8 Exhilarating Adventure Travel Hotspots to Add in your Bucket List!

Beautiful scenery of A small village on the hill slope

Folks these days are accepting their inner impulse to bring a piece of action into their life, given that traveling and transportation have been an essential part of sustaining human life and society. Adventure travel is frequently linked with thrilling activities requiring mild to intense physical dangers and, sometimes, significant complications as well.


However the truth is everyone, whether they are teenagers, adolescents, middle-aged people, or perhaps even senior citizens, all want to experience adventure travel which is safe for them and yet still, gives them Goosebumps. Adventure travel isn't just a fun activity for people. It is a way to push your limits and explore new horizons for your capabilities. Some people consider adventure travel to be full of dangerous activities and risks to life where there are some people who just cant stay away from the thrill of staring right into their fears and overcoming them.


The earth is the only planet in existence that is full of fascinating journeys and beautiful landscapes to explore. A wonderful escape is always waiting close by for anyone who seeks to bring some adventure into their life, as long as you muster up the confidence to explore it. When it comes to choosing a location for your next adventure travel vacation, there are several choices to consider, as well as numerous fun activities to undertake.


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Adventure travel is gradually turning into one of the most common modes of vacationing for people all over the world. It provides a nice distraction from the hustle and bustle of city life and allows one to reconnect with themselves and nature. Every country in the world offers some exciting adventure activities for you to take on, but there are some destinations that have perfected the game of adventure travel and utilized their landscapes to their full potential.


Here is a list of the top 8 adventure travel destinations around the world where you can get your fill on some exhilarating adventure sports and activities:

1. India


Taj Mahal In India


India has a wide range of adventure activities and tourist attractions to choose from, with far more than just exploring its historic monuments and ancient temples and lip-smacking dishes. Along with its varied geographical environment and ecology, India is one of the most popular adventure travel destinations that attracts thrill-seekers from all over the world. While exploring India, you are never more than just a couple of hours away from experiencing some amazing and thrilling experiences of your life.

The landscape of the country is blessed with the best of everything, from tropical rainforests, mesmerizing mountains, vast desserts, a peninsular coastline, and its own collection of beautiful islands. Whether it's sailing along the coastline or scuba diving with some beautiful coral reefs or spotting magnificent snow leopards in the Himalayas there's something for everybody. India seems to have a lot of potential when it comes to adventure travel at some amazing rates for the quality of experiences that will take your breath away. If you want to get your adrenaline going check out the fast-paced rafting over the river Ganges, or climb the second-highest peak in the world, or slide down some amazing slopes in Gulmarg.


2. Sri Lanka


Train going on beautiful Nine Arches Bridge in Sri Lanka


A close neighbor to India, Sri Lanka promoted adventure travel and focused on tourism to rebuild its infrastructure and get back on the right track after finishing its vicious civil war which took a toll on the country's economy. Reaping the benefits of the amazing biodiversity of the region and the beautiful tropical weather, hike through the dense green forests, learn about the country's history and culture, bathe with elephants, or go surfing on its gorgeous beaches. Sri Lanka is among the most overlooked and unchartered Adventure travel destinations in the world, making it the ideal place to discover its pristine elegance firsthand, whether it's for a luxurious vacation with family or a budget backpacking holiday, you can experience it all at reasonable prices in Sri Lanka. 


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3. Nepal


Swayambhunath the Buddhist temple of Kathmandu in Nepal


Whitewater Rafting, Trekking, Paragliding, zip-lining, mountain biking, jungle safari, bungee jumping, skydiving are some of the thrilling activities offered in Nepal that attract adrenaline junkies from around the world. This tiny country is home to Mt. Everest, the world's tallest mountain, which promises a variety of outdoor experiences for adventure lovers. Beginning the adventure of climbing the tallest mountain in the world, with the Everest base camp trek, among the most difficult and requested mountaineering expeditions in the world. The Everest Base Camp Trek requires a minimum of ten days of hiking and camping in various locations. The EBC sends you to the foot of Mt. Everest, and you'll see the world's tallest peaks in all their greatness. Seasoned climbers would then take up the challenge of reaching the summit. At the base camp, you can be in the company of some of the greatest climbers and mountaineers who want to write their name in history. 


4. Spain


View on Peniscola from the top of Pope Luna's Castle in Valencia Spain


Spain has a diverse ecology and multicultural experiences that will tempt you to fall in love with it. This geographically endowed nation will never discourage you from experiencing adventure travel like never before around the country. Spain does have some of the finest beaches and party hotspots in the world, in which you can sail, dive, or snorkel to get a better look at aquatic life. What many people fail to acknowledge, is that Spain is so much more than a destination for a romantic honeymoon or a spring break hotspot. Spain has some amazing landscapes that will allow having the most enriching adventure travel vacations which include activities such as hiking up volcanoes, and mountain biking, deep-sea diving, paragliding, bungee jumping, skydiving, river rafting, climbing, canyoning, and much more to entice visitors to fall in love with the country. Furthermore, Spain's cultural landscape is ideal for stepping away from the monotony of corporate life and welcoming a positive vibe. 


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5. Switzerland


town with church on lake Brienz and snow covered Alps mountains on background in Switzerland


Switzerland is the most preferred destination for lovers and couples who seek out adventures together and wish to enjoy each other's company at some of the most landscapes in the world. A lot more than delightful chocolates and specialty cheeses can be found in Switzerland. The nation is one of the best destinations for adventurers because it has plenty to offer throughout the year. You should canoe down the Lutschine River or go hiking in the Jungfrau area in the Spring while you're not skiing down the new slopes of the Swiss Alps. Take a leap of faith and bungee jump from the contra Dam, or go canyoning in the alps, or take a hike at some of the most mesmerizing places in the world.  In Switzerland, the summer carries forth a certain kind of light and beauty. You could go paragliding, Jet boating, or slide down to Oeschinen Lake across a 750mt stretch to make the most of your adventure travel vacation in Switzerland. 


6. New Zealand


Auckland View from Mt Eden New Zealand


Famous for its gigantic fields and meadows, and majestic landscapes prompting many great directors to film award-winning movies here, such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the Chronicles of Narnia, Avatar, Vertical Limit, The Hobbit, and many more. New Zealand is without question an adrenaline junkie's dream destination, with a diverse range of geographic settings ranging from beaches to mountain peaks, glaciers to vast stretches of meadows. Furthermore, it was in New Zealand that gave birth to the sport of bungee jumping off cliffs with nothing more than a rope bound to your feet. That's why New Zealand does have some of the finest bungee jumping sites and equipment in the world to make your adventure travel much more thrilling.  Kayaking, sailing, base jumping, hang gliding, climbing, and a variety of other outdoor adventure sports make New Zealand one of the most popular destinations for those seeking real and healthy adventure travel activities. 


7. Iceland


Blooming lupine flowers on the Stokksnes headland on southeastern Icelandic coast


Iceland is one of the most amazing destinations in the world in terms of the variety of landscapes and natural wonders. Nicknamed the land of ice and fire, because of its popular features in Game of Thrones, and the existence of some beautiful natural wonders, such as active volcanoes, volcanic rock formations, and geysers surrounded by snow. Iceland offers some of the most thrilling and exhilarating activities for your adventure travels such as snowmobiling, Ice climbing, hiking glaciers, skiing, snowboarding, caving, scuba diving, river rafting, canoeing, mountain biking and so much more. Iceland offers some of the most beautiful frozen waterfalls, hot springs, and snow-covered volcanoes while walking on vast stretches of snow. You can also ascend Mount Etna and pose on top of one of the world's most active volcanoes if you're looking for something unique and innovative for your adventure travel to Iceland.  


8. Australia


Circular Quay and Opera House of Sydney, Australia


Australia is not foreign to amazing adventures and thrilling activities. With one of the most successful tourism campaigns in the world, because of its amazing landscape and adventures, Australia has become one of the most popular adventure travel destinations in the world. A major contributing factor to this feat is the low population ratio and the varied biodiversity, landscapes, and ecosystems in Australia. Because of this Australia is able to host a wide range of exhilarating activities such as scuba diving, mountain biking, canoeing, skydiving, cliff jumping, mountain trekking, caving, surfing, bungee jumping, white water rafting along swimming with sharks.  Go on a hike across Tasmania's challenging trails, visit the Great Barrier Reef, or surf the waves on one of the country's greatest beaches. Australia has over 30,000 miles of coastline and a low population density, so you can relax and enjoy your time at the beach without being bothered by crowds.


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