EXOTIC DESTINATIONS

UNIQUE & EXOTIC DESTINATIONS

A big part of travel is that feeling you get when experiencing something completely new, something you haven't seen or done before. Many travel destinations offer an amenity or two that other places don't but there are only a few locations in the world that offer a truly unique experience. Some of these places are wonders of nature a spot where the flora or fauna can't be found elsewhere, or where the mountains stretch the landscape to impressive formations. Other destinations are unique because of man-made features entire islands created out of sand, underwater museums designed to decay, or hotels shaved from ice.

JIUZHAIGOU, CHINA

More than just spectacular scenery, Jiuzhai Valley National Park is home to nine Tibetan villages, over 220 bird species as well as a number of endangered plant and animal species, including the giant panda, Sichuan golden monkey, the Sichuan takin and numerous orchids and rhododendrons. Jiuzhai Valley is locally known as Jiuzhaigou (Chinese for "Nine Village Valley"). It is a national park located in the Min Shan mountain range, Northern Sichuan in South Western China. It is best known for its fabled blue and green lakes, spectacular waterfalls, narrow conic karst land forms and its unique wildlife. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992; the park joined the Man and Biosphere Conservation Network in 1997 and has also received IUCN and ISO 14,001 accreditations. It is China’s premier national park and is located at elevations ranging between 1,990m (6,529 feet) to 4,764m (15,630 feet) above sea level. Located on the edge of the Tibetan Himalayan Plateau in Northern Sichuan Province it is easily accessible by direct flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing and Hangzhou. Jiuzhai Valley provides spectacular scenery throughout the year making it one of China’s most treasured scenic sites.

BANNF, CANADA

One of the most precious, protected places in the world. A visit here offers the chance to experience the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains and glacier-fed lakes, wildlife at its wildest and small-town charm that only Banff can offer. Start planning your trip today.

MOUNT HUANGSHAN , CHINA

MT.Huangshan in east China's Anhui province is one of Chinas ten best-known scenic spots, It is characterized by the four wonders, namely,odd-shaped pines, grotesque rock formation, seas of clouds and crystal-clear hot springs. MT.Huangshan is celebrated for having all the features of mountain scenery. Known as the No. 1 Mountain Under heaven, it features numerous imposing peaks(77 exceed an altitude of 1,000m), forests of stone pillars and evergreen sturdy pines; other features include grotesquely-shaped rocks (many of which are individually named, such as "pig-headed monk eating water melon"), waterfalls, pools and hot springs. Because of its mists and clouds, natural scenery in the area changes beyond prediction. XuXiake, a noted Chinese geologist and traveler in Ming Dynasty, praised MT.Huangshan as the best of all mountains...

PUERTO BANUS , SPAIN

Officially named Puerto Jose Banus, after the architect who designed the town, Puerto Banús is known as Costa del Sol's playground for the rich and wealthy that come here for the beaches, the beach clubs and the buzzing nightlife. The shops and restaurants reflect this expensive lifestyle, with plenty of designer names on offer around the marina. If you enjoy people-watching and are there during the summer months you'll never be short of popstars or reality TV stars to spot. If sports cars and big boats are more your thing, don't worry, there are plenty of Ferraris and luxury yachts to admire. Explore our Puerto Banus section to find out more about the town and what there is to do!

HOBBIT VILLAGE, NEW ZEALAND

Matamata is a must see if you're a Lord of the Rings and Hobbit fan. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set and enjoy the town's fabulous cafes.Two hours south of Auckland lies the lush farmland of the Hamilton - Waikato region. Famous for dairying and fine thoroughbred horses, it's easy to see why these green pastures and rolling hills were chosen to portray Hobbiton and The Shire. Hobbit fans can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a guided tour; it has more than 44 unique hobbit holes, including Bag End (Bilbo's house). As you wander through the heart of the Shire, you'll get to hear the fascinating commentary about how it was all created

KAWACHI FUJI GARDENS, JAPAN

KawachiFujien is a private wisteria garden established in 1977. It is open only during wisteria season and when leaves the leaves change colours in autumn. Generally wisteria is said to be at its best at the beginning of May, but being in the warm southern climate of Kyushu, the best time to visit KawachiFujien is in late April. Approximately 150 trees comprising 22 types of wisteria in a variety of colors grow in a 10,000 square meters area. There are many attractions to see in the garden, including 2 kinds of wisteria tunnel, an 80m long tunel (263ft) and a 220m long (722ft) tunnel, wisteria domes and wisteria trellises. Wisteria tunnels became extremely popular after they were introduced on a website in 2012 and have become a tourist attraction for visitors from all over the world. There are huge wisteria trellises at the end of the tunnels and you can see wisteria trees which are more than 100 years old. Relax while being surrounded by wisteria flowers, taking a break and enjoying lunch under a beautiful wisteria trellis. There several other unique destination that we know about, ask one of our executives today for more of such kind of unique getaways