It’s different! It’s exhilarating! Is it really meant for me? Common reactions when you look at expeditions as a form of exploring and vacationing. The reactions that come post the experience are something that you may cherish forever ….. On an expedition you will be travelling in cities, on rough roads, and cruising down long highways , hence an experienced expedition handler is needed to ensure that your set of wheels not only accommodate these variety of situations but provide the ultimate driving pleasure along with the freedom to explore.
We have shortlisted these few destinations from all over the world for your expedition experience. As you explore these locations, you will also interact with people from everywhere, so you make friends from all different backgrounds and ethnicity. If you are looking to thoroughly enjoy a location on wheels then do consider these locations.
1. Patagonia. Constantly featured in many lists of ‘unexplored’ ‘less travelled’ regions of the earth, Patagonia region is known for its rich beauty and ease of photography. South America’s finest wines, tastiest barbecues, wildest rivers and bluest glaciers unite at the continent’s tip as the land peters out into tiny islands. Starting in Chile, the Patagonia expedition takes you through the country and ends in Argentina. Taking the route in a vehicle is one of the best ways to experience this huge area because of the innumerable landscapes you get to explore. From UNESCO biosphere reserve Torres del Paine, to its unique birds, wildlife, with animals ranging from the red Culpeo fox and the friendly guanaco to the rare puma, it has something for all. Glaciers, rich heritage, a mix of Chilean and Argentinian culture make this a wanderer’s paradise. Take your wheels to the lesser known locations and experience the region like never before!
2. Laos. While this experience sounds more like an intermediate or expert level expedition, don’t count it out yet. Laos is a beautiful country with rich history and lesser crowds than the more travelled neighbors, Thailand and Cambodia. While it is landlocked, there are still many adventures waiting for you with varied landscapes and natural beauty. There are plenty of forests to explore, Jungle Rivers to experience, and country roads to travel in this part of the world. The unique nature of this country’s terrain makes it best explored with a set of adventurous wheels. What’s more is that you get to stop and see some cultural landmarks like ancient temples with monks. An expedition across Laos is unlike any other experience.
3. Alaska. As a popular travel destination, there are plenty of things to do and see. Going on an expedition though, gives you the chance to see more. If you want, you can still go salmon fishing, glacier tours, and on guided hunts. Travel with your group through the Denali Mountains, see the Kenai Fjords, or travel through the frozen landscape on a dogsled. While the Alaska territory is huge, traveling in an expedition is safer and less chance of getting lost on an adventure through the more remote areas.
4. African Safari. It’s WILDLIFE like no other place, big five, great migration, jungle camps and vast expanses of land to drive through. Seeing animals in their natural habitat, interacting with local tribes or setting up your own camp under the starry sky, there is something in Africa for all. Depending on the expedition, you might stay in villages, be welcomed by a ceremony from the local tribes or take a walk through the Okavango Delta. Others allow you the opportunity to get a bird’s eye view of the terrain in a hot air balloon. One thing is for sure, no two expeditions in this region have similar experiences, it’s truly vast.
is an adventure in itself in this small Central American country. It is an
ideal location for a short expedition, with less area to explore but lots to
offer. Driving through the country in an expedition gives you more chance to
see everything and avoid tour buses and fancy hotels. Stay in smaller hotels
that offer you authentic Costa Rican food and an authentic environment. You’re
never too far from civilization here either. Having a set of wheels in Costa
Rica gives you the freedom to stop as you please, opening up a world of
possibilities. And with a little knowledge and expert help you’ll be ready to
take on the open road in this young tourist destination. The Volcanoes,
beautiful mountains, beaches, and lush jungles will have you pulling over for