Unpopular Countries, but Have Really Wow Tours

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Some of these countries are not popular with international tourists. in fact, these countries have cool tours.

The name is not popular. It could even be completely foreign to the traveler.

But, for anti-mainstream travelers, this country could be the next destination.

Reported from Elle Decor, Saturday (19/11/2022) the following is a list of countries whose tourism is rarely discussed, even though their tourism is not inferior to countries that are the prima donna of world tourists:

1. Benin

Voodoo Festival in Benin (Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters)

The nation of Benin in West Africa has a history worth exploring for a traveler. There are many monuments and museums such as the Route d’Esclaves, which honor the millions of slaves who were sold.

Benin is also famous for its beaches and the Pendjari National Park. Benin is also one of the birthplaces of the vodun or voodoo religion and they have an annual Voodoo Festival held in Ouidah.

2. Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde also known as Cape Verde is a country located in a volcanic archipelago off the coast of West Africa.

Most visitors come here to enjoy the beaches. Apart from that, this country also has charming hills and mountains to climb. One of them is a trip to the top of the Pico do Fogo volcano.

3. Comoros

Comoros, a volcanic archipelago off the east coast of Africa. Many of the islands are known for their beaches, forests and volcanic landscapes.

On Grande Comore Island, you can enjoy the capital city of Moroni which offers cafe-lined streets, extensive markets, and the Old Friday Mosque. It is suitable for those who like to walk.

4. Eswatini

The tiny kingdom of Eswatini sits between South Africa and Mozambique. The main attractions are the many nature reserves and national parks for safaris.

Those of you who like trekking must visit Batu Sibebe, a granite dome which is the second largest monolith in the world.

5. Gabonese

Park rangers and researchers search for elephants in Gabon's Pongara National Park forest, on March 13, 2020. Gabon holds about 95,000 African forest elephants, according to results of a survey by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the National Agency for National Parks of Gabon, using DNA extracted from dung.  Previous estimates put the population at between 50,000 and 60,000 or about 60% of remaining African forest elephants.  (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)Gabon National Park (AP/Jerome Delay)

Usually, safari tours are synonymous with countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. But for those of you who want a natural environment, just come to Gabon on the west coast of Central Africa.

Here more than 10% of the country’s land is protected as national parks, from the beaches to the rainforests.

6. Kiribati

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati covers just 313 square miles of land and is spread over 32 atolls or ring-shaped atolls in an area of ​​1.4 million square miles of ocean along the equator. So don’t be surprised if the beauty of the beach, sea and coral reefs is really a winner!

7. Palau

Palau is made up of hundreds of islands in the Pacific, but it is only about 180 square miles in area. As for the appeal of underwater beauty. The marine life here is so diverse that Palau is called the “underwater Serengeti”.

8. Togo

Situated between Ghana and Benin, Togo is a long and narrow country that averages only 71 miles wide. Togo is known for its bustling capital, Lomé.

Toho has the extraordinary charm of serene beaches, vast meadows, and dense forests.

9. Tuvalu

Usually tourists who come to Tuvalu are people who want to just relax on their vacation. You see, there are not many tourist attractions here.

So you can explore on your bike, sunbathe on the beach, play some football with some of the locals, and then take a nap in the hammock.

TuvaluTuvalu Photo: (Getty Images)

10. Vanuatu

Vanuatu is in the Pacific Ocean which consists of 80 islands that stretch over an area of ​​1,300 km. This country has various activities because of the beauty of the sea, so don’t be surprised that there are luxurious floating bungalow accommodations here.

You can also climb to the top of the active volcano Mount Yasur, to swim in the Mele Cascades.

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