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Trip Giveaway Winners | "This trip was one of the highlights of my life; I still can't believe we won!"

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Over the past year, we've given away 3  different trips to Thailand, Tanzania and most recently Peru, to celebrate our 30th year anniversary . It was a thrill for us to be able to call the lucky winners, hear their excitement and give them the gift of travel. Two of the winners have returned from their trips and we're excit...
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Wrapping up our 30th-Anniversary

Kurt and Anne Kutay - 30 years in travel
As we wrap up our 30th-anniversary celebration, our team here at Wildland Adventures invites you to take a moment to reflect on our journey together. It's been a long, wonderful path to now, so be sure to check out our timeline of the 30 Wildest Years Ever , as well as a great video with Wildland Alumni Jeff and Jane Zimmerman sharing stories of th...
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30 Years of Going Wild: Shedding your baggage to find your soul

30 years of going Wild
Motoring up the Amazon River in a dugout canoe 30 years ago, we could see them running from afar. As soon as they heard us approaching, the small native Yagua tribe ran into their huts in jeans and t-shirts, and exited to greet us half-naked in grass skirts with blowguns in hand. In that instant leading my first group tour I decided this: At Wildla...
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Phobjikha Valley and the Black Necked Crane Festival

Phobjikha Valley and the Black Necked Crane Festival
​ Bhutan is unique in so many ways but two areas where it really stands out are festivals and environmental conservation. The Black Necked Crane Festival is the perfect intersection of these two and is one of our favorite celebrations in Bhutan here at Wildland. Nestled in the inner Himalayas at about 3000m (9,840ft) above sea level, Phobjikha is a...
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Eight Diamond in the Rough Destinations for 2016

Eight Diamond in the Rough Destinations for 2016
In celebration of Wildland Adventures 30th (diamond!) anniversary we’ve selected 8 of our hidden, and occasionally overlooked, gems. Some of these are trips that go further, to more remote areas or require a bit more of an adventurous spirit to get to. Others are ones that experienced travelers seek out and relish for their unique opportunity to see a long-established destination in a very different light. Still others are oft-overlooked destinations that really shouldn’t be. Below, we highlight misconceptions that might put some travelers off and what really makes the trip or destination really sparkle and shine. 8)  Ethiopia: Land of Legends Ethiopia is steeped in history and a crossroads of Africa and the Middle-East. This is an adventure traveler’s dream trip. The island monasteries of Bahir Dar, stone churches of Lallibella, the African Castles of Gondar, the Simien Mountains, Axum (the final resting place of the Ark of the Covenant...
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