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Did you know that by traveling with the Birmingham Zoo you are helping support the Zoo’s mission of conservation and education? The Birmingham Zoo offers exciting trips to destinations afar.


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Join Birmingham Zoo President and CEO, Dr. William Foster, for a travel presentation with specialist guide, Graham Johansson at the Birmingham Zoo lodge on February 11 from 6-8pm. For more information and to RSVP, please email marketing@birminghamzoo.com.

 


International Travel Opportunity: Cuba

Join the Birmingham Zoo President and CEO, Dr. William Foster, on an amazing trip to Cuba. On this trip, you will experience how art and music play an integral part in creating and preserving community cohesion in towns throughout the island. This is an island where richness is not measured in the tinkle of coins, but in the beats of a heart.

The trip departs on June 7 and ends on June 15, 2017. For pricing and details on the trip, to download an itinerary, or learn more, click below.

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International Travel Opportunity: South Africa and Botswana

Travel the world with the Birmingham Zoo on an exclusive safari to South Africa and Botswana. On this adventure, escorted by Dr. William Foster, Birmingham Zoo President and CEO, you’ll visit incredible Johannesburg and the MalaMala Reserve, the Okavango Delta, Xigera Camp, Linyanti Wildlife Reserve and more. This safari, brimming with wild experience and luxury accomodation will bring you face to face with Africa’s Big 5.

The trip departs on November 5 and ends on November 18, 2017. For pricing and details on the trip, to download an itinerary, or learn more, click below.

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 International Travel Opportunity: India

You are invited to join the Birmingham Zoo and President and CEO Dr. William Foster on a classical wild adventure to India. Begin the trip visiting the amazing sights in Delhi, including Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque built in 1644. From here, see the beautiful wildlife at Pench National Park, nestled in the lower southern reaches of the Satpura hills, the Kanha National Park which provided inspiration for Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book”, Bandhavgarh National Park in the Vindhyan Mountain Range and more. This is an exciting trip you won’t want to miss!

The trip departs on January 11 and ends on January 27, 2018. Pre-extensions are also available. For pricing and details on the trip, to download an itinerary, or learn more, click below.

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International Travel Opportunity: Zimbabwe and Botswana

Within its borders, Zimbabwe and Botswana contain some of the most stunning wilderness in the world. Join Birmingham Zoo’s Senior VP, Chris Pfefferkorn on an exciting adventure to track lion, leopard, elephant, hippo and the endangered wild dog.  From your camp at Matobo Hills National Park, meet with a representative from the Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and participate in a walking safari using radio tracking to locate leopard and brown hyena in the wild.  Visit Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park with its massive herds of elephants and abundant predators. Marvel at a plethora of wildlife on the banks of Lake Kariba and watch as elephant and buffalo quench their thirst in the lake. When you’re not out on a natural adventure, experience the elegant accommodations of your camps and the friendly service of the local staff. This is a fascinating journey for anyone who wants a more private, exclusive experience.

The trip departs on April 26 and ends on May 10, 2018. For pricing and details on the trip, to download an itinerary, or learn more, click below.

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