Life is too short to miss out on all the magnificent beauty the world has to offer, so travel often when you have the chance. Heavens Portfolio, a representative company for unique travel experiences and luxury hotels around the world, extends its travel suggestions, comprising destinations and experiences that you might want to consider to enrich your wanderlust soul.
Horse Riding in Peru
Go off the grid for a while to the tranquil and picturesque Colca Canyon in Peru and relax your mind, body and soul at Belmond Las Casitas. Take your time at this secluded hideaway to bask in the splendour of Peru, the breath-taking natural surroundings and the warm hospitality of the local communities. Wander in style by saddling up on a glorious Peruvian Peso horse and roam off the beaten tracks of Colca Valley, accompanied by expert guides, to witness the serenity of the pristine forest.
Go on a Cruise in the Arctic
Amp up your excursion game a notch by sailing out on the elusively magnificent Arctic with Quark Expeditions. Rugged and remote, this relatively untouched ice-laden part of the planet covers the Canadian High Arctic, Greenland, the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, Russia and the North Pole. Explore the unexplored and, if you’re lucky enough, you can encounter polar bears, muskoxen, arctic foxes, beluga whales, reindeer, seals, walruses and migratory birds, among others.
Helicopter Tour in New Zealand
One of the top providers of luxury accommodations in New Zealand, Robertson Lodges, offers the Miford Ultimate Heli Tour that you will not want to miss. The tour departs from Queenstown and flies over high-country peaks before exploring the Fiordland National Park – listed as a World Heritage venue – boasting majestic mountains, waterfalls and native rainforests. Relish in the grandiose Milford Sound, the gorgeous, uninhabited West Coast beaches, the mesmerising ice glaciers in the Alps and more.
Berber Experience in Morocco
Part of Virgin Limited Edition – Sir Richard Branson’s collection of stunning retreats, Kasbah Tamadot is nestled in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Beyond offering enchanting accommodations, Kasbah Tamadot invites guests to experience local activities, including a one-hour mule trek, tea in a local Berber house, a visit to Eve Branson Foundation, a Berber cooking lesson and Berber bread baking.
Mokoro Canoe Safari in Botswana
Experience the Botswana wetlands from the comfort of Belmond Eagle Island Lodge’s high-ceiling tented rooms, complete with a plunge pool and an oversized bed overlooking the Delta. Your Botswana experience won’t be complete without hopping on a traditional mokoro canoe and travelling the shallow, clear waters. Be in awe of the surrounding exotic flora and fauna.
UV Night Snorkelling in the Maldives
COMO Maalifushi in Thaa Atoll, Maldives, offers culturally appropriately designed overwater villas that grant you views of the white beach, tropical greenery and blue azure lagoon. The resort will also take you on a vibrant underwater show showcasing COMO Maalifushi’s house reef. You will be provided with special torches and lenses for your snorkelling mask that allows you to discover the many fluorescent hues that the corals and reef fauna emit at night.