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Month
Theme
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12 days
from £1,550 pp

Classic Namibia Camping Safari

Namibia
AdventureOff the Beaten PathSafari, +4
9 days
from £1,360 pp

Canyons, Dunes & Wildlife Accommodated & Camping Safari

Namibia
ClassicSafariWildlife, +5
7 days
from £5,390 pp

Horseback safari in Kenya's adventurous north

Kenya
WildlifeGreat JourneysAdventure, +2
15 days
from £1,320 pp

Brazil Road Trip: from Minas to Rio

Brazil
HighlightsCulturalOff the Beaten Path, +4
17 days
from £5,910 pp

Brazil's Natural Splendour

Brazil
WildlifeAdventureWonders of the World, +2
14 days
from £3,300 pp

Community Tour of the Amazon

Brazil
Off the Beaten PathUnique to TravelLocalWalking & Hiking, +4
Sep 14, 2019

The off-season destinations you need to know about

Martha Hales

We've handpicked our top 5 countries, from Vietnam to Costa Rica, to visit out of season. With fewer tourists, cheaper flights and a better choice of activities and hotels, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Costa RicaJordanOman, +2
Off the Beaten Path
Lan Ha bay, Vietnam.
11 days
from £2,870 pp

Cruising northern Vietnam

Vietnam
AprilMayJune, +5
LuxuryOff the Beaten PathBoat Journeys, +1
Aug 3, 2019

Indigenous people of the world

Martha Hales

In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we've gathered together our top itineraries which grant travellers the privilege of spending time with, and meeting, native communities.

EthiopiaBelizePeru, +9
Off the Beaten Path
Apr 24, 2019

Where to see the world's most endangered species

Martha Hales

The Earth and its animals are precious and some of the most endangered species are teetering of the edge of extinction - only we can help. Here we've looked at the reasons for why so many species' populations are in decline, and where you can ethically go to see these incredible animals in the wild.

MozambiqueOmanUganda, +22
WildlifeSafariOff the Beaten Path
9 days
from £4,880 pp

Kenya: Ultimate Safari

Kenya
AprilMayJune, +1
Off the Beaten PathAdventureWildlife, +2
Feb 28, 2019

Best places to go stargazing

Kaya Brown

There are few things more spectacular to witness than a truly dark night sky. Take a look at our top six stargazing destinations, ranging from the remote deserts of South America to the isolated national parks of Nepal.

ChileSouth AfricaJordan, +3
Walking & HikingLuxuryOff the Beaten Path, +1
Feb 8, 2019

Our top five eco-conscious destinations

Martha Hales

Eco-conscious tourism can be defined in many ways, but essentially it is tourism which has a low environmental impact and a positive impact on the local community - something of fundamental importance to TravelLocal. From Bhutan to Rwanda, discover our top eco-conscious holiday destinations.

BhutanBelizeRwanda, +2
Off the Beaten PathCultural
10 days
from £4,460 pp

Cruising West Papua and the Spice Islands

Indonesia
SeptemberOctoberNovember, +3
LuxuryOff the Beaten PathUndiscovered Beaches, +1
Jan 2, 2019

Where to go in 2019... and why!

Samantha Fergusson

Here at TravelLocal HQ, we are dreaming of the wonders that the world holds in store for 2019. And we aren’t simply thinking of destinations we’ve not been to before, but also the unique events happening there that make them an even more exciting prospect! Discover which countries are hosting exciting festivals, featuring wonderful seasonal events or simply celebrating an anniversary, from Armenia to Tanzania...

RussiaChileLaos, +8
Walking & HikingFood & DrinkAdventure, +8
Dec 28, 2018

Brazil’s historical highlights

Martha Hales

Immerse yourself in Brazil's fascinating past as you visit its historical highlights. From the colourful streets of UNESCO listed Olinda, to the significant port town of Belem, each has its own tale.

Brazil
CulturalOff the Beaten PathHistory, +2
Dec 5, 2018

Where to see the wildlife of Brazil

Martha Hales

As the world's most biodiverse country, Brazil is abundant with thriving wildlife. We've rounded up our top three locations in the South American nation to see a wide variety of species, including the birds of the Amazon rainforest, the jaguars of the Pantanal and the country's dizzying array of flora.

Brazil
AprilMayJune, +4
SafariOff the Beaten PathWalking & Hiking, +1
Dec 4, 2018

The best things to do in Vietnam

Kati Taylor

From exploring the forests and sampling the cuisine of the Mekong Delta to cycling round Ha Noi and taking boat trips round Lan Ha Bay, we have worked with our local experts to pick out the very best experiences to be had in Vietnam. Read on for more inspiration...

Vietnam
FebruaryMarchApril, +3
CulturalFood & DrinkOff the Beaten Path, +6
Dec 3, 2018

Explore the Maya Mountains of Belize

Larissa Obolensky

Discover the bygone relics of the Maya Mountains in Belize, home to an abundance of wildlife, fantastic hiking routes and countless Mayan archaeological sites. Our blog post outlines all the best treks in the area, including the well-known Cockscomb Basin and the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve.

Belize
FebruaryMarchApril, +1
AdventureWalking & HikingOff the Beaten Path, +3
7 days
from £650 pp

Vietnam: Best of the North

Vietnam
MarchAprilMay, +4
HistoryFood & DrinkHighlights, +4
Nov 12, 2018

Where to go hiking

Samantha Fergusson

We've picked out the best destinations for your next hiking holiday, from Japan where you can follow the ancient Nakasendo Trail, to Kyrgyzstan or Namibia, where the breathtaking landscapes are best discovered on foot...

PeruPhilippinesKyrgyzstan, +7
Walking & HikingAdventureOff the Beaten Path
Nov 5, 2018

Where to go trekking in Brazil

Martha Hales

Whilst Brazil might not be best known as a trekking destination, this only means the trails are free from unwanted crowds. Let us take you off the beaten path as we give you the run down of all the best places to go trekking in Brazil.

Brazil
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +5
Walking & HikingWonders of the WorldWildlife, +3
Oct 10, 2018

Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam

Martha Hales

A trip to Vietnam wouldn’t be complete without including the popular honeypots of Hoi An, Hanoi and Phu Quoc, but should you want to find some quieter corners, this blog post offers some of TravelLocal’s favourite places to get off the beaten track in Vietnam.

Vietnam
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Off the Beaten PathUndiscovered BeachesCoast
Oct 5, 2018

Where to see big cats

Kati Taylor

With their majestic and dignified natures, big cats have captivated the popular imagination for decades. The mere thought of a Bengal tiger emerging from the forest at dusk, or a pride of lions padding across the open plains is enough to send shivers down the spine of even the most seasoned wildlife enthusiast. Find out the best destinations in which to see these incredible creatures, as advised by our local experts.

KenyaTanzaniaIndia, +3
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureSafariOff the Beaten Path, +1
14 days
from £1,160 pp

Vietnam off the beaten track

Vietnam
SeptemberNovemberDecember, +3
AdventureWalking & HikingOff the Beaten Path, +1
Oct 1, 2018

Strange beasts and where to find them

Corinne Homer

The world is home to some weird and wonderful creatures, and here at TravelLocal we often come across them as we research destinations with our local experts. From the rarely seen pink fairy armadillo to the alien appearance of the snub nosed monkey, find out our favourite strange beasts and where to find them...

Myanmar (Burma)OmanKenya, +12
WildlifeUnique to TravelLocalOff the Beaten Path
Sep 21, 2018

Why you should visit Namibia's Skeleton Coast

Martha Hales

Beguiling, true wilderness regions are rare, and the Skeleton Coast is special for its spellbinding, stark beauty and emptiness. But there is more to it than visual pleasure - discover why we think you should visit Namibia's Skeleton Coast.

Namibia
OctoberNovemberDecember, +3
AdventureOff the Beaten PathWildlife, +1
Sep 10, 2018

Our top birding destinations

Corinne Homer

From the musical depths of Brazil's Pantanal, to the wild shores of the Falkland Islands and the unique habitat of the Galapagos, here are our favourite destinations with birds to be ticked from your bucket list! Discover where to spot everything from Gentoo penguins to blue-footed boobies...

Galapagos IslandsSenegalSri Lanka, +5
JanuaryFebruaryApril, +9
WildlifeOff the Beaten PathSafari
Aug 8, 2018

Trip tips for travelling the Silk Route

Huw Owen

Travelling along the Silk Route can seem a daunting prospect. Here, TravelLocal co-founder Huw has put together some top tips that will help you get started. From book recommendations to which markets to not miss, read on to see what he has to say as a Silk Road traveller himself...

ChinaKyrgyzstanUzbekistan
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HistoryOff the Beaten PathCultural, +2
Aug 2, 2018

The best things to do in Belize

Samantha Fergusson

Belize is a tropical haven, perfect for many kinds of holiday maker. We've spoken with our local experts about the best things to do when visiting this beautiful country, from lounging on the beaches and dining on traditional cuisine, to exploring the forests and diving on the Belize Barrier Reef...

Belize
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +5
Food & DrinkCulturalWildlife, +5