Top 5 Animal Lover’s Destinations
Its common knowledge that Earth is not just our own. We share it with the other feathery and furry creatures. When it comes to loving animals you can start from your home. Feeding the ones that rot in the corners of your street. If want to take it a bit further and come in more contact with nature, visit the following places:
- Tropical Wildlife in Costa Rica:
Costa Rica has been blessed with biodiversity. Any animal lover who is keen to meet monkeys, iguanas, toucans, sloths, butterflies and hummingbirds can do so by coming down here. After a tiring day, you can go and relax at volcano Arenal. Tabacon Hot Springs are present at the base. You would love to hop from one pool to another!
- Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda and Uganda:
Gorilla trekking turns out to be a life changing experience for certain people. It’s either because of the grace of the gorillas combined with their wild outlook or their closeness to human beings. For your gorilla safaris, you can go to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or to Rwanda’s Virunga Mountains. Read more here
- A Big Five safari in Africa:
Africa is definitely a gem of a continent.It’s a home to white rhinos, hippos, giraffes, zebras, wildebeasts and many monkeys. You can quench your need for animals by visiting this place and watching the beautiful ostriches galloping and the big five. (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, black rhino) It’s so thrilling to see the big five alive and respiring in front of you. This place is no less than an animal paradise.
- Invernesshire golden retriever festival, Scotland:
The Guisachan gathering or the golden retriever festival as it is better known as is a festival of love, festival of furrrr and a festival of wagging tail. Held annually in invernsshire , Scotland where the golden retriever breed is believed to have originated.It is a must for all the dog lovers out there as you get to eat, sleep, dance and play with nearly 300 of man’s best friend. What could be a perfect way to spend a day than with happy faces ,wagging tails and soft and shiny fur all around!
One must visit northern Thailand and meet the majestic Asiatic elephants at the Elephant nature park in Chang Mai. You get a chance to get up close and personal with the beautiful giants , you get the opportunity to bathe them and feed them their favourite delicacies and maybe have a ride on one of them. Elephant nature park offers volunteer program which ranges from one to four weeks under which volunteers can do their bit to make a better environment for these animals. Bathing, playing , feeding the elephants can be done here, volunteers can also help in rainforest restoration by planting trees and plants. Apart from elephants the shelter also works as a rescue shelter for dogs, pigs, buffaloes and other animals.
- South Africa:
Africa is synonymous with the Wild! Home to the world’s most fierce and wild animals , from zebra to giraffe to the big cat family of lions and tigers. This country has it all. Take a guided tour of the wildlife century and experience the journey of a lifetime. Get lost in the sacred jungles and explore the world of your favourite animals. South Africa also has many animal rehabilitation and care centres for animals for where you can get up close with some of the fiercest of animals. Africa is a wonderful journey of wild, love , beauty and beast!