Great adventure destinations offer heart-racing fun and something different. Whether you want to be among the first to discover the next hidden gem in the natural world, or want to know what to do before going on hiking tour, here are places that should be top of your bucket list in 2019.
Cape Verde Islands
If you are in love with exotic places and cultures, then Cape Verde Islands offer you a beautiful blend of nature, fantastic weather and incredible scenery.
Sitting at the edge of West Africa, this 10-island Atlantic archipelago is a luxury vacation hub for adventurists who want a little extra.
Enjoy crystal clear blue beaches and outdoor adventures with a great mix of local and foreign influences. You will be serenaded with morna, popular melodic music in the country and rhythmic dance by the locals. The sonorous morna folk tunes are sung in the local kriolu dialect.
In the distance, there are adventurous hills to hike – just be sure to know what to do before hiking. These hills provide a scenic background to the hiking trails that snake across the lava fields, beautiful beaches and bays, and waterfront towns.
While you are still in the country, don’t forget to treat your tastes buds to the grogue (a local rum).
The Serengeti, Tanzania.
You have to be familiar with the Serengeti if you are fan of wildlife documentaries. Want to experience the many the heart-stopping wildlife activity on TV live? Then get on your travel boots and gears and head straight to this Tanzanian wonderland.
The Serengeti is a 5,700-square-mile wildlife park that offers you the chance to catch a rare glimpse of the spotted hyena, baboons, zebras and gazelles, to name just a few. It is famously home to the Great Migration, in which millions of animals move together in search of food and breeding grounds.
Don’t worry, you won’t have to get too up close and personal to wildlife as there’s often a safari ride with a trained guide available to you and the rest of your tour group.
You’ll love Viñales in Cuba if you love the vintage lifestyle. Watch classic cars cruise past on colourful streets and lush countryside. It’s like the perfect canvass for an art masterpiece which brings the golden past back to life.
In this enthralling ancient town, you can travel back in time and enjoy life in the golden past. Don’t forget to go for some mouth-watering home-cooked meals at Casa Dovales. Then go with your travel buddies on a leisurely stroll to the Mural de la Prehistoria and enjoy the picturesque images of colorful towns, nestled at the foot of the hills.
If you want to enjoy this perfect view more, then you should try going hiking on the hills. There are tour experts who will guide you on what to do before hiking.
The British Virgin Islands
This slice of paradise in the Caribbean is complete with pristine beaches and enchantingly clear waters. You could say it’s a dream destination plucked straight out of a Disney film. It’s a breath-taking sight, which can only be truly appreciated when you visit in person and experience the magic for yourself.
What really sets this chain of 60 islands British Virgin Islands apart is the element of uniqueness and unsoiled nature you will feel around you. Unlike many other islands, the British Virgin Islands isn’t crowded with mega resorts and cruise ports.
Lake Baikal, Russia
The frozen waters of Lake Baikal in Russia could easily top the list of the world’s most amazing adventure destinations. It doubles as the world’s deepest lake and largest freshwater lake. Truth is, your camera lens won’t be able to capture the sheer wonder!
If you’re looking for something unusual and unpredictable in 2019, Lake Baikal comes well recommended.
Pyeongchang, South Korea
Pyeongchang South Korea hosted the last Winter Olympics; and it was indeed a glorious event.
But even if are not a professional athlete, you should tuck in Pyeongchang on your checklist of winter holiday spots for 2019. This little-known mountain region South Korean has for many years been Asia’s best kept ski secret.
Although you won’t see the dramatic mountain peaks that dot the north of Japan, the skiing and snowboarding Pyeongchang give you something distinctly Korean.
There are modern, mid-sized resorts, which are popular for their impressive slopes and fast lifts. Just make sure to be sure about what to do before going hiking with the rest of the fun seekers. You can also do some night skiing – which is open until 2.30am.
What’s more? You can enjoy a uniquely Korean soju beef delicacy and plenty of K-Pop to go with it all the adventure. And there you have a snowy holiday paradise you simply won’t be able to get enough of.
Recently, there’s been an influx of restaurants, hotels and modern roads. This is in addition to recent high-tech language translation apps and travel guides, which were put in place in preparation for the last Winter Olympics Games. You will find these highly useful as they ensure you don’t experience any communication barriers or miss out on any part of the adventure.
Don’t forget to get in the thick of the post slopes action; you can enjoy a pampering session with a jjimjilbang (a spa/sauna/bathhouse) to soak and relax your tired muscles, so you’re back in perfect shape for the next day’s skiing and hiking fun. ; \l