Mother nature has so much to offer, from beautiful rainbows to blue grottos, erupting geysers to red rivers, there really is so much to see that the world has to offer.
So, thanks to our friends over at Exodus Travels we’ve made a list of 6 places you have to visit if you want to see some of natures true wonders in some truly magnificent location.
Ready for this journey? Then let’s begin!
1. Be Wowed by the Lunar Rainbow
Cape Town to Victoria Falls
20 days, from CAD$5,885
What’s more phenomenal than seeing a rainbow powered by the moon? Each month around the full moon, Africa’s Victoria Falls are home to this mysterious nighttime spectacle. Led by TV presenter, photographer and National Geographic explorer George Kourounis, search for the lunar rainbow and learn how to photograph its beauty. Beyond the rainbow, adventure to South Africa’s cosmopolitan Cape Town, Namibia’s spectacular desert landscapes, wildlife-rich game parks, and one of the world’s largest inland deltas in Botswana.
2. Fall in Love with the Blue Grotto
Italy: Island Hopping in the Bay of Naples
8 days, from CAD$2,375
To truly fall in love, head off the Amalfi Coast to some of Europe’s most beautiful islands. Cruise past the rocky white cliffs of Capri into the Blue Grotto, a sea cave named for the bright blue light filtered in through the water. Once a personal swimming hole of Emperor Tiberius, archeologists have found statues depicting sea gods Neptune and Triton and passages thought to be ancient stairways leading to the Emperor’s palace. No wonder this hidden gem has mystified travellers for thousands of years.
3. Stay Out All Night with the Midnight Sun
8 days, from CAD$5,505
There’s no turning into a pumpkin at the stroke of midnight during Iceland’s magical summer hours. One of the best times of year to explore roaring waterfalls, exploding geysers and geothermal pools offers the added allure of 24 hours of sunlight. Experience the magical appeal of Iceland’s stunning and diverse landscape – no fairy godmother can beat.
4. Become a Legend at the Rio Celeste Blue River
Costa Rica Coast to Coast
13 days, from CAD$4,555
Legend says that when God painted the sky, he washed his blue brushes in Costa Rica’s magical Rio Celeste. Behold the river’s enchanting colour on this getaway to the land of Pura Vida. Head off on a legendary adventure in search of wildlife, waterfalls, and outstanding views from emerald rainforests to smoldering volcanos. Return home with stories about this natural heaven on earth sure to impress generations to come.
5. There’s No Place like the Rainbow River
17 days, from CAD$5,125
For somewhere under the rainbow, the Caño Cristales flows vibrant shades of red, blue, yellow, orange and green during certain times of the year. Discover the wonderful world of Colombia’s natural wonders on this trekking journey. From the Lost City, abandoned and reclaimed by the rainforest to the remote mountains of Los Nevados National Park, where dreams really do come true.
6. Life and Death in Deadvlei
13 days, from CAD$2,845
From bright red sand dunes to otherworldly rock formations, Namibia is packed with natural wonder. Visit Deadvlei; once an abundant oasis, this iconic clay pan is now dotted with dark, dead camel thorn trees – a mysterious landscape that could rival the astonishing setting of a Tim Burton film any day. If that’s not enough to make adventurers feel alive, the sight of Namibia’s healthy wildlife populations, vivid sunsets, and expansive starlight night sky, certainly will.
Ready to embrace the worlds natural and true beauty? This one has us thinking what we want to see next. No matter where you end up, Happy Travels!
Photos Courtesy of Exodus Travels