Top 5 Destinations to get Active this Holiday Season
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1) Costa Rica
From cloud forests and powerful rapids to tropical rainforests and banana plantations, Costa Rica boasts spectacular nature from coast to coast. Spend the holiday season in Costa Rica from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean. Explore its remarkable wildlife, pristine scenery, volcanoes and cloud forest. Few countries can offer such a wide variety of nature – Costa Rica has it all. Your Vision Travel advisor can offer you wonderful trip ideas for all ages as well as all activity levels.
Towering granite peaks, secluded lakes and stunning glaciers set amongst beech forests and rolling grasslands: this spectacular scenery sets the perfect background for a breathtaking adventure into the wonderland that is Patagonia. Stay in comfortable iconic lodges, cruise up the stunning fjords to impressive glaciers and spot a mighty condor soaring overhead!
Vision Travel can offer you a 15-day Paine & Fitz Roy Trek which combines the two most famous national parks in Patagonia, Los Glaciares and Torres del Paine. Departing on 13 December 2015.
Vietnam boasts not only some of the friendliest people in Asia but also a unique diversified culture – there are 54 ethnicities living across the country. Get a taste of Vietnam as you travel! One of the great active options to discover this fascinating country is by bike. The Vietnam by Bike 15 day tour provides you with the opportunity to see that without a doubt cycling is one of the finest ways to discover a country where hospitality comes as second nature. Departing on 12 December 2015.
Christmas is all about family, so why not take them with you on an adventure through Laos. Step back in time and explore the incredibly beautiful Buddhist town of Luang Prabang, here you’ll witness the dawn procession of hundreds of monks collecting alms. From learning to cook the Laos way to discovering remote villages, a trip provides something for the whole family.
Celebrate Christmas on a Laos family adventure for 7 days. Departing 19 December 2015.
5) Austria & Czech Republic
Enjoy some of the finest festive treats and sights of the Old World. The run up to Christmas is a magical time across Europe, as the great cities are decked in lights and magnificent mediaeval squares host traditional Christmas markets. On an active cultural trip through Austria and the Czech Republic you will journey from the imperial city of Vienna through wintry landscapes to the historic capical of the Czech Republic, Prague. Christmas markets are to the fore as you stop en route at the mediaeval town of Cesky Krumlov and Pilsen, UNESCO Capital of Culture for 2015 home to Pilsner Urquell. The itinerary is crafted to include lunch stops at traditional restaurants and enough time to explore and enjoy the atmosphere of Europe’s festive season.