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2014
Jan 20 - Jan 27 Yellowstone National Park Winter Safari 4 classic nature safari completed
Yellowstone - the most diverse ecosystem in the Americas
The greatest American wildlife experience
Yellowstone National Park Winter Safari

Each summer millions of people flock to Yellowstone to experience its riches, but what many don't know is that in winter, Yellowstone keeps one of the most incredible scenic secrets, just waiting to be explored. Join us to experience the most awe-inspiring winter landscape of North America! Snow-capped mountains, erupting geysers, frozen forests and breathtaking valleys await us, as well as wild, roaming wolves, snow-covered bison, coyotes, elk and more!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jan 24 - Feb 2 White-eared Kob Migration in South Sudan 3 unique expedition postponed
A natural phenomenon never before visited!
The largest mammal migration on Earth
White-eared Kob Migration in South Sudan

Join us on WANT Expeditions’ latest, first-of-its-kind, award-winning wildlife expedition to the youngest country on Earth! Unknown to the world, South Sudan hosts the largest-ever mammal migration. Each year, over 2 million White-eared Kob (an antelope species), zebras, and other ungulates migrate across the country, in search of the rains and green pastures. Their numbers surpass those in the Wildebeest Migration of the Serengeti, often marching in tight dark columns tens of kilometers long!

unique expedition comfort level: 3
May 9 - May 15 Uganda Mountain Gorillas & Chimpanzees 3 classic nature safari completed
Great Ape Safari - the ultimate conservation experience
Endangered Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and more primates in the wild
Uganda Mountain Gorillas & Chimpanzees

Perhaps no other wildlife encounter in the world, than time spent with Mountain Gorillas in their native habitat, defines who we are as a race and why protection of these animals is just as critical for them as it is for ourselves. Don't wait, this experience may not be around forever.
"When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future." Diane Fossey

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Jan 25 - Feb 4 Costa Rica Wildlife Safari 4 classic nature safari completed
Costa Rica - the ultimate tropical paradise
Macaws, rainforests and volcanos
Costa Rica Wildlife Safari

Want to see Costa Rica like no one else? Get off the well beaten path and be one of the few to truly discover Costa Rica's fantastic lush landscapes, active volcanoes, legendary bird species, incredible wildlife, great accommodation, tasty local food, and authentic experiences. If there is one thing we know, it's Costa Rica, and nobody does Costa Rica like WANT Expeditions!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jan 25 - Feb 1 Baja California Wildlife Safari 4 unique expedition completed
Baja California - The whale capital of the world
The kingdom of the Pacific Gray Whales
Baja California Wildlife Safari

You can touch a whale!!! From Antarctica to Alaska, from Africa to the Pacific, one of the best places in the world for whale watching is Baja, California. Join us on this amazing wildlife safari and be one of the few to make contact with whales, dolphins, seals, birds and beautiful beaches like no where else in the world!

unique expedition comfort level: 4
Jan 28 - Feb 9 Japan's Winter Wildlife Safari 3 unique expedition completed
Japan - the home of endangered and endemic wildlife
the hidden wildlife paradise of Japan
Japan's Winter Wildlife Safari

Perhaps no other wintering grounds in the world are more beautiful and surreal than the snowy frozen landscapes of Japan. Come and see rare and endemic Red-crowned Cranes, Snow Monkeys, Whooper Swans, Steller's Sea Eagles and more, all in a dream-like landscape that is waiting to be captured on film.

unique expedition comfort level: 3
Mar 19 - Mar 28 Jordan Culture & Nature Safari 3 culture and nature trip completed
Jordan - a biblical wonderland
In the footsteps of the crusaders
Jordan Culture & Nature Safari

Visit the Red Sea, the Dead Sea, three different deserts landscapes, impressive Roman ruins, iconic and ancient Nabataean architecture and cities like Petra, experience Bedouin culture, crusader castles, and sites of outstanding Biblical importance. Jordan is full of amazing scenery and one of the most welcoming cultures in the world. Join WANT Expeditions to visit the best of what Jordan has to offer!

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
Feb 10 - Feb 16 Giant Pandas Winter Extension 1 unique expedition completed
Giant Pandas in China - the ultimate conservation experience
Giant Pandas in the wild
Giant Pandas Winter Extension

Iconic and memorable, no other animal on earth has captivated nations in the same manner as the Giant Panda. Join us to see this incredible animal and witness China's amazing efforts to save it from extinction. Winter is the best time to find Pandas in the wild and this expedition is a perfect extension to our Japan trip.

unique expedition comfort level: 1
Feb 20 - Feb 27 Midway Atoll - The Ultimate Albatross Paradise 4 unique expedition postponed
Midway Atoll - the largest assemblage of tropical birds in the world
An unparalleled wildlife experience
Midway Atoll - The Ultimate Albatross Paradise

Visit the world's largest Albatross colony and assemblage of tropical birds on Midway Atoll! This voyage takes you to a magical, remote, protected place where half a million pairs of albatrosses nest by day, and millions of petrels dots the sky by night. Boobies, white terns, tropicbirds, the endangered Laysan Duck and many other species also share this true wildlife paradise, while the historic significance of Midway Atoll make this trip into an absolutely not-to-miss voyage.

unique expedition comfort level: 4
Feb 26 - Mar 4 The Harp Seal Pups Expedition 3 unique expedition completed
Harp Seal Pups - the icons of conservation worldwide
With helicopters to the sea ice
The Harp Seal Pups Expedition

A one-of-a-kind pioneer trip to visit a colony of 250,000 Harp Seal mothers giving birth to their adorable pups on the ice floes of Gulf St. Lawrence. Don't miss the only time and place in the world to witness this remarkable event only with WANT Expeditions!

unique expedition comfort level: 3
Mar 13 - Mar 25 'Sri Lanka and the Maldives' Safari 4 classic nature safari completed
Sri Lanka - the secret safari destination
Hidden gems in the Indian Ocean
'Sri Lanka and the Maldives' Safari

Come to Sri Lanka, and be one of the few to see the last remaining sanctuary for wild elephants, sloth bears and leopards. Then we'll head to the Maldives to explore some of the richest coral reefs and atolls in the world in the best way possible!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Mar 23 - Apr 4 The 'Big Five of India' Safari 4 classic nature safari completed
India - land of the tigers
Tigers, Rhinos, Lions, Leopards and Elephants
The 'Big Five of India' Safari

Join us on this fascinating quest to see the greatest wildlife phenomena India has to offer! The rare Asiatic Lions, the Benghal Tigers, the Indian Rhino, the Leopard and the Indian Elephant are our main target on this voyage, but it doesn't mean we won't see dozens of other mammals and hundreds of bird species.

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Mar 25 - Apr 4 India Tiger Safari 4 classic nature safari completed
India - land of the tigers
The Ultimate Bengal Tiger Experience
India Tiger Safari

Join us on this fascinating quest to see the greatest wildlife phenomena India has to offer! With a fantastic week and 10 game drives in Kahna and Bandhavgarh National Parks, we will have an amazing experience and will see the majority of India's key species. Other than the Bengal Tigers, we will see many deer and antelope species, plenty of colorful birds, and maybe leopard, wild dogs, foxes and many others.

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Apr 1 - Apr 4 The Taj Mahal Extension 4 culture and nature trip completed
Taj Mahal - the greatest mausoleum in the world!
Tombs, castles, ruins, forts and palaces
The Taj Mahal Extension

The history behind the construction of the Taj is almost as awe inspiring as it is beautiful: a great love, a sad loss, 21 years of workmanship, 1,000 elephants, 20,000 artisans and craftsmen, and millions of gemstones. Join WANT Expeditions on an unforgettable visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the modern world.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 4
Mar 25 - Apr 7 Mali and Burkina Faso Expedition 3 culture and nature trip completed
Into the heart of West Africa
From here to Timbuktu - The Gateway to the Sahara
Mali and Burkina Faso Expedition

'From here to Timbuktu': legendary Timbuktu is as impressive as it is old. But on our Mali, Burkina Faso trip we will not only visit this exotic distant city, but also ancient warrior kingdoms, present day painted mud architecture mosques and huts, tribal culture, the great Niger river, and wildlife, such as hippos and primates, and with a little luck, leopards too!

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
Apr 6 - Apr 19 The Voodoo Nations of Africa Expedition 3 culture and nature trip completed
West Africa - the heartbeat of Voodoo
The Voodoo Nations of Africa Expedition

Voodoo, or vodun, as it is locally known, is the heart of this region and here you can feel its pulse all around you. The spirits of vodun are reflected in the people and the language through the respect and ties between the natural world and human society. Join us as we journey through deserts, forests, mangroves, and savannas dotted with huge baobab trees, to explore the cultures and wildlife of Togo, Benin and Ghana.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
Apr 7 - Apr 14 2 for 1 SPECIAL!!! Galapagos Islands Yacht Cruise 3 classic nature safari completed
Galapagos Islands - the world's most popular wildlife destination
The eden of the oceans
2 for 1 SPECIAL!!! Galapagos Islands Yacht Cruise

Imagine swimming alongside a penguin or seal. Or gazing deep into the wise eyes of a 120 year old giant Tortoise. Or laughing at the awkwardness of a Blue Footed Booby and only partially solving the mystery of its name... Without a doubt, the Galapagos Islands are the most well known and sought after eco-tourism destination in the world. Do you dream of visiting the Galapagos? There has never been a better time to go and a better company to travel with! Join WANT Expeditions on the best and only way to visit the Galapagos, by a private luxury vessel for only 14 guests!

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Apr 14 - Apr 21 Ecuador Mountains and Rainforests Extension 4 classic nature safari completed
Ecuadorian Cloud Forest and Amazon
The highest biodiversity on Earth
Ecuador Mountains and Rainforests Extension

Only with WANT Expeditions, can you experience three of the most important and most interesting habitats in Ecuador: the cloud forests of the high Andes and the impenetrable lowland rainforests of the Ecuadorian Amazon. On this trip, we'll trek through lush mountain trails, overlook steaming mountain forest canopies, drive amongst Andean peaks, float downriver in a traditional canoe of the Amazon, and hike the canopy trail of the rainforests all rich in biodiversity. Are you looking to increase your species sightings? Then book this trip, and you're surely to double your list!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Apr 20 - Apr 25 Liberia Beach and Rainforest Extension 3 culture and nature trip completed
Liberia - small country with great natural values!
HIdden treasures of Western Africa
Liberia Beach and Rainforest Extension

Liberia features one of the very last untouched stands of the once enormous West African Lowland Rainforest ecosystem. This tiny, now safe, and fast-developing country offers great opportunities to explore these forest patches in search of the nearly extinct Liberian Greenbul. Join WANT Expeditions to uncover hidden riches in this remote corner of the African continent.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
May 29 - Jun 8 Botswana and Zambia Photo Safari 5 classic nature safari completed
Botswana - the world's best safari destination
The land of the African wild dog
Botswana and Zambia Photo Safari

Join WANT Expeditions for the best African safari experience on earth! Imagine a private, luxury safari with every minute jam-packed with the closest and most incredible wildlife encounters, like you've never seen before! Love the Planet Earth Series by The Discovery Channel and BBC? On this trip, we'll visit the infamous filming locations for the African Wild dogs and more, and all this will be within your very own private piece of Africa in the heart of the Okavango Delta.

classic nature safari comfort level: 5
Jun 7 - Jun 20 Iceland Wildlife Expedition 4 classic nature safari completed
Arctic wildlife and nature at its best!
Guaranteed Arctic Fox Sightings
Iceland Wildlife Expedition

Steamy hot springs, huge geysers, tumbling waterfalls, gorgeous sweeping landscapes, breaching whales, bustling seabird colonies and kind Icelandic peoples await you around every corner. Come with us to explore this country and experience the natural and cultural delights of this island nation!


classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jun 9 - Jun 15 Uganda Mountain Gorillas & Chimpanzees 3 classic nature safari completed
Great Ape Safari - the ultimate conservation experience
Endangered Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and more primates in the wild
Uganda Mountain Gorillas & Chimpanzees

Perhaps no other wildlife encounter in the world, than time spent with Mountain Gorillas in their native habitat, defines who we are as a race and why protection of these animals is just as critical for them as it is for ourselves. Don't wait, this experience may not be around forever.
"When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future." Diane Fossey

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Jun 15 - Jun 25 East Africa Wildlife Safari 5 classic nature safari completed
East Africa - the greatest wildlife destination in the world
The wonders of East Africa
East Africa Wildlife Safari

Join WANT Expeditions on the most iconic wildlife safari in the world. Our expedition leader is inviting you to share natural encounters in the wild that have captivated millions for years on television. Now is your time to live your dreams and visit places like the Maasai Mara and Serengeti. See a million animals congregate during the perpetual Great Migration, and the slowly disappearing snows of the majestic Kilimanjaro -two of Africa's most sought after destinations and more! Our trip is a perfect chance for your travel dreams to come true.

classic nature safari comfort level: 5
Jun 10 - Jun 23 Namibia Culture & Nature Safari 4 culture and nature trip completed
Namibia - one of the most beautiful countries in Africa
The greatest landscape adventure of Southern Africa
Namibia Culture & Nature Safari

Namibia is an outstanding wildlife and nature destination. From giant sand dunes to remote beaches, from temperate plateaus to hot deserts, from national parks to game ranches, from Bushman settlements to breathtaking Bantu tribes, the country has a fascinating array of attractions to offer.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 4
Jun 10 - Jun 22 Mongolia Culture & Nature Expedition 3 culture and nature trip completed
Mongolia - country of the endless open skies
Land of the wild horses
Mongolia Culture & Nature Expedition

If you have always wished to be able to travel back in time, the time is now with WANT Expeditions and Mongolia. This land-locked country will give you an awe-inspiring example of how people live contented lives without the "advantages" of modern technological developments and how a nomadic lifestyle could be the key to maintaining and supporting successful empires without serious environmental impacts. Come with us to visit Mongolia, and witness what the pristine and endless forested steppe of Central Asia looked like prior to human development.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
Jun 22 - Jun 27 Mongolian Gazelle Calving Extension 3 unique expedition completed
Mongolia - country of the endless open skies
The largest gazelle herd of the world
Mongolian Gazelle Calving Extension

Join us for an incredible wildlife experience like no other! Every year nomadic Mongolian gazelles, also known as Zeren, wander across remote corners of Mongolia in search of fresh fields for grazing. In summer it is not uncommon to find them traveling in numbers of around 5,000, but in 2007, 250,000 individuals came together in Mongolia to form the largest mega-herd ever recorded. Seem them as the separate off to give birth, then rejoin the herd with their newly born calves.

unique expedition comfort level: 3
Jun 23 - Jul 2 Alaska Wildlife Expedition 4 classic nature safari completed
Alaska - Gateway to the Arctic
The ultimate boreal wildlife experience
Alaska Wildlife Expedition

Bear encounters, breathtaking scenery, snow-capped mountains, glaciers, sea otters, an amazing array of birds and lots of little surprises make the Alaska Expedition a fantastic voyage. Combine this with a whale watching day cruise, and you will have one of the best wildlife expeditions you can ever find in North America!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jul 23 - Aug 5 Madagascar Wildlife Expedition 3 classic nature safari open for booking
Madagascar - a paradise island for unique wildlife
Land of the lemurs
Madagascar Wildlife Expedition

Curious lemurs, beautiful birds, unique plants and breathtaking scenery await you in Madagascar. Join us on this adventure to the fourth largest island in the world that is chock full of rare and endemic species. This vibrant and diverse country is just waiting to be explored, so sign up today!

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Aug 2 - Aug 16 The Embracing Project 2 unique expedition fully booked
In partnership with Mothering Across Continents
The Embracing Project


unique expedition comfort level: 2
Aug 22 - Sep 1 Kamchatka Peninsula Wildlife Expedition 2 unique expedition open for booking
Kamchatka Peninsula - the unknown Far East
Russia's Wildlife Paradise
Kamchatka Peninsula Wildlife Expedition

Kamchatka Peninsula, in the Russian Far East, is one of WANT Expeditions' best-kept secrets. No where else in the world can you walk amongst brown bears as they fish for salmon, or experience flying via helicopter into active volcanic craters, soaking in bubbling hot springs, exploring lava tubs, paying a visit to a giant reindeer herd of the traditional Koryak peoples, and playing witness to some of the most spectacular active volcanic scenery on earth! Don't be the last to know about Kamchatka and wishing you'd gone there sooner!

unique expedition comfort level: 2
Sep 28 - Oct 11 Borneo and Brunei Wildlife Expedition 3 classic nature safari open for booking
Borneo and Brunei - the world's oldest rainforests
Land of the orangutan
Borneo and Brunei Wildlife Expedition

There is no true nature and adventure traveler, whose heart would not beat faster when hearing the word "Borneo". This Southeast Asian wonderland has always been associated with rugged mountains, rainforests, rivers, caves and headhunters. It is an irresistible paradise, extensively covered with the oldest rainforests on Earth.

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Oct 12 - Oct 17 Komodo Dragon Extension 4 unique expedition open for booking
Komodo Islands - the hidden gem of Indonesia
Visit the lair of the Dragon and explore incredible oceans
Komodo Dragon Extension

See living, breathing dragons on Komodo Island! Reaching in lengths of up to 3 meters long, and weighing over 70 kg (155 lbs), these legendary lizards that ooze toxic saliva live up to their fierce and frightening reputation in the heart of a pristine and breathtaking habitat. Don't miss the chance to see this endangered beast, before it becomes a thing of the past, and enjoy beautiful island scenery, brilliant snorkeling and unique cultural visits along the way!

unique expedition comfort level: 4
Oct 13 - Oct 25 Pantanal Jaguar Safari 4 classic nature safari open for booking
Pantanal - the best wildlife destination in the Americas
in search of the world's most elusive big cat
Pantanal Jaguar Safari

The Pantanal of Brazil is one of the richest, and perhaps least known, natural habitats on earth! Home to an incredible array of exotic species including the endangered Hyacinth Macaw, Crowned Solitary Eagle, Yacare Caiman, Bush Dog, Capybara -the world's largest rodent, Maned Wolf, Giant River Otter, South American Tapir, and the captivating and controversial Jaguar! We'll also encounter 300 species of spectacularly colored birds, lizards, marsh deer, giant anteaters, peccaries, and more! Don't wait; every one of our Pantanal departure dates sells out every year!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Oct 25 - Oct 27 Bonobos of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 3 classic nature safari open for booking
Evolution in the making
Visit the World's only Bonobo Sanctuary
Bonobos of the Democratic Republic of the Congo


classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Oct 27 - Nov 8 Central Africa Wildlife Expedition 2 unique expedition open for booking
An Indiana Jones style expedition
Hidden gems in the African jungles
Central Africa Wildlife Expedition

Join us and witness Indiana Jones' adventures come to life on this incredible expedition to see critically endangered Western Lowland Gorillas, massive herds of forest elephants, beautiful forest buffalo, sitatungas and remote tribes such as the Ba'Aka pygmies - one of the oldest existing groups of modern humans.

unique expedition comfort level: 2
Oct 29 - Nov 13 Ethiopia Culture & Nature Safari 3 culture and nature trip open for booking
Ethiopia - one of the oldest countries of the world
Hidden treasures on the Horn of Africa
Ethiopia Culture & Nature Safari

Behind the one-sided international news, lies a country of rich tribal culture, Christian history, endemic wildlife and gracious landscape, with remarkable manner in which ancient historical traditions have been preserved, and with great efforts to similarly preserve its natural heritage; an outstanding destination for the adventurous traveler.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
2015
Jan 16 - Jan 23 Yellowstone National Park Winter Safari 4 classic nature safari open for booking
Yellowstone - the most diverse ecosystem in the Americas
The greatest American wildlife experience
Yellowstone National Park Winter Safari

Each summer millions of people flock to Yellowstone to experience its riches, but what many don't know is that in winter, Yellowstone keeps one of the most incredible scenic secrets, just waiting to be explored. Join us to experience the most awe-inspiring winter landscape of North America! Snow-capped mountains, erupting geysers, frozen forests and breathtaking valleys await us, as well as wild, roaming wolves, snow-covered bison, coyotes, elk and more!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jan 24 - Jan 31 Grey Whale Migration and Whale Sharks in Baja 4 classic nature safari only four spaces left!
The number one Whale watching destination in the world!
The Kingdom of the Pacific Grey Whales
Grey Whale Migration and Whale Sharks in Baja

You can touch a whale!!! From Antarctica to Alaska, from Africa to the Pacific, one of the best places in the world for whale watching is Baja, California. Join us on this amazing wildlife safari and be one of the few to make contact with whales, dolphins, seals, birds and beautiful beaches like no where else in the world!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jan 25 - Feb 4 Costa Rica Wildlife Safari 4 classic nature safari open for booking
Costa Rica - the ultimate tropical paradise
Macaws, rainforests and volcanos
Costa Rica Wildlife Safari

Want to see Costa Rica like no one else? Get off the well beaten path and be one of the few to truly discover Costa Rica's fantastic lush landscapes, active volcanoes, legendary bird species, incredible wildlife, great accommodation, tasty local food, and authentic experiences. If there is one thing we know, it's Costa Rica, and nobody does Costa Rica like WANT Expeditions!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jan 28 - Feb 9 Japan's Winter Wildlife Safari 3 unique expedition open for booking
Japan - the home of endangered and endemic wildlife
the hidden wildlife paradise of Japan
Japan's Winter Wildlife Safari

Perhaps no other wintering grounds in the world are more beautiful and surreal than the snowy frozen landscapes of Japan. Come and see rare and endemic Red-crowned Cranes, Snow Monkeys, Whooper Swans, Steller's Sea Eagles and more, all in a dream-like landscape that is waiting to be captured on film.

unique expedition comfort level: 3
Feb 10 - Feb 16 Giant Pandas Winter Extension 1 unique expedition postponed
Giant Pandas in China - the ultimate conservation experience
Giant Pandas in the wild
Giant Pandas Winter Extension

Iconic and memorable, no other animal on earth has captivated nations in the same manner as the Giant Panda. Join us to see this incredible animal and witness China's amazing efforts to save it from extinction. Winter is the best time to find Pandas in the wild and this expedition is a perfect extension to our Japan trip.

unique expedition comfort level: 1
Feb 26 - Mar 4 The Harp Seal Pups Expedition 3 unique expedition open for booking
Harp Seal Pups - the icons of conservation worldwide
With helicopters to the sea ice! Save $500 or receive one free helicopter ride through August 15th!
The Harp Seal Pups Expedition

A one-of-a-kind pioneer trip to visit a colony of 250,000 Harp Seal mothers giving birth to their adorable pups on the ice floes of Gulf St. Lawrence. Don't miss the only time and place in the world to witness this remarkable event only with WANT Expeditions!

unique expedition comfort level: 3
Mar 4 - Mar 10 The Harp Seal Pups Expedition 3 unique expedition open for booking
Harp Seal Pups - the icons of conservation worldwide
With helicopters to the sea ice! Save $500 or receive one free helicopter ride through August 15th!
The Harp Seal Pups Expedition

A one-of-a-kind pioneer trip to visit a colony of 250,000 Harp Seal mothers giving birth to their adorable pups on the ice floes of Gulf St. Lawrence. Don't miss the only time and place in the world to witness this remarkable event only with WANT Expeditions!

unique expedition comfort level: 3
Mar 13 - Mar 25 'Sri Lanka and the Maldives' Safari 4 classic nature safari open for booking
Sri Lanka - the secret safari destination
Hidden gems in the Indian Ocean
'Sri Lanka and the Maldives' Safari

Come to Sri Lanka, and be one of the few to see the last remaining sanctuary for wild elephants, sloth bears and leopards. Then we'll head to the Maldives to explore some of the richest coral reefs and atolls in the world in the best way possible!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Mar 19 - Mar 28 Jordan Culture & Nature Safari 3 culture and nature trip open for booking
Jordan - a biblical wonderland
In the footsteps of the crusaders
Jordan Culture & Nature Safari

Visit the Red Sea, the Dead Sea, three different deserts landscapes, impressive Roman ruins, iconic and ancient Nabataean architecture and cities like Petra, experience Bedouin culture, crusader castles, and sites of outstanding Biblical importance. Jordan is full of amazing scenery and one of the most welcoming cultures in the world. Join WANT Expeditions to visit the best of what Jordan has to offer!

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
Mar 27 - Apr 4 Socotra Island Expedition 2 unique expedition open for booking
Socotra Island - the 'Galapagos' of the Indian Ocean
Amazing scenery and endemic wildlife
Socotra Island Expedition

A "jewel" of biodiversity in the Arabian Sea and often referred to as the new 'Galapagos,' Socotra offers an incredible experience in nature unlike anything else in the world. This trip offers something for everyone: relaxation, education, adventure, and an opportunity to be one of the few people in all the world's history to visit this incredible island that should be a nation in its own right!

unique expedition comfort level: 2
Mar 25 - Apr 7 Mali and Burkina Faso Expedition 3 culture and nature trip open for booking
Into the heart of West Africa
From here to Timbuktu - The Gateway to the Sahara
Mali and Burkina Faso Expedition

'From here to Timbuktu': legendary Timbuktu is as impressive as it is old. But on our Mali, Burkina Faso trip we will not only visit this exotic distant city, but also ancient warrior kingdoms, present day painted mud architecture mosques and huts, tribal culture, the great Niger river, and wildlife, such as hippos and primates, and with a little luck, leopards too!

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
Apr 7 - Apr 20 The Voodoo Nations of Africa Expedition 3 culture and nature trip open for booking
West Africa - the heartbeat of Voodoo
The Voodoo Nations of Africa Expedition

Voodoo, or vodun, as it is locally known, is the heart of this region and here you can feel its pulse all around you. The spirits of vodun are reflected in the people and the language through the respect and ties between the natural world and human society. Join us as we journey through deserts, forests, mangroves, and savannas dotted with huge baobab trees, to explore the cultures and wildlife of Togo, Benin and Ghana.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
Apr 17 - Apr 26 Greenland Traditional Dogsled Expedition 1 unique expedition open for booking
Greenland - the unexplored world of the North
This trip was featured in the 2010 winter issue of CAPA
Greenland Traditional Dogsled Expedition

Calling all explorers, adventurers, and lovers of the polar regions for a once-in-a-lifetime Dogsled expedition through the icy world of the high Arctic in search of narwhal, polar bear, seal, Arctic fox and more! Experience an expedition like no other with 6 days on the sea ice and learn traditional survival skills from your local Inuit guides. Start this trip as a WANT guest, leave as a Polar Explorer! An exclusive adventure only with WANT Expeditions.

unique expedition comfort level: 1
Apr 20 - Apr 25 Liberia Beach and Rainforest Extension 3 culture and nature trip open for booking
Liberia - small country with great natural values!
HIdden treasures of Western Africa
Liberia Beach and Rainforest Extension

Liberia features one of the very last untouched stands of the once enormous West African Lowland Rainforest ecosystem. This tiny, now safe, and fast-developing country offers great opportunities to explore these forest patches in search of the nearly extinct Liberian Greenbul. Join WANT Expeditions to uncover hidden riches in this remote corner of the African continent.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
May 2 - May 9 Ecuador Mountains and Rainforests Extension 4 classic nature safari open for booking
Ecuadorian Cloud Forest and Amazon
The highest biodiversity on Earth
Ecuador Mountains and Rainforests Extension

Only with WANT Expeditions, can you experience three of the most important and most interesting habitats in Ecuador: the cloud forests of the high Andes and the impenetrable lowland rainforests of the Ecuadorian Amazon. On this trip, we'll trek through lush mountain trails, overlook steaming mountain forest canopies, drive amongst Andean peaks, float downriver in a traditional canoe of the Amazon, and hike the canopy trail of the rainforests all rich in biodiversity. Are you looking to increase your species sightings? Then book this trip, and you're surely to double your list!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Oct 19 - Nov 3 MSUAA 'Big Five of India' Wildlife Safari 4 classic nature safari open for booking
India - land of the tigers
Tigers, Rhinos, Lions, Leopards and Elephants
MSUAA 'Big Five of India' Wildlife Safari

Join us on this fascinating quest to see the greatest wildlife phenomena India has to offer! The rare Asiatic Lions, the Benghal Tigers, the Indian Rhino, the Leopard and the Indian Elephant are our main target on this voyage, but it doesn't mean we won't see dozens of other mammals and hundreds of bird species, and of course the etheral Taj Mahal!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
May 9 - May 17 Galapagos Islands Yacht Cruise 3 classic nature safari open for booking
Walk in Darwin's footsteps
The most iconic wildlife destination on Earth!
Galapagos Islands Yacht Cruise

Imagine swimming alongside a penguin or seal. Or gazing deep into the wise eyes of a 120 year old giant Tortoise. Or laughing at the awkwardness of a Blue Footed Booby and only partially solving the mystery of its name... Without a doubt, the Galapagos Islands are the most well known and sought after eco-tourism destination in the world. Do you dream of visiting the Galapagos? There has never been a better time to go and a better company to travel with! Join WANT Expeditions on the best and only way to visit the Galapagos, by a private vessel for only 15 guests!

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
May 9 - May 15 Uganda Mountain Gorillas & Chimpanzees 3 classic nature safari open for booking
Great Ape Safari - the ultimate conservation experience
Endangered Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and more primates in the wild
Uganda Mountain Gorillas & Chimpanzees

Perhaps no other wildlife encounter in the world, than time spent with Mountain Gorillas in their native habitat, defines who we are as a race and why protection of these animals is just as critical for them as it is for ourselves. Don't wait, this experience may not be around forever.
"When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future." Diane Fossey

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
May 15 - May 30 The 'Best of Russia's National Parks' Expedition 3 unique expedition open for booking
Russia - the world's largest system of national parks
Discover unknown treasures of biodiversity
The 'Best of Russia's National Parks' Expedition

Russia's system of 41 national parks features some of the least known yet most amazing natural phenomena on Earth! The last remaining populations of the majestic Saiga antelope, the largest remaining populations of polar bears, walruses, wolverines and tigers, and the only remaining population of Amur leopards, Baikal seals, and Siberian cranes all live in Russian national parks, so visiting and supporting this system of protected areas is a must for all travelers with a distinct interest in conservation of biodiversity.

unique expedition comfort level: 3
May 29 - Jun 8 Botswana and Zambia Photo Safari 5 classic nature safari open for booking
Botswana - the world's best safari destination
The land of the African wild dog
Botswana and Zambia Photo Safari

Join WANT Expeditions for the best African safari experience on Earth! Imagine a private, luxury safari with every minute jam-packed with the closest and most incredible wildlife encounters, like you've never seen before! Love the Planet Earth Series by The Discovery Channel and BBC? On this trip, we'll visit the infamous filming locations for the African Wild dogs and more, and all this will be within your very own private piece of Africa in the heart of the Okavango Delta.

classic nature safari comfort level: 5
Jun 7 - Jun 20 Iceland Wildlife Expedition 4 classic nature safari open for booking
Arctic wildlife and nature at its best!
Guaranteed Arctic Fox Sightings
Iceland Wildlife Expedition

Steamy hot springs, huge geysers, tumbling waterfalls, gorgeous sweeping landscapes, breaching whales, bustling seabird colonies and kind Icelandic peoples await you around every corner. Come with us to explore this country and experience the natural and cultural delights of this island nation!


classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jun 10 - Jun 23 Namibia Culture & Nature Safari 4 culture and nature trip open for booking
Namibia - one of the most beautiful countires in Africa
The greatest landscape adventure of Southern Africa
Namibia Culture & Nature Safari

Namibia is an outstanding wildlife and nature destination. From giant sand dunes to remote beaches, from temperate plateaus to hot deserts, from national parks to game ranches, from Bushman settlements to breathtaking Bantu tribes, the country has a fascinating array of attractions to offer.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 4
Jun 10 - Jun 22 Mongolia Culture & Nature Expedition 3 culture and nature trip open for booking
Mongolia - country of the endless open skies
Land of the wild horses
Mongolia Culture & Nature Expedition

If you have always wished to be able to travel back in time, the time is now with WANT Expeditions and Mongolia. This land-locked country will give you an awe-inspiring example of how people live contented lives without the "advantages" of modern technological developments and how a nomadic lifestyle could be the key to maintaining and supporting successful empires without serious environmental impacts. Come with us to visit Mongolia, and witness what the pristine and endless forested steppe of Central Asia looked like prior to human development.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3
Jun 15 - Jun 25 East Africa Wildlife Safari 5 classic nature safari open for booking
East Africa - the greatest wildlife destination in the world
The wonders of East Africa
East Africa Wildlife Safari

Join WANT Expeditions on the most iconic wildlife safari in the world. Our expedition leader is inviting you to share natural encounters in the wild that have captivated millions for years on television. Now is your time to live your dreams and visit places like the Maasai Mara and Serengeti. See a million animals congregate during the perpetual Great Migration, and the slowly disappearing snows of the majestic Kilimanjaro -two of Africa's most sought after destinations and more! Our trip is a perfect chance for your travel dreams to come true.

classic nature safari comfort level: 5
Jun 22 - Jun 27 Mongolian Gazelle Calving Extension 3 unique expedition open for booking
Mongolia - country of the endless open skies
The largest gazelle herd of the world
Mongolian Gazelle Calving Extension

Join us for an incredible wildlife experience like no other! Every year nomadic Mongolian gazelles, also known as Zeren, wander across remote corners of Mongolia in search of fresh fields for grazing. In summer it is not uncommon to find them traveling in numbers of around 5,000, but in 2007, 250,000 individuals came together in Mongolia to form the largest mega-herd ever recorded. Seem them as the separate off to give birth, then rejoin the herd with their newly born calves.

unique expedition comfort level: 3
Jun 23 - Jul 2 Alaska Wildlife Expedition 4 classic nature safari open for booking
Alaska - Gateway to the Arctic
The ultimate boreal wildlife experience
Alaska Wildlife Expedition

Bear encounters, breathtaking scenery, snow-capped mountains, glaciers, sea otters, an amazing array of birds and lots of little surprises make the Alaska Expedition a fantastic voyage. Combine this with a whale watching day cruise, and you will have one of the best wildlife expeditions you can ever find in North America!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Jul 23 - Aug 5 Madagascar Wildlife Expedition 3 classic nature safari open for booking
Madagascar - a paradise island for unique wildlife
Land of the lemurs
Madagascar Wildlife Expedition

Curious lemurs, beautiful birds, unique plants and breathtaking scenery await you in Madagascar. Join us on this adventure to the fourth largest island in the world that is chock full of rare and endemic species. This vibrant and diverse country is just waiting to be explored, so sign up today!

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Aug 22 - Sep 1 Kamchatka Peninsula Wildlife Expedition 2 unique expedition open for booking
Kamchatka Peninsula - the unknown Far East
Russia's Wildlife Paradise
Kamchatka Peninsula Wildlife Expedition

Kamchatka Peninsula, in the Russian Far East, is one of WANT Expeditions' best-kept secrets. No where else in the world can you walk amongst brown bears as they fish for salmon, or experience flying via helicopter into active volcanic craters, soaking in bubbling hot springs, exploring lava tubs, paying a visit to a giant reindeer herd of the traditional Koryak peoples, and playing witness to some of the most spectacular active volcanic scenery on earth! Don't be the last to know about Kamchatka and wishing you'd gone there sooner!

unique expedition comfort level: 2
Sep 28 - Oct 11 Borneo and Brunei Wildlife Expedition 3 classic nature safari open for booking
Borneo and Brunei - the world's oldest rainforests
Land of the orangutan
Borneo and Brunei Wildlife Expedition

There is no true nature and adventure traveler, whose heart would not beat faster when hearing the word "Borneo". This Southeast Asian wonderland has always been associated with rugged mountains, rainforests, rivers, caves and headhunters. It is an irresistible paradise, extensively covered with the oldest rainforests on Earth.

classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Sep 28 - Oct 5 Socotra Island Expedition 3 unique expedition open for booking
Socotra Island - the 'Galapagos' of the Indian Ocean
Amazing scenery and endemic wildlife
Socotra Island Expedition

A "jewel" of biodiversity in the Arabian Sea and often referred to as the new 'Galapagos,' Socotra offers an incredible experience in nature unlike anything else in the world. This trip offers something for everyone: relaxation, education, adventure, and an opportunity to be one of the few people in all the world's history to visit this incredible island that should be a nation in its own right!

unique expedition comfort level: 3
Oct 12 - Oct 17 Komodo Dragon Extension 4 unique expedition open for booking
Komodo Islands - the hidden gem of Indonesia
Visit the lair of the Dragon and explore incredible oceans
Komodo Dragon Extension

See living, breathing dragons on Komodo Island! Reaching in lengths of up to 3 meters long, and weighing over 70 kg (155 lbs), these legendary lizards that ooze toxic saliva live up to their fierce and frightening reputation in the heart of a pristine and breathtaking habitat. Don't miss the chance to see this endangered beast, before it becomes a thing of the past, and enjoy beautiful island scenery, brilliant snorkeling and unique cultural visits along the way!

unique expedition comfort level: 4
Oct 13 - Oct 25 Pantanal Jaguar Safari 4 classic nature safari open for booking
Pantanal - the best wildlife destination in the Americas
in search of the world's most elusive big cat
Pantanal Jaguar Safari

The Pantanal of Brazil is one of the richest, and perhaps least known, natural habitats on earth! Home to an incredible array of exotic species including the endangered Hyacinth Macaw, Crowned Solitary Eagle, Yacare Caiman, Bush Dog, Capybara -the world's largest rodent, Maned Wolf, Giant River Otter, South American Tapir, and the captivating and controversial Jaguar! We'll also encounter 300 species of spectacularly colored birds, lizards, marsh deer, giant anteaters, peccaries, and more! Don't wait; every one of our Pantanal departure dates sells out every year!

classic nature safari comfort level: 4
Oct 25 - Oct 27 Bonobos of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 3 classic nature safari open for booking
Evolution in the making
Visit the World's only Bonobo Sanctuary
Bonobos of the Democratic Republic of the Congo


classic nature safari comfort level: 3
Oct 27 - Nov 8 Central Africa Wildlife Expedition 2 unique expedition open for booking
An Indiana Jones style expedition
Hidden gems in the African jungles
Central Africa Wildlife Expedition

Join us and witness Indiana Jones' adventures come to life on this incredible expedition to see critically endangered Western Lowland Gorillas, massive herds of forest elephants, beautiful forest buffalo, sitatungas and remote tribes such as the Ba'Aka pygmies - one of the oldest existing groups of modern humans.

unique expedition comfort level: 2
Oct 29 - Nov 13 Ethiopia Culture & Nature Safari 3 culture and nature trip open for booking
Ethiopia - one of the oldest countries of the world
Hidden treasures on the Horn of Africa
Ethiopia Culture & Nature Safari

Behind the one-sided international news, lies a country of rich tribal culture, Christian history, endemic wildlife and gracious landscape, with remarkable manner in which ancient historical traditions have been preserved, and with great efforts to similarly preserve its natural heritage; an outstanding destination for the adventurous traveler.

culture and nature trip comfort level: 3