Where to go on Holiday

Where To Go On Holiday For Nature And Wildlife

Where To Go On Holiday For Nature And Wildlife

It’s great to be at one with Mother Nature. So whether this means a safari in Kenya, wildlife spotting in Brazil’s Pantanal region, or trekking through the jungles of Peru, there really is something for everyone. You may even wish to look at conservation volunteering opportunities so that you can get up close with your subject and really be involved.
 
So where to go on holiday for nature? Be it flora or fauna (or both!) you’re after, we know you’ll love visiting one of these countries.

  • New Zealand

    The awe-inspiring beauty of New Zealand has earned it its place as one of the ultimate outdoor holiday destinations.

  • Iceland

    So much more than just Björk and a few geysirs, Iceland has masses to offer holidaymakers - and you don't need to be a nature buff to enjoy yourself here.

  • Canada

    Serene lakes, endless mountain ranges, magnificent glaciers and extreme vastness make Canada one of the best places to explore the great outdoors.

  • Australia

    With its diverse landscape, iconic attractions and bustling cities, Australia captivates even the pickiest of holiday makers.

  • Peru

    Peru has long been a favourite of backpackers and intrepid travellers, but the country also caters for the general holidaymaker.

  • Malaysia

    Very literally a country of two halves, Malaysia is home to cities, monuments rainforests and beaches.

  • Ecuador

    Why not visit Ecuador, renowned for its awe-inspiring Galapagos Islands, rich rainforest and llamas? You might like to consider going there in July when its annual Founding of Guayaquil takes place.

  • Costa Rica

    With a tropical climate, a rich cultural heritage and world class beaches, Costa Rica is one of the best ecotourist destinations on the planet.

  • Chile

    Chile’s got the lot – beaches, rivers, lakes, glaciers, islands, volcanoes and desert - and that’s before you even touch on the culture, the cuisine and its warm and welcoming people!

    • Cambodia

      Resplendent temples, plentiful monuments, a rich and vibrant culture, and a nation of warm and charismatic people make Cambodia the perfect venue for an other world adventure.

    • Brazil

      When most people think of Brazil the first thing that comes to mind is the Amazon Rainforest or the Rio Carnival, but this enormous country has so much more to offer.

    • Bolivia

      Bolivia is famous for its staggering mountains, charming crafts and rich and diverse culture. The country is also renowned for its Tinku Festival in May.

      • Belize

        Strikingly beautiful and largely untouched, Belize is a country of fascinating ruins, beautiful beaches and friendly people.

      • South Africa

        South Africa has seen a boom in tourism over recent years thanks to its vibrant cities, beautiful coastline and incredible national parks.

      • Solomon Islands

        Why not visit Solomon Islands, renowned for its many islands, picturesque beaches and fertile rainforests? You might like to consider going there in July when its annual Independence Day takes place.

        • Philippines

          Often overlooked as a holiday destination, the Philippines offers holidaymakers the chance to explore a lesser traipsed part of South-East Asia.

        • Nicaragua

          This country is particularly well known for its Santo Domingo Celebrations which happens in August each year. A reasonably popular holiday destination!

        • Kenya

          Beaches, world heritage sites and of course, safari, make Kenya one of the most exciting countries on the planet.

          • Indonesia

            Indonesia presents an assault on the senses, with its mix of cultures, vibrancy and contrast of peaceful beaches and lively bars.

          • Honduras

            This country is particularly well known for its Independence Day which happens in September each year. A reasonably popular holiday destination!

          • Guatemala

            Famed for its staggering Mayan ruins, Guatemala's capital city is Guatemala City. Every year, their popular Independence Day takes place in September.

            • Cape Verde

              The stunning archipelago of Cape Verde is sure to delight with its swathes of beaches, traditional Morna music and vibrant Carnival.

            • Bhutan

              Famed for its staggering mountains, Bhutan's capital city is Thimphu. Every year, their popular Bumthang Festival takes place in October.

            • Albania

              Have you thought about visiting Albania? Its Dajti mountain, breathtaking coastline and many castles are all things that the country is highly regarded for. The annual Korca City International Carnival takes place in May.

              • Vanuatu

                Famed for its amazing beaches with incredible diving opportunities, Vanuatu's capital city is Port Vila. Every year, their popular Land-diving Festival takes place in April.

              • Tanzania

                Tanzania could be just what you’re looking for. Fly into the capital, Dodoma, and explore the country from there. If you happen to be there in December, you should definitely consider going to Independence Day that takes place each year.

              • Suriname

                Suriname is a rather unusual holiday destination and perhaps best known for its mountain ranges, gorgeous beaches and natural beauty. The annual New Year Festival occurs in each January.

                • Madagascar

                  This country is particularly well known for its Donia Festival which happens in May each year. A reasonably popular holiday destination!

                • Guyana

                  Guyana could be just what you’re looking for. Fly into the capital, Georgetown, and explore the country from there. If you happen to be there in May, you should definitely consider going to Independence Day that takes place each year.

                • Burma

                  Why not visit Burma, renowned for its rich culture, mind-blowing mountain ranges and extraordinary wildlife? You might like to consider going there in January when its annual Naga New Year Festival takes place.

                  • Botswana

                    As a rather unusual holiday destination, there's plenty to discover in Botswana. Well regarded for its plentiful diamonds, abounding wildlife and wonderful culture, the capital city is Gaborone. Visit in March and you could be there for Maitisong Festival.

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