Tripadvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards 2024 : Kathmandu ranks No. 1 for Best Nature Destination in the world – South Asia Time

Tripadvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards 2024 : Kathmandu ranks No. 1 for Best Nature Destination in the world

 January 12, 2024  

London — In a bid to guide eager travelers in 2024, Tripadvisor has announced its inaugural Travelers’ Choice Award for the Best of the Best Destinations. With a significant 81 percent of U.S. travelers gearing up for vacations this year, Tripadvisor has unveiled the most sought-after destinations. Topping the list as the number one nature destination is Kathmandu, Nepal.

According to Tripadvisor’s latest Seasonal Travel Index, nature sightseeing has secured its position as the second most popular trip type among U.S. travelers. Approximately a third of travelers prioritize adventure, with a quarter planning trips solely for the purpose of immersing themselves in nature.

To cater to this growing demand, Tripadvisor’s Best Nature Destinations list includes a diverse range of locales. From the awe-inspiring landscapes of Kathmandu, offering Himalayan hikes, to the breathtaking sunset views over the emerald waters of Halong Bay in Vietnam. Adventure enthusiasts can explore the vibrant marine life along Egypt’s majestic Red Sea coast in Hurghada, while those seeking tranquility can find solace in the serene beauty of Mauritius, Lombok in Indonesia, or the picturesque Kauai in Hawaii.

The complete Best Nature Destinations list spans the globe, featuring remarkable locations like Zanzibar in Tanzania, Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, and Guadalupe. Whether it’s scaling the heights of mountain ranges or diving into the depths of vibrant underwater ecosystems, Tripadvisor aims to cater to every type of nature-loving traveler’s desires in 2024.

Nature Destinations—World

  1. Kathmandu, Nepal
  2. Halong Bay, Vietnam
  3. Hurghada, Egypt
  4. Mauritius
  5. Lombok, Indonesia
  6. Kauai, Hawaii, United States
  7. Zanzibar, Tanzania
  8. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  9. Guadalupe
  10. Kruger National Park, South Africa

Top Destinations—World

  1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  2. Bali, Indonesia
  3. London, United Kingdom
  4. Hanoi, Vietnam
  5. Rome, Italy
  6. Paris, France
  7. Cancun, Mexico
  8. Marrakech, Morocco
  9. Crete, Greece
  10. Hoi An, Vietnam

Top Destinations—United States

  1. New York City, New York
  2. Oahu, Hawaii
  3. Las Vegas, Nevada
  4. New Orleans, Louisiana
  5. Miami Beach, Florida
  6. Maui, Hawaii
  7. Nashville, Tennesee
  8. Charleston, South Carolina
  9. Chicago, Illinois
  10. Key West, Florida

Sustainable Destinations—World

  1. Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. Stockholm, Sweden
  3. Bordeaux, France
  4. Helsinki, Finland
  5. Singapore
  6. Melbourne, Australia
  7. Oslo, Norway
  8. Brussels, Belgium
  9. Galway, Ireland
  10. Belfast, United Kingdom