Would you like to challenge yourself and make something that you would never forget? Adventure holiday could be the answer.
10) The Brienzer Rothorn Railway, SWITZERLAND
Climb the mountain without breaking a sweat: Chugging along Alpine meadows and through lush forests on the rack railway built in 1892, you approach a breathtaking panorama under your own steam. On a clear day, the Rothorn offers you a magnificent view of no fewer than 693 peaks. And if the view or a brisk hike has made you hungry, the Berghaus Kulm team is ready to treat you to some hearty delicacies.
9) Spitting Caves, Hawaii Kai, HAWAII
Posited next to a quiet residential neighborhood in Honolulu, Spitting Caves is not a very known place and not included in guided tours. Therefore only determined adventurers head there. However, their efforts definitely pay off. The site features colorful wavy cliffs, dropping into the blue ocean. Although it attracts cliff divers, it is very dangerous, since underwater currents suck the divers into the caves.
8) Hike in the Narrows, Zion National Park, USA
Utah’s pride, natural wonder is also loved by the hikers. The site provides one of the most premier hiking trails in the area. It has even been ranked no. 5 in the list of America’s Best 100 Adventures by National Geographic! The Virgin River runs between the vertical cliffs, but it is shallow so hikers can simply wade through it. One can hike various distances while completing the route can take a full day. In addition, there are 12 campsites, where one can spend a night and continue the trip the next day.
7) Ski in Oulanka National Park, FINLAND
Spread over the Northern Ostrobothnia and Lapland, the park covers a huge area of unspoiled nature. A lot of endangered plants and animals can be found here, as well as large herds of reindeer wandering in the boreal forests. Tourists come here all year round, even in winter, when the park is covered in a thick layer of snow. Hiking, skiing, canoeing, cycling, picking berries and mushrooms are among the most popular activities here.
6) Kayak in Geirangerfjorden, NORWAY
A 15 km (9.3 mi) long fjord is a branch of the much longer Storfjord. It is listed as the World Heritage Site and is protected by UNESCO. The picturesque environment is characteristic of lush greenery and precipitous rocky cliffs. Numerous waterfalls plunge down these walls, thus adding extra charm to the place.
5) Perrine Bridge, Idaho, USA
The bridge spanning the Snake River in Twin Falls is one of the most famous locations in the world among the base jumpers. Numerous successful jumps were completed here. It is only 150 m (486 ft) high, but refreshing dip in the river awaits the adventurers.
4) Fly Mount Bromo, Java Island, INDONESIA
One of the most beautiful volcanoes in the world Mount Bromo is active, but nevertheless attracts tourists, pilgrims and adventurers. This time the mountain was visited by the Red Bull Skydive Team. They have traveled to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park to complete a rather dangerous mission. Of course, the participators have waited for Bromo to erupt and then they have put on their wingsuits and jumped out of a plane above the active volcano crater.
3) Biking in Moab, Utah, USA
Another fun activity in the state of Utah attracts those, who love biking. Mountain bikers get numerous great opportunities to flex their muscles: various rock formations provide steep, slick, dangerous yet exciting trails. Slickrock Bike Trail is a challenging route, which is recommended for the professionals only.
2) Hike El Caminito del Rey, El Chorro, SPAIN
Considered to be the most dangerous hiking trail in the world, El Caminito del Rey is frightening even to look at. Its name in Spanish means “the King’s little pathway“. The site, however, attracts many adventurers, that are determined to climb the rocks or go hiking the path. Even the mountain bikers come to the location.
1) Horseback Riding in Molokai, HAWAII
The island also features impressive sea cliffs, that at 520 m (1700 ft) tall are the highest ones in the world! Riding along these cliffs provide an unforgettable experience. Mule, as well as horseback riding tours, are offered by the travel agencies on this stunning island. The 5 km (3 mi) long trail features amazing panoramic views to the whole island and ocean, ascending and descending twists and turns, that of course feature balancing on the precipitous cliffs.