Every couple wants a fairy-tale honeymoon that they'll remember forever. Beautiful landscapes, enchanting settings, exciting activities, and, of course, lots of romance… this is what makes a honeymoon truly memorable. At Encounters Travel, we know just the destinations where you will find all of this, and more. We've hand-picked the top 5 destinations for that perfect honeymoon experience.
What is more romantic than endless white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and waving palms? The Maldives are practically paradise on earth…
The islands and beaches of this small Asian nation provide plenty of opportunities for fun and adventure- you and your partner can go snorkelling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, kayaking… and then, of course, kick and back and relax, reveling in the dreamy surrounds. Of course, there will also be plenty of time for romance: sunset dinners out on a sandbar, fishing trips with local fishermen at twilight, exploring the quaint streets of the charming capital city of Malé, and the quintessential honeymoon activity- long walks on the beach…
The mammoth subcontinent of India is a whole world on its own. You will never run out of things to see, hear, taste, and experience in India. With a diverse combination of cultures and religions, vibrant and welcoming people, a treasure trove of historical attractions, as well as beautiful natural landscapes, India is the ideal destination for a romantic experience with your partner. Visit the breathtaking Taj Mahal, the ultimate testament to love; explore remote rural villages and stay in an old palace; see enormous forts and beautiful temples; drink in the delightful chaos of the enormous cities. Your experience in India will be nothing short of a fairy tale.
Turkey is the ultimate destination for romance. Found at the junction of Europe and Asia, this incredible country offers the chance to have a wealth of experiences. Rich with history and culture, Turkey features grand old cities and stunning natural landscapes. Whether it's roaming the narrow streets of Istanbul, stepping into the past at ancient temples, retracing the ancient Silk Route, or floating along in a hot-air balloon above the otherworldly formations of Cappadocia… you and your significant other will have a truly magical time in Turkey.
Thailand is a picture-perfect destination. Bustling cities, sun-soaked islands, mysterious jungles, intriguing cultures, delicious food… you and your partner won't want your honeymoon to end. Spend time exploring the lively streets and markets of the capital city of Bangkok, go adventuring through the country's forests and jungles, venture out on bamboo raft, learn about the country's fascinating history and culture, bask in the sun on one of the stunning islands. And don't forget to indulge in some scrumptious Thai cuisine… In Thailand, you will get your storybook honeymoon.
Rich with historical, cultural, and political importance, Greece is literally the stuff of legend. Ancient Greece was a leading force in the world in terms of art, science, philosophy, and religion. Its influences can still be seen all over the world today. You can expect to see magnificent ruins, ancient archeological sites, and beautiful landmarks paying testament to the heroes and gods of the ancient Greeks. Add in breathtakingly beautiful islands like Santorini and Mykonos, and you have a destination that has it all. Romance, mystique, beauty… what else could you ask for in a honeymoon destination?
This 13-day tour explores cosmopolitan Istanbul and the ancient sites of Troy, Pergamum and Ephesus, features a 3-night cruise in the Gulf of Fethiye on board a traditional Turkish gulet and explores the fantastic scenery of Cappadocia.
This great 10-day tour perfectly combines classic Greece, including visits to Athens, Mycenae, Olympia & Delphi, with the clifftop monasteries at Meteora and the scenic beaches & villages of the volcanic island of Santorini
This 8-day small-group tour of the Maldives explores several of the most interesting of the many inhabited local islands within reach of Male to discover the unique culture, beautiful scenery & friendly local people of this tropical paradise.
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Just booked an Egypt tour? Here are some top tips and advice to ensure that your Egyptian adventure is a memorable one!
On a tour with Encounters Travel, you will be swept up on exciting, action-packed travel experiences in some of the world's most awe-inspiring destinations.
Our small group tours are perfect for those looking to experience culture, history, nature, and adventure. Group sizes range from between 12 to 20 travellers, giving you a chance to meet new people and make new friends. You can also engage and connect with your guide well, allowing a more meaningful experience.
These are 5 of our most interesting and exciting small group tours on offer in 2019.
There is nothing quite like travelling solo. Exploring new places and experiencing new things by yourself can be an eye-opening and almost life-changing adventure. However, one thing that often puts people off travelling solo is the single supplement. We have put together a helpful guide with all you need to know about single supplements, so that you can book your solo trip with complete confidence.
Visas are required for most nationalities of travellers to Egypt. Only nationals of certain Arab countries are exempt. Several options are available to travellers when acquiring a visa for Egypt. We have put together a comprehensive guide that will provide you with important information to make the process smooth and easy.
Cambodia has become a popular tourist destination in recent times. It has emerged from the shadows of a war-torn past to become a sought-after destination for lovers of nature, culture, and history. Cambodia features many of fascinating sites and landmarks to see and experience.
From iconic destinations to lesser-known gems, we have chosen eight amazing destinations to add to your travel bucket list in 2020.
From the Ionian Islands in the west to the pre-Hellenic culture of Crete to the South, and not forgetting the breathtaking scenic views of the mainland, Greece offers a wealth of mesmerizing places to visit.
If you love Cairo, it will love you back! Its beautiful chaos can be both infuriating yet beautiful all at the same time - the magnificence of the city will overwhelm you with its beauty and frenetic atmosphere.