Is this the year for this dream adventure? (Photo: Metro.co.uk)

Whether it’s meeting mountain gorillas or seeing the Northern Lights, is 2022 the year of the dream vacation?

We think this is the year to have fun on this unique journey.

So if you’ve seen a Kenya safari or sailed up the mighty Mekong River on your to-do list, this is your sign to book.

Read on below to start your ultimate adventure.

Glamping in the Wild West

Yellowstone Park glamping in Yellowstone Park and staying in a lavish safari tent just outside the park?  The campfire-heated dining rooms are guaranteed?  with time in Jackson Hole, watching broncos compete in rodeo shows and amid another wilderness, Grand Teton.  Like in Yellowstone, moose and bears roam between breathtaking glacial peaks.  Seven nights from £ 2,069 including flights, SUV hire and four breakfasts, americansky.co.uk https://www.americansky.co.uk/wyoming-holidays/yellowstone-national-park/experience- yellowstone-glamping

Glamping takes a whole new level when you’re in Yellowstone (Photo: American Sky)

March marks 150 years since Yellowstone became the first national park in the United States.

In the heart of the classic Old West, it’s a place of giant river canyons, immense coniferous forests, hot springs, and the world’s largest collection of gushing geysers, including Old Faithful.

Combine the glamping there, stay in a lavish safari tent just outside the park, with time in Jackson Hole to watch broncos take part in rodeo shows, and a passage through another wilderness. , Grand Teton.

Like in Yellowstone, moose and bears roam between breathtaking glacial peaks.

Seven nights from £ 2,069 pp including flights, SUV hire and four breakfasts, americansky.co.uk

Discover the African fauna

Panning of lionesses with cubs walking together at sunset in Masai Mara, Kenya

Get up close to Africa’s amazing creatures (Photo: Getty Images)

Check off the two ultimate African wildlife experiences in one trip.

Intrepid 15-night group tour includes a trek through Ugandan forests to spend an hour near rare mountain gorillas before game drives amid Kenya’s Maasai Mara, home to hippos, elephants, giraffes , lions, leopards and more.

In addition to racing in Lake Nakuru Rhino Park, visiting a tea plantation, and visiting Maasai villages, this is an overland camping trip.

This means you’ll be traveling in an all-purpose bus and camping most nights, setting up your own tent.

From £ 2,204 pp, B&B including transfers, permits, entrance fees, activities and 25 other meals. International flights are extra, intrepidtravel.com

Visit an Indian Ocean idyll

General maps of Mauritius for travel functionality in Metro

Discover all that Mauritius has to offer (Photo: Daniel Malinowski)

You can, of course, go to the Maldives, but for a trip to the Indian Ocean which combines equally wonderful white sand shores and snorkeling with more activity options and more freedom to explore, and which omits expensive flight transfers, try Mauritius.

During your stay, you can also observe monkeys on a trek through the jungle gorges, paraglide on the sides of volcanoes or swim alongside dolphins.

Trips to basketry lessons can also be arranged if you stay at the adults-only Salt of Palmar, whose exclusive island guides are written by the locals.

Brightly colored, the beachfront hotel serves organic food and offers yoga classes, a spa and a rooftop pool.

Seven nights from £ 1,893 pp including half board, direct flights and car hire, bestattravel.co.uk

Northern Lights Hunt

Northern Lights Village, the laser-heated cabins here have half-glass roofs so residents can even peer into the sky from their beds.  Four nights from £ 1,745, full board, in winter including flights, transfers, activities and arctic clothing www.theaurorazone.com/holidays/Northern-Lights-Village-Levi-Aurora-Cabin-Escape

Stay in a log cabin with a glass roof for the best view of the Northern Lights (Photo: The Northern Lights Zone)

The best Northern Lights trips don’t just put you in places in the Arctic Circle renowned for their prolific exhibits, they include dedicated ‘hunts’ where guides monitor the weather and direct you to reported sightings on heated sleds. .

While still subject to the weather whim of nature, your chances are much better. So it is with the Northern Lights village with the promising name of Finnish Lapland.

The laser-heated cabins here have half-glass roofs so residents can even peer into the sky from their beds.

You will cross wooded falls on a snowmobile or take husky sled tours during the day, then go hunting after dark.

Four nights from £ 1,745 pp, full board, in winter including flights, transfers, activities and arctic clothing, theaurorazone.com

Sail on the Mekong to Angkor Wat

GA Adventures Travel from Vietnam to Cambodia This small-group tour sails the mighty Mekong River while sleeping aboard a classic colonial-style riverboat.  Before crossing the border, you can shop at the Cai Be floating market, photograph pagodas amid rice paddies, and take a guided tour of the tunnel systems once used by Viet Cong soldiers.  Nine nights from £ 1,274 including B&B, transfers, 11 other meals and entrance fees;  international flights extra: https://www.gadventures.com/trips/mekong-river-encompassed-ho-chi-minh-city-to-siem-reap/6920/

A classic river boat takes you to the most fascinating parts of Southeast Asia (Photo: GA Adventures)

Traveling from Vietnam to Cambodia, this excursion travels up the mighty Mekong River, sleeping aboard a classic colonial-style riverboat.

Before crossing the border, you can shop at the Cai Be floating market and photograph pagodas in the middle of the rice fields.

A cycle tour around Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital, is followed by a tour of its killing fields to learn more about the Communist genocide of the Khmer Rouge. Finally, come the world famous temples of Cambodia.

Your visit here includes Ta Prohm (Tomb Raider temple) and sunrise over Angkor Wat.

Nine nights from £ 1,274 pp, B&B including transfers, 11 other meals and entrance fees, international flights extra, gadventures.com

Discover Brazil

Christ the Redeemer overlooking Rio de Janeiro

See everything from flooded forests to Christ the Redeemer (Photo: Getty Images)

Want to discover the Amazon? Available on a flexible and private basis, this ten-night Brazilian itinerary promises a five-day cruise.

You will meet friendly pink dolphins and trawl a huge igapó (flooded forest), home to electric eels. You will follow the Ariaú River, where the movie Anaconda was filmed.

And you’ll take guided walks or paddles, day or night, in search of parrots, caimans, sloths, spider monkeys and more.

Before all this, stop in Rio, with a guided tour of the Christ the Redeemer statue and the chic resort town of Búzios.

From £ 3,009 pp, B&B including transfers, four star accommodation, eight other meals and all activities. International flights are extra, forestcruises.com

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