1. The Migration in East Africa
You simply cannot beat the spectacle of over a million wildebeest, zebra and antelope trekking from the Serengeti to the Maasai Mara – an absolute ‘must-see’ in the wildlife calendar.
2. Watching Orangutans in Borneo
Leave urban life behind and head into lush jungles, down scenic rivers and through the wild in the jungles of the Kinabatangan River to see the 'Old man of the forest'.
3. Getting up close to Giant Pandas in China
Come face to face with the endangered Giant Panda in Chengdu.
4. Trekking to see the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda
Arguably the most moving of any wildlife encounter, trekking to see the endangered Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat is an experience that will stay with you forever.
5. Exploring the Pantanal of Brazil
A little-known gem of a region, these wetlands contain a gluttony of wildlife from Giant Anteaters to Jaguars, Caiman to Piranha and can be explored on horseback, canoes, farm trucks and foot.
6. Discovering the Amazon Jungle of Ecuador
Travel by long-boat deep into the heart of the rainforest to your candlelit lodge and fall asleep to the sounds of the jungle – absolute magic.
7. Cruising the Galapagos
Explore this wildlife paradise by boat, mountain bike, kayak and on foot then get into the water and swim, snorkel or scuba dive with sea lions, sharks and marine iguanas.
8. Counting Lemurs in Madagascar
A paradise for wildlife lovers and a ‘living museum’ for the natural world – did you know it contains over 70 species of lemur?!
9. Tiger spotting in India
Corbett, Periyar and Mudumalai – all National Parks where the elusive Bengal tiger can still be spotted but the most famous is Ranthambore where you can combine the ‘Jungle Book’ with the glories of Rajastan.
10. Spotting Bears in Romania
Transylvania, in Central Romania, is a wild and rugged land of thick forests, dotted with medieval towns that has the largest concentration of bears, wolves and lynx in Europe.