The Humane Society launched their new Humane Travel Tours this week, a program which will show people the work that Humane Society International has been doing to protect animal rights abroad. The program’s first week-long trip is scheduled for this January to South Africa.
Participants will travel to Hoedspruit or Phalaborwa and will stay at the Sanwild Wildlife Sanctuary in one of the two camps on the grounds. They will spend time watching the animals in the reserve and understanding their interactions. They will also get the opportunity to travel to Kruger National Park, one of the largest parks in the world, which houses hundreds of different species of animals. The journey also includes side trips to top scenic South African destinations such as Tzaneen and Graskop, home of the world-famous Blyde River Canyon.
The costs, which range from $2,500 to $3,700 a person, include meals, airport and ground transfers, entertainment, and lodging. The fees help aid the Wildlife Protection Program at the sanctuary and other local animal protection groups.
The Humane Society will run regular trips to South Africa throughout 2011 and hopes to expand in the future and visit more countries such as Bhutan, Canada, and Guatemala.
For more information on how you can get involved visit the Humane Society Travel Tours website.
photo by: Sabi Sabi South Africa
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