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

    You might want to think about visiting Ecuador, not just for its awe-inspiring Galapagos Islands but for its rich rainforest and llamas too. The yearly Founding of Guayaquil in July is particularly good.

  • 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

      La Paz is the capital city of Bolivia and this is where many of the country's tourists begin their travels. With their Tinku Festival taking place annually, Bolivia is a reasonably popular destination among UK visitors.

      • 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

        Solomon Islands is famous for its many islands, picturesque beaches and fertile rainforests. The country is also renowned for its Independence Day in July.

        • Philippines

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

        • Nicaragua

          Have you thought about visiting Nicaragua? Its gorgeous beaches, turtles and lakes and volcanoes are all things that the country is highly regarded for. The annual Santo Domingo Celebrations takes place in August.

        • 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

            Honduras is famous for its notable cuisine, imposing mountains and incredible rainforests. The country is also renowned for its Independence Day in September.

          • Guatemala

            You might want to think about visiting Guatemala, not just for its staggering Mayan ruins but for its indigenous culture and jaw-dropping mountains too. The yearly Independence Day in September is particularly good.

            • 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

              Albania could be just what you’re looking for. Fly into the capital, Tirana, and explore the country from there. If you happen to be there in May, you should definitely consider going to Korca City International Carnival that takes place each year.

              • Vanuatu

                Vanuatu could be just what you’re looking for. Fly into the capital, Port Vila, and explore the country from there. If you happen to be there in April, you should definitely consider going to Land-diving Festival that takes place each year.

              • Tanzania

                Famed for its imposing Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania's capital city is Dodoma. Every year, their popular Independence Day takes place in December.

              • 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

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

                • Guyana

                  As a rather unusual holiday destination, there's plenty to discover in Guyana. Well regarded for its impressive waterfalls, rich rainforests and lovely beaches, the capital city is Georgetown. Visit in May and you could be there for Independence Day.

                • Burma

                  Burma is a reasonably popular holiday destination and perhaps best known for its rich culture, mind-blowing mountain ranges and extraordinary wildlife. The annual Naga New Year Festival occurs in each January.

                  • Botswana

                    Why not visit Botswana, renowned for its plentiful diamonds, abounding wildlife and wonderful culture? You might like to consider going there in March when its annual Maitisong Festival takes place.

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