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Nov 19, 2019

The world’s most breathtaking landscapes

We’ve picked out fifteen of our favourite breathtaking landscapes to brighten your day and get you dreaming of your next adventure. 

VietnamJapanNepal, +11
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Aug 8, 2019

Best active holiday destinations

We've gathered together our top destinations around the world for active holidays. From hiking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to skiing in Kyrgyzstan, there's a trip to suit all adventure lovers and thrill-seekers!

MozambiqueColombiaEcuador, +32
AdventureWalking & HikingCycling, +2
Jun 26, 2019

Where to see wildlife responsibly

Wildlife watching is often the highlight of exploring a destination. Knowing how to responsibly see magnificent creatures like tigers and elephants within a country is crucial in ensuring that they will still be there for future generations. Read on to find out where and how to do so...

KenyaTanzaniaNamibia, +8
May 23, 2019

Our top 10 destinations for the summer holidays

From the blissful beaches of Zanzibar, Cuba and Malaysia, to the epic sights of Russia and the wonderful wildlife of Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands.... discover which destinations we think are perfect for the summer holidays!

MoroccoCosta RicaRussia, +7
JulyAugustJune, +1
Apr 24, 2019

Where to see the world's most endangered species

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.

TanzaniaMozambiqueOman, +22
Off the Beaten PathWildlifeSafari
Apr 1, 2019

Seeking out the Ugly Five

You may think - since we're publishing this article on April Fools - that the existence of the Ugly Five is a farce... but you'd be mistaken! Discover which of Africa's unfortunate creatures have made the cut for this less glamorous safari bucket-list, from the warthog to the wildebeest.

RwandaKenyaMozambique, +3
Mar 6, 2019

What to pack for an African safari holiday

If you're planning an African safari holiday but are unsure of what clothes to wear, what devices to bring or what essentials you might not have considered, then take a look at our handy guide for the dos and don'ts of safari packing.

TanzaniaMalawiNamibia, +5
Jan 14, 2019

Where to go on safari in 2019

Close encounters with the world's wildlife are experiences to be treasured. We've picked out our favourite safari destinations from all over the world to tantalise our fellow wildlife lovers. From traditional Kenyan game drives to spotting leopards in the Sri Lankan tree tops, find out where you should be going this year.

BrazilTanzaniaNamibia, +7
Jan 4, 2019

Our best beach destinations

There are few things more relaxing than a trip to a tropical coastline. We’ve rounded up five of the best beaches in the world, from the balmy seas of Costa Rica to the secluded coves of Southern India, for all those looking to escape to warmer climates.

ColombiaCosta RicaTanzania, +2
HoneymoonLuxuryUndiscovered Beaches, +2
Jan 2, 2019

Where to go in 2019... and why!

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 & HikingCoastFestivals, +8
Dec 1, 2018

What you need to know before you go on safari

If you've never been on safari before and aren't sure where to go or how to go about planning it, then we have the answers. Our local experts have answered some key FAQs to get you started on planning a safari of a lifetime.

BotswanaNamibiaUganda, +4
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Nov 20, 2018

Our top 10 snorkelling destinations

Trying to decide where to go on holiday with the best snorkelling? We've gathered together 10 of the best snorkelling (and diving) destinations, from the sparkling waters of Raja Ampat in Indonesia to the Great Blue Hole and epic coral reefs of Belize.

Galapagos IslandsPhilippinesMozambique, +6
Undiscovered BeachesWildlifeCoast, +1
Nov 18, 2018

When and where to see the Great Migration

The Great Migration is one of Africa's most unique and majestic sights. Here, we've put together a brief guide of where to go at what times of year to see the best of this natural spectacle, where wildebeest and zebras risk their lives to make it to pastures new.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
SafariWildlifeWonders of the World
Nov 12, 2018

Where to go hiking

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 & HikingOff the Beaten PathAdventure
Oct 5, 2018

Where to see big cats

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
Off the Beaten PathAdventureWildlife, +1
Oct 1, 2018

Strange beasts and where to find them

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
Off the Beaten PathWildlifeUnique to TravelLocal
Jul 19, 2018

Our top 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites

There are over 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found all over the globe. It is therefore rather difficult to decide which ones to prioritise visiting - whether that's the ever popular Taj Mahal or the lesser-known segments of the Great Wall of China. We've picked out some of our favourite UNESCO recognised sites to help narrow your search.

ChileUzbekistanIndia, +15
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HighlightsHistoryWonders of the World, +1
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Closer to Nature

JanuaryFebruaryJune, +5
HoneymoonLuxurySafari, +2
Apr 18, 2018

Wildlife in Tanzania

Tanzania is, quite simply, a nature lover’s paradise. Whether you want to trek with chimpanzees, take a safari through the Serengeti or simply marvel at wide open skies and sprawling plains, Tanzania is the perfect place for you.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Apr 9, 2018

Best things to do in Tanzania

Tanzania is a magical country where you can have any number of holidays! Go on the ultimate safari holiday in the Serengeti, or scale the iconic Mount Kilimanjaro, or simply relax on the pearl-white beaches of Zanzibar. Whatever piques your interest, we've picked out some of the best things to do in Tanzania.

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HoneymoonWildlifeAdventure, +7

Brilliant trip, met all our expectations

"It was a special holiday to celebrate my husbands 70th birthday and we did it in style."

Gillian from Cheshire, England
14 days
from £4,070 pp

Safari & Zanzibar

JanuaryFebruaryJune, +5
CoastCulturalSafari, +2
8 days
from £2,220 pp

Climb Kilimanjaro: Machame Route

JanuaryFebruaryJune, +4
WildlifeAdventureWalking & Hiking
6 days
from £2,160 pp

Short and Sweet Safari

JanuaryFebruaryJune, +5
SafariCulturalAdventure, +1
9 days
from £2,570 pp

Climb Kilimanjaro: Lemosho Route

JanuaryFebruaryJune, +4
WildlifeOff the Beaten PathWalking & Hiking, +1
8 days
from £2,700 pp

Classic Tanzania Safari

JanuaryFebruaryJune, +5
WildlifeSafariWalking & Hiking
13 days
from £4,140 pp

Culture and Wildlife Safaris

JanuaryFebruaryJune, +5
Walking & HikingWildlifeAdventure, +2

Amazing trip, your local partners have done a brilliant job!

"We traveled to Tanzania after spending 8 days in Uganda where we had the most amazing time"

Ruth from Devon, South West England

Life time experience!

"This was the best experience ever"

Ibrahim from Kuwait
May 5, 2017

In Search of African Elephants

The largest land mammals, African elephants, are deeply caring and beautiful creatures. Here is our guide on the best places to head to if you want to see them in the wild...

JuneJulyAugust, +2
Off the Beaten PathWildlifeSafari