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Rwanda; Belize; Costa Rica; China; Borneo;
Madagascar and Peru.
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Terra Incognita Ecotours for trips that make a difference to you and to the places we visit. We have scheduled departures to Rwanda; Brazil, New Zealand, Belize; Costa Rica; China; Borneo; Madagascar; and Peru.
Our Gorillas in the Mist trip to Rwanda includes TWO Gorilla treks, stays in luxurious lodges, visits the grave of Dian Fossey, views sunbirds and wildlife galore, we see incredible scenery, meet the veterinarians working to protect the Gorillas, visit both Virungas National Park and Akagera National Park - all this in one week!
Our Borneo Red Ape Encounter takes us on a journey covering local cultures, a World Heritage Site, the base of the highest mountain in Southeast Asia, and a trip upon the Kinabatangan River - the river and its surrounding rainforest wetlands make up one of the richest ecosystems on the planet. Vieiwnig of wild Orang Utans are guaranteed. We end with a few days on Lankayan Island, where Sea Turtles share the beach with us and the waters are teeming with tropical life.
In Madagascar enjoy a two-week photo safari through the land that time forgot. Travel to four different ecosystems and witness a remarkable diversity of wildlife. Indris at Perinet, sifakas in Ampijoroa and ring-tailed lemurs galore in Berenty. This trip will exceed all your expectations.
Experience a South American Savannah safari that will include sightings of Jaguars, Tapirs, Macaws and much more. The Pantanal is the largest inundated plain in the world and is a refuge for many endangered species like the jaguar, hyacinth macaw, the giant anteater and the giant otter. Stay in comfortable lodges, camps and a 35,000 acre working cattle ranch.
A two week adventure to both the North and South islands that includes incredible wildlife, scenery and culture. We witness newly-hatched penguins, the flightless kiwi, keas and kakapo, spectacular marine life, Maori culture, high altitude sheep farming, majestic fjords, seals, dolphins, rainforest, glaciers and so much more.
In Belize we visit the Maya ruins at Lamanai and Tikal, scuba/snorkel on the Barrier Reef, relax at Chaa Creek Cottages, canoe the Macal River, track wildlife at Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve, and help Harpy Eagle reintroduction efforts.
In Costa Rica explore the rainforest, waterfalls, spot quetzals, marvel at the cloud forest, go whitewater rafting, see monkeys and macaws, fiery-topped volcanoes, hummingbirds, soak in hot springs, go horseback riding, hear bellbirds, all included.
In Peru, travel from the mighty Amazon to the Andes as we journey through a wild and exotic land. Visit the awe-inspiring ruins of Machu Picchu, witness ancient cultures and see all manner of exotic animals. Travel back in time as we trek through the High Andes.
In China we go in search of WILD Giant Pandas. A one week trekking holiday in Foping Nature Reserve where the highest recorded density of WILD Giant pandas has been found. An incredible adventure that includes a visit to the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xi An.
Terra Incognita Ecotours make a difference to you, and to the areas we visit. Indeed, we pledge to engage in “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” Hence we adhere to the following principles:
- Minimize impact - Build environmental and cultural awareness and
- Provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts
- Provide direct financial benefits for conservation
- Provide financial benefits and empowerment for local people
- Raise sensitivity to host countries political, environmental, and social climate
- Support international human rights and labor agreements
We take these principles to heart, and for every person who joins one of our ecotours we make a donation to one of the leading conservation organizations working in the area. Indeed we partner with these organizations to help increase their effectiveness. Our conservation partners will send a representative to join us, to explain their work, to provide added insight, to make your experience more relevant, rewarding and unique.
Gerard “Ged” Caddick founder of Terra Incognita ECOTOURS introduces the "Gorillas in the Mist" Rwanda tour.