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Happy Diwali! What You Should Know About India's Festival of Light

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For the next several days India will be alight with candles and fireworks, people giving gifts, and celebrating with family and friends.  I t is the return  of the festival of  Diwali or Deepwali, t he biggest and brightest of all Hindu festivals celebrated in India . It's the festival of lights ( deep = light and avali = a row ...
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Visit Khao Yai National Park with Wildland!

Khao Yai Grasslands
Located a short 3-hour drive from Bangkok, Khao Yai National Park is a beautiful sanctuary for a diverse collection of wildlife encompassing 320 species of birds and 66 species of mammals, including a healthy population of about 200 wild elephants. It is the oldest of the national parks in Thailand and part of a large forest complex declared a Worl...
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An Amazing & Incredible Experience: Guest Review from Bhutan

An Amazing & Incredible Experience: Guest Review from Bhutan
​Seon and Ki Kang first traveled with us to Sri Lanka in 2015 (read about their trip here: Sri Lanka: A Review and an Unveiling ). Their passion for spirituality, vibrant cultures, good food, and immersive local experiences inspired them to explore India and Bhutan on their next trip. They journeyed both countries in depth so this post will be...
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Get Ready for an Incredibly Special Experience in Bhutan - Family Guest Review

Get Ready for an Incredibly Special Experience in Bhutan - Family Guest Review
A three generation family of intrepid travelers recently returned from an unforgettable trip to Bhutan with nothing but glowing reviews for the land of the thunderdragon. Sabra, Hawkins, and Indigo are an active family who were looking to travel to Bhutan to experience the culture of this remote mountain kingdom, go hiking in the foothills of the Himalayas, and immerse themselves in Buddhism. They found all this and more as you can see from their comments below: Please comment on the enthusiasm, professionalism, or other qualities of your local guides: Sherab Zangmo - who my son named "Sherif" the first day - was absolutely amazing. She was very knowledgable, full of interesting information, always enthusiastic, made adjustments according to our needs, took great care of us - no words can express our gratitude for her. We loved her and highly recommend her! Superb. Our guide and driver became like family....
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Sue and Carmi Explore China

Sue and Carmi Explore China
Three-time Wildland alums Sue and Carmi came to us last year asking, "what about China?" What about China indeed! Even though China isn't listed on our website, Asia PD Kelsey had spent time traveling in China and was excited to design an itinerary in the land of dragons and emperors.  Sue and Carmi explored an impressive variety of what China has to offer from the Great Wall to Tiger Leaping Gorge to the Terracotta Warriors to riding the rails through the Chinese countryside. Their 3 week trip took them from the capitol city iof Beijing all the way to the Southern metropolis of Shanghai in an adventurous loop. Enough from me, I'll let Sue and Carmi do the talking. Here's a little more from their trip report: What were the main reasons you chose this itinerary? We have never traveled in Asia, and thought that it would be amazing to...
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