The Internet can give people access to information and images from nearly any location in the world. However, not everything can be experienced in this fashion. There is something to be said about actually being in an area and witnessing the ambiance yourself. When deciding what to do for your next vacation, consider what nature can offer in terms of excitement and knowledge. These locations can offer incredible insights as you absorb the landscape.
The Sahara Desert
Ever wondered what it would be like to visit those amazing sand dunes you’ve seen in multitudes of movies? There are Sahara Desert tours that can allow you to experience one of the driest areas on the planet without subjecting yourself to dangerous conditions. Learn how to trek this area while your guides demonstrate proper survival as you explore the dunes as you cross the sands on camel-back. Some organizations will also allow you to customize the experience showing what you want to see and when.
Angama Masai Mara
One of the most sought after experiences in East Africa, Angama Mara has a great deal to offer those looking for exotic animals to film and landscape to view. According to Ute Sonnenberg of Roho Ya Chui, guests could wake up to hot-air balloons sailing past their tented suits as these accommodations hang over the edge of the Great Rift Valley overlooking the Masai Mara National Reserve.
The Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is more than an amazing stretch of rock formations and towering cliffs. Tours of all kinds are available either based on land or in a boat drifting down the Colorado River. Bus, helicopter, train and airplane tours are also available giving you an ability to see nearly every square inch of the Grand Canyon. If you’re one to enjoy camping in the wilderness, some of these tours offer overnight stays providing an incredible experience that is unique.
Exploring Alaska delivers the outdoors unlike any place you’ll visit in the United States. Areas such as the Chugach State Park allow for a backdrop of entrancing cliffs while the various glaciers display an impressive wall of ice that is thousands of years old. During specific times of the year, the Aurora Borealis entertains guests by putting forth a colorful display of light in the night sky.
When it comes to exploring the Caribbean, few places can deliver what the Cayman Islands have in plentiful supply. Crystal blue waters, beautiful marine life, alluring shoals and scuba diving through the sunken ships scattered about the Cayman Trench awaits visitors. Pictures don’t do the white sandy beaches justice as you breath in one of the most incredible island paradises in the Atlantic Ocean. According to CaymanIslands.ky, tours for observing the Caribbean’s most beautiful birds are also available.
All vacations don’t need to be surrounded by amusement parks or tall skyscrapers. Traveling to the outdoors can provide a great deal in the way of memories and life-altering events. Put effort into understanding the planet you live on and appreciate the evolution of Earth. Don’t merely go on vacation, but embrace it.