Wild Wonders | Mountain Travel Sobek

Contact Us|1-888-831-7526

Portrait of Ecuador's Amazon—Photos by Laura Parent

November 29, 2017 by Chris Bettencourt

Our Director of Galápagos Programs, Laura Parent, recently journeyed on a wildlife lover’s dream trip—an exciting exploration of the Ecuadorian Amazon and a relaxing voyage in the enchanted Galápagos Islands...

Read more >>

Portrait of Galápagos—Photos by Laura Parent

November 29, 2017 by Chris Bettencourt

Our Director of Galápagos Programs, Laura Parent, recently journeyed on a wildlife lover's dream trip—a relaxing voyage in the enchanted Galápagos Islands followed by an exciting exploration of the Ecuadorian Amazon...

Read more >>

Wilderness Journeys in Brazil's Amazon & Pantanal

December 05, 2016 by Chris Bettencourt

"About the size of the U.S. and home to both Earth’s largest rainforest and South America’s premier wildlife sanctuary, Brazil is a land of unmatched biodiversity, earning UNESCO World Heritage status for both the Central Amazon Conservation Complex and the Pantanal Conservation Area. But while both are prime examples of what makes Brazil’s wild heritage so unique and precious, each offers a very different way to experience this vast wilderness. If you’ve been interested in delving into the heart of Brazil but unsure of how, read on!"

Read more >>

Spotting Jaguars in Brazil's Pantanal

August 08, 2016 by Kevin Raub

"Our VW van spits gravel left and right as we breech the beginning of the Transpantaneira Highway, marked by a rickety and rustic Old Corral-style archway announcing the start of this 145km-long raised dirt road that penetrates deep into the Pantanal to Porto Jofre, an end-of-the-road hamlet where nature and man collide in rustic jungle camps and a wildlife lodge or two. My eyes are on the lookout for the prize: Jaguars." Top travel writer Kevin Raub takes us on a journey through Brazil's Pantanal, the largest contiguous wetland in the world!

Read more >>

On Safari: Epic East Africa

June 09, 2016 by Hilary Walters

Hilary Walters, MTS's Regional Specialist for Africa, gives us an insider look at the fascinating national parks visited on our Epic East Africa tour, including tips on where to see the Great Migration and the best times of year to go.

Read more >>