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Nov 8, 2019

Ultimate holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We have some inspiration for a selection of the best ‘trip of a lifetime’ destinations to help you narrow down your options. Our handpicked local partners are based in their destination, and if anyone can arrange that special bucket-list trip, they can.

LaosPeruIndia, +13
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureWildlifeCultural, +3
Aug 8, 2019

Best active holiday destinations

Martha Hales

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!

South AfricaMoroccoMyanmar (Burma), +32
Walking & HikingCoastCycling, +2

Amazing trip to Ecuador

"We used a local agent through TravelLocal to plan a three week trip to Ecuador"

Anne from Denmark
Galapagos Islands
May
Jun 26, 2019

Where to see wildlife responsibly

Martha Hales

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...

NepalTanzaniaNamibia, +8
WildlifeSafari
May 23, 2019

Our top 10 destinations for the summer holidays

Martha Hales

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!

TanzaniaMoroccoColombia, +7
JulyAugustJune, +1
FamilyAdventureCoast
13 days
from £4,590 pp

Peru & Galapagos Discovery

Galapagos IslandsPeru
DecemberJuneJanuary, +4
CoastHighlightsGreat Journeys, +5
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.

LaosMozambiqueMyanmar (Burma), +22
SafariOff the Beaten PathWildlife
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.

RwandaBelizeBhutan, +2
Off the Beaten PathCultural
Nov 20, 2018

Our top 10 snorkelling destinations

Martha Hales

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.

MozambiqueBrazilPhilippines, +6
AdventureCoastUndiscovered Beaches, +1
12 days
from £4,340 pp

The Ecuadorian Andes & Galapagos Cruise

Galapagos IslandsEcuador
AdventureHighlightsWildlife, +3
11 days
from £2,370 pp

Avenue of Volcanoes & Galapagos Islands

Galapagos IslandsEcuador
Boat JourneysWildlifeCoast, +1
10 days
from £4,570 pp

Magical Galapagos Diving Cruise

Galapagos IslandsEcuador
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...

Falkland IslandsBrazilGalapagos Islands, +5
JanuaryFebruaryApril, +9
WildlifeOff the Beaten PathSafari
Jan 12, 2018

Take your family to the Galapagos Islands

Martha Hales

Take the family to the Galapagos archipelago to unwind whilst following in Darwin's footsteps, learning about some of the world's most fascinating wildlife.

Galapagos IslandsEcuador
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CoastLuxuryWildlife, +3
Sep 27, 2017

Take the kids to... South America

Martha Hales

South America is great for families, particularly with older children. Horse-riding through dramatic landscapes, ziplining through jungles, whale-watching by paddleboard... South America has it all.

BrazilGalapagos IslandsChile, +4
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Family
7 days
from £2,790 pp

Sustainable Galapagos

Galapagos Islands
JanuaryFebruaryDecember, +3
AdventureWildlifeFamily, +1
Jun 12, 2017

June update from our Founders

Huw Owen

Do you love getting out into the great outdoors and experiencing new places? That's our focus at TravelLocal this month and we have plenty of ideas to share with you...

ArgentinaNamibiaLaos, +3
10 days
from £4,700 pp

Whales of the West

Galapagos Islands
DecemberJanuaryFebruary, +3
LuxuryWildlifeBoat Journeys, +2
Sally Lightfood crab, Galapagos
10 days
from £3,740 pp

Introducing the Eastern Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands
DecemberFebruaryJanuary, +3
AdventureBoat JourneysUndiscovered Beaches, +3
Mar 22, 2017

Follow in the Footsteps of Sir David Attenborough

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

There is no voice more synonymous with wildlife documentaries than Sir David Attenborough’s. Join us as we explore the life of Attenborough and the animals and locations in his programmes...

Galapagos IslandsIndiaIndonesia
CulturalWildlife
10 days
from £6,370 pp

Galapagos In Style

Galapagos Islands
JanuaryFebruaryDecember, +3
Boat JourneysLuxuryCoast, +2
Feb 6, 2017

Galapagos Islands Wildlife Cruise

Martha Hales

Want to walk in the footsteps of Charles Darwin and get to know the Galapagos Islands? Read on for our top tips on what to see and how to see it...

Galapagos Islands
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +2
Wildlife

Fantastic experience in the highlands, jungle and Galápagos Islands.

"Snorkelling with giant turtles, manta rays and a sea lion!"

Rachel from Ecuador and Galapagos
Galapagos IslandsEcuador
February
Jan 27, 2017

Follow in the Footsteps of Charles Darwin

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

Follow in the footsteps of the great naturalist, Charles Darwin on his expedition to South America that would go on to change humankind's understanding of the natural world.

ChileGalapagos IslandsArgentina
HistoryBoat JourneysGreat Journeys
10 days
from £3,740 pp

Introducing the Western Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands
DecemberJanuaryFebruary, +3
Boat JourneysCoastUndiscovered Beaches, +2
17 days
from £9,510 pp

Complete Galapagos

Galapagos Islands
JanuaryFebruaryDecember, +3
WildlifeFamilyBoat Journeys, +2

A really well organised trip in Galapagos & Ecuador

"We confess we did very little research for ourselves, we just gave you the dates and destinations and left it to you folks. Everything worked out just like the itinerary said it would - 10/10 for organisation."

Mary from North Wales
EcuadorGalapagos Islands
December
Sep 22, 2016

September update from our founders

Kati Taylor

Huw, our co-founder, chats about the latest news from TravelLocal.

Galapagos Islands
Bartolome Island, Galápagos
9 days
from £2,420 pp

Island Hopper

Galapagos Islands
JanuaryFebruaryDecember, +3
Walking & HikingAdventureWildlife, +2
10 days
from £4,200 pp

Land Iguanas and Volcanoes

Galapagos Islands
DecemberJanuaryFebruary, +3
WildlifeBoat JourneysHoneymoon, +2