Wednesday, November 12, 2008

National Geographic's Top 50 Ecolodges

Great Expeditions is proud to promote eco-lodges that are not only exceeding expectations but are redefining the standards of quality to incorporate social and environmental responsibility. Their leadership has awarded them the status of National Geographic's Top 50 Ecolodges of the World.

 id=Porini Camps - Kenya

Located in the exclusive Selenkay Conservancy in the Amboseli Ecosystem, this 9 night / 10 day safari includes r/t airport transfers, 1 night at Palacina Suites in Nairobi, 8 nights at 4 Porini Camps, all internal flights, day/night game drives in open 4x4s, bush walks, visits to Maasai village, sundowners, all meals and beverages. The camp successfully combines the comforts of the modern world with the environmental stewardship that connects visitors with the region's natural beauty.

 id=Kosrae Village - Micronesia

"Reconnect with the planet and the ocean" as they say. Tucked within mangroves and mountains on a small island near Palau, this resort offers diving, snorkeling, hiking, canoing, kayaking, and good ol' relaxation time with all the opportunities for learning about the traditional culture and the natural environment.

 id=Daintree Eco Lodge - Australia

Voted "World's Leading Eco Lodge" by World Travel Awards, "Best Spa on the Continent" by World Sp Awards, and named "Best Aboriginal Tourism Experience of its Kind" by Tourism Australia. This resort offers a beautiful combination of nature, nurture, and culture.

If you would like to learn more about how to incorporate one of these amazing retreats into a customized adventure, please contact Great Expeditions. We create outstanding adventures to exotic destinations worldwide.