How can I be sure the operator treats elephants humanely before booking a trek in Khao Sok national park?
The various bungalows in Khao Sok national park advertise elephant treks and there are various tours advertised out of Phuket and Krabi. These sound interesting. But how can I tell prior to booking ...
I would like to know my options for good trekking tours in Thailand, especially in (but not limited to) the Chiang Mai area. Not longer than a week, not too much "intense", but also not too much ...
From time to time I dream about an epic trip on foot from Tangier to Mecca in the footsteps of Ibn Battuta, where you ride a camel for hours while following a big caravan, dodging bandits and finally ...
I'm heading to Chiang Mai for several days at the end of January and I'm looking to do a 3 day 2 night trek, but I'm looking for one that doesn't feature elephant rides and it seems to severely limits ...
I had heard that the desert excursions (around Merzouga) only run during the cooler months of the year (November to February). But I've looked at a few sites and I haven't found anything that confirms ...
Riding camels is widely advertised in the south eastern part of morocco. That is, where the Sahara starts. We might not be able to reach those parts. I am wondering if there are camel rides offered ...
I'll be travelling around in Thailand in July and I actually want to do an elephant trek, but I've read a variety of blogs/articles/etc about the elephants being mistreated. Is this the case at every ...
I'm about six foot four, and my weight varies, sometimes being on the wrong side of 90 kg. Am I likely to be too heavy or too tall to ride a camel for health, animal welfare, operator legal liability ...