There are plenty of holiday destinations around the world that will leave you spellbound. While one needs to see the world for the culture and people that inhabit it, there is also the case for stunning natural sights. Whether it is lazing around exotic white sandy beaches in the Galapagos, watching active volcanoes in Philippines or going gorilla trekking in Uganda, there is a lot to discover. Read on to know more about the five best holiday experiences in the world:
The Greek island is part of the enormous Greek archipelago. The island was formed when the Cyclades volcano erupted and sank, producing a natural wonder that has turned into a Greek fantasy in recent times. Whitewashed villas line the port that is filled with charming ferries and boats, and inland you will find restaurants that serve fish delicacies. An extremely romantic location, the island is also has treks that take tourists over to ancient Roman monasteries on hilltops and to scenic cliffs and pebble beaches in this Mediterranean paradise!
- The Great Barrier Reef
Australia’s greatest natural wonder, the barrier reef is a dying structure that you need to see before you die. The world’s biggest coral reef, it is most accessible from Port Cairns from where you can rent out boats and tours. The world’s coral garden houses over 1500 different species of fish, and you will see that when you dive with instructors here.
- Uganda safari
Wildlife tour in Uganda is the newest ‘it’ thing to do in Africa. The mountain gorillas are not the only attraction on these Uganda adventures, you can also spot giraffes, zebras and all kinds of birds here. The people of Uganda are the most helpful and sweet of any African countries you will go to, and the plains and lakes and forests of the country lend it a special place with tourists.
- Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Scotland does not usually make it to the list of exotic holiday locations. However, the Hebrides Islands may be the most beautiful beaches in all of Britain. The shore off the islands are regular sites for sharks, whales, dolphins and porpoises. You can also engage in a number of exhilarating, adrenaline surging adventure sports here – kitesurfing over the Bara’s beach airstrip is gives a view of the Atlantic as well as of the scenic island. The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry is an easy way to get here, but there are plenty of other ways too.
- Whitewater rafting in Nepal and Bhutan
Although the two countries do not share a border, one thing they do share are rapid tributaries to the Brahmaputra and Ganges, the two great rivers of Southeast Asia. This one is for the daredevils, as the Himalayan rivers and terrain makes for plenty of dangerous, yet thrilling, level 3-5 rapids. The Mo and Pho Chhu rivers provide extensive opportunities to test your rafting skills in the Devil’s Gorge, and this one should definitely go on your bucket list of things to do.
These holiday destination are the pick of the various things globetrotters should try and see and do before they hang their boots. Don’t wait around for the perfect moment though, because it never comes. Instead, pack your bags and leave to see the world.