For a lot of travellers, a vacation means lying by the pool, relaxing on the beach, sipping cocktails throughout the day. Although this is the dream vacay for a lot of people, for some it’s just plain boring. Some people want more adventurous travel. And they’re in luck! There are plenty of options – it’s just a case of determining which option is the best fit.
One thing that stops a lot of travellers from being adventurous with their trips is that there’s a common misconception that adventurous travel has to be expensive. Well, that isn’t always the case. Combine this with the fact that this generation has more opportunities to explore the world than ever before, it’s easy to see why more and more people are choosing to take advantage and explore some of the world’s most unique locations.
For those with a passion for authentic and adventurous travel, have a read, choose a trip, and get planning.
ADVENTUROUS TRAVEL | Trip ideas for travellers with a passion for the wilderness
Etosha National Park & Skeleton Coast, Namibia
For anyone with a love of wildlife, as well as a love of the wilderness, a trip to Etosha National Park and Skeleton Coast in Namibia is the perfect adventurous travel option. Here you can see elephants, black rhinos, cheetahs, and lions – all roaming free! After all, you’re in their home. You can camp in the wilderness, trek the trails, and experience a true sense of adventure. To view Namibia’s dramatic sand dunes, trekking to the Skeleton Coast is recommended. Here you can sleep on the sand dunes under the stars or you can book into local accommodation.
Mount Everest Base Camp, Tibet
Mount Everest is one of the wonders of the world. And, obviously, somewhere that a lot of travellers dream of visiting. Instead of climbing the world’s highest mountain, travel Tibet and travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu – and experience the real China. For any traveller with a passion for the wilderness and a true love of adventure, this could be the perfect experience. It’s authentic, unique, and like nothing you’ve ever experienced before. There’s a lot of walking involved, but for anyone who is fairly fit, this won’t be a problem.
Lakes Region, Chile
Located in the south of the country, the Lakes Region of Chile has strong Swiss influences. The area is dotted with quaint shops and cafes, as well plenty of natural areas to explore. From the mountainous terrain to the lakes, there’s plenty on offer here, including trekking, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, and even whitewater rafting. For anyone with a sense of adventure and a love of sport, the Lakes Region of Chile is the perfect place for a vacation.
This ‘adventurous travel’ post was contributed to The Lady-like Leopard.