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Ultimate List of Best Adventure Trips and Adventure Tours you need to take if you are a fan of Adventure Vacations.

Are you an experienced adventure traveler? Or do you want to try out adventure travel for the first time?

From Trekking in the Himalayas to Safaris in Africa, Helicopter Hiking in New Zealand, and Kayaking in Antarctica.

Definition Adventure Travel

A type of tourism involving travel to remote or exotic locations to take part in physically challenging outdoor activities” (google).

Best Adventure trips

Best Epic Bike Rides in the World

This list of the best bike rides in the world is perfect for travelers wanting a two-wheeled adventure they won’t soon forget. We know there’s nothing quite like a day of cycling out on the road—that’s why we’ve created this short list of the best single-day bike rides in the world. We chose these routes …

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The Greatest World Adventures in 2022

Many travelers are no longer content with seeing the standard tourist sites; they want to get among them and seek adventure travel to explore the world. Adventure travel doesn’t necessarily mean sky diving in a foreign country or setting out on a multi-day trek alone through the wilderness.  Adventure travel generally refers to any sort …

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Road Trip in Morocco – One of the best ways to explore the country!

A road trip is one of the best ways to explore Morocco. The distances between the coast and the mountains are pretty short, so you can enjoy different sceneries during your trip. Read here about Delphine’s trip back in 2017 and her tips on how to make your Morocco road trip a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Written …

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Trekking Annapurna Circuit Nepal in Monsoon Season

When it comes to trekking in Nepal, it’s always just more than just Mount Everest Base Camp or EBC. After days of research during my volunteering trip to Nepal, teaching elementary school, I decided to go for Annapurna Circuit instead of EBC.  Read also: Best Adventure Tours & Trips. Why Annapurna Circuit? And there are …

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Heli-Hiking Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Are you prepared for the ultimate adventure in New Zealand? – Heli-Hiking Fox Glacier! 6 minutes after take-off, you’ll arrive near Victoria Falls and start your once-in-a-lifetime hike. Written by Chris from Explore Now or Never Our two weeks in New Zealand were full of adventure! We did an overnight wilderness cruise on Doubtful Sound and …

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Hiking in Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia

Hiking in Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia is one of the greatest adventures in South America. You can choose between different Torres del Paine national park hikes and enjoy breathtaking views. Written by Steph from Worldly Adventurer It’s the final few steps as the path careers back on itself and over the brow …

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Trekking in Tibet with Yaks , Tents, and Oxygen

Traveling to Tibet sounds less adventurous since the announcement of the strict tourist regulations requiring every non-Chinese visitor to obtain different permits for different places in the region and be escorted by an official guide on your trip. Having to depend on a travel agency and stick to fixed travel packages like the 4-day tour …

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Sailing through the San Blas Islands in Panama

Traveling the “Gringo Trail” through Central and South America by land is an amazing adventure. However, when crossing from Panama to Colombia, the Pan-American Highway is split by the Darien Gap, a dense (and dangerous) jungle.  For those who’d rather not take their chances hiking through a jungle full of drug smugglers, hungry animals, poisonous …

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Caving in Belize’s ATM Cave with Human Sacrifice Remains

If you’re planning to travel to Belize, you shouldn’t miss the incredible Actun Tunichil Muknal cave (often abbreviated as the ATM Cave)  in the Cayo District, not far from the tourist hub of San Ignacio. One part natural wonder with stalagmites and stalactites and crystals glittering everywhere, one part archaeological site with the remains of human …

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Cruising Down the Amazon River on a Slowboat

Cruising down the Amazon River on a slow boat is a unique way for travelers to experience nature on the world’s largest river. This journey is an awesome adventure but is not the kind of adventure travelers often picture. There are not many roads crossing through the dense jungle of the Amazon, and the river …

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Self Drive Wilderness Safaris Botswana

Botswana is one of the safest countries in Africa. Although its road systems are not quite as reliable as Europe, America, and Australia, it is possible to plan a self-drive wilderness safari around Botswana with relative ease.   Read also: Best Adventure Tours & Trips. While a 4WD is necessary to explore the individual National Parks, visiting …

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Serengeti National Park Safari

Intrepid travelers who want to experience the nature and beauty of Africa should put a Serengeti National Park Safari at the top of their list. They will walk away with many treasured memories and hopefully lots of great photos! Read also: Best Trips for your Adventure Vacations Serengeti National Park is located in the far …

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Hiking Zagori – The Most Isolated Region in Greece

Zagori, Greece Hiking Adventure: Greece is famous for cosmopolitan islands, blue waters, and sandy beaches, but many of the country’s best places remain unknown and are well hidden deeper within the mainland. Zagori, in the prefecture of Epirus, is certainly one of these.  Interesting Greece fact: This magical region is the most isolated area in …

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Hiking the Acatenango Volcano in Guatemala

If you are ever in Guatemala or consider going, don’t miss out on the chance to hike the amazing Volcano Acatenango.  Antigua used to be the country’s capital back in the colonial days and is filled with beautiful colonial architecture with Volcano Acantenango and quite a few other impressive volcanos surrounding it. Acatenango measures 3976 …

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Road Trip: Pamir Highway in Central Asia

The Pamir Highway is one of the world’s most adventurous roads to drive. The road traverses the mountain passes of Central Asia, connecting the cities of Osh in Kyrgyzstan and Mazar I Sharif in Afghanistan. The highway passes by towering peaks, windswept valleys, and isolated mountain communities.  The epic trans-border road trip is a bucket …

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A Trip on the Trans Siberian Railway

A trip on the Trans Siberian Railway is featured on many traveler bucket lists. The iconic Russian rail trip conjures up romanticized, evocative images of dusty trains leaving European Russia and journeying into the wild landscapes of Asia. Read also: Best Adventure Tours & Trips. Contrary to popular belief, the Trans Siberian Railroad is not one specific …

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Ultimate Kayaking Adventures: Antarctica Kayaking

Wanting to experience some extreme kayaking adventures? Wanting to kayak amongst some epic wildlife? Not sure where to start? How about kayaking in Antarctic waters? Not only will you get to share your location with porpoising penguins, but the experience of breaking a thin layer of ice across the ocean as you are kayaking is something you …

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Traveling Overland From Iran to the Caucasus

Imagine magnificent architecture and losing yourself in the greatness of the Persian empire as you trace civilizations and collapse empires – this is exactly what it is like to travel from Iran to the Caucasus on an overland trip. You see the history of the forgotten lands from a different side and experience an almost …

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Camping at “The Gates of Hell” in Turkmenistan

Darvaza Crater, or “The Gates of Hell,” is a large sinkhole in the Karakum Desert that has been on fire for over 40 years. The gas crater is located near the village of Darvaza, about 160 miles north of Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan. Look: The crater is 230 ft wide, and its depth is …

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Hike the Morro Dios Irmaos in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful places in the world, with an abundance of things to do. It has miles of beautiful white sand beaches, beautiful people, amazing history, culture, and gorgeous mountains surrounding it. Read also: Best Adventure Tours & Trips. One of the best hikes in Rio De Janeiro is …

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Tiger Safari in India

One of India’s best wildlife adventure opportunities is a tiger safari in the dense forests of the Western Ghats. Bandipur, Nagarhole, Wayanad, and Mudumalai are four national parks spread across 3 states of India. Together this interconnected group of national parks forms the largest free habitat of tigers in India and the world. About 570 …

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Hiking in the Faroe Islands

One of the most exciting adventures travelers can embark upon is hiking in the Faroe Islands. Climb the highest mountain Slættaratindur and check out the Faroe Islands waterfalls. The Faroe Islands are a group of eighteen islands located in the North Atlantic between Scotland and Iceland. They are renowned for dramatic scenery that is so …

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10 Day Land Based Itinerary Galapagos Islands

Ultimate 10 Day Land-Based Itinerary Galapagos Islands including Galapagos Hotels and best Galapagos Tours. The Galapagos Islands are almost as famous as their name is fun to say. Some 1400 hundred miles off the coast of its mother country, Ecuador, this one-of-a-kind archipelago juts up from the depths of the Pacific Ocean. The islands’ isolated …

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Helicopter Tour Rio de Janeiro

When you imagine Rio de Janeiro, your mind might not jump to spinning blades and the familiar whir of a hovering helicopter. Instead, you probably picture one of the countless iconic views of the city—from the Christ Redeemer to Copacabana Beach and the picturesque mesh and weave of urban sprawl with jungle wilderness like nowhere …

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Death Road Bolivia – What’s It Like Cycling the World’s Most Dangerous Road?

Join one of the greatest adventures and cycle the Death Road Bolivia (North Yungas Road), one of the most dangerous roads in the world. Deep within the Andes, Death Road, Bolivia winds its way along with narrow cliff faces and harrowing blind curves. Sheer rock and mountain climb hundreds of meters into the air to …

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Best Day Trips From Reykjavik, Iceland – Reykjavik Excursions

Reykjavik is a city steeped in history and Icelandic culture. Located on the island’s western side, it sits over the very spot historical Norseman first set foot on the island some 1100 years ago. While the Icelandic capital has some great things to do and see (even though it’s relatively small), Reykjavik can also act …

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Volcano Boarding Nicaragua – The Ultimate Adrenaline Rush

Volcano Boarding was discovered 6 years ago by an Australian and is the newest extreme sport in Central America. You race down the active Cerro Negro Volcano on only a little piece of wood. There are basically two ways to do it, either standing like on a snowboard or sitting like on a sled. The Cerro …

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By Car from Fez to Marrakesh – Morocco Road Trip

More than 1,500 kilometers by car from Fez to Marrakesh through the Sahara desert and over giant mountains. We slept outside at the campfire, got in a heavy sandstorm, and arrived in Marrakesh with the last drop of fuel. By Car from Fez to Marrakech – Morocco Road Trip. I start my next big adventure today …

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