Lonely Planet, a revered travel guide has unveiled a list of 50 exceptional travel destinations to consider for the year 2024. Topping the list was Mongolia, the landlocked nation in central Asia. The nation’s rich tapestry of nature and wildlife, combined with its spectacular landscapes, has earned it the highest accolade from Lonely Planet. This recognition follows its position at the forefront of Time Out’s list of underrated travel destinations this year, affirming its status as a top-tier travel spot.
Mongolia’s lofty location amidst mountainous terrain makes it one of the world’s highest countries, and its capital city, Ulaanbaatar, serves as an intersection where modern life meets traditional Mongolian culture. With its vibrant cultural scene, Mongolia promises an unforgettable adventure for travelers in 2024, highlighted by Lonely Planet.
The complete list of the top 10 countries to visit in 2024, according to Lonely Planet, includes: