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April is just about the start of dry season and will be pleasant for traveling and trekking in Indonesia. With luck you might also not be swamped by the crowds in peak season yet! For trekking, you no needs special equipment, no learnt skill, just a little stamina and perhaps a local guide. The moment you step outside your door in Southeast Asia there are incredible sights waiting to be seen, just a short walk from the main tourist path. Escape the crowds by clambering up mountains, foraging through jungles, peering into volcanic craters and scampering around the waterfalls to get to the local beauty spots, peaceful and deserted.
One of the most exciting and otherworldly trekking adventures has to be to tackle some of Indonesia’s spectacular volcanoes, their steaming, gurgling crates rising high into the wispy clouds. In a country that holds the title for having the most active volcanoes in the world (129), Indonesia boasts incredible landscapes to explore. In East Java, popular climbs start from Yogykarta and head to the summit of Mount Semeru or Mount Bromo. Holding the title of most photographed active volcano in the World, Mount Bromo is Indonesia’s most popular volcano and stands about 2000m high.
Search the natural beauty and enjoy the challenge, discover the unique thrill and adventure tourism experiences. Enjoy the beauty of Indonesia with your trekking activity.
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Peru’s is one of the world’s best surfing destinations. On the Pacific coastline just south of the Peru and Ecuador border is Chicama, a mecca for international surfers. Chicama has the world’s longest left-handed wave at 4km’s long, and Mancora (close by) has the world’s largest left-handed point-break. After rainy season April to December is best season for surfing in Peru. So, enjoy this activity in the month of April.
The Mancora area is not crowded except at major holidays (Christmas, New Years, Carnival, Easter and Peruvian Independence day). If you’re looking for uncrowded waves it may be best to avoid these periods and come during the other 45 weeks per year that are uncrowded when most Peruvian surfers are at work and school 1000km away in Lima. If you’re looking for beaches packed with beautiful South Americans and want to party in the bars until sunrise, then by all means come during the holiday periods because this is when it is going off and many surfers are too hungover to surf much anyway so you can still catch some uncrowded waves if you’re on it, or willing to travel to the most remote breaks which are still uncrowded then.If you are looking for consistency and big waves, here is where you want to be, any surf trip to Peru starts in Lima, you won’t believe how many breaks are in a small distance, so always you will find a place to surf by yourself and if you wake up early you will be surfing glassy. Be prepared to charge 10+ feet waves, but if you do not surf this size, still there are many breaks with fun waves. South of Lima in summer is a party place, weekend are really busy and you will be dancing all night long, or waking up early to surf while everyone is going back home. No need to be much think about equipment because it will be easily arrange there or your tour operator will arrange equipment for you. Be sure about your health conditions, during any kind of illness or in pregnancy avoid this activity completely and it’s better to see surfers and enjoy this activity from the beach only but if you are completely fit physically and prepared mentally then get ready to enjoy the surfing in Peru which is popular worldwide and now its your time to know that why it is popular around the world.
Explore Italy with behindCity including Italy Tours and Activities.
Everyone loves eating chocolate, now you can make your own gourmet chocolates in the comfort of your own Kitchen! The Ultimate Chocolate Workshop on your tour where you can learn how to make your favourite mouth watering chocolates. You will learn a variety of tricks and techniques allowing you to create a number of different sweet, chocolate treats to impress your friends and family. There is an extraordinary place on the outskirts of Perugia, Italy where visitors can discover all there is to know and love about the pleasures of chocolate. It is the Perugina Casa del Cioccolato. The New York Times listed Casa del Cioccolato as must see for anyone visiting Perugina. Beside this Tuscani is also much famous for chocolate, Tuscan chocolate makers got the best producers in Italy over the last ten years and right in the areas of this activity you can visit some small family-run factories that produce unbelievable delicacies.
The chocolate making workshop on your tour is the perfect indulgence for any chocoholic! Your chocolate workshop begins with a brief discussion about chocolate including the difference between real chocolate (couverture) and compound chocolate. Discover how to make a ganache for truffles, for cake and as a dessert, the key to melting chocolate and how to temper dark, white and milk chocolate using a household bowl.
On this delicious tour activity you will find out how to perfectly mould or dip chocolate and then to cap it all off you can decorate your beautiful creations. All these skills are taught using techniques that can be easily reproduced in a home kitchen. You can choose April month for this tasty activity because during this month some big festivals held in Italy so, you can enjoy your tour more with festivals’ celebrations all around.
Explore Chile with behindCity including Chile Tours and Activities.
If you miss the intoxicating sounds and smells of your wine fermenting away and can’t wait for the fun and excitement of the fall harvest season, this is your chance to enjoy multiple harvests each year and make great wine from grapes grown in one of the finest viticulture regions of the world which is called Chile. You can choose April month for this activity which is a spring season in Chile. Chilean wine in spring has become an integral part of our overall winery production.If ‘spring fever’ has you looking for a unique, social, fun experience for you, your family, friends and associates, you should consider making Chilean wine now. While you are here, enjoy a glass of wine or a picnic alongside our glistening creek and waterfalls, which will be fresh with spring flowers and wildlife. Chilean red wines, once considered value oriented, now rank among the finest wines in the world.
There are many clubs in Chile which offers a unique experience to create your own wine.From start to finish you will join with friends and family to participate in these hands-on wine making sessions.You too can experience the great sense of accomplishment and gratification that is derived from making wine. Moreover, uncorking a bottle and drinking your wine will always become a celebration! Among the many activities you plan for enjoyment this spring, why not add wine-making to your list?
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If you have plenty of time, walking is highly recommended and gives you unparalleled contact with local people. In isolated parts, it’s often preferable to waiting for a lift, while in the Aberdare, Mau and Cherangani ranges, and on mounts Kenya and Elgon, it’s the only practical way of moving away from the main tracks. You will sometimes come across animals out in the bush, but buffaloes and elephants (the most likely dangers) usually move off unless they are solitary or with young. Don’t ignore the dangers, however, and stay alert. You’ll need to carry several litres of water much of the time.
Popular parks where lions are normally absent and you can hike include Hell’s Gate and Lake Bogoria. Parks inhabited by lions, but in which you can generally hike, include Aberdare and Mount Kenya. Its recommended that you will keep guide with you which is preferable for your safety and for increasing your local and cultural knowledge. Local people of there are engaging in this job to guide the tourist during their walking safari because they know much about areas of forests and will provide you safety from any kind unpleasant situation.
You might prefer to go on an organized walking safari, at least as a starter. Such trips are offered by a number of companies in Nairobi and by most of the smaller lodges and camps in the private game sanctuaries, especially in Laikipia. You can face rain showers in April during your walking safari but it will be helpful for getting relief from heat of Kenya.
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Thailand is one of the most popular culinary destinations in Asia. Learn how to cook authentic dishes and visit local markets and landmarks on your culinary vacation in Thailand. Enjoy all culinary vacations in Thailand. As there is not any specific month for this kind of tour activity but You can choose month of April for this purpose because on this month Songkran festival celebrate in Thailand so, there will be all around happiness of Festival in environment and during festival season you can learn more about traditional dishes of Thailand and can enjoy the festival too.Enjoy cooking and popular seaside activities in Thailand. Taste and learn how to cook Thai cuisine during your cooking classes in Thailand. Some of the most popular cities you can visit in Thailand are Chiang Mai, Phuket, and Bangkok. Many Thai cooking schools offer cooking vacations in cooperation with tour organizers. Learn to cook the most delicious Thai recipes during your cooking vacations in Thailand.
Accommodations for your cooking vacation in Thailand range from standard, superior, or deluxe quality hotels or Thai houses. Thailand cooking schools have modern kitchens or areas with cooking stations for each person. Thai cooking class with a host family is usually fun, friendly, and relaxing. You will make new friends through this cooking trip.
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In April the scenery is greener after the rains in Namibia and this is the time of the year you can see newborn animals. Migratory birds are present and birding is at its best. Rains are mostly short showers in the afternoon and rarely have a real negative impact on your trip.Spread throughout Namibia on an amazing scale, game parks and nature reserves constitute some 18% percent of the country’s available surface area. Some, like the huge Etosha National Park, focus primarily on wildlife, while others like the Namib-Naukluft Park and Fish River Canyon are more landscape oriented, their natural beauty easily upstaging the game. Regardless, these parks represent a network of Namibia’s most sought-after tourist destinations and often include a wide-range of adventure, camping, hiking and wilderness activities.Etosha National Park of Namibia is one of the great wildlife-viewing areas, with perennial springs attracting giraffes, elephants, birds and the big cats. Sossusvlei is a photographer’s paradise where some of the highest sand dunes rise majestically. Damaraland is home of the mystical desert elephant, ancient rock art sites and the wonderful Himba people. So, enjoy your wildlife safari with all around greenery of April month.
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Rwanda is a land locked gem just half the size of Scotland. It is spectacular to behold and more than worthy of its epithet of the land of a thousand hills, Mille Collines. Misty, moody rainforest in the south gives rise to lushly forested volcanoes and bamboo in the north.A Rwanda safari will introduce you to its lovely people who are wonderfully friendly. They have courage and warmth and yet there is an innocence to them that is not always so evident in other parts of Africa.Every successful gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda brings a surprise. April is the wet month but you can enjoy this month too in Gorilla Tracking.There are only 880 mountain gorillas left in the world and Rwanda is the premier destination to track them. The Virunga volcanoes are a 3 hour drive from Kigali, the capital.
The bush is thick with stinging and burning nettles, the slopes of the mountains are steep and muddy. But the hour you spend with the gorillas makes it more than worth the effort.
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Thailand offers some of the best diving in the world. Its numerous islands are among the finest in the world and run all along the coastline. Thailand is a global diving mecca and the month of March is excellent for this activity with mostly hot and sunny weather. The main Thailand diving season for Phuket and the Similan Islands starts in late October and continues until early May. The weather is at its best with calm seas.Most of the scuba diving destinations are on the Andaman Sea on the South East coast of Thailand. The most famous ones are the outstanding Similans Islands with truly excellent diving. A bit further North, there are the Surin Islands, less known than the Similans but also excellent with the world famous Richelieu Rock dive site with good chances to spot a Whale Shark! These two destinations are better explored by Liveaboard, however it is also possible to dive there on a day tour. Closer to the mainland you have very good diving opportunities around the Koh Lanta(Hin Daeng and Hin Muang are two world class dive sites), Koh Phi Phi and Phuket Islands.On the East coast, in the gulf of Thailand, the best diving location is undoubtedly Ko Tao. In the last decade it has become THE place to learn Scuba diving and for divers to pass their Padi Open water course. Many experienced divers also come here to go pro and actually become dive masters, attracted by easy dive sites perfect for lessons and cheaper prices. On the whole, you can find an incredible range of marine life. Be sure about your good health before attempting this activity, in any kind of illness or in pregnancy avoid Scuba diving. If you are fit then beautiful marine life is waiting for you.
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Trekking in Bhutan allows you to get off the beaten track and on to the wondrous Bhutanese landscapes. The best months for trekking in Bhutan are March and April. Your trek in Bhutan passes through a gorgeous natural landscape of blue pine forests, high ridges and pristine lakes while at the same time offering the opportunity to visit some ancient lhakhangs, dzongs and villages.Jomolhari Trek is the most popular trek in Bhutan offers a wide range of landscapes, fauna and flora and spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari.Trekking in Bhutan will take you to the unexplored borders of Tibet; known as the roof of the world. Trekking through central Bhutan and crossing mountain passes you will rest by clear-lakes that still hide rich treasures and will show burning butter lamps from its depths for believers. The Bhutanese trek along Gangkhar Phuensum, the highest unclimbed peak in the world has been rated one of the 10 best treks. Less experienced trekkers are recommended to consider either the Sinchula Trek, Chele La nature trek or the Druk Path trek which leads across the chain of mountains separating the two main western valleys of Paro & Thimphu passing crystal clear lakes.Trekking in Bhutan is physically demanding because of the distance and abrupt changes in elevation. You will have to walk 7-9 hours for 15-19 kilometers daily to reach the campsites. So, be sure that you are physically fit. Avoid trekking during any kind of illness and during pregnancy. If you have high altitude sickness then also you are not fit for trekking in Bhutan. All trekking parties are accompanied by a trained guide, a cook, an assistant and at least one horseman. Horses and yaks carry all provisions and most belongings; trekkers only have to carry their day pack for basic necessities such as a camera, sunscreen, water bottle etc.