Places to visit this summer

by Visagov | July 10, 2020
pink flamingos in a lake

Which are the best places to travel in summer? COVID-19 restricted all types of travelling around the world. Nevertheless, countries are slowly opening up. Now it is certainly worth considering where to go for your summer vacation. We have put together a top 10 destination summer list for everyone’s taste. Whether you are looking for an adventurous, nature-bound, cultural, historical, or romantic getaway, take a look at our list and start planning right away!

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is an archipelago with a large island and a cluster of islets surrounding it. So, it is home to some of the best beaches in the world, and you can pick one depending on whether you prefer a festive beach with fun-filled activities or a secluded spot ideal for relaxing.

You can also escape to its rugged mountains and get lost in its wonderful lush greenery. This Caribbean island will also offer you delicious cuisine, vibrant culture, and impressive historical monument.

Sri lanka

Famously known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, this little island in South Asia is an ideal place for a summer vacation. It’s filled with multiple activities like sunbathing, swimming, surfing, snorkelling, hike through mountain ranges, enjoy waterfalls, spot wildlife, and explore world heritage sites. While it can be visited anytime of the year, the recommended period to tour in Sri Lanka is between January-September.


If you are a wildlife enthusiast, Kenya is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life. It’s one of the few places where you will spot exotic and endangered species of the world in their natural habitat.

It is also home to the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve which is one of the best places to witness the “Great Migration” and spot the “Big Five”: the African elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, and rhinos. While wildlife is the centre of attraction in Kenya, there are also impressive natural landmarks like sandy beaches, towering mountains, and volcanoes.

safari jeep in Kenya


If you like to visit a cultural capital in Asia that will take you back in time, look no further than Cambodia. It’s home to the world’s largest temple complex, Angkor Wat, and the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia, Tonlé Sap Lake, which has a floating village on it. 

Cambodia also offers a festive nightlife, authentic Asian cuisine, and small islets worth visiting.


Egypt is legendary. As a country that has nourished some of the most prominent civilizations in the world, it is home to some of the best-preserved archaeological and cultural sites in the world. As you walk through its Giza Pyramids, the man-made masterpieces that spellbind the world even today, your mind would be filled with questions. You would also be amused by the colourfully-clad camels, the busy city of Cairo, and the Middle-eastern cuisine.

Los Angeles, California

If you are a partygoer and prefer to visit somewhere that’s social, vibrant, and festive, Los Angeles would be a great destination. Although its beaches are popular throughout the year, summer is when they are active with large crowds, an array of food and drink stalls, and many thrill-bound water sports.

You can have fun in its amusement and waterparks that are open for long hours during the day or enjoy live outdoor music, theatre festivals and nightclubs.

crossing of a street of Los Angeles California


As a country perched with natural wonders, Australia is undoubtedly a top 10 destination for summer to relax and unwind before you get back to work again. There are plenty activities to do. Its complex river systems are perfect for canoeing and kayaking and the Great Barrier Reef will make you fall in love with the country, more so if you are someone who likes diving or snorkelling.

If you are travelling with your family, you can spend time in its gorgeous beaches, go on a safari ride in its national parks, or enjoy strolling in its botanical gardens filled with exotic flora.


Laos has amazing picturesque waterfalls like Kuang Si Falls and Tad Sae Waterfall and beautiful resorts and villas in the countryside. These surrounded by wilderness will make it a perfect summer getaway for couples and honeymooners. 

There are also many prehistoric, cultural, and UNESCO world heritage sites to explore. Its famous cities Vientiane and Luang Prabang host night markets where they sell a variety of handcrafted, local products and street food.


If you want adventures during your summer vacation then Madagascar is for you. Its rich ecosystem makes it one of the best places to observe wildlife and rare plant and flower varieties. You can go hiking and trekking in its national parks, swim with whales in its beaches, and visit a crocodile farm.

Some noteworthy sites to explore here are Avenue of the Baobabs, Lokobe National Park, and Tsingy de Bemaraha Nature Reserve which has unique “limestone forests” and a dangerous suspension bridge called Hanging Rope Bridge.

woman on a bridge and lake in Madagascar


Canada has something to offer to anyone. Its unspoiled landscapes will enchant nature lovers to camp in its wild open spaces. During summer, Canada also holds many festivals that are nothing short of spectacular.

More importantly, it’s one of the countries where you get to experience different cultures, long-held aboriginal traditions, and traces of both British and French colonization. If you like shopping or trying new varieties of food, Canada has a diverse range of choices to offer you.