5 Fresh New Eco Tours Offer Authentic Wildlife Travel for 2010

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Five fresh ring-in-the-new eco tours for 2010 from award-winning travel provider Natural Habitat Adventures promise untrammeled destinations on four continents. From Jane Goodall’s Tanzania to the winter side of U.S. national parks, these new wildlife adventures combine value and unique experiences.

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A Japanese Macaque takes a dip in the hot springs - copyright Mark Brazil.

A rare focus on Japan’s wildlife includes snow monkeys steaming in hot-spring pools...

Travel pundits agree: the freshest 2010 eco tours offer authentic true-to-their-destination adventure, and award-winning wildlife travel provider Natural Habitat Adventures is only too happy to oblige. Best known for its popular up-close Churchill, Manitoba polar bear tours, Natural Habitat Adventures newest offerings, departing in January 2010 and beyond, take its proven small-group travel approach to rare and untrammeled destinations on four continents. From the wilds of Tanzania (with the chance to follow in Jane Goodall’s footsteps) to a different take on our own most popular national parks, Natural Habitat Adventures rings in 2010 with five new fresh-point-of-view wildlife adventure eco tours:

  • The Jane Goodall Institute Presents: Tanzania’s Primates and Plains: Access sites most tourists never see while tracing Dr. Goodall’s career from the Serengeti to Gombe. (12 days; January and August departures; rates start from $9,595 per person for up to 12 travelers)
  • Winter Yosemite & the California Coast: Enjoy California’s “secret season,” from100,000 monarch butterflies to mother seals nursing pups, plus hiking, kayaking and snowshoeing through winter-quiet landscapes. (7 days; January departures; rates start from $3,495 per person for up to14 travelers)
  • Wild Japan: A rare focus on Japan’s wildlife includes snow monkeys (Japanese macaques) steaming in hot-spring pools and thousands of cranes in two separate sanctuaries. (13 days; January and March departures; rates start from $8,495 per person for up to 14 travelers)
  • Wolves of Yellowstone – Special Photo Trip: Experience and photograph Yellowstone’s incredible wildlife during the winter, when wolves are plentiful and visitors are scarce. (8 days; January departure; rates start from $4,895 per person for up to 14 travelers)
  • Expedition Costa Rica: Visit a tropical fruit orchard and dine with a Costa Rican family while exploring the adventure travel mecca’s less-discovered south Pacific coast. (8 days; February, March and December departures; rates start from $2,995 per person for up to 8 travelers)

Natural Habitat Adventures tours give back to the destinations they visit through local business support, conservation education and sustainable practices. A member of Adventure Collection and exclusive Conservation Travel Provider to World Wildlife Fund, the eco tour company’s recent awards include a 2009 Best Adventure Travel Company ranking from National Geographic Adventure and a 2009 World’s Best Tour Operator rating from Travel + Leisure. All Natural Habitat Adventures trips are carbon neutral. For information on the company and these and other small-group wildlife adventures from Arctic polar bear tours to Antarctic penguins, visit http://www.nathab.com.

For additional information and updates, check out NatHab's twitter page @nathab; the Good Nature blog; or contact Darla Worden.

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