Good News from Tambopata, Peru

A few weeks ago we had some R2R travelers return from a two-night stay at Refugio Amazonas Lodge in Tambopata, Peru.  Refugio Amazonas is the newest lodge in Rainforest Expeditions’…

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Good News for Mountain Gorillas and Gorilla Trekking

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has announced the increase in the number of mountain gorilla families for tracking from 15 to 17 following the successful habituation of the Katwe group…

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Belize Barrier Reef System Out of Danger?

In 2009, Belize’s Barrier Reef Reserve System was inscribed to UNESCO’s list of sites in danger due to the destruction of mangroves and marine ecosystems, offshore oil extraction, and the…

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Into the Wilds of Panama’s Darién

Google Darién Gap and first page results include article titles like “Untamed Wilderness”, “Beware the Darién Gap”, “A Terrifying Journey Through the World’s Most Dangerous Jungle”, and “Walking Among the…

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2017: R2R’s Year in Photos

As 2017 winds down, it’s time to reflect on the last 12 months. Our mission has always been to create itineraries that help clients reconnect with nature and discover a…

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Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Permits Double in Price

Effective immediately, gorilla trekking permits in Rwanda have increased to a cost of $1500 per trek. The price increase will not affect permits that have already been purchased. Mountain gorillas…

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Trip Recap – Fall Wildlife Expedition to Yellowstone

Last month, we traveled to Yellowstone National Park with a small group from Denver, a trip offered in coordination with Audubon Society of Greater Denver. Dates were chosen to correspond…

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Swimming with Whale Sharks 2016 Recap

In 2009, we added Isla Mujeres whale shark trips to our Mexico portfolio. Whale shark season runs from late May to September, but we recommend traveling between mid-July to mid-August…

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Whale Sharks Move from Vulnerable to Endangered Status

Earlier this month, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species announced that the whale shark has moved from vulnerable to endangered status. Whale shark populations throughout the world have declined…

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Humpback Whale Season Starts Soon in Costa Rica

Costa Rica boasts two whale watching seasons for humpback whales. From mid-December through late February/early March, northern humpback whales migrate south to Marino Ballena National Park. From July through October,…

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