As we see some cautious signs of countries opening up, now is a good time to start planning your next trip. And what better way to do that than watching some great travel videos?
Below we have curated a list of stunning travel videos.
Canada: Hiking in Gros Morne
Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland and Labrador is on the UNESCO World Heritage List:: "More recent glacial action has resulted in some spectacular scenery, with coastal lowland, alpine plateau, fjords, glacial valleys, sheer cliffs, waterfalls and many pristine lakes
Hiking the East Coast Trail, Newfoundland Every section of the East Coast Trail offers stunning coastal views. On some parts of the trail, you may see icebergs, whales, puffins or moose, depending on the season.
Retrace the Stampeder's route on the Chilkoot Trail Step back in time and retrace the footsteps of the Klondike Gold Rush as you hike along the famed Chilkoot Trail. Discover the varied natural beauty from the green rainforest of Alaska to historic Dawson City in Yukon, via the spectacular alpine panoramas of British Columbia.
West Coast Trail: Hike of a Lifetime Discover the hike of a lifetime! The West Coast Trail is a 5 to 7 day backpacking route that winds through temperate rainforests along beaches, cliffs and sandstone. When you are here, you are in one of Canada's special places—Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, protected as a treasured piece of Canada's Pacific Coast.
Viking stronghold. Land of fire and ice. Culture, wildlife, and wonders. A modern nation on an ancient island: Iceland by ocean awaits.
A completely different experience from travelling by land, this trip will show you the unexplored side of this fabulous country.
Scotland, The Faroe Islands & Iceland This expedition charts a course unlike any other on Earth, following the Viking voyages from the north of Scotland to the Faroe Islands and onward to Iceland!
Remote settlements, incredible landscapes and fantastic birdlife are the order of the day on this trip.
England: Coast to Coast Walk
The Coast to Coast Walk is the most famous trail in the UK. At 315km or 195 miles, the Coast to Coast Walk uses a network of paths tracks, and access land to cross England’s huge variety of landscapes, terrain, villages and three unique national parks – the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors.
France: Mont Blanc Circuit
The Tour du Mont Blanc circuit crosses three borders, climbs over six passes, traverses beneath huge glaciers, and meanders through beautiful alpine meadows and picture-book villages. Delicious home cooked food is on the menu when in camp and your baggage is transported between each location by dedicated support staff, leaving you free to enjoy the inspiring scenery found only on this classic trek.
France: Cycling the Loire Valley & Burgundy
France is a country that needs no introduction—its fabulous cities, breathtaking countryside, rich history and world-class food and wine have cemented it as a European must-see. There’s so much to see and do that deciding on an itinerary will be the hardest part of your trip! Explore the medieval towns and historic villages of Burgundy; and head to the Loire Valley to tour majestic chateaux, gardens and vineyards on foot or by bike.
Spain: Walking the Camino de Santiago
In the 9th century, the tomb of the apostle St James was unearthed in Compostela. The site became the focus of a pilgrim trail beginning in France and crossing Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela.
Italy: Cinque Terre Walking
The Cinque Terre in Liguria are a series of five small fishing villages dug into the cliffs where the Apennine mountains meet the Mediterranean coast line. Each village has retained its character and traditions from earlier times, impressively perched between the rocky shoreline and the steep terraced hills. The extensive network of trails connecting the villages pass through olive groves and terraced vineyards, with sweeping views of the vast expanse of the Mediterranean below.
Central Europe: Danube Bike & Boat
Europe's second longest river, the Danube, courses through ten nations en route to the Black Sea. From the cobblestone streets of Passau, wind your way past enchanting monasteries and majestic castles. Cruise the Danube to reach vibrant Bratislava and romantic Vienna, one of the most magical cities in Europe. Heading west, the pace slows down, with a memorable cycle across the Wachau Valley past rolling vineyards, hill top castles, meadows and forests to encounter atmospheric landscapes and sites of arresting history.
Croatia: Cycling the Dalmatian Coast
Said to have the clearest waters in the Mediterranean, and undoubtedly packed with historical and cultural interest, the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia is one of the true wonders of Europe.
Greece: Adventure Cruising
Dream of waking up somewhere new everyday, but only having to unpack your suitcase once? An adventure cruise combines on-board comfort and relaxation with lots of local exploration. From the iconic destinations of Santorini and Mykonos to tiny islands, villages, churches and beaches you’ve never heard of, our small ships give you access to the very best of the Cyclades. Encounter Greek mythology in Delos, take a dip in the Aegean, feast on seafood in Syros and take in sunset after awe-inspiring sunset (cocktail in hand) from the deck of your floating home.
Rousing rhythms, luscious landscapes and loquacious locals make charismatic Cuba a top travel destination for lovers of music, food, culture and life! Offering so much more than antiquated cars and coveted cigars, Cuba has a bounty of beaches, villages, farms and forests for travellers to explore. Viva Cuba!
There are few places left on earth where the wildlife is truly wild. In the remote Galapagos Islands you'll come face-to-face with giant tortoises, turtles, seals, sea lions, marine iguanas and countless sea birds. A trip to the Galapagos reminds you just how precious earth is
Peru: Salcantay Trek to Machu Picchu
The Salcantay trek to Machu Picchu is giving the Inca Trail a run for its money with its spectacular close up views of Mount Salcantay and challenging yet rewarding hike over the Salcantay Pass. The trail has far less trekkers than its famous friend and does not require the same, and often sold out, trekking permits. Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Salcantay, high in the mystical Andes Mountains, a sight which often evokes a deep emotional connection between you and your natural surroundings.
Nepal: trekking Everest
A trek to the base of Mount Everest brings you the quintessential trekking experience. Ascend in true expedition style, trekking through famous villages that reflect the renowned Sherpa culture. Climb to Kala Pattar (5545m) from where you can see the classic climbing routes all the way to the summit of Mount Everest. Or trek to Everest Base Camp from where expeditions prepare to climb the world's highest peak.
Vietnam: Bike, Hike & Kayak Vietnam
Discover Northern Vietnam and interact with the White Thai people in the valleys of Mai Chau and Muong people at Khanh Village, bike and hike through Cuc Phuong National Park and kayak in the dramatic Halong Bay from your home on a well appointed junk.
Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula
You’ll enjoy unforgettable encounters with untamed wildlife in a vast, dramatic and spectacular setting; you’ll take a step back in time at historically significant sites; and you’ll be mesmerized by the rich diversity and contrasts that make these regions so captivating and unique.
Russian Arctic: Journey to the Last Place on Earth: Severnaya Zemlya
One of Earth’s last regions to be discovered, and the newest destination in Quark Expeditions’ portfolio, the High Russian Arctic is a place of mystery, beauty and wonder. We invite you to become one of the first passengers to visit this little-known region and encounter sights rarely seen by even the most intrepid adventurers.
Svalbard, Iceland, Greenland, Canadian Arctic
Fjords, mountains, glaciers and wildlife in untouched wilderness. Choose from seven unique itineraries to explore the High Arctic and Iceland with Lindblad-National Geographic expeditions.
Tanzania: Great Migration
The annual migration of almost two million wildebeest and zebra across the plains of Tanzania's Serengeti and Kenya's Maasai Mara is one of the most magnificent land migrations on earth. The packs' movements are influenced solely by the rains and food sources (grasses), with zebras first feasting on the long grasses, with wildebeests following closely in tow to eat the fresh shoots.
Uganda: Gorilla Trekking
The mountain gorillas of Uganda offer wildlife lovers a rare and life-changing chance to meet and observe gorillas at close range. In this Uganda gorilla video, watch baby gorillas swinging from trees while the mothers and silverbacks sit below snacking on leaves.