The world is a melting pot of culture that has flavours from every nook and corner. It is like a large canvas painted by the essence and colours of different cultures and civilizations. You don’t have to be a history or culture buff to experience these cultural extravaganzas. Grab a few deals on cultural and heritage vacations and head to any of the following destinations.
La Dolce Vita: Italy
Cultural tours are incomplete if you don’t visit Italy. Once the pinnacle of art and architecture in the world it takes you back to the days of Renaissance period. Have a memorable time at the monuments and buildings that reflect the grandeur of Roman Empire. Spend a romantic time at Venice and Florence or explore the ancient remains of Pompeii. With pleasant weather, you will have fun at the shores of sun-bathed Sicily.
Inca Trail: Machu Pichu
Discovered in 1911, Machu Pichu is one of Peru’s greatest attractions that were built as a secret ceremonial city. The Inca citadel of Machu Pichu is located in the shadows of the Andes Mountain covered with mist. It is one of the top historical vacations destinations it the world that houses the iconic Inca ruins.
Pyramids of Egypt & Petra in Jordan
Stretching from the Gulf of Aqaba to the plains of Nile River, Egypt and Jordan promise to be great cultural holidays destination for you. The most fascinating of them all are the Pyramids of Giza and the Petra in Jordan. Travel through the Valley of Kings and the mystical temples of Ramses and Karnak and the ancient city of Alexandria.
Greek Gods in Greece
Greece was the birthplace of Western civilization about 4000 years ago. Dotted with ancient temples and monuments, Greece is home to Athena, Poseidon, Zeus and Aphrodite. Apart from the archaeological sites, the country is a great place to have some delicious Mediterranean cuisine and a vibrant lifestyle. Santorini and Corfu City are famous spots for a lovely holiday.
Mayas: Latin America
This Latin American treat is located in Belize and Mexico. The complex of Mayan ruins includes ancient buildings, tombs, altars and an iconic 9 storey pyramid. Among the famous structures are Chichen Itza and Tulum set amidst the backdrop of pristine jungle, exotic wildlife, tumbling waterfalls and tropical beaches.
Majestic Taj Mahal: India
India is filled with glamorous and spectacular sites that have been etched on the sands of time. The epitome of love, Taj Mahal is undoubtedly the crown jewel of India. Varanasi is famed for ghats of Ganges while Khajuraho is famous for the erotic and extraordinary sculptures. To experience true royalty a heritage vacations to Rajasthan should be at the top of your list.