The Ultimate Travel Destination Bucket List (Top 4)

Almost everybody admires people that quit their full-time jobs to travel the world. However, life is not like that for most people. Most people have to tick off their travel destinations bucket list one at a time. In fact, ticking the destinations in their lists may take years or decades. But, seeing the greatest sights in the world is a worthy endeavor for everyone.

Fortunately, there are countless destinations where you can see and enjoy awesome experiences. When you know these destinations, you have won half the battle. Here are the top 4 ultimate travel destinations that you should have in your bucket list:

  1. Kenya

Many travelers have described the great migration of over one million wildebeests, 200,000 zebras and 500,00 gazelles from the Tanzanian Serengeti National Park into the Kenyan Maasai Mara National Reserve as the World Cup of wildlife. It is among the major natural wonders that seasoned travelers yearn to witness. This phenomenon takes place from July to October. It’s an immense migration with the animals leaping and stampeding into the rivers while giving birth and honing in on the prey.

Although the timing of this event is unpredictable, you will be one of the lucky few if you get an opportunity to see it during your African Wildlife Safari.


  1. Beijing

This is the People’s Republic of China capital. The bustling city is the cultural, economic and political center of the country. It’s among the six oldest cities in China. As such, it is rich in cultural experiences and historical significance. Basically, you will enjoy a good feeling of this country when you spend time in its capital. Beijing is also called The Forbidden Kingdom. It is popular for its enigmatic imperial history. The city was once ruled by emperors and while there, you can use a predicab ride to explore labyrinthine hutongs. You can also contemplate in the Summer Palace at the lakefront or inside the Temple of Heaven.

You can also go on a hiking mission at the Great Wall. This city has many markets where you can go haggling and shopping for Chinese gadgets, crafts, antiques, tea and pearls. And, don’t leave before you sink your teeth into the Peking duck. The cuisine of this city is represented in almost all luxury restaurants. But, this is not all. You can enjoy the amazing nightlife of this city in late-night bars that feature amazing jazz bands. There are also Peking opera, performances and cocktails that you can enjoy during late-night boat rides. Essentially, Beijing is a great place to enjoy great tea at a quiet place, noisy haggling in the market, or a solemn prayer with the city monks as you marvel at the dizzying skyscrapers.

  1. France

Visit France to enjoy the amazing views of its capital, Paris. This city is known for its historic monuments, buildings, world-renowned wine and food as well as shopping and fashion but there is more than this. A day spent in Paris enables you to view this amazing city from a vintage point, preferably with your favorite drink in your hand. The City of Light is illuminated by amazing light at night. And your trip to Paris will be incomplete if you don’t have a glimpse of the famous Eiffel Tower.

If you still have time, visit the lavender fields at Provence, France. Their fragrance of lavender is simply amazing. The fields bloom between June and August and they present a purple sea that creates a color-rich, incredible, aromatic scene. Take a moment to close eyes and breathe in deeply before you exhale.

  1. The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is a must visit destination for a seasoned traveler. It lies between Palestine, Jordan and Israel. This sea is a body of natural water that has super high salt concentration. This implies that you can easily float on it. What’s more, it has shores that are 423 meters below the sea level. This implies that a trip to this destination allows you to tick off your experience of being at the lowest earth elevation point.

The world is sufficiently large with many travel destinations to choose from. Consider these destinations if you intend to travel this year.