The Best Places to Travel in 2017

The world is full of amazing sites and scenes in different countries. If you are looking for some inspiration in 2017, this list will go a long way in helping you make your travel plans this year.

Greece

Greece has recently hit rock bottom with its economy but this has not affected tourism, which is one of the most important elements of the country. Greece has a rich history that is interesting to explore ad learn. Greece is known for its beautiful islands such as Santorini and Mykonos. Santorini has the distinct feature of candy colored tops on the white limestone villas. Mykonos is a glamorous island with beautiful beaches and a sizzling nightlife. The current economic status of Greece has made travel cheap hence hotels and excursions will be affordable to book in 2017.

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is a beautiful city that basks in the glory of South Africa. The city is an ideal destination for both budget and luxury travelers due to its wide variety of hotels, activities, and attraction sites. A budget trip entails spending time at the beach, dining in various restaurants in the city, and shopping at Neighborgoods market. A trip to Robben Island will highlight part of the country’s rich history that revolves around Nelson Mandela.

A luxury visit to Cape Town will lead you to the wine regions where you will sample a variety of wines while taking in the beauty of the mountains. Cape Town has the famous table mountains that are ideal for hikers who will be thrilled to reach the peak.

Cuzco, Peru

Cuzco is a city in Peru that is widely known for its rich archaeological history and Spanish architectural prowess. Cuzco has long been a favorite destination for backpackers who would pass through the city on their way to Machu Picchu. From May 2017, Cuzco will take over as the traveler’s destination due to the introduction of the first luxury sleeper train in South America. The train will be run by the Belmond Company, which has been running luxury day trains since 1999. Cuzco will be the starting point for the train journeys that will travel through one of the highest railway lines in the world at La Raya summit then to Lake Titicaca. The train includes a site seeing opportunity as it passes through Arequipa, which is a UNESCO World Heritage city. You will get to see Colca Canyon where birds fly above and below the canyon.

New Zealand

The most common thing known about New Zealand is that it is the home of rugby. True to its fame, New Zealand is hosting the British and Irish Lions tours in June and July. The rugby tours will give you the chance of a lifetime to explore the Kauri forests, the lovely beaches of New Zealand, and spent time at Matamata, which is the set for the Lord of the Rings movie. The people of New Zealand have rich cultures with the Maori culture being the most well known.

The best places to travel in 2017 have a lot to offer in terms of attraction sites, activities, and rich histories in various destinations.