You may have always wanted to live in harmony with the animals, explore spectacular settings and marvel at the magic of the northern lights. And why not live an adventure in the largest forest in the world through a journey in the very heart of the wilderness?
You can do all this, in the utmost luxury. In this article, we’ll suggest to you six travel experiences in the wildest and most inaccessible places in the world, and all this without leaving behind the necessary comforts.
Enter the largest animal reserve of South Africa
Located in South Africa, on the border of Mozambique and Zimbabwe, lies one of the largest national parks on the African continent — the incredible Kruger National Park! This biosphere reserve, whose size is comparable to that of Wales, is home to an incredible fauna.
As we enter this wild sanctuary, there are more than 300 species of birds, about 150 species of mammals, including the famous “Big Five” —lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffalo, and about 120 species of reptiles. You will be able to observe the animals closely, as they do not feel threatened by the human presence, thanks to expert management and conservation practices.
Be it in the early morning, late afternoon or sunset, Kruger National Park offers, at any time of the day, unique landscapes that will make your visit worth it. And to end this Safari in beauty, the Lukimbi Lodge offers a 5-star comfort where the spa, swimming pool, and an observation deck await adventurers looking for a well-deserved moment of relaxation.
If you want to live this experience, a safari in the Kruger National Park and a stay at Lukimbi Lodge is proposed by the agency Kruger Park travel.
Discover the tea plantations of Sri Lanka aboard an atypical train
Rendezvous in the heart of Sri Lanka where a most extraordinary journey awaits you! A legacy of British colonisation, locomotives dating back to the last century roll around this island of legend and promise you an authentic adventure to discover all its treasures.
From Peradeniya, a train travels through Sri Lanka’s highlands through lush tea plantations, surrounded by misty mountains and scenic waterfalls to further south in the town of Nuwara Eliya. As the cars pass through the lush plateaus, the sweet scents of tea plantations accompany the passengers for the pleasure of their senses.
You can appreciate this multiple and colourful natural landscapes by embarking on a train with Yogawinetravel.
Walking in the heart of the huge national park of Torres del Paine
Located in southern Chile, between the Andes Mountains and Argentina, Torres Del Paine National Park takes its name from the three peaks called “Torres” (towers) standing on the massif “Paine”. In the heart of this natural wonder, large lakes, immense glaciers, centuries-old forests and sumptuous fjords coexist – a complete magic ride for your eyes.
Also classified as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, Torres Del Paine has grandiose natural spaces that leave visitors absolutely speechless. And if they are not subjugated by the infinite Gray Lake, it is because the glacier, bearing the same name, will have retained all their attention. The beauty of this Park does not stop at its landscapes. Guanacos, foxes, birds and pumas participate in making this extraordinary place magical.
Escape in the awesome Cotopaxi National Park in Ecuador
North of Ecuador sits the impressive Cotopaxi National Park. If it is so popular with hikers, it is certainly because you have to take a famous and beautiful path of volcanoes to access it. Among the many giants of fire is the famous and gigantic Cotopaxi, one of the highest active volcanoes in the world, which is 5897 meters high!
It is around the lagoon of Limpiopungo that one comes to take the time to observe its majestic summit and escape. The lucky ones will be able to see condors and mythical wild horses in this place, completely out of time. You can also go wild boar hunting and even experience deer hunting.
You can find yourself in Latin America in the middle of this fantastic natural scenery by opting for Audley’s programs.
Feel alive watching the wildlife landscapes of Routeburn in New Zealand
New Zealand’s Mythical Route, the Routeburn, connects Mount Aspiring National Park with Fiordland National Park. This long UNESCO World Heritage Site has proven to be one of the most popular hiking trails in the heart of New Zealand’s forests and mountains.
Easily accessible, it is a paradise for lovers of hiking who will enjoy the beauty of mountain peaks on both sides of the trail, the immense valleys that adjoin it and the waterfalls and lakes that participate in making the place magical.
For the first steps of this adventure, cross an impressive suspension bridge over a transparent river, and enter the heart of a spectacular purple beech forest.
The travel agency Ultimate Hike is the most qualified to make you live the best experience
Drive on ice in Lapland
Lapland is the most northerly region of Finland. Sparsely populated, it borders Sweden, Norway, Russia and the Baltic Sea, and is known for its vast subarctic wilderness and various natural phenomena such as the midnight sun and the northern lights.
Don’t be afraid, the place is livable, and you can even drive there. Prestige Voyage proposes to follow the pieces of advice from the expert coach and learn driving on ice. Only 80 km from the Arctic Circle, on the frozen lake of Udjaur in Swedish Lapland you will drive exceptional vehicles. At the wheel of a Porsche, Corvette, Lamborghini, Audi RS4, Subaru or BMW you will ride on reproductions of real circuits of Formula 1
Now that’s what we call a real adventure! Happy travels!