and fabulous coral reefs, the island is a dream come true for adventurers looking for snorkeling, scuba diving and water sports.

My first experience snorkeling just off-shore from Klein Bonaire absolutely blew my mind!

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Trip Itinerary

13 Days Kenya & Tanzania / Zanzibar /Nairobi Combined Adventure Safari.


Day 1 Nairobi City Drive To Destination Masai Mara Game Reserve.

After breakfast Pick up from your hotel around 7.30am and depart Nairobi to Masai Mara Game Reserve with a brief stop at the great Rift valley viewpoint. You arrive Masai Mara for lunch late afternoon, early evening proceeds for an introductory game drive. dinner and overnight at camp.

Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve

Accommodation: Budg

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