Cheesemans' Ecology Safaris


About the Region

Ancient temples, Buddhist monasteries, remote preserved cultures, fascinating history, and friendly people are just some of the appealing qualities of southern Asia. Forested mountains provide diverse habitats for colorful birds in all shapes and sizes. A slower pace of life allows you to focus on photography and learning opportunities not found in other regions. Join us as we discover less traveled Asian countries together.


Embark on an extraordinary safari travel experience in the captivating land of Bhutan. Nestled in the heart of the Eastern Himalayas, this enchanting kingdom offers a unique blend of breathtaking landscapes and rich biodiversity. Traverse through lush forests, picturesque valleys, and majestic mountains as you encounter diverse wildlife species like the elusive snow leopard, majestic Bengal tiger, and vibrant birdlife. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Bhutan's protected national parks, where conservation efforts thrive. Discover the magic of Bhutan as you embark on thrilling safaris, witnessing the beauty of nature and the preservation of its remarkable wildlife.


Get ready to embark on an unforgettable safari adventure to the ancient rainforests of Borneo. Witness incredible wildlife, including orangutans, pygmy elephants, and proboscis monkeys, and immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of this incredible destination. From the crystal-clear waters of Sabah to the lush jungles of Sarawak, Borneo offers a wealth of diverse experiences. Our expertly crafted tours provide a seamless and hassle-free experience, ensuring that you can relax and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book now and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.


Indulge in the rich tapestry of India, a country that seamlessly weaves together the wonders of wildlife and the depths of culture. Here, you'll embark on a journey that transcends boundaries, immersing yourself in the lush landscapes of its national parks and reserves, where majestic tigers roam freely, elephants traverse ancient forests, and a kaleidoscope of birdlife fills the skies. Beyond the natural world, you'll be enveloped by a vibrant and diverse cultural mosaic, where centuries-old traditions coexist with the dynamic rhythms of modern life. From the resplendent temples of Varanasi to the bustling markets of Delhi, India's heritage is as varied as it is enchanting. So come, revel in the essence of India, where the wild and the cultural unite to create an unforgettable tapestry of experiences.


Explore the captivating landscapes and rich cultural tapestry of Nepal with our unforgettable trips. Nestled amidst the Himalayas, Nepal offers a breathtaking panorama of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and ancient temples. Whether you're a seasoned trekker seeking adventure on the iconic Annapurna Circuit or a spiritual traveler eager to visit the sacred temples of Kathmandu, our Nepal journeys cater to every traveler's dream. Immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of the Nepalese people, savor authentic cuisine, and witness the awe-inspiring sunrise over Mount Everest. Discover a world of natural wonders and spiritual enlightenment on your expedition through Nepal, a destination that promises a lifetime of memories.

Snow Leopards

Experience the ultimate adventure of a lifetime with a safari travel to India's majestic mountains in search of the elusive snow leopards. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Himalayas, this thrilling expedition allows you to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of these endangered creatures in their natural habitat. Traverse through rugged terrains and remote valleys, guided by expert trackers who unveil the secrets of these elusive felines. As you embark on this extraordinary journey, immerse yourself in the cultural richness of India, encountering vibrant local communities and diverse wildlife along the way. Prepare to be captivated by the sheer magnificence of India's snow leopards and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Sulawesi and Komodo

Explore unique corners of the this vast and varied Indonesian archipelago by foot, boat, and fins. Travel to North Sulawesi and spend three full days trekking to find rare animals such as the tarsier, macaques, and many bird species. Then depart for Komodo Island to search for the world’s largest lizards: Komodo dragons. You will have ample opportunities to snorkel the spectacular waters around your lodge, as well as en route between locations, where you will find hard and soft corals and plenty of marine life including giant manta rays, which can be upwards of 22 feet wide and weigh 4000 pounds!

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, an island of incredible biological diversity, offers a spectacular array of wildlife in various habitats, from lush rainforests to arid plains. Home to the elusive Sri Lankan leopard, the majestic Asian elephant, and a multitude of exotic birds, the island is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Renowned national parks like Yala, Wilpattu, and Udawalawe are celebrated for their rich biodiversity and high density of endemic species. Sri Lanka's commitment to eco-friendly tourism and conservation is evident in these protected areas, where the balance of ecosystems is carefully maintained. Alongside its natural wonders, Sri Lanka also boasts a rich cultural heritage, offering a comprehensive and immersive experience for visitors.


Embark on an enchanting journey to the mystical land of Tibet with our immersive trips. Situated on the breathtaking Tibetan Plateau, Tibet beckons with its majestic Himalayan vistas, serene monasteries, and a profound sense of spirituality. Whether you're an adventurer drawn to the challenging treks of Mount Kailash or a seeker of inner peace exploring the spiritual heartland of Lhasa, our Tibet experiences offer a gateway to the extraordinary. Immerse yourself in the rich Tibetan culture, indulge in delectable Tibetan cuisine, and witness the captivating rituals of Tibetan Buddhism. Discover a realm where ancient traditions meet awe-inspiring landscapes, and let Tibet's unique charm leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Upcoming Trips to Asia