Going on safari is one of life's ultimate thrills. The word itself means "journey" in Swahili, making treks through the bush a pursuit closely associated with Africa, but a new breed of safari is a emerging, taking intrepid travelers around the world. Polar bears in Arctic Canada, mountain gorillas in Rwanda, and pandas in China are just some trips whisking adventurers into a world of natural wonders. This list emphasizes the most bold, iconic and emerging safaris today and into 2015.
by Anisha Shah
Anisha Shah is a luxury and emerging destinations travel journalist. Her background as BBC TV & radio news reporter combined with long-standing love affair for travel, sees her first on the scene of new and exciting travel hotspots. Her work has appeared in Huffington Post, Fodor’s and Billionaire. Follow Anisha on Twitter: @anishahbbc.