Travel Ideas in December
Looking to escape the cold weather or spend the holidays doing something unique and completely different? For those wondering where to go in December, there are plenty of options that will take you to exotic, warm places for a holiday season unlike any other. From the hot beaches of Southern India to the dry and incredible landscapes of Machu Pichu, these and other southern destinations will have you spending December enjoying shores, oceans, and cultural heritage. Whatever you are looking for the most in your perfect December getaway, an Evaneos local agent will be able to take your ideas for any of the following destinations and build a trip completely customised to you.
While the north of India experiences a cool winter, the southern portion of the subcontinent enjoys sun and hot temperatures year-round. Outside of the heavy tourist season, this is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of India’s wealth of natural landscapes, wildlife, and its gorgeous coastline. Cities like Goa offer the luxury and pristine waters you might expect from other traditional beach destinations, all while being within a day-trip distance of ancient caves that feature spectacular traditional Hindu architecture.
Machu Pichu remains one of the great wonders of the world, setting Peru apart as a must-see destination. December marks the beginning of summer in Peru, but just before the heavy rains start, giving you the opportunity to take advantage of warmer temperatures and to avoid the huge crowds found throughout June and July. It's the best time to take in everything Peru has to offer and give yourself an unusual and unforgettable winter escape. Beyond the well-trodden paths of Machu Pichu, Peru’s cities, deserts, and charming villages have so much to offer as well. Your local agent will be able to create a trip tailored to any vision of the perfect December trip.
As far as warm-weather destinations go, it doesn’t get much hotter than Mexico. From the glittering, cosmopolitan cityscape of Mexico City to the gorgeous beaches of both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, Mexico is the perfect destination for December. Beyond the perfect weather and historic colonial architecture to explore, Mexico is a foodie’s paradise with street tacos and seafood restaurants that serve up bold flavors not found anywhere else in the world. Your Evaneos agent will be able to design a route through this flavorful country that will make you forget about the dreary weather back home.
A small and manageable taste of all that the diverse, wonderful continent of South America has to offer, Ecuador offers a thrilling December escape. This small country offers gorgeous weather, small colonial towns, and volcanic islands teeming with life and greenery to fascinate any adventurer. This diverse mix, plus its small size, make Ecuador a place where you can create a varied and easy December escape with the help of your Evaneos local agent.
Practically nowhere else on Earth has invested as much time, energy, and money into conserving its natural beauty. With protected natural parks covering a huge amount this small nation, Costa Rica is a nature-lover’s dream. Rainforests, waterfalls, and sparkling beaches offer the perfect escape. Those hoping for easy, relaxing adventure will find the warm natural landscapes of Costa Rica to be the perfect place for a December holiday.