Traveling around the world and experiencing different cultures and meeting lovely peculiar people are a big dream for most travellers, but only a few of us get to embark on such journeys. Experienced nomads are hardcore travel enthusiasts that brave the challenges of unknown countries and places all over the world. In this article, let’s look at some unusual destinations that an experienced nomad may not have been to yet, and should definitely visit.
1. Brazilian Pantanal
Considered as the world’s largest flooded grasslands or wetland, the Brazilian Pantanal would be a fascinating place for an experienced nomad to tackle and explore. These flooded fields are teeming with biodiversity. From cute capybaras to dangerous predators such as the caiman, this place will satiate that thirst for exploration in any experienced nomad.
You can explore the Brazilian Pantanal on a small cruise across the wetlands, seeing all the different unique fauna and flora along the way. Even though it gets fewer tourists than the famous Amazon forest, the Brazilian Pantanal is still a destination worth visiting at least once.
Armenia is a beautiful country rich with history and culture. This destination is a must-visit for any nomad looking to experience one of the earliest Christian civilizations in the world. The city of Yerevan is an excellent start for any traveller looking to explore the wonders of Armenia on an adventure holiday of a lifetime. The capital of Armenia and its largest city, Yerevan is full of history waiting to be explored.
A private tour around the city and its surrounding areas is worth every second. The best trips around the city are during the day as it is also known as the City of Cafes. If you’re confused about where in Armenia you should visit, Yerevan is the place to go.
Kyrgyzstan is located in Central Asia and has been a part of multiple great empires and civilizations over thousands of years as it lies on the crossroads of the ancient trading route named ‘The Silk Road’. This gorgeous country may not be the most popular tourist destination but it sure is worth visiting for an experienced nomad. While trekking in Kyrgyzstan, you can visit the second largest mountain lake in the world, Issyk Kul Lake. Go on picnics and hikes in the Ala Archa National Park as well. You can even visit the vast pasture plains of Song Kul Lake where native nomads graze their animals as they have been doing for centuries.
The wonderful fusion of medieval times and modernity, Azerbaijan is a destination any experienced nomad should visit at least once in their lives. The first destination one should explore while in Azerbaijan is its capital city, Baku. Baku is situated along the beautiful Caspian Sea and is famous for the medieval walled city of Cheri Seher which beautifully blends with the modern skyscrapers. Strolling through the city, you’ll experience thousands of years of history and culture all concentrated in one place.
5. The Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands is one of the common bucket-list travel destinations and for good reasons too. If you’re an experienced nomad and haven’t been to the islands, then you have to step up your game. Located off the coast of Ecuador, this beautiful archipelago consists of 19 islands. Going on private rainforest cruises in a small cruiser is the best way to experience the islands and its unique endemic wildlife.
So those are our top picks for unusual destinations for experienced nomads to visit. If you are one who hasn’t visited any of these places, do head out soon as these destinations are spellbinding and rich in unique culture and history.
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