There is no better experience than witnessing wild animals in their natural habitat. There are so many great destinations around the world that allow you to interact with fascinating creatures and learn more about animals in their natural habitats. Here are a few of the very best!
India is known for having the world’s second largest human population but there are plenty of amazing places to add to your India holiday itinerary which are untouched by man and are home to many amazing animals. It is a great place to head out on safari and see exciting creatures like elephants and tigers.
There are more than thirty wildlife sanctuaries in India where you can head out on guided tours to see these fascinating creatures as well as many different kinds of birds, snakes, and insects.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is nestled in the Himalayas and is a great place to see animals in their natural habitat. Bird watching here is popular and you should definitely take a trip to Phobjikha Valley. The pristine wilderness of this valley is home to over seven hundred different species of birds and you may even see a Black-Necked Crane. Hire a local guide to help you plan the best route that will be suited to your physical abilities. You can also take balloon rides over the valley at certain time of the year.
Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
Churchill, Manitoba Canada is known worldwide for its polar bear excursions. It is one of the few places in the world where you can see this huge carnivore in its natural habitat. Take a ride in a vehicle that has been built specifically for this purpose. The tires are over 2 metres tall, suited for driving over difficult terrain, and you get to sit in a cage on top that bears cannot reach. It is a unique adventure and a great way to see these majestic creatures that are considered an “at risk” species.
If luxury is what you’re looking for then you should head to Namibia and go on a luxury safari. Of course, exploring national parks is a great way to see animals in their natural habitats and Etosha National Park is a beautiful place to visit. You can stay in luxury lodges that you can only reach by private aeroplane. You can spend your days lazing by your own private pool or participate in guided tours that will allow you to see fascinating animals like lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, hyenas and two different species of zebra.
Australia has many different kinds of animals that are only found in this fascinating country. They are also home to six of the deadliest snakes in the world, poisonous spiders, jelly fish, and plenty of other creatures that could cause you bodily harm. Wild animals can be unpredictable and the best way to see these creatures is to join a guided tour.
You can go on guided tours in The Outback to see Kangaroos, Wombats, snakes, lizards, and arachnids. The platypus is a fascinating mammal that lays eggs, you can see platypus by taking a trip to Victoria, Australia. You should also go scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef where you can see amazing sharks, colourful fish, and diverse plant life that rivals anywhere else in the world.