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Where The Wild Things Are (PHOTOS)

Posted: 02/02/2012 7:00 am

Discovering the Acropolis, seeing the Mona Lisa, walking on the Great Wall and watching the sunrise over the Taj Mahal are all undeniably spectacular travel experiences, yet nothing can compare to encountering the spellbinding magic of meeting Mother Nature's majestic creatures up close and in person.

From the plains of Africa's legendary savannahs, the turquoise waters of the South Pacific and heavenly mountains of the Himalayas to the sundrenched deserts of the Kalahari, Darwin's rocky isles and the freezing tundra located at the tip of the world, our planet has a kaleidoscope of exotic animals to encounter.

Let KensingtonTours.com be your guide to adventure. Take a look at our pick of the finest wildlife encounters from around the globe and be inspired to take your own journey to "Where the Wild Things Are."

The Isles Of Darwin
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Sea Lions, Penguins, Blue-Footed Boobies, Flamingos and much more

See Them In: The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

What You Need To Know: From waddling penguins, curious seals and pink flamingos to prehistoric tortoises, blue footed boobies and iguanas galore, the isles that inspired Charles Darwin are literally awash in birds and marine life. Swim alongside sea turtles, nurse sharks and whales. Whether you chose to stay in an eco-hotel or aboard a cruise ship, this legendary archipelago of volcanic islands is literally wild.

When To Go: November through April

This Trip: 9 Day Galapagos in Luxury
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