Top 5 Wildlife Holidays
Where you can find best wildlife
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
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
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.