Chitwan, Nepal is the country’s powerhouse when it comes to wildlife, including the elusive Bengal tiger. Spend a few nights here and take part in jungle walks straight out of the African savannah, ride elephants to rhino watering holes, and immerse yourself in the tribal Tharu culture with homestays and cooking lessons. — Eric Monkaba
Our Global Correspondent Eric Monkaba is co-founder of Anazure, a gay tour company specializing in handcrafted itineraries for the intellectually curious traveler. We spoke to him about immersive travel and selected his journeys as this month’s Parting Shots in our magazine, where you’ll find this expanded story and more of his photos. Enjoy this dramatic image. Read our interview with him here.