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Top 5 nature destinations in the world

From Kathmandu to Lombok, discover nature's best

Published: May 30, 2024 01:45:12 PM IST
Updated: May 30, 2024 01:46:35 PM IST

Top 5 nature destinations in the worldKathmandu, Nepal. Image credit: Shutterstock

If you are looking to unplug from the digital world and explore the natural world, the best nature destinations on TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards for 2024 could inspire your next adventure. The destinations featured on the list, from across the globe, have received outstanding reviews from the Tripadvisor community in the past year. Here are the top five places to enjoy nature and its splendour.

1. Kathmandu, Nepal

 Explore the enchanting valley surrounding Nepal's Kathmandu, home to ancient temples and historical treasures. A hiking tour is one way visitors can immerse themselves in the natural environment.

Top 5 nature destinations in the worldHalong Bay, Vietnam. Image credit: : Shutterstock

2. Halong Bay, Vietnam

 Halong Bay is popular for its breathtaking limestone islands, which date back hundreds of millions of years. You can explore these stunning features, including caves and rock formations, by taking a tour or renting a kayak.

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Top 5 nature destinations in the worldHurghada, Egypt. Image credit: : Shutterstock

3. Hurghada, Egypt

 Hurghada, situated on Egypt's Red Sea coast, is an ideal place to enjoy nature with its pristine sandy beach and coral reefs. Visitors can enjoy swimming, windsurfing, and many more water activities. It also boasts some incredible diving and snorkelling locations.

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Top 5 nature destinations in the worldMauritius. Image credit: : Shutterstock

4. Mauritius

 From crystal-clear waters to lush forests, Mauritius is well-known for its breathtaking natural beauty. Its vibrant coral reefs teem with colourful marine life, which visitors can explore through snorkelling or diving. Travellers can also enjoy its many hiking trails to take in its unique flora and fauna.

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Top 5 nature destinations in the worldLombok, Indonesia. Image credit: : Shutterstock

5. Lombok, Indonesia

Although Lombok might not be on everyone's travel radar, it's truly a gem of a destination. It boasts secluded coves and waterfalls cascading through its incredibly lush greenery. For thrill-seekers, Mount Rinjani, an active volcano that harbours a vast lake within its caldera, adds to the island's allure.