Special Events

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Solar Eclipses, Wildlife Research & Symposia on Ancient Cultures

Imagine discussing wildlife conservation issues with world-renowned researchers in Africa’s game reserves, joining the world’s leading archaeologists for exclusive access to recently discovered Egyptian tombs, or watching a total solar eclipse in a remote corner of the planet with top astronomers—these are just some of the unique experiences to be had on our Special Events. These specially-themed journeys, each featuring a team of esteemed guest experts, bring you a unique insider’s view, and you can only find it with Wilderness Travel.

Our list of past luminaries is lengthy and has included: Jane Goodall, Sir Edmund Hillary, Mary Leakey, wildlife biologist George Schaller, author Barry Lopez, astronomer Alex Filippenko, adventurer Thor Heyerdahl, and mountaineers Reinhold Messner, Conrad Anker, and Alex Honnold.

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Our Area Specialists know every detail about our Special Events. They will be happy to answer any questions and help you choose the journey that’s right for you. Contact us to learn more or book your trip today!