Conan Doyle’s classic adventure novel was inspired by Venezuela’s “Lost World” (Top Adventure of the World)dense region jungle, rolling grassland dominated by immense sandstone table mountains.
Mount Roraima, a maze of blackened rock and babbling streams harbouring unique plants including rare carnivorous species. We also visit Auyan Tepuy from which the highest waterfall in the world plunges almost 1000m – the spectacular Angel Falls.
Red Centre place where you find most famous monolith of Australia, Uluru and where the heart of the outback beats.
Adventure Tours to ‘Stok Kangri’ the highest mountain in Stok Range of Himalayas in the Ladakh region of northwest India. Located in Hemis National Park, 15km southwest from Ladakhi capital of Leh. Despite altitude, Stok Kangri popular peak climbed as initial non-technical foray high altitude mountaineering. However, Stok Kangri is often underestimate for difficulty level. Ladakh is region in Indian state Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from Kunlun mountain range to the Great Himalayas. Inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent.
There is something just that little bit extra magical about heli-skiing in Iceland. One thing we like in particular is the personal family-run style that permeates the whole operation. Everyone working here from the guides to lodge staff wants to have the time of your life and it works. In Iceland you treated as individual both on the mountain you made to feel part of experience and not just paying spectator. If you want waiters in bow ties and your ego massaged do NOT come ere. But if you want a genuine, ‘real’ experience with an emphasis on quality skiing, it does not get any better.
It is most sparsely populated region in Jammu and Kashmir, culture and history closely elated of Tibet. In late July and August, all but the top of the peak may be snow-free. The elevation data was verified by GPS readings from 11 satellites at the Summit during a late July 2007 joint Nepalese-US expedition which encountered snow cover for 85% of the final four-hour, four km, 900 metre climb. Polar bears in Spitsbergen The greatest chance of seeing a polar bear would be on a longer cruise around Svalbard, taking you to the North and East of Spitsbergen during the summer (July and August). Polar bears generally found in areas of sea ice, where they can hunt their favourite prey, the ring seal.
Hemis National Park (or Hemis High Altitude National Park) is a high altitude national park in the eastern Ladakh region of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India. World famous for being the best place to see the snow leopard in the wild, is believed to have the highest density of snow leopards of any protected area in the world.
It is the only national park in India north of the Himalayas, the largest notified protected area in India (and thus the largest national park of India), and is the second largest contiguous protected area after the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and surrounding protected areas. The park is home to a number of species of endangered mammals
including the snow leopard. Hemis National Park is India’s only protected area inside the Palearctic ecozone, outside the Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary northeast of Hemis, and the proposed Tso Lhamo Cold Desert Conservation Area in North Sikkim.
This exceptional trekking holiday in Oman, explores the most dramatic sections of the Al Hajar range of mountains which run the length of Oman’s northern coastline, rising above the blue waters of the Gulf to a height of 3000 metres. Starting out amongst the Western Hajar Mountains, we follow rugged trails between picturesque mountain villages, each with its groves of date palms and intricately terraced fields.
Camping out on the high Sharaf al Alamayn Plateau and on the Sayq Plateau, we visit the high point of Oman at Jabal Shams and enjoy far-reaching views across a landscape of jagged ridge-lines and intervening canyons. A night in a comfortable hotel at the former capital of Nizwa, with time to explore the town’s forts and market streets provides a welcome break, before we complete a 2-day trek across the Eastern Hajar Mountains which ends conveniently at a camp on the beach.
The Kamchatka Peninsula is a 1,250-kilometre-long (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East, with an area of about 270,000 km2 (100,000 sq mi). It lies between the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. Immediately offshore along the Pacific coast of the peninsula runs the 10,500-metre (34,400-ft) deep Kuril–Kamchatka Trench. The Kamchatka Peninsula, the Commander Islands, and Karaginsky Island constitute the Kamchatka Krai of the Russian Federation. The vast majority of the 322,079 inhabitants are ethnic Russians, but there are also about 13,000 Koryaks (2014). More than half of the population lives in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (179,526 people in 2010) and nearby Yelizovo (38,980).
The Kamchatka peninsula contains the volcanoes of Kamchatka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kamchatka receives up to 2,700 mm (110 in) of precipitation per year. The summers are moderately cool, and the winters tend to be rather stormy though rarely producing lightning.
Mount Kinabalu is a prominent mountain on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. Located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah and protected as Kinabalu Park, World Heritage Site. Kinabalu the highest peak in Borneo’s Crocker Range and the highest mountain in Malay Archipelago also highest mountain in Malaysia. Also the 20th most prominent mountain in the world by topographic prominence. It includes the Kinabalu montane alpine meadows ecoregion in the montane grasslands and shrublands biome.
The mountain and surroundings biological sites in world, with 6,000 species plants, 326 species birds, and 100 mammalian species identified. Among this rich collection of wildlife are famous species such as the gigantic Rafflesia plants and orangutans. Mount Kinabalu has been accorded UNESCO World Heritage status.