10 of the world’s greatest adventure escapes

  • adventurous things to do Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
    ~ Helen Keller

    Embark on an adventurous journey and discover a new you. Like rolling stones, unsettle for monotony and yearn for an adventure. Do you know what an adrenaline rush does? It not only relieves stress, but also burns calories. So overcome your fears and try something adventurous today! We have picked some really interesting adventure holiday destinations where you can challenge yourself and achieve something big.

    Grand Canyon, USA


    What's unique?

    • The Grand Canyon glass skywalk
    • You can indulge in a range of activities like hiking, mule riding, whitewater rafting and biking

    The Great Migration, Kenya

    The Great Migration

    What's unique?

    • It is the world’s largest terrestrial animal migration of wildebeests and zebras
    • Kenya is famous for the Big Five - lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants and rhinos

    Machu Picchu, Peru

    The Inca Trail

    What's unique?

    • The 82-km-long invigorating Inca Trail is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • The best time to visit is between April and October
    • The trail remains closed in February for conservation work

    Dog sledding, Alaska

    Dog sledding in Alaska

    What’s unique?

    • Dog sledding is the national sport of Alaska
    • It has been around for over 1,000 years

    Snow leopard expedition, Central Asia

    Snow Leopard Expedition

    What’s unique?

    • Snow leopards are spotted in the high altitudes of Afghanistan, Kazakstan, Russia, India and China
    • They are unable to roar

    Water activities, the Galápagos Islands

    sealion diving in Galapagos

    What’s unique?

    • UNESCO calls this archipelago a living museum and showcase of evolution
    • Charles Darwin’s evolution theory was inspired by the unusual species present here
    • Sea lion diving is a must-do

    The Northern Lights, Norway

    Camping for the Northern Lights

    What’s unique?

    • Norway is best known for its unheralded appearance of the Northern Lights
    • Aurora Borealis are best seen during the cold, dark months of winter

    Trekking, Nepal

    Everest Base Camp, Nepal

    What’s unique?

    • The Everest Summit or the Everest Base Camp (depending on your choice and level of fitness)
    • There are many other peaks like Annapurna, Kanchenjunga and Manaslu to trek

    Deep sea diving, Australia

    Australia - GreatBarrierReef

    What’s unique?

    • With a coastline of 2,600 km, the Great Barrier Reef is the longest reef in the world
    • It is home to around 1,000 marine species

    Skydiving, New Zealand

    Sky Diving, NZ

    What’s unique?

    • One of the best places in the world for skydiving
    • Most famous spots are at Bay of Islands, Abel Tasman National Park, Fox Glacier, Taupo and Lake Wanaka

    By Winnie Karnik