Top 5 Jungle and Rainforest Adventures

Embark on a journey through the lush jungles and rainforests of the world with our top 5 expeditions. From the dense Amazon to the exotic wonders of M... Read more
Top 5 Jungle and Rainforest Adventures

Embark on a journey through the lush jungles and rainforests of the world with our top 5 expeditions. From the dense Amazon to the exotic wonders of Madagascar, Costa Rica and Sierra Leone, each expedition is expertly guided and promises an unforgettable adventure filled with wildlife encounters, cultural immersion and unparalleled exploration into these fascinating, pristine landscapes.


1. Brazil - Expedition Into the Heart of the Amazon

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This is a true expedition cruise that goes deep into the forest, along the Rio Negro. There are thrilling excursions every day either in canoes, kayaks or on foot, co-ordinated by the expert guides on board. Prepare for close encounters with mesmerising wildlife, from graceful sloths to playful river dolphins and echoing howler monkeys. Every moment promises a unique experience and everyone will come away with a deeper understanding of the whole rainforest environment.

✨ This holiday is all co-ordinated from the fantastic and eco-friendly Motor Yacht Tucano, with a maximum of 18 passengers, large viewing decks and en-suite rooms. These tours are some of the most sustainable cruises in the Amazon.


2. Madagascar - Trekking in the Land of the Lemur

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This amazing adventure holiday combines the best of Madagascar's trekking with a chance to experience its cultural and natural variety too. Your journey begins with a mesmerising walk through Isalo National Park, traversing dramatic rock formations and lush forests. Prepare for an exciting challenge with a three day trek to the summit of Peak Boby (2,658m), the second-highest mountain in Madagascar and immerse yourself in the lush wonders of Ranomafana's rainforest, where medicinal plants and a myriad of lemur species await your discovery. End your adventure with an unforgettable night walk in the rainforest, spotting nocturnal species such as the little mouse-lemur. 

✨ This itinerary features the incredible opportunity to visit the Perinet National Park to see the amazing Indri lemur with their distinctive call - an experience that should not be missed when going to Madagascar!


3. Peru - Amazon Riverboat Adventure

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This adventure embarks on a journey down the Amazon River aboard the Amatista riverboat. Led by an Amazon Reserve naturalist guide, the cruise includes daily excursions by motorised skiff designed to reveal the exotic wildlife that calls the rainforest home, spotting sloths, toucans and pink dolphins. Spend two full days exploring Peru's vast Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, immersing yourself in the fascinating wonders of the jungle. There are also two night time excursions to enjoy the rare experience of witnessing the world of nocturnal animals in action.

✨ You will have the unique opportunity to visit the homes of deep forest settlers, witnessing their lifestyle and survival skills, gaining a glimpse into authentic river life. 


4. Costa Rica - Walks and Wildlife

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Experience the very best of the "jewel of South America" on this holiday that perfectly combines interesting and varied walks with thrilling wildlife encounters. Begin your adventure with scenic walking beneath the majestic Volcan Arenal and on Rincon de la Vieja, exploring the trails and enjoying the mud pools, hot springs, waterfalls and abundant wildlife. The Osa Peninsula offers a chance to journey by boat in search of dolphins, whales and turtles, with plenty of opportunities to stop for walks and mesmerising snorkelling experiences. Finish your adventure in search of quetzals and other exotic bird species at San Gerardo de Dota and in the El Copal Reserve.
✨ Stay in a range of traditional cabins and an eco-lodge that provide authentic experiences as well as the best access to the jungles, forests and remote beaches. Our guides are selected for their expert wildlife knowledge and will ensure you don't miss a thing!
Further Costa Rica wildlife adventures:
Wild Costa Rica and Panama - discover the hidden natural treasures of Costa Rica and Panama on this coast to coast walking adventure
✨ Costa Rica Pura Vida Cycling - explore by bike amongst the volcanoes, verdant rainforest, beaches and colourful wildlife on this NEW adventure
✨ Costa Rica Family Adventure - take the whole family on this action-packed adventure filled with fun activities, exploration and epic wildlife spotting


5. NEW - Ultimate Sierra Leone

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Spend two weeks discovering the real Sierra Leone. This trip is packed full of fascinating exploration, incredible walks and remarkable wildlife encounters. Venture into the rainforest for a poignant visit to the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Here, you will learn about the incredible efforts to rescue and rehabilitate orphaned chimps and witness these incredible creatures crashing through the trees. Spend the evening staying on site in chalets nestled within the rainforest. Finish your trip with a trek through the rainforest to Tiwai Island reserve on the banks of the river Moa in the hope of encountering the elusive pygmy hippo, colobus and Diana monkeys and some of the unique bird and insect species.

✨ This trip also includes summiting the highest point in West Africa, exploring the truly breathtaking beaches and spending time in local villages. You will have the opportunity to meet village chiefs and join in with daily life activities of the villagers, including weaving, cooking, dancing and other rituals. 


Whether you choose to cruise along the Amazon, trek through Madagascar, explore Costa Rica or uncover Sierra Leone, each journey promises unforgettable experiences and a deeper connection to the natural world. If you would like to know more about any of these holidays, speak to our friendly sales team on +44 (0) 17687 73966 or USA/Canada toll-free 1888 630 4415 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We offer trusted holidays with financial protection and flexible booking conditions. 

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