Eco Zoo Trips

A specially curated trip to red panda country for zoo professionals, volunteers, and conservation experts.

Travel with us for longer, at a discounted price.

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Check out the Ecotrips page to learn more about what makes traveling with RPN so special.

For the professional nature lover.

During this unique 12-day experience, you will explore the Eastern Himalayan Broadleaf Forest, experience Nepalese culture, and track wild red pandas – all while supporting community-based red panda conservation. Guided by local experts, you will gain insider knowledge on wild red panda conservation while exploring the ecosystems and communities that live alongside them.

With an extra four days of travel at no cost, we offer these zoo trips to show our gratitude to conservation experts and zoo professionals around the world. Discover Nepal while supporting a common cause – a protected, sustainable future for pandas, people, and planet alike.

Upcoming Eco Zoo Trips

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December 2-13, 2024

Choyatar and Dobato, Ilam district, Nepal
Days: 12
Cost:
 $2,350 USD

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December 1-12, 2025

Choyatar and Dobato, Ilam district, Nepal
Days: 12
Cost:
 $2,350 USD

Don't see a date that works for you?

No problem. Check out our Ecotrips dates and details to find the perfect trip for you. 

Book Your Eco Zoo Trip Today!

Secure your spot by paying the trip deposit.

Signing up is easy!


1. Secure your spot
Pay the $500 deposit and fill out the basic information form to secure your spot.

2. Receive Confirmation
You will receive an email that contains the application form, a confirmation letter, trip itinerary, gear checklist, and suggested reading.

3. Trip Documents
Each participant must fill out the trip application along with the required forms within 14 days of booking. You must have a valid passport to travel to Nepal.

4. Final Balance
Final payments are due 60 days prior to departure. If payment is not received by the due date reservations are subject to cancellation.

5. Pre-Departure Information
Approximately 3 weeks before your trip RPN will email you with rendezvous instructions and information about your guide in Nepal.

If you have any questions throughout the process, you can contact us at ecotrips@redpandanetwork.org.

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Ready to Go? Book your Ecotrip!