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Where are our Groups on Christmas Day?

With Groups all over the world and travellers at different points on their adventures, it is always nice to hear about what the groups get up to and what our amazing Tour Leaders are doing to mark special occasions. We have asked a selection of Tucan Travel's Tour Leaders what they have planned for Christmas Day and their answers have astounded us.

Nienke will be in Peru on Christmas Day,

“We are doing Secret Santa - but we will be on the Inca Trail on Xmas day so...

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What to pack for a Gorilla Trek

Gorilla Trek Packing List

The Gorilla Trek is something you will probably only do once so you want to make sure you get it right. Having just returned from my hike, I sat down and compiled the ultimate Gorilla Trek Packing List.  The Gorilla Trek is the ultimate adventure and complete privilege to complete. I loved every minute of my Gorilla Trek, a trip I did last month with Tucan Travel. I’m not going to lie, it wasn’t a breeze. It was hard. It was made tougher by the adverse weather conditions which we...

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Gorilla Trekking – is it responsible?

I decided in this post I would discuss one of the increasingly popular activities for travellers in Africa and how it affects the region. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is a remarkable experience. You are surrounded by rainforest looking at an animal with expressions so human-like you’ll later swear you shared a ‘moment’ with the silverback… and there’s a chance you may have.

With fewer than 900 mountain gorillas left in the world and roughly half of those living in the Bwindi...

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India – Makes you Nama-stay Longer

India – ahhh where to begin with you.  Before arriving at the airport of Delhi, you know you are going to experience one of the most fascinating countries this wonderful world has to offer.  I am doing the Rajasthan Explored tour and I have never been more excited to see a country that everyone had said to me “you’ll either love it or hate it”…but I know myself pretty well, and I knew I was going to fall totally in love with this massive country.

Before I set off, I was...

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