An island nation of the size of Benelux, this amazing country offers multiple experiential layers to the visitor: a culture rich and diverse in religion, ways of life and expression in art and food all blending together with the traces of past colonisations, there are national parks filled with a myriad of species including leopard and the iconic Asian Elephant and mountains draped with tea gardens and treaded with trails and ringed by golden beaches.
Elephant, black rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard… But also a multitude of other animals somewhat less well-known but equally fascinating! Botswana is one of the few African countries where anti-poaching is taken seriously and its wildlife is naturally safer. In addition, the magnificent and unique environment of the Okavango Delta has superb small lodges for observation. For a truly exceptional trip you can finish with a couple of days at the Victoria Falls.
Experience the many attractions of this region of India: an exploratory hike with a naturalist in the mountains, a few days in Fort Cochin, a night on a backwater house-boat, ending with beach-hotel and an Ayurvedic massage.