Adventure Destinations in the World
There is an adventure destinations in every popular places you see. Vacations filled with adventures are once-in-a-lifetime experiences which will send you home with lots of memories as well as fascinating tales to tell.
If you require adrenaline rush for your next trip, then you should experience going on an adventurous trip. So, to help you in putting your own self to test,
we have prepared a list of top 10 adventurous destinations.
1. Queenstown, New Zealand
New Zealand is an adventurer’s playground. This destination has lots of adventures sports. From seeking solitude on a multi-day hike to strapping yourself into a speedboat, New Zealand has everything.
Queenstown is the thrill seeker’s capital of New Zealand. It is a birthplace of bungee jumping. Hence, this destination has three jump sites ranging from 43 meters to 134 meters. Other than that, you can head to Gibbstone Valley Winery if you want to taste some wine in a cave.
Queenstown- The Adventure Capital of New Zealand, is a year-round destination, where you can play in sun and snow.
2. Leh and Ladakh, India
The valley of Leh Ladak is no match for other rugged regions of India. This destination is blessed with high altitude ranges, massive lakes, deep valleys and much more. You can enjoy numerous adventure sports in this region.
You can find two of the world’s largest mountain ranges in Leh and Ladakh. Along with that, this place is blessed with the alpine desert as well as dry barren landscape. There are soo many trekking trails, white water rafting and khardung La- the world’s largest motorable road.
3. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It witnesses the largest sheet of falling water in the world. Seeing this thundering waterfall is one of the highlights of Victoria Falls holidays. Hence, spending time at this waterfall will satisfy all your adventure bug.
White water rafting is the signature activity of Victoria Fall’s. You can also try 111-meter bungee jumping as well as zip across Zambezi River on a flying fox. Activities like Skydive, cage dive among crocodiles, or river board the rapids of the Zambezi River are also available for adventure lovers.
4. Cairns, Australia
Cairns is a small town in the north of Queensland. At Cairns’ edge, Smithfield offers 60 kilometres of finest rainforest mountain biking in the world. Don’t miss the dive in the underwater rainbow of the Great Barrier Reef. Also, during your canyoning trip at Crystal Cascades, you can combine abseiling with a zip line and 10 meters leap into natural water.
If you are an adventure lover, then you must try Mission beach skydive. It is a freefalling from 15000ft with amazing views of the Great Barrier Reef from a bird’s eye view.
5. La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a well-known adventure destinations among lovers. La Fortuna is one of the most talked-about destinations in Costa Rica. You can try exploring the rainforest canopy on a hanging bridge, fly through the sky on a zip line, rappel down waterfalls, as well as splashdown churning a river on a whitewater raft. You must try the sky trek zip line. It provides you with the beautiful views of the volcano and Lake Arenal.
6. Moab, US
Moab is an adventure destination in the southwest deserts of the US. This destination has a long adventure menu starting from rafting at the Colorado River, climbing and crawling across the Slickrock formations at Sand Flats, desert horseback rides, and much more.
Also, mountain biking by Slickrock trail is famous in Moab. It is a challenging 17-kilometre trail over bare Slickrock. It is one of the world’s famous mountain bike ride.
7. Chamonix, France
Chamonix is an evergreen alpine town. It is the start and finish point of Europe’s most famous long-distance hike, the Tour du Mont Blanc. Nearby, Mieussy is a small village, which is considered the birthplace of paragliding. For having prime experience in Chamonix, you must try skimming across the Mont Blanc. Chamonix is famous for its 4 ski areas and 150 kilometres of ski runs.
Also, to have the grandest adventure, you must try Vallée Blanche. It is a 20-kilometre off-piste run from Mont Blanc and is 3842 metres above sea level. Hence, it will provide you with an unforgettable experience.
8. Banff, Canada
Banff is a resort town within Banff National Park. Drive through Banff offers jaw-dropping sights which Western Canada has to offer. Here you can enjoy your holidays by rafting the kicking horse or Kananaskis Rivers, flying down a zip line as well as by experiencing ice walk into Johnston Canyon. Ice Climbing is very popular in Banff. So, you must give it a try.
9. Pokhara, Nepal
Pokhara is a beautiful city whose natural beauty rests under the shadow of the Himalayas. It is considered as one of the best adventure destination in Nepal. For adventure lovers, it has lots of activities. You can enjoy Bungee Jumping, Paragliding, Mountain Biking, Zip flyer and much more.
Pokhara is the world’s premier destination for paragliding because of its Himalayan backdrop and stable thermal. You can also have a unique paragliding experience by parahawking. It is a tandem flight which is accompanied by trained hawks and vultures.
10. Yosemite National Park, USA
Yosemite is America’s favourite national park. This is not just a place for mountains as well as waterfalls. This place offers you with more hiking trails of more than 1200 kilometres. These trails include long sections of the epic John Muir and Pacific Crest trails.
Yosemite is famous for rock climbing and many feats have been achieved here. You can also join the vehicles circuiting through Yosemite Valley to view some famous spots like Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls. You must also visit the groves of giant sequoias, which is the world’s largest trees.
So, there you got it. While planning your next trip you must consider these adventure destinations. Always remember, adventures teach us to be confident, determined, as well as self-aware. So, you must come out of your comfort zone and surprise yourself with more confidence.