Man in front of elephant in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

Set off on safari in Sri Lanka

Dash through the forests of Sri Lanka on the lookout for wandering elephants and leaping gazelles, spot rainbow-coloured birds in the rainforest canopy and wake up to chattering monkeys in the tree branches. Sri Lanka is a gentle country crammed with beautiful animals and gorgeous backdrops. Take a twilight Jeep safari to watch elephants graze around waterholes and listen for tell-tale rustles as you trek through the rainforest.

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Rickshaw Travel ethical elephant experiences in Thailand

Uncover Thailand's tropical wildlife

Watch elephants bathe in the river, see bats swarm from caves at sunset, spot monkeys in the jungle and snorkel through azure waters bursting with tropical marine life. Thailand is simply packed with wildlife, both above and below land. Go in search of pink dolphins, trek through a wilderness home to wild elephants and porcupine and sleep in floating raft houses surrounded by the sounds of the jungle. If you’re wild about animals, Thailand will knock your socks off.

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orangutan baby and mother

Discover Indonesia's diverse animals

There’s a whole world of animals to discover in Indonesia. From jungles packed with pangolins, elephants and monkeys to coral reefs crammed with colourful marine life and islands where Komodo dragons wander free, it’s a place of real animal magic.  Spot swinging orangutans, search for the legendary Komodo Dragons, explore the savannah of Java’s ‘Little Africa’ and swim with the sea turtles.

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Monkey around in Borneo

Sail deep into the untamed jungles of Borneo to see the cheeky orangutans of the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre swing through the treetops. On your animal holiday, you might just come across proboscis monkeys, crocodiles and hundreds of  species of birds and elephants in their natural habitat. Wake up to a chorus of gibbons and glide down an overgrown river as the sun sinks into the horizon.

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Sloth sitting in a tree in Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Escape into the rainforest of Costa Rica

Drift through twisting rivers to beaches scattered with nesting turtles, listen to capuchin monkeys chatter in the rainforest and go in search of coatis along wild jungle trails. Costa Rica is a natural playground packed with animals, both above and below the waves. Swim with dolphins, snorkel over coral reefs, watch hummingbirds flit between tropical flowers and keep your eyes peeled for sloths clinging to tree branches.

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Head deep into the Amazon in Brazil

Glide along the Amazon spotting caimans, piranhas and pink dolphins. Listen for scarlet macaws squawking between the trees and canoe through overgrown rivers on the lookout for tree frogs, sloths and snakes. The Amazonian rainforest is like nowhere else, a completely untamed patch of jungle packed with wildlife. Explore the Pantanal wetlands, a natural habitat with the greatest density of wildlife in all of North, Central and South America.

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whale leaping out of sea in Argentina

Look out for Whales in Argentina

Keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales breaching in the waves, sail past huge colonies of barking seals and see dolphins leaping in the surf on the Peninsula Valdes. Hidden away on the tip of northern Patagonia, it’s a wildlife-rich corner of Argentina just waiting to be explored. Grab your binoculars for a boat trip to remember, passing cliffs and coves packed with hundreds of penguins.

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baby sloth in puerto viejo sanctuary


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Why We've Said 'No' To Elephant Riding

7th August 2017 by Hannah

We're a passionate bunch here at Rickshaw. Find out why we said 'no' to elephant riding & take a gander at our elephant-friendly trips

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