20Nepal - Kathmandu & theWildlife of Koshi & ChitwanNational ParkA 10-day holiday combining sightseeing inKathmandu with birdwatching and wildlifeexploration - on foot and from rafts, canoes,jeeps and elephant-back - among thewetlands of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve andthe jungles of Chitwan National Park. GangesRiver Dolphins, wild Water Buffaloes, IndianRhinos, plus many deer, monkeys andcrocodiles, may be among the highlights.Fri 19th - Sun 28th Oct '12, Fri 15th - Sun 24th Feb & Fri 25th Oct - Sun 3rd NovCost: £1,895 (adult)NPL14£1,695 (U12s)Temples & Wildlife in Northern India! A 9-day holiday combining the best of India's wildlife and culture, with visits toBharatpur to see pythons, birds and otherwildlife; the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri; the Taj Mahal, Orchha, Khajuraho and Panna Tiger Reserve, plus an optional 4-day extension to Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve for Tigers! Sat 16th - Sun 24th Feb, Sat 30th Mar - Sun 7th Apr & Sat26th Oct - Sun 3rd NovCost: £2,195 (adult)IND13£1,995 (U12s)India - Spices & Elephants in Kerala!A 9-day holiday combining the best of Kerala's wildlife and culture, with visits to Periyar National Park to look for wild Elephants, Munnar to enjoy the dramaticscenery of the hill station, Kumarakom and an overnight cruise to enjoy Kerala'sbackwaters, Kochi, and Kodanadu elephantcamp to see the trained Elephants. An optional 4-day extension to Marari Beach Resort offers the chance to relax on one of Kerala's fabulous beaches. Sat 16th - Sun 24th Feb & Sat 6th - Sun 14th Apr Cost: £1,895 (adult)IND12£1,695 (U12s)India - Tigers & Forts of RajasthanA 9-day wildlife experience to some of the most famous sites in northern India, includingthe Taj Mahal, Jaipur, pythons in Bharatpur, and Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Sat 16th - Sun 24th Feb & Sat 26th Oct - Sun 3rd NovCost: £1,795 (adult)IND14£1,595 (U12s)Brown Bears in FinlandA 4-day break to watch wildBrown Bears in the taiga forests that straddle Finland's borderwith Russia.Thu 25th - Sun 28th Jul (see page 53) Cost: £995 (adult)FIN02£695 (U13s)Peru - Wildlife & CultureA 14-day wildlife holiday including sea lions,piranha fishing, monkeys and macaws, plustrain rides and Machu Picchu. Please contact Andy on 01962 733051 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Sweden's BearsA 4-day holiday to an idyllic land of forests andlakes where we will look for Brown Bears from aluxurious purpose-built hide and enjoy thenatural history, beauty and extraordinarytranquillity of the Swedish boreal forests. Thu 8th - Sun 11th Aug(see page 145)SWE04Cost: £795Big Game in South Africa'sKruger NPA 10-day tour to eastern South Africa, includingsix nights in Kruger National Park. Fri 19th - Sun 28th Oct '12 & Fri 18th - Sun 27th Oct ZAF04Cost: from £2,295FamilyWildlife AdventuresOur programme of Family Wildlife Adventuresis aimed at those of you wishing to travel witha child (or children), and for 2013 we areoffering the favourites listed below (though anyof the holidays in our brochure can beoperated for your family - or a group offamilies - on request). What better way ofoccupying a half-term or holiday than byjoining like-minded families to enjoy the world'stop wildlife spectacles with your children.Brown BearLion cubsSpotted OwletsAll the above Family Wildlife Adventures are also offered by us as private holidays,tailormade to suit your requirements.
BargainBirdwatchingToursThese action-packed, long-haul birding tours - each led by an expert local ornithologist - offer excellent value for money and outstanding birding.Argentina - The AndesA 9-day birdwatching tour visiting some of the prime localitiesin northern Argentina's spectacular Salta and Jujuy provinces. Mon 28th January - Tue 5th FebruaryMon 25th February - Tue 5th MarchMon 1st April - Tue 9th AprilTue 30th April - Wed 8th MayARG01Cost: £2,795Armenia in SpringA 9-day tour to Armenia, home to over two-thirds of Europe'sregularly occurring bird species including many rarities. Thu 16th May - Fri 24th MayARM01Cost: £1,995Australia - Endemics of WAA 12-day tour in search of the endemic and other birds of theunique eucalyptus forests of south-western Australia. Wed 25th September - Sun 6th OctoberAUS04Cost: £3,995Australia - QueenslandA 13-day tour focusing on the rich birdlife of Cairns, theAtherton Tablelands, Daintree National Park and the GreatBarrier Reef. Sat 1st June - Wed 14th JuneTue 29th October - Sun 10th NovemberAUS01Cost: from £3,995Bolivia - LowlandsA 10-day tour through the lowlands, Andean foothills and cloudforest of Bolivia, in search of the region's spectacular birdlife. This tour can be combined with 'Bolivia - Highlands'.Sun 3rd February - Tue 12th FebruarySun 27th October - Tue 5th NovemberBOL02Cost: £1,895Bolivia - HighlandsA 12-day birdwatching tour visiting the temperate forests ofCochabamba and the spectacular mountains and altiplano ofLa Paz and Lake Titicaca in the Bolivian highlands. This tourcan be combined with 'Bolivia - Lowlands'.Sun 10th February - Thu 21st FebruarySun 3rd November - Thu 14th NovemberBOL01Cost: £2,195Borneo - SabahA 10-day birdwatching tour enjoying the rich and colourfulavifauna of Borneo's tropical forests. There is also an optionalextension to visit Mount Kinabalu National Park. Fri 11th October - Sun 20th OctoberMYS01Cost: £2,595Botswana's Desert & DeltaA 10-day birdwatching holiday to the spectacular inland deltaof the Okavango, one of the natural wonders of the World! Tue 6th November - Thu 15th November '12Tue 16th April - Thu 25th AprilTue 5th November - Thu 14th NovemberBWA02Cost: from £2,295BrazilA 10-day exploration of Brazil's endemic-rich Atlanticrainforests, based in a guesthouse in the heart of Tres PicosState Park. Fri 15th March - Sun 24th MarchMon 23rd September - Wed 2nd OctoberBRA01Cost: £2,195CubaA 12-day birdwatching tour concentrating on the endemicspecies of this vibrant and colourful Caribbean island.Sat 23rd February - Wed 6th MarchCUB01Cost: £2,495Amazonian EcuadorAn 11-day birdwatching tour to the Napo River basin, lookingfor specialities of the Ecuadorian Amazon while enjoying thetropical forest landscapes and other wildlife of this excitingregion.Thu 24th January - Sun 3rd FebruaryECU11Cost: £2,495Ecuador - Antpitta SpecialA 10-day tour largely devoted to looking for antpittas at AngelPaz's reserve near Mindo and Tapichalaca in southern Ecuador.Fri 22nd November - Sun 1st DecemberECU03Cost: £2,295Ecuador - ChocóA 12-day tour concentrating on the special birds of thethreatened lowland rainforests of north-western Ecuador, hometo many range-restricted and endemic species. Wed 6th November - Sun 17th November ECU04Cost: £2,395Ecuador - Cock-of-the-rockA birdwatching tour visiting the forests and valleys of theAndes, including a visit to a Cock-of-the-rock lek.Wed 16th January - Fri 25th JanuaryThu 7th February - Fri 15th FebruaryWed 7th August - Thu 15th AugustSat 16th November - Sun 24th NovemberECU05Cost: from £1,895Ecuador - South-east A 13-day birding holiday searching for endemic birds and othersought-after species within the Loja-Tapichalaca-Bombuscarotriangle in south-eastern Ecuador. This tour can be combinedwith our south-west itinerary.Tue 8th October - Sun 20th October ECU06Cost: £2,595Ecuador - South-westA 12-day birding tour travelling through strikingly disparatelandscapes and eco-systems in search of a suite of endemicand rare birds in south-western Ecuador. This tour can becombined with our south-east itinerary.Sat 19th October - Wed 30th OctoberECU07Cost: £2,495Lilac-breasted Roller= Tour Codes for web quick searchShoebill21www.naturetrek.co.uk