Destinations for Overseas Adventure Travel

Destinations for Overseas Adventure Travel

Baños, Ecuador


Sitting below the active Tungurahua volcano, Baños sits on the border of the Andes Mountains and the Amazon Rainforest.

Sacred Valley, Peru


The four-day hike from the Incan stronghold of Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu might be one of the most famous treks on the planet.

Mt. Etna, Sicily


Italy’s most famous ski destinations might be a bit further north in the Alps, but who could turn down the opportunity to ski down a volcano? With a view of the Mediterranean below, skiing on Mt. Etna in Sicily defines unexpected overseas adventure travel.

Hang Son Doong, Vietnam


What could be more immersive than delving deep into the world’s largest cave? Hang Son Doong – known as Son Doong Cave – was only just discovered in the Vietnamese jungle in 1991 and first explored in 2009.

Medellin, Colombia


Medellin is best known for its delicious coffee, vibrant culture, and dark past, but did you know that this unforgettable city is a popular destination for mountain biking too?

Baños, Ecuador


If paragliding isn’t enough for you, head outside of Interlaken to Stockhorn, considered by some to be the most scenic bungee jumping destination in the world.

Mallorca, Spain


The Balearic Islands off the coast of Spain are best known for their stunning beaches, clear waters, and lively parties in Ibiza.

Islas Mujeres, Mexico


If the thought of swimming with sharks seems a bit too scary, consider visiting Isla Mujeres off the coast of Mexico to swim with whale sharks.

Drakensburg, Lesotho


The last place you’d probably think of for ice climbing might be your next unforgettable overseas adventure travel destination: the tiny Sub-Saharan African nation of Lesotho.

Final Thoughts

With all these unexpected destinations for an adventurous trip, you’re sure to find something that interests you.