Avila brings you face to face with the wonders of nature

In addition to its exclusive private tours and luxurious holidays, Avila Reizen also offers adventurous trips to remote destinations. Think of a snorkeling and diving trip to Dominica, a National Geographic trip to the Galapagos Islands, to Botswana for a unique safari in the Okavango Delta: Avila Reizen ensures that your wildest dreams come true...
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On expedition with Patrick Dykstra

Discover the 11-day Dominica Wildlife Group Tour, led by renowned cinematographer and expedition leader Patrick Dykstra. His wildlife documentaries for the Discovery Channel, Netflix and National Geographic have been internationally acclaimed.

Known as the “nature island of the Caribbean,” Dominica offers an enchanting landscape of volcanoes, jungle, waterfalls, nature trails and coral reefs. Highlight of the trip: Observing majestic sperm whales in their natural habitat. During the expedition there will be an opportunity not only to see these impressive marine mammals, but also to listen to their intriguing sounds and even swim alongside them. It is certain that this experience will leave a deep impression. 

Read more about the trip to Dominica here

 

Adventure in African Wilderness

Want to experience the beauty of African fauna? According to Avila Reizen, this Botswana trip promises an unforgettable encounter with the majestic inhabitants of the wilderness, from the world's largest salt flats to the largest inland delta in the world. By charter plane and helicopter you will be taken on safari through some of the most pristine areas of Africa.

The adventure starts in Johannesburg and leads to the Makgadikgadi Salt Flats, where you can observe iconic meerkat colonies and explore the salt flats by quad bike.

A charter flight then takes you to the Okavango Delta, where you explore the delta by Mokoro canoe. Game drives with expert guides give you the chance to observe zebras, elephants and lions in their natural habitat. One of the highlights of the trip? The Selinde Reserve, accessible by helicopter. Here you will come face to face with wild dogs and herds of elephants during your stay at Zarafa Camp. 

Want to know more about this tour through Botswana? Read more here.  

 

An unexpectedly varied animal world

To many, India is known for its rich culture and heritage, but this country's treasure chest also reveals breathtaking natural splendor. The landscape of Central India, which served as the backdrop for Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book stories, enchants with vast forests, savannah landscapes, imposing rock formations and serene reservoirs. This is home to an unexpectedly varied animal world. 

You will explore the lush nature under the guidance of experienced and dedicated guides. The wildlife tour takes you on an adventure through the National Parks of India: Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench and Satpura.

Your journey starts in Delhi, then you enter the wilds of Bandhavgarh, where the tigers are waiting for you to share their kingdom with. You explore Kanha, a land of green sal forest and vast grasslands. Pench enchants you with its teak forests. And finally? Finally, Satpura awaits you where you can experience wildlife on foot, by jeep, boat and camping safari. 

Curious about this Wildlife trip through India? Read more here.

Aboard National Geographic's Endeavor II 

Climb aboard the National Geographic Endeavor II to explore the Galapagos Archipelago, guided by National Geographic scientists and photographers. Often considered Darwin's living laboratory, these islands are home to unique native species that have evolved in isolation over millions of years.

Guided by expert expedition leaders and biologists, including a certified photography instructor and underwater specialist, you will explore the diverse habitats of the Galapagos: from lush highlands to volcanic landscapes and pristine beaches. There are snorkeling opportunities available daily, as well as diving with a licensed crew.

Would you also like to board the Endeavor ll? View the website here.