Views: 2440|Replies: 0

Top 10 Places to Have an Adventurous Vacation [Copy link] 中文

Rank: 8Rank: 8

Post time 2012-3-6 15:41:27 |Display all floors


        An adventure travel is usually on most people's checklist.

        More often than not, people are clueless about the perfect location that will serve their undying appetite for adventure. Choosing the right destination is crucial to an adventurous vacation. We list our pick of the top 10 places to have an adventurous vacation.

        10. Iceland

        Iceland, though a quaint place is an adventurer's delight. Experiencing lava, icecaps, geysers, biking through hills, climbing through the rugged glaciers and watching the Icelandic waterfalls makes it quite an adventurous experience.

        9. The Grand Canyon

        The Grand Canyon isn't just a heritage site. If you are a true adventure seeker, you will see beyond its touristy aspects. Scaling the Canyon on foot is an adventurer's delight. If you don't think you have the stamina required to scale this 'Grand' site, you can always opt for a helicopter ride to explore it.

        8. Caribbean Islands

        The Caribbean Islands have always been a very tourist friendly destination. However, it is also a classic adventure seeking spot with Belize offering a great diving trips. The certified staff will also adjust your variety of interests and arrange many such trips.

        7. Alaska

        Alaska is the ultimate destination for lovers of winter sports. This diverse nation is a fantasic for skiing, ice fishing, skating, or playing ice hockey. You can also hire a small ship, ratherthan a cruise ship, to sail into the icy corners of the continent and hence appreciate nature's hidden beauty.

        6. Galapagos Islands

        galapagos scores above the others in its abundance of exotic flora and fauna which are considered to be natural as well as scientific treasure. The creatures found in this region are not found anywhere else in the world. Apart from exploring the islands for these species, you can go kayaking, mountain biking, camping, hiking and horseback riding among other indulgences.

        5. Leh

        Leh is one destination that adventure seekers of the country cannot do without visiting. Situated in the northern corner of India, the treacherous terrain of the road leading to it tends to bring alive the adrenaline junkie in bikers. Also the Zanskar River is one of the best places for river rafting.

        4. Africa

        Going on an African Safari surely features on a lot of bucket lists as an adventure vacation isn't complete without one. Getting up, close and personal with the wildlife will surely boost your spirit and will top your list of the most amazing adventures. You can also plan a trip to the Sahara Desert, though going without a guide isn't advisable as it can be gruelling.

        3. New Zealand

        New Zealand usually takes home the crown for being the best adventure destination around the world. What makes it stand out from other locations are its breathtaking lagoons, rainforest, mountains, and even the volcanoes. Adventurers flock to this nation because they know they will never be disappointed with all that it has to offer.

        2. Australia

        What else do you expect from a place chosen by Fiama Di Wills for its ultimate adventure contest. Called the Fiama Di Wills Aqua Pulse Australian Adventure, the contest gave the winner the opportunity to have one of the most unforgettable experiences of his life. Thanks to the rejuvenating and refreshing experience that the it offers, an Australian Adventure features on the bucket list of a good lot of people. With the opportunity to go scuba diving at one of the most iconic diving attractions in the world, the Great Barrier Reef, Australia is, indeed, the perfect choice for the adventure junkie in you.

        1. Mount Everest

        Never will your adventure diary be complete without an attempt to scale the world's highest mountain. Doesn't matter whether or not you reach the top or not: we're sure the view from each peak is as breathtaking as from the top. In case you manage to conquer the top, you can have the divine right to call yourself the king/queen of the world or, maybe, Nepal.


Use magic tools Report

You can't reply post until you log in Log in | register

BACK TO THE TOP
Contact us:Tel: (86)010-84883548, Email: blog@chinadaily.com.cn
Blog announcement:| We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to use content, including words, photos and videos, which you provide to our blog
platform, for non-profit purposes on China Daily media, comprising newspaper, website, iPad and other social media accounts.