Covid-19 has been a devastation to the tourism industry. It has majorly destroyed the developing and developed economies. “Tourism for Inclusive Growth” is what seen to be the theme on this world tourism day. So, lets join hands to cherish the world and to kick start tourism for a better, sustainable future.
Here is a list of destinations to counter the abundance of beauty that the world offers.
India has many places to visit Ladakh is one of the most uber places to visit in India. it is an epitome of beauty on earth. It is a land where gravity fails. Its a cold dessert where one can find solace in the monasteries, vivid landscapes, and rare twin-humped Bactrian camels.
This place is highly cultural and a land of enormous festivities. A must visit place is the Pangong lake which is the highest salt water lake, a mystifying sight to capture the ultimate artistry of nature. Not only this, Ladakh has the highest motorable road in the world at an elevation of 5,359 meters. This place has the last Aryan village, known as the Dah hanu village. One can visit such sights and experience the rawness of their culture.
Switzerland is a destination that will leave you mesmerized with its spectacular snow-capped peaks, glistening lakes and charming old towns, adrenaline pumping adventure sports and delicious cuisines. When in the country, one cannot miss the scenic mountain excursions to Jungfraujoch- Top of Europe or Mt. Titlis in World’s first revolving aerial cable car – TITLIS Rotair!
Museums in Switzerland go beyond art- Visitors, depending on their interests, can visit the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne or The Olympic Museum in Lausanne which is a great way to experience the spirit of the Olympics. The FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich is another interesting museum with an interactive experience for football fans. Chocolate lovers can marvel at the world’s largest chocolate fountain that stands 9m tall at the entrance of Lindt’s Home of Chocolate museum!
Switzerland’s public transport system is the best and most comfortable way to explore this scenic country. Whether it is by train, bus or boat, all of this is covered with just one single ticket: the Swiss Travel Pass, which offers Unlimited travel by train, bus and boat across the country and also includes free admission to 500 museums and a few popular mountain excursions!
Czech Republic is an ideal destination for the coveted European holiday. Most importantly, Czech Republic is open to fully vaccinated Indian Travellers. Travellers familiar with Prague, are keen to visit different regions in the country for unique experiences like the magical castles and Chateaux in Central Bohemia, beer culture in West Bohemia, ancient stud farm in East Bohemia. There is something for everyone in the Czech Republic – cycling tours, wine and beer trails, 1000 year-old gothic architecture in beautiful cities, fascinating UNESCO monuments, winter sports for adrenaline junkies and relaxing spa and medical therapies in Karlovy Vary, a medieval spa town. We are also preparing to focus on Czech gastronomy and traditions, landscape of forests and the beautiful countryside this year to target Indian visitors.
Traveling to the breathtaking natural places that Indonesia has to offer is a great choice for those who are planning a natural holiday trip. Although any normal trip in Indonesia would be fun, but, a sustainable journey as a responsible tourist enriches the experience even more. There is no better way to appreciate the spectacular gift of Mother Nature than to actually protect and sustain its beauty. Eco-tourism is “responsible travel to natural areas that preserve the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people and involves interpretation and education. There are many Eco-Tourism experiences in Indonesia that will reconnect you with nature, to name a few – the West Bali National Park which consists of a large rainforest, dry savannahs, lowlands, and other habitats. It’s a safe haven for endangered species of animals, including the iconic Bali Starling. Tanjung Puting National Park is said to be as large as the famous Bali Island and is home to endemic and endangered animals, such as orangutans, proboscis monkeys, red langurs, bears, mouse deer, and forest cats. 200 species of birds, 38 species of mammals, other wild animals, and a number of endemic floras can be found there. Komodo National Park is a part of the Coral Triangle, the richest center of marine biodiversity on Earth and it provides many things to do in that area, including snorkelling, diving, meeting the giant lizards, and more. Tangkahan is popular among the tourists as “the hidden paradise” because not many people know about this eco-tourism destination located in Langkat Regency, North Sumatra.
Mauritius positions itself as a green tourism destination and has committed to develop sustainable activities and leisure during the last years. Ecology has taken on an increasingly important place at all levels and, much more than its beaches, Mauritius offers a wide range of things to see and do inland during your stay. Its various landscapes, forests, parks and reserves, fauna and flora, make the richness of this island and are waiting to be discovered by green tourism enthusiasts. To reconnect with nature, there are a multitude of green zones in the island: its forests, parks and nature reserves, where you can discover the fauna and flora of Mauritius. The Black River Gorges National Park in the west coast, will offer a full immersion in nature. Ebony Forest is also to be seen, with its unique forest of endemic Ebony trees and preserved flora and fauna. You will be stunned by the exceptional view of the western and southern part of the island from the top.
Situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Maldives is home to 1,190+ tiny coral islands that stretch along a length of 871 kilometers. The tropical paradise offers a myriad of experiences making it a perfect holiday destination for all kinds of travellers. Many vacationers head to the Maldives solely to relax on the pristine white beaches. Travelers seeking ultimate relaxation should book a spa treatment while visiting the island nation. Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in a range of exciting water sports activities including scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing and fishing. The Maldives is also home to some of the most unique and beautiful mosques in the world. Whether you are looking for a luxurious holiday in the Maldives or an affordable one, the possibilities here are endless!
Often referred as Pearl of Andaman, Phuket is Thailand’s largest island comprising of magnificient beaches like Patong, Rawai, Kamala, Kata, etc. It is one of the most popular and happening island with superb world class hotels, delicious seafood, numerous sporting and leisure opportunities.The beaches have sparkling blue water with enormous snorkeling and diving activities. The place offers a variety of spicy Thai cuisine to the travellers. For a cozy evening with your beloved, head to the sunset point and carry back some everlasting memories.
Phuket under the Sandbox program is now open for travellers.