Experiencing the wonders of Uganda
Having extensively travelled to all continents in the past, yet never touching foot in Africa previously, ElderTreks' own Diane Reid just returned from an 8-day adventure in Uganda. Diane was impressed with Uganda's magnificent national parks where there were extensive wildlife viewings, safaris, and an epic river cruise at Murchison Falls. The experience of tracking the endangered mountain gorilla at Bwindi's Impenetrable Forest is one of the greatest wildlife experience one could have Read more
Check out a mini-blog post on our site, which offers up a few photos of Diane's trip here.
Update on Iran
Unfortunately, due to travel bans and retaliation with regards to visas, ElderTreks has had to cancel some of our upcoming Iran departures. Until we find out how things will play out in the future regarding both sides, cancelling departures is regrettably our only option.
With a country full of such ancient and rich history, and the Iranian people being some of the most welcoming and friendly you will find, ElderTreks can't wait to return and share this amazing country with our clients again. Stay tuned as we hope to return sooner rather than later.
Yunnan's diversity of natural wonders includes Himalayan peaks, fertile valleys, tropical rainforests, tranquil lakes, nature reserves and thundering rivers. The snow-capped mountains and glaciers feed two of the world's great rivers, the Mekong and the Yangtse. Culturally, the area is a veritable cornucopia of 24 colorful and exotic ethnic groups including Yi, Lisu, Bai, Naxi, and Li.
Read more here.
Grasslands extend to a horizon of cobalt-blue skies, pastel-hued rocks color the Gobi Desert and fast-flowing rivers cut deep canyons in arid steppes in this remote Asian nation land-locked between China and Russia. The people, descendants of Genghis Khan, are an eclectic mix of rugged nomads, Buddhist monks, farmers and merchants. For the truly adventurous, Mongolia holds the promise of an exotic culture rarely visited by travelers.
Read more here.