NEW YORK – Like to travel the world’s top 25 places? If yes then Discovery Channel unveils your dream list.
From watching the Aurora Borealis in Norway, to a boat trip round the Galapagos Islands, the list was created by adventurer Bear Grylls and voted on by 2,000 Brits.
The Wonder List results – which include taking a helicopter tour of Niagara Falls, and riding the Trans-Siberian Railway across Russia – have been released to mark the 25th anniversary of the Discovery Channel.
Claiming the number one spot is a visit to the North Cape to see the stunning light display, the Northern Lights – which 45 per cent of respondents said is their dream trip.
It was closely followed by snorkelling Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, and driving along America’s Route 66.
Making up the top five are trip to the Grand Canyon in Nevada, and taking a gondola ride along the Grand Canal in Venice.
Visiting North Cape in Norway to see Aurora Borealis was named the number one experience.
Second place: Diving in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is number two on Brits’ ultimate travel list.
Road trip: A drive along Route 66 in America came in at number three in the Discovery Channel survey.
Visiting the Grand Canyon scooped fourth place in Brits’ 25 must-do adventures.
Taking a ride along Grand Canal in Venice was voted number five in the survey.
A trip to China’s Forbidden City was voted the sixth must-do adventure in the world.
Traveling to witness the Pyramids in Egypt is number seven on Brits’ wish list.
Visiting the stunning rock in Northern Australia was named number eight on the list.
The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, was voted number nine in the Wonder List.
A visit to Machu Picchu in Peru is a top travel dream for Brits.
THE TOP 25 TRAVEL EXPERIENCES LIST IS HERE:
1 North Cape in Norway to see Aurora Borealis
2 Diving Great Barrier Reef in Australia
3 A road trip down Route 66
4 Climbing/ hiking the Grand Canyon
5 Gondola ride down Grand Canal, Venice
6 Explore The Forbidden City, China
7 Marvel at the Pyramids of Giza
8 Witness sunrise at Uluru, Australia
9 A boat trip round the Galapagos Islands
10 Walk The Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Peru
11 A helicopter Tour of Niagara Falls
12 Yellowstone National Park, US,
13 Moai statues on Easter Island
14 Normandy War Graves, Somme battlefields
15 Tour the Terracotta Army, China
16 Experience dawn at the Taj Mahal, India
17 Jungle trekking and river kayaking at the Amazon Basin, South America
18 Visit Stonehenge for the Summer Solstice
19 Island hopping in Greece by boat
20 Camping Yosemite National Park, US
21 Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia
22 Masai Mara Great Wildebeest migration, Kenya
23 Celebrate Hogmanay in Edinburgh
24 Marvel at Michelangelo’s artwork in the Sistine Chapel, Italy
25 Tour the Rocky Mountains, Canada