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The best places to visit in October

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Classic Luxury Tour
Approx. 16 daysFrom£2,410
A Tour of the Highlights
Approx. 10 daysFrom£2,710
Combined tours
Deserts and Glaciers - Atacama and Patagonia (Highlights Tour)
Approx. 10 daysFrom£2,950
Makalu Base Camp Challenge
Approx. 18 daysFrom£2,210
Discovering Its Wonders
Approx. 12 daysFrom£2,190
Classic - Beijing, Yunnan and Shanghai
Approx. 14 daysFrom£2,100
Classic Tour
Approx. 10 daysFrom£1,720
Highlights of Persia
Approx. 8 daysFrom£1,340
Highlight Tour - Along The Mekong River
Approx. 14 daysFrom£2,150
Rice Terraces And Floating Markets
Approx. 14 daysFrom£1,500
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Travel ideas in October

Just after the height of the summer tourist season, but before Japan’s weather really starts to cool down for the winter, October is the best time to visit Japan. Even if its famous cherry blossoms might not be in bloom, cooler weather make it easier to stroll through Japan’s incredible tranquil gardens before jostling for your spot on a sleek metro car or trying to keep up with the hectic pace of its incredibly modern, buzzing cities. Start in Tokyo, the largest city in the world, to get a taste of the high-tech wizardry that has made Japan a world leader in electronics and urban planning before heading to Osaka and surrounding villages where fresh sushi and a slower pace of life await.

November to February is high tourist season, but in October the temperatures are still pleasant as the Argentinian summer months start to wind down, making this fascinating country one of the best places to visit. From glaciers in the southern pole of Patagonia to one of the world’s most fascinating cemeteries in the stunning capital, Buenos Aires, Argentina has the perfect mix of adventure to please many different tastes with exquisite cultural experiences in its historic cities and out of this world landscapes throughout its natural, rugged landscape. Your Evaneos local agent will guide you through picking the activities and sites that best suit you and the great weather you can enjoy throughout the beautiful month of October.

Medieval temples, the tallest mountains in the world, a concentration of UNESCO heritage sites to rival any European capital, Nepal has a true wealth of interesting adventures awaiting you. October is one of the best months to visit, with cooler temperatures and dry weather, you can explore the rugged mountains and spend time taking in a truly unique local culture throughout its ancient towns and villages. Your Evaneos guide will help you create the perfect trip that shows you everything that makes Nepal so special while keeping in line with your favorite kinds of activities. With their help and advice, Nepal could be the best spot for your October vacation.

A culture that is synonymous with passion, Spain has always been one of Europe’s greatest attractions. From the majestic Alhambra to its gorgeous mediterranean coastline, Spain is filled with cultural treasures and places that offer relaxation, some of the world’s best food, and unbelieveable nightlife. With the summer heat finally dying down at the beginning of autumn, Spain is a perfect October destination. Work with your Evaneos agent to design a custom trip that takes you hiking through rugged terrains, exploring the incredible architecture of Antonin Gaudi, or simply relaxing on a terrace in the warm evening.

Still hot enough to give you the weather you would expect from a destination with more than 300 days of sunshine per year but without the extreme heat of the summer months, October is the perfect time to visit Namibia. With wild deserts containing extraordinary wildlife and warm people populating local villages with intriguing customs and traditions, Namibia gives visitors a wonderful introduction to Africa–fulfilling all of your safari fantasies with special surprises along the way. Your Evaneos local agent will be able to develop the perfect itinerary taking you from one incredible destination to the next.

Both old and new, China offers something for everyone throughout its massive landscape and densely populated cities. October is the perfect time to visit China just after the rush of the summer tourist season, but when temperatures are cooler and famous sites are a little less crowded. But does China ever really stop? The country with the largest population on earth and a culture with the oldest continuous history, every bit of China offers something astounding, from unbelievable deserts and mountain ranges to tiny side streets crammed in between towering skyscrapers, China is filled with unbelievable surprises.