Category: Small Group Discoveries

Water Worlds

The Fertile Nations of Southeast Asia Are Fed by Rivers, Lakes, and Seas Peering out your plane’s window as you descend to land into any Southeast Asian country, you see it immediately. One simple fact […]

Our Tuxedoed Feathered Friend

It is a rare privilege to see the Magellan penguin, as you will on Tuckers Islets during the cruise portion of your South American Glaciers, Forests & Lakes itinerary with Discovery Tours. These adorable flightless birds are classified as “Near Threatened” […]

Buenos Aires on the Rise!

The cultural capital of Argentina is one of the most beautiful cities on earth. Spread out along the banks of the Rio de Plata, Buenos Aires is a vibrant patchwork of inviting barrios, green parks, […]

Into Patagonia!

There’s more to its sheer magnificence than meets the eye For those who think that the world has run out of wild, unspoiled places, there’s Patagonia. Here, massive walls of granite huddle around emerald-green valleys. […]

A Cruise to the Ends of the Earth

The southern tip of South America—part Chile, part Argentina—is a wilderness untamed. A tapestry of lush archipelagos…soaring mountainous massifs reaching to the heavens…hulking glaciers spilling into the sea…a lacework of channels, rivers, inlets, and streams. […]

Extreme Wilds of Namibia

The oldest desert in the world. The tallest sand dunes on Earth. Some of the roughest seas and most extreme environments, all harboring an astonishing variety of wildlife. Namibia holds endless fascinations and intense natural […]

The AfriCat Foundation – Saving One Large Carnivore at a Time

Historically, the relationship between humans and Africa’s large carnivores has been strained. Livestock farmers often lose their valuable cattle to lions and leopards. Village life is disrupted by cats and other creatures on the prowl. […]

Namibia – A Brief and Fascinating History of a Magnificent Country

Namibia is one of Africa’s most celebrated nations for its political, economic and social stability. And thanks to the arid Namib Desert stretching along its Atlantic coast, it is also one of the least densely […]

Glimpse the Timeless Culture of the Himba

At its best, travel broadens our minds and invites us to see the world and its people through a new lens. Visiting Africa, in particular, challenges our preconceptions of culture and of how to be […]

Mysterious Roof of the World

Shangri La. The Land of Snows. The Roof of the World. Tibet has been steeped in mystery and magic for centuries. Until the 1980s, this Buddhist land seemed forbidden, if only because of its remote […]