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Worldwide Birding Tours - Birding Ecotours
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Mammal

Have you ever wanted to wake to the dawn chorus of White-handed Gibbons in Thailand, hear the nightly roar of an African Lion or see the dappled coat of a Leopard. A bull elephant waltzing across the African planes or Lemurs and exotic primates? Well, we an show you all of these on our amazing mammal tours. We scour the globe in search of exotic mammalian wildlife and not just the big stuff, we find Mouse Deer and Treeshrew in Asia, Smooth-coated Otter in India and much much more. So forget the typical mammal safari. Instead, our guides use their specialist knowledge and highly developed observation skills to locate difficult and elusive species, but this doesn’t mean we ignore the more typical lions and elephants.

We are keen on mammals, and we appreciate that species such as the Tigers in India, Wolves in North America, Jaguars in Central and South America, Gorillas in Uganda, Spectacled Bears in the Andes, and a plethora of other magnificent beasts have only been seen by a privileged few. Finding these species can take a large amount of effort and local knowledge – a challenge that we enjoy taking on.

You can either join one of our set itinerary trips, or custom-make almost any kind of mammal safari with us. We contribute a percentage of our profits towards the conservation of mammals (and other wildlife that we make a living off), sustainable development and the upliftment of previously disadvantaged communities so please feel free to contact us for one of our amazing mammal toursWe offer mammal safaris that are quite different from the typical safari. Using Namibia as an example destination, our aim is to make every effort in finding localized mammals such as the attractive Black Mongoose, Damara Dik-dik, Desert Elephant, Desert Rhino and more , as well as more widespread species such as Leopard, Lion, Elephant, Giraffe and all the other megafauna that makes Africa (often called “The Mammal Continent”) famous. In 2007, we ran our first Mammal Expedition in South Africa, focussing on finding several of the most difficult of African mammals – including Aardvark, Black-footed Cat and Pangolin (always very tough), among other species. In Peru, we have “Ghosts of the Peruvian Rainforest”, a trip aimed at finding two endangered mammal and three endangered bird species (with tons of other species found as a by-product of the central theme of this tour). We also have a Whale and Dolphin Trip (including freshwater dolphin) in Peru. On our mammal trips, we typically focus on finding large and small mammals, but we also see loads of birds and other wildlife, together with incredibly spectacular scenery.

Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: Drakensberg and Zululand 2019

Duration: 9 days
Date Start: April 10, 2019
Date End: April 18, 2019
Price: R51,337 per person sharing.
Details: KwaZulu-Natal is one of the richest places for mammals and birds in South Africa. On this ‘Birding Tour South Africa’ adventure we first sample the impressive Drakensberg, which has lots o

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Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: Drakensberg and Zululand 2020

Duration: 9 days
Date Start: April 10, 2020
Date End: April 18, 2020
Price: R53,904 per person sharing.
Details: KwaZulu-Natal is one of the richest places for mammals and birds in South Africa. On this ‘Birding Tour South Africa’ adventure we first sample the impressive Drakensberg, which has lots o

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Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: The Kalahari 2019

Duration: 9 days
Date Start: April 02, 2019
Date End: April 09, 2019
Price: Main tour: R44,263 per person sharing. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park pre-trip: R34,439 per person sharing. (The prices assume a group of 8, but we typically guarantee the departure even with a smaller group.)
Details: We offer an optional 6-day Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park pre-tour extension to this tour. Welcome to our Birding Tour Kalahari expedition. The vast Kalahari area is semi-desert, where some very tough A

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Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: The Kalahari 2020

Duration: 9 days
Date Start: April 02, 2020
Date End: April 09, 2020
Price: Main tour: R46,476 per person sharing. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park pre-trip: R37,149 per person sharing. (The prices assume a group of 8, but we typically guarantee the departure even with a smaller group.)
Details: We offer an optional 6-day Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park pre-tour extension to this tour. Welcome to our Birding Tour Kalahari expedition. The vast Kalahari area is semi-desert, where some very tough A

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Mammal and Birding Tour USA: Wyoming - Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks 2020

Duration: 14 days
Date Start: September 19, 2020
Date End: October 02, 2020
Price: US$6200 per person sharing
Details: One of the world’s greatest national parks, Yellowstone, covers a vast area in sparsely populated Wyoming (a state where antelope outnumber people) and marginally into both Montana and Idaho. Arguab

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What our clients say

Peru was extraordinary!!!!!! My “to do” list includes a message to Eduardo with some images that we captured and a tally of the last day’s birds seen with Dennis near Lima, so he can prepare a complete trip report. Wil and I completed our tally while he was still here visiting after our trip and it came in at a staggering 430+ species seen, and a trip total of 460 species either seen or heard by the Taylor brothers. Your guys delivered BIG TIME on this trip, with three stellar guides and nearly flawless logistics, including two excellent drivers as well. Can’t thank you enough, Chris. Eduardo, as you no doubt already know, was top notch. It was tough saying good bye to him and Raul when they dropped us at the Cusco airport. We could not have had a better guide/driver combo for the core of the trip. Wil and I have never hesitated to recommend you and BE to our acquaintances, and we now know that our unconditional recommendation can be extended to your Peruvian office as well. Thanks a million for your help in getting the Peru trip arranged. We’ll be in touch. I attach a photo of satisfied customers with their weary guide near the lower end of the Manu Road, with the Rio Union in the background. For my part, the tour with you was the best overall of all the tours we’ve taken; most memorable, rewarding, and enjoyable.

John Taylor, Indiana, Pennsylvania



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