The marvels of the Middle East are a must-see before you die and Jordan is just the place to visit first. See for yourself why the stunning red-rock canyons of Petra and the old city of Amman show up in films from across the world. Mix in a little vino at Jordan’s oldest winery while you’re at it – just to ensure your feet are getting a rest. Pack for a trip from the Dead Sea to the Red Sea and go beyond Petra with this tour through Jordan.
Japan is one of the most beautiful places in the world and undoubtedly one of the best places to visit before you die. You may know it as the Land of the Rising Sun, but after one visit you’ll see the country and its culture through a different lens. Prepare to be captivated by the neon lights of Tokyo just as much as the geishas in Kyoto. Spend 12 days checking sumo wrestling and sushi-rolling off your to-do list with this tour through Japan.
A photo at the dreamy Blue Lagoon is a must-have, but it’s not the only reason you should visit Iceland before you’re on ice. The waterfalls, fjords, glaciers and black-sand beaches offer equally envy-inducing backdrops for your new profile pic. Get ready to tap your screen until your thumb goes numb on this photo-tastic tour of Iceland’s frozen wilderness, trekking around Reykjavík and the Golden Circle.
Remember reading Charles Darwin’s ‘On the Origin of Species’ in school? Little did you know it was excellent prep for a trip to the Galápagos Islands. The definitive Animal Kingdom, this archipelago encourages you to safely and sustainably follow in Darwin’s footsteps and view an extraordinary array of wildlife found nowhere else in the world. Embrace the biodiversity of the Galápagos Islands when you go to the world’s end on this five-day wildlife tour.
Even if you don’t scale Everest, the Himalayas are one of the best mountainous places to visit before you die. Hiking is only one way to traverse the terrain beneath the snow-capped mountains; river rafting and rickshaw riding are equally acceptable. Plus, you can high-step it to Kathmandu and speak to sherpas who will tell you all about the summit of Everest. Knock off a Nepalese adventure in 11 elevated days on this epic Himalayan tour.