Endangered in many parts of the world, and mounting a spirited comeback in others such as Spain’s Iberian Peninsula, the lynx is one of the most elusive and therefore least-known big cats. That air of mystery, of course, is catnip to wildlife photographers and conservation-minded travelers alike, and these vacations are there to scratch that itch.
A natural loner, the lynx can be a tricky animal to locate in the wild. But with expert trackers and local guides leading the way, you’ve got to figure the odds are in your favour.
Watching lynxes in their own backyard isn’t just an unforgettable experience for you. Specialist vacations such as these directly contribute to conservation efforts, not only because sightings inform research projects, but also because responsible operators employ local trackers and guides, as well as bringing tourism income to these areas, encouraging residents to see the big cats as something to be protected rather than feared and hunted.
Learn more in our lynx watching vacations travel guide…