Looking for something truly unique on your next holiday? If you are a wildlife enthusiast with a taste for adventure, these beautiful and remarkable destinations are just what you’re looking for. Get up close with nature’s most amazing wonders and explore some of the best wildlife from across the Americas.
Galapagos Islands, South America
Perched in the Pacific Ocean about 620 miles from South America and famed for its unique wildlife, the Galapagos Islands are the perfect place to get connected with nature. Here, one can encounter giant tortoises as well as a great variety of animals seen nowhere else on the planet. Some of the many famous species of birds you can spot include frigate birds, flightless cormorants, blue-footed bobbies and albatrosses. April to December is the perfect time to pay a visit to the Galapagos Islands and have the experience of a lifetime.
Montana, North America
For animal lovers, nothing could be better than vacations amid the striking beauty of Montana.It boasts a total of eight national parks and 20 wildlife refuges, which make for perfect natural escapes. Photography, camping, hiking and of course wildlife spotting are all fantastic activities in this area.
The most visited national park is Glacier National Park (pictured), which is spread over 16,000 square miles. It is a land of protected wilderness and great beauty. The most popular time to visit this park is from July to August and during these months it remains packed with scores of tourists from all around the globe.
Costa Rica, Central America
Costa Rica in Central America is a superb place for a wildlife vacation. An abode to over 500,000 species, it offers animal lovers an opportunity to explore rich flora and fauna in the wilderness of the woods. It is everyone’s paradise, be it plant lovers, ornithologists, insect lovers or nature lovers.
Costa Rica’s waters are also home to a variety of whale species including sei whales, humpback whales, blue whales and sperm whales. Considered to have the highest density of biodiversity in the world, you will have the opportunity to see sloths, coatis, iguanas and more than 850 species of birds. Costa Rica is also known for turtle watching excursions that run from April to October.
Jessica Frei is a wildlife enthusiast and a nature lover. She likes to write about different topics related to national parks and sanctuaries, the wildlife of India, and other adventurous destinations.