Lonely Planet’s 10 Best Tourist Destinations 2024, There’s Jakarta! Lifestyle – 1 hour ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The end of 2023 is getting closer. If you like adventure, maybe it’s time to plan your dream trip for 2024.

Lonely Planet has just released the 50 best travel destinations for next year in a list entitled Best in Travel 2024 which includes five categories: countries, regions, cities, sustainable tourism destinations and best locations.

The best country to visit in 2024, according to Lonely Planet, is Mongolia, the reason being that the country of Genghis Khan has “vast open spaces, adventurous activities, and a distinctive culinary and musical culture.”

Photo: ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA – APRIL 04: A view from the statue of Genghis Khan in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on April 04, 2022. Mongolia is among the countries that tourists from all over the world wonder about with its steppes. One of the first stopovers for those who come to this geography is the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. (Photo by Sergen Sezgin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Mongolia is the country with the least population in the world. This year, the country eased entry requirements for international tourists and improved infrastructure, including the construction of a new airport worth US$650 million, to increase tourist numbers.

Other countries in the top 10 choices include Mexico, Croatia and St. Petersburg. Lucia, as well as less visited places like Benin and Uzbekistan.

From the best city category, Lonely Planet places Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, in the top position. The East African city is recommended for its Nairobi National Park, which is a short drive from the city center. Here, travelers can see more than 400 species roaming the open grass plains while skyscrapers twinkle on the horizon.

10 best tourist destination countries in 2024 according to Lonely Planet

  1. Mongolia
  2. India
  3. Morocco
  4. Chile
  5. Benin
  6. Mexico
  7. Uzbekistan
  8. Pakistan
  9. Croatia
  10. St. Lucy

Lonely Planet’s 10 best tourist destination cities in 2024

  1. Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Paris, France
  3. Montreal, Canada
  4. Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  5. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  6. Manaus, Brazil
  7. Jakarta, Indonesia
  8. Prague, Czech Republic
  9. Izmir, Turkey
  10. Kansas City, Missouri

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