One of our favourite safari seasons in Botswana and Zambia is the green season. For the more seasoned traveller it sees the bush and the mammals at their most healthy. Less sightings than when the grass has died back and the game is concentrated around the water-holes but a much more beautiful habitat and a lot less dust.

May is often on the cusp of the seasons but this makes for interesting travel to many destinations if you choose carefully. Here are just a few ideas of where to go in May, but we always have many more up our sleeves:

A selection of ideas for you to consider

luxury travel ideas where to go vietnam

vietnam

Asia + The Middle East

A fast developing but fascinating country, it now has some really lovely places to stay.  We are lucky to have some really special guides who can get right under the skin of Vietnam’s history, culture and politics. Two distinct seasons mean that there is somewhere to visit all year round.

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Northern Argentina

Central + South America

May is the perfect time to visit the North of Argentina. Sit beneath the Andes in Salta is perfect for sipping delicious wine in the most picturesque setting. Or for the truly adventurous venture to the Ibera marshlands for a unique wildlife experience.

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peru

Central + South America

Challenging high altitude treks with porters and tents or gentle walks on the valley floors staying in luxurious lodges, we can design the right trek for anyone. And with spectacular white-water rafting, mountain biking, surfing in the Pacific, hang-gliding and exploring the Amazon, almost anything is possible. Best trekking from May through September.

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mauritius

Africa + Indian Ocean

A lush tropical island with beaches of pristine pale-blonde sand protected by coral reefs. With legendary hospitality and award-winning cuisine, this is paradise to many. For those who like service and great golf, tennis and watersports it is a fabulous destination.

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mozambique

Asia + The Middle East

A short flight from South Africa but with a coast completely different to the Cape. The warm Indian Ocean, fabulous diving and pure white sand beaches make it one of the most unsung beach destinations in the world. Best visited April to December.

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brazil luxury travel ideas where to go

brazil

Central + South America

Great horses and ranching country. In a country as big as Brazil there is always somewhere exceptional whatever the month. With the floodwaters receding and the bird and animal life abundant, the Pantanal is one of Brazil’s lesser-known secrets for riders or wildlife enthusiasts during the Summer holidays.

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South East Asia

South East Asia

This is the month to create a trip visiting Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam to include all of the things you have always wanted to see and do in this fascinating area of the world. From the astonishing sights of Angkor in Cambodia to the beaches of Thailand, this trip will be one to remember.

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luxury travel ideas where to go madagascar

madagascar

Africa + Indian Ocean

Madagascar encapsulates a range of different experiences all in one destination. From the national parks, home of endagered species to learning about the Malagsy culture and their fascinating culture. As well as this there are beautiful landscapes and unspoilt beaches

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