Ever wondered what your Travel Bucket List would look like? The Backdrop and the surreal location in your favorite Netflix Series, Is it real or a Set? What about the animated locations in the Disney movies, are they VFX or does any such place really exists? Well, I bring to you a List of picturesque, panoramic Dream Places perfect to be on your Travel Vacation Bucket List.
Ditch the usual Beaches. Try these Natural, Unique and Historical locations perfect to be on your Travel Bucket List of Dream Vacation Places.
Shillong – The Scotland of North East India
Shillong is one of the Hill Stations in the Seven Sisters States in North East India. The States being Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura. There are compelling reasons why you should head towards Shillong in Meghalaya. Firstly, To escape the Fast Life and another being to avoid the overcrowded tourist destinations. Furthermore, Shillong is home to several waterfalls, parks, rolling hills, Living Root Bridge and quaint landforms. Meghalaya is on many people’s Bucket list of Dream Travel Places owing to the Culture and Rich heritage.
The famous Living Root Bridge can be credited to the forefathers of the Khasi and Jaintia tribe of Meghalaya. A Visit to Mawlynnong, Asia’s Cleanest Village will be the cherry on the cake. The unspoiled natural beauty and an adventurous trek to the living root bridge at a neighboring village Riwai, add to the popularity of Mawlynnong. Shillong is renowned across the world for its Butterfly museum and the Majestic Waterfalls like Spread Eagle Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, and Elephant Falls
Northern Lights in Norway or Sweden
If you fancy something a bit different, then Northern Lights is the Perfect Travel Vacation Places for your Dream Bucket List. The Northern Lights or The Aurora are the collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere. You can see a range of colors from Green, Pink, Yellow, Blue, Violet and occasionally orange and white. You can also catch a glimpse of the Aurora or the Northern Lights in Reykjavik-Iceland, Rovaniemi- Finnish Lapland and Scotland.
Relax in your Personal Space in a cozy bed or in an Igloo with a Group. You can sip hot chocolate while watching the colorful dazzling lights dance over your head. Few Premium Spaces and Igloos are located that overlooks the snowy valley with unobstructed views.
Prime viewing season of the Aurora Borealis is from mid-November to mid-April.
Iran : A Jewel of Glorious Architecture
Iran could possibly be on your Dream Bucket List of favorite Vacation places because of many reasons. Firstly, It holds one of the world’s oldest continuous major civilizations, with historical and urban settlements dating back to 4000 BC. Secondly, you will fall in love with Architecture and Arts. Furthermore, Craftsman skills are exceptionally unparalleled. Persia or Iran is famous for beautiful poetry, luxurious rugs, and lush gardens.
You must see the wonders of Architecture in Iran in the Mosques and palaces. Tehran- Golestan Palace, a royal residence from the Qajar dynasty. It is sculpted using Glass and intricate Flower details. It will leave you spellbound. Grand Mosque of Isfahan is beautifully designed with Blue color of Tiles of different shades. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is another mosque and Safavid Architecture masterpiece. All of these have unmatched domes and pointed arches, and polychrome tiles. This is not it!
You can jump into the Natural Hot Water Spring in Iran. They are naturally attractive and soothing. Sarein Hot Springs is famous all over the world. Innumerable tourists visit Iran. Sahand, Khoy-Maku, Mahallat,and Khor are some of the other Hot and Cold Water Springs found in Iran. Ditch the Usual Beaches and try these Natural Water Springs along with fancying the History of Iran.
Bulgaria : Budget-Friendly yet picturesque destination in Europe
The High Castles that you witness in Disney movies are present in most of Europe. But the ones in Bulgaria are most worthy to explore, second to Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau, Germany. Bulgaria’s- Castle of Ravadinovo is straight out of a fairy tale. Designed in medieval Whimsical architecture with wine cellars. Moreover, it is located amidst landscaped gardens with fountains & a lake. While travel destinations in Europe are infamous for being over the top expensive, Bulgaria offers a different story. This Place should be on your Travel Bucket List if you want to experience the ambiance and glorifying structure of all the Dream Places.
The Castles are well equipped with a Wonderful park that has thousands of exotic trees, plants, and flowers. You will find Several deep-water lakes with freshwater fish and waterfowl – white and black swans, pelicans and ducks. Baba Vida Castle , Belogradchik Fortress, Byalgrad Castle are some of the other castles that showcases the rich culture and heritage of Bulgaria
Sarajevo – The fascinating capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sarajevo is infamous for acting as a catalyst for World War I. After all, it was at this place where the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Archduchess Sophie took place. Sarajevo was once the biggest and most important Ottoman city in the Balkans after Istanbul. There is an underground tunnel with a war museum. You can visit the local Bazaar, Baščaršija which is the oldest one in Sarajevo. You will find a lot of places built in 18-century. The best Place to Time Travel is Sarajevo.
Sarajevo is safe for Tourists but still have petty street crime like the ones found in Paris. Besides, there is a spot in Sarajevo where you will see the meeting of cultures- “East meets West” Point. The Easters side of it has Gazi Husrev Bey’s Bezistan, Slatko Ćoše (Sweet Corner), Sarači Street. The Western side has Ferhadija St., which is lined on both sides by the many structures that were built in a more Western-style, during the time of Austro-Hungarian rule. Sarajevo should be on your Dream Travel Bucket list of Places if you want to know what history is made of. You will also learn the after-effects of the World War even after so many years. Despite that, it is a popular and safe destination for tourists
CapeTown : A Heaven for Adventure Junkies
Capetown should be on your Dream Destination Bucket list Places as it has a variety to offer starting from SkyDiving to Snorkelling. Cape Town is a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast. July is the coldest month, with temperatures averaging 12.8 °C . Yes , It is not warm throughout the year in Capetown. Capetown has pleasant weather. Capetown is best known for its harbour, natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region. Further, it is also famous for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point.
Cape Town is a haven for thrill-seekers and adventure junkies. The Atlantis dunes is an adventure hotspot. Here, you can go quad biking, sandboarding, or ride the Dune Trasher over the sand at top speed. SKYDIVING, You will find the most reliable and safe Skydiving in Capetown by Mother City Skydiving, Skydive Cape Town, and Skydive Two Oceans. If you are a water person, then you must try the Snorkelling with Cape Fur Seals. Other than these, there is Helicopter Rides, Shark Cage dive(i would not suggest) and Kite surfing as well.
Kyrgyzstan: An Escape from the Usuals
Go Off-grid, detox yourself digitally, taste the kind of wilderness that is still untouched, untamed and untainted by tourism. Before it becomes the usual, Visit it. Kyrgyzstan is located in Central Asia. If you have ever dreamt of visiting Leh- Ladakh. Then you will surely love Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan is 90 percent of the mountains. It is an undulating landscape with remote prehistoric and Silk Road sites, dizzying passes and plunging valleys. People of Kyrgyzstan are “Kirghiz”.
Why to Visit Kyrgyzstan? Reason one is It has Visa-free regime for over 40 countries. Secondly, The nomad clans of Kyrgyzstan are famous for their hospitality, kindness, and openness, the same traits that continue to this day.You can try Home Stays and Help the locals in return using Travel Volunteer Programs. Lastly, With 29 peaks over 4000 meters tall, and 45 over 3000 meters tall, its dramatic scenery lives up to its pledge as the Land of Celestial Mountains. Kyrgyzstan offers more than 200 trails for avid hikers and horseback riders.
Kirghiz people believe that – Jyrgalan Valley has God’s Blessings. Seven Peaks surround this Region. Moreover, One can either spend their time watching the Day goes by or Do Fun activities. For eg: Trekking, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking etc.