Best places to travel between May and August
Want to know where to head for in the coming months? Here is our pick of the best destinations to escape to between now and August – whether it is for climate, festivals or wildlife!
Even though the summer months are going to bring toasty temperatures with them you can still enjoy the Middle East without wilting in the heat. Cool off on a Nile cruise, extend your trip to the Red Sea and don’t forget, with Imaginative Traveller we schedule visits to the main attractions and tourist sites in the early morning - before the crowds and the high temperatures arrive!
Head to the High Atlas Mountains or the Atlantic coast where the temperatures are pleasant and the scenery stunning!
Tour price from USD 700 for 8 days.
This part of romantic Morocco is the ideal place for trekking the Atlas Mountains. Hidden deep in the High Atlas Mountains are the crumbling remains of the great fortress-palace of Telouet, which we
Highlights Of Morocco
Tour price from USD 1225 for 15 days.
For sheer diversity, Morocco is the perfect destination, so close to Europe, yet so completely different. We explore the Imperial cities of Marrakech, Meknes and Fez, with crowded bazaars
Marvels of Morocco
Tour price from USD 1268 for 15 days.
An exciting trip discovering Morocco’s distinctive landscapes, magical medinas and fascinating culture. Explore historic towns, hike through spectacular mountain scenery and ride a camel
Want to climb Mt Fuji? The mountain is only open from 01 July-31 August. Plus Gion Matsuri, one of the most important festivals in Japan, runs throughout July.
Land of the Rising Sun
Tour price from USD 4095 for 14 days.
Be dazzled by a gold-plated temple, Reflect on the past in Hiroshima, Experience the collision of old and new Japan, Delve into geisha culture in Kyoto, Visit the resting place of a Tokugawa shogun,
The world famous Esala Perahera Festival takes place in Kandy 15-24th August. Head out ahead of our tours and enjoy this colourful spectacle.
Elephant Paradise - Family Holiday
Tour price from USD 1978 for 15 days.
Visiting: Sri Lanka
This Sri Lankan family holiday will take you to the teardrop shaped island in the Indian Ocean which is a truly magical place. The legacy of its position on the sea route to the East is evident
Circle Sri Lanka
Tour price from USD 1729 for 15 days.
Visiting: Sri Lanka
Bliss out beachside in Mirissa, Learn the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine in Bandarawela, Shop up a storm in Colombo, Walk the ramparts of Galle, Witness elephants bathing in the river in Kandy, Visit
In July Colombia and Argentina both celebrate Independence Day. Peru is currently celebrating the re-opening of access to Machu Picchu. With a dry, crisp climate from now until November, it is the perfect time to trek the famous Inca Trail to this incredible hilltop citadel.
The Bali Arts Festival kicks off in June, the weather is good and the waters blue and clear for spotting dolphins on a cruise from Lovina.
The upcoming dry season is perfect for both wildlife-spotting, as the animals concentrate their activities around the water holes, and summiting Africa’s highest peak, Kilimanjaro.
What better season than the summer to enjoy the many varied delights of Europe. Whilst you might not be up to the two-wheel challenges of the Tour de France how about the two-legged challenges of our classic Tour du Mont Blanc? Or with Poland unfortunately in the news so much recently, why not visit the country yourself on our Eastern Europe Odyssey?
Tour price from USD 1831 for 8 days.
Visiting: Russian Federation
Experience a mesh of communist and capitalist cultures in the city of Moscow, Discover imperial treasures in the Kremlin, See Lenin in his eternal state, Explore medieval Russian capitals in the
The Wilds Of Iceland
Tour price from USD 3055 for 11 days.
This is one of our favourite trips in the brochure. Most tours of Iceland just hug the edge of this wild and extraordinarily beautiful country but this one takes you deep into the incredible
Tour price from USD 1950 for 15 days.
Visiting: Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia
Cross the Chain Bridge in Budapest, Spy curious wildlife in Kopacki Rit Nature Park, Sip Serbian wine at a family-run vineyard, Experience Belgrade's famous nightlife, Be humbled by ruins in Mostar