If you love adventure, you’re bound to love travelling. That means that you don’t mind travelling thousands of kilometres looking for your next thrilling holiday. If that’s the case, we’ve got some suggestions regarding various destinations all over the world, where your dreams can become reality. Since the world is so big and varied, there is something for pretty much every adventure-seeker and if you start planning well in advance, you’ll be able to make the most of your holiday. So, let’s take a look at some of the most famous adventure travel destinations around the globe.
Phong Nha, Vietnam
If caves are your thing, look no further than Phong Nha, home to the largest cave in the world – Hang Son Doong. This underground cavern was discovered less than thirty years ago in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Surrounded by around 400 million-year-old mountains, there is anetwork of caves waiting for you to explore them. Tours of Hang Son Doong are a bit more expensive than for other caves, but it’s definitely worth visiting. You can also do some cycling or hiking and if you’re lucky, you can spot macaque monkeys and rare birds.
San Gil, Colombia
San Gil is famous among paragliders all over the world. The experience of paragliding over the extraordinary, 6,500 feet-deep Chicamocha Canyon in the Colombian Andes, is definitely something you’ll remember for the rest of your life. However, that’s not the only attraction here. Those more keen on whitewater rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping and horseback riding will be delighted to hear that San Gil can cater to their needs.
If you’ve never travelled down under, now is the right time. This amazing country can give almost every kind of adventure you can imagine, but it’s probably most famous for water-related activities. You can go snorkelling or, if you’re more ambitious, scuba diving. The latter is one of the most popular adventure activities in Australia and you can find many diving courses and instructors available and eager to show you how beautiful the underwater world is. You don’t even have to bring your own scuba diving gear, since you can find everything you need here. Just imagine diving close to the Great Barrier Reef or surrounded by sharks!
Similarly attractive could be a trip to Africa, i.e. Zambia, where you can go bungee-jumping off the bridge spanning between this country and Zimbabwe. Rafting is also an option here, while a visit to Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world is a must. You could go camping near to falls to soak up the sights and sounds of nature in this part of the world. Before you leave, make sure you take a dip in the Devil’s Pool, just inches (yes, inches!) from the edge of the top of the Falls, where rainbows form in the mist.
You’ve probably never heard of this small, coal-mining town, but it’s actually the world’s most northerly town. Rent a snowmobile or dog-sled and take a ride past polar bears and arctic foxes. Many people choose to rent quad bikes to go up and down the snow-covered slopes in the region. Just remember to pack well and don’t forget your boots, because you won’t be able to go anywhere without them.
Iceland is now probably among the most popular tourist destinations in the world and there are many good reasons. Breath-taking glaciers, vibrant greenery, lagoons, geysers and whales make this country so attractive, despite the fact it’s comparatively small. If you want to do some whale watching or enjoy botanical gardens, you should go to Akureyri. If, on the other hand, you’re more interested in warm lagoons and pools, Selfoss is the recommended destination.
One of the advantages of Sri Lanka over other destination is its climate, which is consisted all year read, because this island is very close to the equator. You can go mountain climbing, hiking or white water rafting or try some other sports, such as surfing and wind surfing. With so many national parks, tea plantations and dense jungles all around you, you’ll most certainly have a great holiday.
Whichever destination you choose, you’re bound to have a lot of fun. Just decide what kind of holiday you’re after and start planning your trip. Chances are, it’ll be amazing.