Are you wondering which are the Best Countries to Travel in 2020? Are you planning your next vacation in 2020? Will it be a place that you have already visited or a completely new destination?
Here are our picks of the top ten best countries in the world you should visit.
Bhutan officially the Kingdom of Bhutan is a country in South Asia, located in the Eastern Himalayas, between the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and India. It is set to become the first fully organic nation by 2020. The kingdom has lush subtropical plains in the south and sub-alpine Himalayan mountains in the north, which include Gangkhar Puensum, Bhutan’s highest peak.
Bhutan is the only Vajrayana Buddhist nation in the world, and the profound teachings of this tradition remain well preserved.
Bhutan’s high, rugged mountains and valleys boast spectacular biodiversity, earning it a name as one of the world’s ten most important biodiversity hotspots. Recognizing the importance of environment, conservation of its rich biodiversity is one of its development paradigms.
Panama is world-famous for its 48-mile canal that connects the Pacific Ocean with the Atlantic Ocean. Population is concentrated towards the center of the country, particularly around the Canal.
Despite the country’s size, you’ll find mountains and beaches within an easy striking distance. It is worth spending some time reading up on Panama and communicating with locals, expats and fellow travelers alike before arriving in the country.
The country is home to more species of birds and trees than the whole of North America. You can discover its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, and endless tourist activities, some of which include rainforest tours, diving, hiking, surfing, snorkeling, bird watching, white water rafting, zip-line tours, and more.
In Panama City, you can enjoy world-class dining, nightlife, casinos, and shopping!
With its 21 World Heritage Sites, including Himeji Castle, Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto and Nara, Japan attracted 31.19 million international tourists in 2018.
Japan has one of the world’s best transport systems, and getting around is usually pretty easy, with the train being used for most locations.
Popular foreigner attractions include Tokyo and Hiroshima, Mount Fuji, ski resorts such as Niseko in Hokkaido, Okinawa.
Domestic tourism remains a vital part of the Japanese economy and Japanese culture. Tourists from South Korea have made up the largest number of inbound tourists several times in the past.
Near perfect weather year-round with ideal tanning conditions, warm temperatures, sunny skies, cooling breezes, low humidity and some of the best white powdery-sand beaches in the World.
Aruba lies outside the Caribbean hurricane belt. This beautiful island offers many activities and attractions for people of all ages. There is much more to Aruba than just the sun and beaches.
You can visit caves with ancient Indian drawings, explore the Cunucu (countryside), visit a Butterfly Farm, a Donkey Sanctuary and ancient giant boulder formations. Climb a mountain or hike at Arikok National Park, enjoy Aruban music and dance.
Amongst one of the most developed and progressive nations of the world, tourism in the Netherlands is a relatively small sector of the country’s economy.
A record number of foreigners visited the Netherlands in 2017 – over 17.6 million tourists.
In the Netherlands, you don’t have to travel very far to see the different sights.
Officially known as the Kingdom of Netherlands, it is known for its charming villages and towns set in a beautiful flat landscape.
The Amsterdam’s Canal with its 400-year-old streets, beautiful architectures of cafes, shops and hotels will blow your mind.
Since the late 1980s Costa Rica became a popular nature travel destination, and with well-established system of national parks and protected areas. It is the largest in the world as a percentage of the country’s territory covering around 23.4% of the country’s land area by national parks and protected areas.
Costa Rica is among the most expensive countries to visit in Latin America. Most of the money spent on tourism in Costa Rica stays in the country, and this has played a significant role in the reduction of poverty.
You can enjoy many outdoor activities including activities related to ecotourism, including trekking, flora, fauna, and bird watching, and visits to rural communities.
Leave your preconceptions at home and discover one of Europe’s most underrated travel secrets. Tourism in Bulgaria is a significant contributor to the country’s economy. Bulgaria has been home to many civilizations – Thracians, Greeks, Romans, Eastern Romans or Byzantines, Slavs, Bulgars, and Ottomans.
Bulgaria attracted nearly 12 million foreign tourists in 2017, according to the World Bank. There are ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria and sixteen additional properties on the Tentative List.
You can find many things to do as exploring archaeological reserves and monuments, museums, galleries, rich cultural calendar, preserved folklore and magnificent architectural monuments.
The Bulgarian Black Sea Coast is picturesque and diverse with white and golden sandy beaches occupy approximately 130 km.
Tourism in Morocco is well developed, with a strong tourist industry focused on the country’s coast, culture, and history.
Morocco’s relatively high number of tourists has been aided by its location, tourist attractions, and relatively low price.
Due to its close distance to Europe, Morocco attracts many European visitors to its beaches. Because of its proximity to Spain, tourists in southern Spain’s coastal areas take one to three-day trips to Morocco. The top two destinations in the country are Marrakesh and Agadir.
Swaziland, a small, landlocked monarchy in southern Africa, is known for its wilderness reserves and festivals showcasing traditional Swazi culture.
The rich culture, the overwhelming friendliness of the people makes all visitors feel truly welcome and very safe.
The number of tourists visiting Eswatini is continuing to increase. Due to the lack of other major industries, tourism is viewed by many in Eswatini as a potential source for future economic growth.
Most of the tourists who visit Eswatini arrive by road from South Africa. From scenic drives around the countryside to exciting arts and crafts, as well as hiking, river rafting, and game drives, Eswatini has plenty to offer.
Istanbul is an enchanting city in Turkey, which is known for its rich and fascinating history with the influence of empires including the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman, become a thriving city that attract many travelers to choose to discover.
The city’s strategic location makes it Turkey’s significant centers for culture and finance, and trade.
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