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Top 10 Places to Visit in Gujarat

Gujarat is vastly underrated and it's a mystery to us why the region isn’t more well-known as a tourist destination. It has a plethora of temples and palaces, some of the world’s best textiles, and the surreal landscapes and wildlife of the Rann of Kutch.

Meet our New Indian Subcontinent Expert - Amit

A great addition to the team, our new Indian subcontinent specialist Amit knows the region in-depth, having been born in Nepal and travelled all over India and its neighbouring lands. Below Amit answers a few questions about India, including his favourite national park, next on must-see list and funniest 'only in India' moment...

Meet our Africa Expert - Peter

Africa specialist Peter joined WF in 2016 and knows the continent inside out having travelled there regularly. Below Peter answers a few questions about the region, including his favourite lodge, tips for travellers and funniest safari moment...

6 of the Best: Hotels with Mountain Views

  • 5th July 2017

Mountain scenery offers some of the best possible vistas anywhere in the world. We’ve gone one better and chosen our favourite hotels to stay in, where you can not only get a great night’s sleep in a special location, but also wake up to some of the most spellbinding scenery on earth, from the breat…

Tour in Focus: Myanmar (Burma) – Road to Mandalay

Our Tour in Focus blogs take an in-depth look at our best and most popular trips, highlighting what makes them unique and answering anything you may like to know. Often called the Land of Golden Pagodas, Myanmar offers colonial grandeur and timeless elegance. Our two week Road to Mandalay group t…

What's it Like to Travel in Iran?

As one of the UK’s leading tour operators to Iran, Wild Frontiers has been booking holidays to this enchanting destination for over ten years. It’s now been almost two years since the FCO lifted its advice against travel to the majority of Iran, ending a decade of sanctions. Below we take a look at …

How Do I Get a Visa to Visit Iran?

The process for obtaining a visa to visit Iran has recently changed slightly, in particular for UK and Canadian passport holders. Below we outline the procedure in our step-by-step guide...   Step 1: Request a visa authorisation code To apply for your Iranian visa we will firstly need to requ…

Meet our Caucasus Expert - Natalie

Caucasus specialist Natalie joined WF in 2014 and, after a stint working in our group sales team, has recently moved to our tailor-made team, using her extensive experience to organise holidays across Georgia and the Caucasus. Below Natalie answers a few questions about the region, including her fav…

The 6 Reasons To Visit Georgia

In our opinion a visit to the former Soviet republic of Georgia should be on everyone’s wish list. With diverse architecture, stunning mountain scenery and the ancient wine-growing region of Kakheti, there is plenty to explore and discover. Below we take a look at our top six reasons to plan a trip……

The Wildlife of the 3 Guianas

  • 25th May 2017

The intrepid jungles and rainforests of Guyana, Suriname & French Guiana are home to a dazzling display of impressive wildlife, not least caimans, jaguars, egg-laying turtles and the exuberant Guianian cock-of-the-rock. Below we illustrate some of the fascinating wildlife you may encounter on our ne…

Story Behind the Trip: The 3 Guianas

  • 25th May 2017

Our new 3 Guianas group tour combines three of South America’s best adventure travel destinations, offering the chance to discover the cultural contrasts between the Caribbean-flavoured coast and Amerindian villages. Below we speak to Head of Group Tours Marc, who researched and put together the iti…

Tour in Focus: Madagascar Encompassed

Our Tour in Focus blogs take an in-depth look at our best and most popular trips, highlighting what makes them unique and answering anything you may like to know. Madagascar truly is a bucket-list island, incredibly rich in unique wildlife, but also offering a wealth of other out of this world trav…

6 of the Best: Picturesque Lakes

  • 11th April 2017

The sea can be a great draw when going on holiday, but one mustn’t underestimate the appeal of a good lake. Below we present some of our favourite lakes in the world. Some of them are lively hubs where you can take in the local life of leg-rowing fishermen or floating fruit sellers, whilst others …

Tour in Focus: High Road to Kashmir

Our Tour in Focus blogs take an in-depth look at our best and most popular trips, highlighting what makes them unique and answering anything you may like to know. Kashmir remains a long forgotten tourist idyll with its clean crisp air and beautiful lakes, making it a perfect location to unwind, whil…

6 of the Best: Hidden Europe Adventures

  • 13th March 2017

Fancy exploring the wildest frontiers of Europe this year? Our tours go beyond conventional sights, helping you to discover a hidden side to Europe. We'll take you truly off the beaten path to medieval towns, ancient ways of life and some of the most breath-taking scenery the continent has to offer…

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Silk Road?

  • 21st February 2017

Think you know Tajikistan from Uzbekistan? The Silk Road is one of the hottest destinations around at the moment, but how well do you know the countries that form that backbone of this ancient trail and its history dating back over 3000 years? We've put together a quiz to find out what you know abou…

Tour in Focus: Across the Caucasus

Our Tour in Focus blogs take an in-depth look at our best and most popular trips, highlighting what makes them unique and answering anything you may like to know. The Caucusus is a key destination for us in Europe, often seen as the frontier where east meets west. Offering both culture and adventure…

Richard Dunwoody to Walk the Length of Japan

  • 13th February 2017

Wild Frontiers tour leader and former champion jockey Richard Dunwoody is about to embark on a new challenge – walking the length of Japan’s three largest islands, Kyushu, Honshu and Hokkaido. The aim of his epic journey is to raise money and awareness for Sarcoma UK, the bone and soft tissue ca…

Tour in Focus: Rajasthan - Taj, Temples and Tigers

Our Tour in Focus blogs take an in-depth look at our best and most popular trips, highlighting what makes them unique and answering anything you may like to know. India is one of our key destinations and we run more trips here than anywhere else. Full of colour, exquisite architecture and an endles…

Travelling in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has always been one of our favourite travel destinations and for very good reason - stunning scenery, extraordinary rock-cut churches and a fascinating history are just some of the highlights. However, recent internal issues in the country have led to a number of tour operators cancelling t…

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