Wilderness Travel, a U.S.-based adventure travel company, has launched a new itinerary, In the Realm of the Desert Lion, which enables travelers to participate in a veterinary check of leopards, cheetahs and lions and provides access to the desert lion research territory.

“We are proud to support and expose travelers to the some of the most important conservation work in the modern era, which is taking place in Namibia,” said Barbara Banks, director of marketing and new trip development for Wilderness Travel. “Not only do you witness firsthand wildlife workers in action, but a portion of the cost of this trip goes back to help these communities and their efforts directly. Conservation is built into the trip, as much as the lodging and the incredible activities.”

There are three departures in 2015 and one in 2016, and each is open to just six travelers. Pricing for the trip starts at $6,895 for the 12-day departure or $7895 for the 14-day departure. For more information or to book the trip, call (800) 368-2794 or visit www.wildernesstravel.com.

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