To discover why you should plan trips to Rio de Janeiro, Vancouver and Uganda this year, continue reading to discover why all three travel destinations will surpass your wildest expectations.
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Rio de Janeiro:
Although Rio de Janeiro is not the capital of Brazil it is the most visited tourist destination in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is known for being home to two of the world’s most photographed beaches Copacabana Beach and Ipanema Beach. If you spend a sunny afternoon at Copacabana Beach you’ll be able to sunbathe, people watch and take part in a friendly game of beach soccer. As soccer is the number one sport in Brazil and Rio de Janeiro 2014. For an authentic Brazilian experience try to book a ticket to a professional soccer game at Rio de Janeiro’s largest soccer stadiums the famed Maracana Stadium.
While you’re in Rio de Janeiro it’s also well worth taking a gondola ride to the base of the Christ the Redeemer statue which is located at the top of Mount Corcovado and traveling to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Both of which are iconic world famous landmarks and offer stunning views of Rio de Janeiro’s glorious coastline.
Vancouver is just as fun to visit in summer as it is to visit in winter. During winter you’ll be able to ski and snow board to your heart’s content at one of Vancouver’s highly accessible ski resorts. One example of which is Grouse Mountain. However, if you choose to visit Grouse Mountain during summer you’ll be able to zip-line through the mountain’s treetops, hurtle down mountain bike tracks and attend a lumberjack show and a falconry show.
If you’re fascinated by Canada’s wildlife, you’ll also be able to book a bear watching tour on Vancouver Island, that will give you a chance to watch wild bears in their natural habit, from a safe, respectful distance. Depending on the time of year which you visit, you may get an opportunity to view the Northern Lights, which is a natural phenomenon which is worth experiencing at least once in your life.
Another reason why Vancouver is an excellent tourist destination is that it boasts culture in spades and is home to numerous museums and art galleries where you’ll get to learn about Vancouver’s native First Nation tribes. All of whom have lived in Canada for generations. You may even be interested in visiting a living museum where you’ll get to see how First Nation tribes crafted their tools, homes and art work and cultivated their land.
If you’re up for the adventure of a lifetime it’s well worth researching the possibility of exploring Uganda. While many tourists who visit Africa spend all of their time exploring South Africa, Uganda is a severely underrated tourist destination. As not only will you be able to book a safari in order to see Africa’s big five but you’ll also be able to take a multi-day guided Gorilla trek through the Impenetrable Forest National Park.
So if you’re itching to book your next international adventure, it’s well worth conducting further research to discover if you’re more interested in visiting Uganda, Vancouver or Rio de Janeiro.