Travel the World with the Indianapolis Zoo

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Kenya • June 14-23, 2017 • Trip Itinerary​ 

Set off on an adventure to breathtaking Kenya with the Indianapolis Zoo! Embark on a journey to see the slopes of Mt. Kenya and Kilimanjaro, Lake Nakuru National Park, the Serengeti and much more.

This trip is the opportunity of a lifetime to see chimpanzees in the 200-acre sanctuary begun by Lonrho East Africa, Kenya Wildlife Services and the Jane Goodall Institute. Then watch as elephants, zebras, giraffes, impalas and other incredible animals come to sip from your camp's watering hole or indulge in the saltlick. Visit the Great Rift Valley, one of the largest and deepest fault lines in the world. Adventure is always right around the corner.

After all of your adventures, relax and enjoy premium lodging and accommodations with spectacular views. From towns and villages to Nairobi, to the national parks, set out with us to see all that Kenya's culture, nature and landscape have to offer.

Contact Jennifer Barker at 317-630-2014 or for more information or to book your spot. Come join us!

New Orleans and Thibodaux, LA • June 25-July 1, 2017 •

Trip itinerary • Tour Member Form

Pack your bags and let's go on a family adventure to New Orleans! The city and its surrounding area are a melting pot of culture, food, music and biodiversity. On this trip with the Indianapolis Zoo you'll skim over the water on an exhilarating airboat ride and visit the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, a diverse habitat near Lakes Pontchartrain and Borgne that is visited by more than 340 bird species a year.

​​You'll make a special trip to the Audubon Nature Institute, which houses a zoo, aquarium and insectarium, and step back in time in the French Quarter and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park. Then relax on the beach on Grand Isle, Louisiana's only inhabited barrier island, and hear firsthand from Nature Conservancy staff about the work they are doing to save the state's wildlife and habitats. Contact Jennifer Barker at 317-630-2014 or for more information or to book your spot. Let the good times roll next summer!​

​Ecuador • Oct. 9-20, 2017 • Trip itinerary

Ecuador may be one of South America's smallest countries but it is full of beautiful coastal plains, highlands, tropical rainforests and other environmental treasures. Join the Indianapolis Zoo in exploring rich culture and amazing animals including tortoises, flamingos, Galapagos penguins, flightless cormorants and many more.

During your adventure you will visits many breath-taking sites, including Cotopaxi — the highest active volcano in the world.

For those interested in extending the trip, there is a pre-extension option to the Mashpi

 Rainforest as well as a post-extension option to Peru.​​ ​​​More details are available in the trip itinerary. For more information on traveling with the Zoo, contact Jennifer Barker at or 317-630-2014.