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9 Epic Bucket List Trips And How To Make Them Happen

Updated: Aug 25, 2020

The first thing you have to do is figure out what is your idea of ​​a dream trip. For many travelers, the purpose of ​​the trip of their dreams is only to be relaxed on a white sand beach contemplating the vast sea with turquoise waters and enjoying a delicious pina colada.

For others, it is having an adventure when exploring Waitomo Caverns in New Zealand or swimming with the gigantic whale shark in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. In this new era, the idea of ​​a dream trip is changing; everything revolves around the family bond. Many families choose to travel together, making vacations unique and unforgettable educational experiences for everyone.

Whether it's a relaxing escape, a family walk through history, an escape into nature, or something you seek, we've got an itinerary. Here are ten dream trips and what you need to know about to start planning them.

Admire The Magnificent Views At Istanbul

Istanbul is hands down one of the most intriguing, inspiring, endlessly, chaotic, and yet somehow charming cities. With so much history – from Byzantium to Constantinople to Istanbul as we know it today, is one of the most intriguing to visit the world. If you have plans to attend and are looking for some encouragement, there are some must-see places to encourage you to visit Istanbul!

To mention some of them would be Hagia Sophia, see a whirling Dervish show, catch a ferry across the Bosphorus, experience a Turkish Hammam Bathing Ritual, and so much more. Sunrise views are the most beautiful things that you would see in this city, imagine waking up and admire it from the comforts of your hotel room.

Climb Up To The Peruvian Heights

Built nearly 8,000 feet above sea level sometime in the 15th century, this remarkable feat of engineering sits atop many a traveler's bucket list. On this epic vacation, you'll also experience outdoor adventures in the Sacred Valley and urban pleasure in Lima, Peru's Capital. This city is a burgeoning culinary destination for travel foodies - and home to two of the top ten restaurants in the world, Central by Virgilio Martinez, and Maido where chef Mitsuharu Tsumura blends Peruvian and Japanese cuisine.

If you're wondering what stunning spots are down there, surely Lake Titicaca's visit is a must, like flying over the Nazca Lines or going on a sandboarding adventure in a desert oasis named Huacachina. Hike up to Rainbow Mountain, drink a famous Pisco Sour, and numerous of tremendous activities to do.

Get A Sun Tan In An Overwater Bungalow

If your idea of a dream trip is an escape to a quiet, relaxing, and paradisaical place, no look further, the Maldives has everything you need. Renowned for its remote Indian Ocean location, sublime beaches, uber-luxurious resorts, and fantastic coral reefs, the Maldives nevertheless soars above its reputation and delivers. The entire essence of the Maldives lies in the beauty of its beaches.

Travelers spend a significant portion of their trip lying at the beach. Others prefer to indulge in some exciting watersports like snorkeling, kayaking, or diving to catch a glimpse of some exotic and colorful fishes underneath the water. Suppose you want to experience something out of this world. In that case, you have to try to have a reservation at Ithaa, underwater Restaurant, and see the marine beauty while you eat.

Fall Asleep To The Northern Lights

If you're looking to experience something extraordinary on your dream trip, catch a flight to Reykjavik. Iceland is located at the edge of the Arctic Circle. It offers one of your best chances to see the Northern Lights without the extreme cold temperatures you would have to endure in other countries as Norway and Finland.

If you want to add a warm experience to your trip, you can not miss a visit to the Blue Lagoon, a thermal spa complex located not far from Keflavik International Airport, to shake off any jet lag you may have. The best time to go and get the best of the Northern Lights is from November to February. During your visit, we invite you to experience Diamond Beach, where icebergs wash up ashore against the jet-black sand, thus making one of the most surreal and visually appealing scenes found in Iceland.

Discover La Dolce Vita In Italy

Pleasant climate, abundant resources, and natural beauty have drawn people to this coast for many centuries. The Greeks, Romans, Normans, Saracens, Arab-Sicilians, and many others have left their mark.

If your idea of a dream trip involves beach time, fresh Italian food, celeb-spotting, and maybe spending your day in a yacht, fly into Naples and head toward this enchanting masterpiece. Exploring this region known for its cliffside towns, epic views, limoncello, and fresh seafood. From Sorrento, you can hire a yacht or catch a ferry to Ischia, an island known for its thermal baths and fine wines, or Capri, known for its colorful lagoons.

You can also visit Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii; the ancient city destroyed when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, making it easy to delve deep into history when you’re ready to take a break from island hopping, sipping limoncello, and sampling gelato. You can also rent a car, hire a car and driver, or rent a yacht to explore a half dozen picturesque towns, including Amalfi, Ravello, and Positano.

Explore The Wonders Of China

China is a unique destination, unlike anywhere else in Asia. It is home to one of the world's most ancient civilizations and is full of fascinating stories. You could return again and again and have an entirely different experience every time.

From the unusual karst rock formations and mountains of the south to the vast deserts of the west and the high Tibet plateau, China contains some of the most stunning scenery in all of Asia. The entire country is teeming with beautifully-chaotic modern cities juxtaposed with thousands of fascinating history and heritage.

Endless highlights await, including the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, Beijing's Forbidden Palace, the incredible Tian Shan mountains, the Buddhist caves of Dunhuang, Dazu and Datong, the stunning traditional towns of Pingyao, Lijiang, and Dali, and of course the phenomenal Great Wall of China!

Wake Up To The Taj Mahal

If your idea of a dream trip is checking out a wonder of the world, pack your bags and head to northern India. Fly into New Delhi to embark on your journey through India's Golden Triangle.

It has graced the books' pages for centuries, but nothing quite prepares you for seeing the Taj Mahal for the first time. The ultimate symbol of eternal love, this is one of India's most memorable and emotive sights. As the light changes, so too do the color of the Taj Mahal.

One of the best times to visit is in the early hours when it's bathed in the ethereal glow of the morning light. As the sun rises, the marble changes from a soft golden hue to dazzling white, and as evening draws in, its character changes once again.

After two nights in Agra, you'll likely be ready for something new. Head to Jaipur, India's famed pink city to complete your Golden Triangle experience.

Go To The Land Where It All Begun

With a long coastline on the eastern Mediterranean Sea and a small window onto the Red Sea at the Gulf of Eilat, Israel offers restful beach breaks and fascinating history. The three major monotheistic religions – Christianity, Islam, and Judaism – all have ties to the region, and the Holy Land is home to a broad mix of culture, making it a fascinating destination.

If your idea of a dream trip is to reconnect and rediscover, this is the right for you. Israel has everything for everyone, from some of the most beautiful beaches in the majestic Mediterranean coast to get some vitamin sea, delicious gastronomy, museums, and beautiful gardens; to impressive, meaningful, and inspiring historical places, this land delivers a range of diverse options given its contrasting landscapes.

Go On A Safari In South Africa

From the many game reserves and wildlife experiences to city metropolis, pristine beaches, a food scene to envy most, and a country rich in culture. People ask why I haven't traveled abroad that much, and the answer is quite simple, I have everything right here on my doorstep.

South Africa is especially suitable for first safari experiences as it offers so much more than safaris. It is home not only to Kruger National Park and several private game reserves for wildlife seekers. This country also boasts breathtaking beaches, mountains, and wine country in addition to bustling cities like Cape Town and don't miss stunning Victoria Falls to enhance the uniqueness of your experience.

It is time to focus on what we have all been waiting for- Putting together our travel plans and make our travel dreams come true. Traveling is exciting, offering us something to plan for, look forward to, and add more value to our world than we have ever dreamed possible. So, where to start? What to do to make your dreams become a reality?

Travel is a way of getting out and exploring the world. And when you're passionate about travel, it's pretty much why you put your time at your daily grind. As bad as this world may be, travel opens our minds to meet amazing people, visit some truly amazing places and see the wonders of the world.

Our advice as experts so you can fulfill the trip of your dreams would be:

1.- Plan your trip with time ahead so you can book the flight, the tours and the hotel you want.

2.- The perfect time to travel would be mid season or low season, depending on the country you'd like to visit.

3.- Check the visa and immunization requirements for the country you want to travel.

4.- Search relevant information about the place you want to go.

5.- Call your bank and/or credit card company to let them know that you're going to travel, so you don't have any surprises during your trip.

6.- Invest in travel insurance so you could be protected on your trip.

7.- Make a travel checklist so you won't miss anything at home.

8.- If you don't know where to start, call a travel professional. Travel Agents can save you time and money, and also, some amenities that are open just for them to offer to their travelers.

Still need help to plan your dream trip? Contact us to start planning that epic dream.

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