Carpeted by a diverse range of habitats, Zambia still has the feel of being untamed and, if not unexplored, at least is underexplored. Why now: New properties are popping up in Liuwa Plains and Bangweulu Wetlands, as well as increasing options in Kafue. 12 days combining Kafue, Lower Zambezi and South Luangwa from £6,295 pp including flights. ncluding flights.
INDONESIA: TEMPLES & TERRACES
The perfect family escape. Indonesia makes a diverse and exciting destination for all ages. See orangutans in the jungles of Borneo, meet the artisans of laid-back Ubud, or sail around the numerous islands. Why now: We predict this will be the destination for 2018. Go now before the secret is out. 10 days from £2,975 pp including flights.
COSTA RICA: BOOK EARLY
Direct flights make Costa Rica increasingly popular. Our top tip is to book now for travel in the spring and beyond. A shorter season means that the best places to stay get snapped up. Why now: Book now to secure your place at our recommended lodges. 13 days from £3,695 pp including flights.
GEORGIA & ARMENIA: TRANS-CAUCASIAN TRAIL
Take the Trans-Caucasian Trail that traverses both Georgia and Armenia. Why now: It opens up lesser visited areas with a rich cultural heritage that is diverse yet distinct. 10 days from £2,395 pp with four days trekking the Trans-Caucasian Trail including flights.
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