It is easy to spot a traveller who loves outdoor pursuits. They are the ones with a great tan, a single backpack on their back, and some kind of sports equipment hung over their shoulder. Travelling is all about achieving an adrenaline rush every minute and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Here are 6 adventure holiday for lovers of outdoor pursuits.
Trek in Tibet
Tibet is a popular destination for trekking and this stunning country is located in a plateau in the Himalayas and is sandwiched between some of the world’s tallest peaks. You need to take a guide and a permit to complete all of the treks. Kawa Karpo Paradise is part of the Three Parallel Rivers Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Advanced Everest Base Camp Trek is an amazing trek that takes about a week and must be started from Lhasa
Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Mt. Kilimanjaro has the tallest peak in the continent of Africa. It is a great place to go trekking because you can get all inclusive packages that include guides, porters, cooks and accommodations. There are various different routes you can take, if you’ve not climbed Kilimanjaro before then the Rongai Route could be the best one for you. It is still tough but if you are in good shape and you spend 90 days before hand climbing local hills and working on your endurance you should be able to accomplish it without difficulty. It takes five days to reach the peak of Uhru and you will feel like you are on top of the world as you break through the clouds. The view is exquisite from the top when the weather is good. The descent takes about a day and a half. Take boots that are broken in so that you don’t have to worry about blisters.
Mountain Biking in Andalusia
Andalucia is in Spain and it is a great place for outdoor activities because it is known for its fabulous weather. The area has a variety of terrain that mountain bikers of all skill levels will love. You can traverse narrow forest trails, challenging rocky trails and dirt roads that run through valleys. Take a tent with you and you can pitch up wherever takes your fancy, here are some tips to make sure you have a great time camping. There are many races in this region as well that you can sign up for if you have the skills.
Explore the Mysteries of Machu Picchu Mountain
Machu Picchu Mountain is in the Andes mountain range in Peru. There are three possible routes to the top and you must book in advance as only a certain number of trekkers are allowed on the trail at one time. On all three trails you can see fabulous sights like Incan Ruins, tunnels, and fabulous views behind you. The trails all end at the stunning Sun Gate that is rich in mystery and intrigue.
Paddle Board in Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas is in the US and it is a great place to head out on a paddle board. Start off at peaceful Lady Bird Lake, a 468 acre reservoir on the Colorado River, where no motor boats are allowed. The towering limestone cliffs located at Travis Lake make it a great destination for paddle boarding. You can try also try cliff diving and experience the thrill of diving into the refreshing deep water.
Explore the Beauty of Scotland
Scotland was voted the world’s most beautiful country, and it has to be seen to be believed. It’s not wonder that film producers regularly use the stunning Scottish countryside as a backdrop for their films; Harry Potter features the Glenfinnan Viaduct and Skyfall showcases the beautiful mountainous area of Glen Etive. Staying in a Scottish holiday home will provide you with the opportunity to explore the surrounding areas at your own pace, you can hike up the mountains, walk around the lakes, or even go kayaking in the lakes.
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
Gong trekking to see wild gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, Africa is a great way to spend time outdoors. You can learn how to track mountain gorillas and chimpanzees and you will feel like a primatologist by the time you leave. Dian Fossey spent most of her life studying this elusive animal and you can visit her grave before leaving.