Here at DontFlyGo we know there are thousands of beautiful places around the world yet to be explored by man. Yet for the spots that have already been discovered and acknowledged for their supreme beauty, which are best for the green traveller?
Thankfully you don’t have to think too hard as we’ve put together a list of stunning, yet “green”, suggestions. Let us know whether you agree!
Sierra Nevada, USA
If you are a nature lover and love snow bound terrain, you should definitely make the time to visit the Sierra Nevada and have a great trip in the alpine mountains of the same name. Winter deals here have a lot in store for you. Skiing is possible at locations like Alpine Meadows, Boreal Mountain, Dodge Ridge and North Lake Tahoe. Resort picks include the Granlibakken Resort, Homewood Mountain Resort, Kirkwood Mountain Resort and the Northstar at Tahoe. This destination will bring you closer to nature and give you a work out to remember as you hit the slopes!
Exciting green travel is possible for all visitors to Thailand. Great cultural experiences abound at Pattay, just a few short hours journey from the capital Bangkok. At Pattaya you can enjoy lovely beaches with clean fresh air, roam around small townships and purchase local items offered by the people. In Pattaya you’ll find the quaint Floating Market, the famous Chiang Mai, Hin Daeng, San Kamphaeng and some very relaxing hot springs. A great mix of the traditional and the modern.
Masai Mara, Kenya
Africa is famous for its Safari tours and each one brings a person closer to nature. Still you can live a ecologically conscious life and still get close to nature so as not to jeopardize it. Kenya’s famous Masai Mara is just one area that strikes this balance. Teeming with odd-looking aardvarks, strange small creatures called agama, playful baboons and more, the Masai Mara also has a great number of green-friendly hotels, resorts, camps and lodges. Safari Lodges offer breathtaking views of rolling grasslands, towering escarpments and meandering rivers. The natural fresh air and the great outdoor features of this location, make for a trip of a lifetime.
Lake Geneva, Switzerland
Switzerland comes with some great travel package offers with Lake Geneva a great place to be. With 5,500 square acres of land completely covered by water, Lake Geneva is a great place to spend some time relaxing and engaging in environmentally-friendly activities. Some of the areas most famous hotels and resorts come with luxurious additions to them designed to conserve energy and reduce emissions. Abbey Resort & AVANI Spa, Baker House, Bella Vista Suites, Delavan Lake Resort, Grand Geneva and French Country Inn are just few places where one can enjoy a comfortable yet green stay. The famous Dancing Horses Theater is also worth a visit!
Thar Desert, India
The famous Thar Desert in India brings a rich cultural experience for visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Take a safari in Rajasthan and we guarantee you’ll be full of excitement. Romance and adventure abounds on this tour, which gives to its western visitors an insight into the life of people who one lived under one of the most opulent empires of all. Travel through the place on a horse or take camel rides through the vast open desert and you’ll know you’re doing your bit to reduce your carbon footprint.
So that’s it for our list of stunning yet green travel break ideas. Have we missed anything?