Most popular adventure getaways around the world
MTRoraima in Canaima National Park is great spot for trekking with varied landscapes and rock formations. There are numerous campsites along Kukenan River.
Bay Islands in Honduras is action packed especially in March and April with the best diving and snorkeling spots with whale shark. It is also the spot off the Caribbean Coast with the cheapest dive tickets in the world.
Sky Diving in Grand Canyon is the hottest activity. Sky divining professionals have set camp around the spot with short lessons in the sport for amateurs with all equipments, suit and harnesses. The great dive is from 14,000 feet leads to the free fall of 6,000 feet before landing.
Finland has Lappish alps replete with husky safaris. You can set out for multi day safaris and make your stay at cabins or home stay or farmstead.
Nice or Geneva or Grenoble is a great hotspot for downhill biking trips with the most scenic routes. Verbier in South Western Switzerland is the most popular route.
Trans Mongolian Express Route is a historic route from China to Russia while snaking from Ulan Ude to Jinning on the Trans Siberian route en route China. The journey spans over three weeks passing by the Great Wall of China, Sukhbaatar, Darkhan, Choir, Ulaanbaatar, Zamyn Uud Erenhot and finally to St Petersburg Hermitage. Russian home stays are the best stay options.
Northern Lights in Iceland or Aurora Borealis as they are termed occur around North Pole between September to March is the best time for viewing with the perfect weather. Northern Lights are certain electrically charged particles that send out bursts of lights when they collide with Earth’s atmosphere around the poles of the planet. Northern lights are dancing lights that light up the night sky.
Lake Tahoe has free shuttles services between casinos, spas and ski resorts. S’mores and hot cocoa are must try. Six pack is available for less than $300. It consists of 6 vouchers for all day lift tickets. Each voucher for 2 or 3 resorts. Passes are transferrable. There is a beginner and intermediate exciting runs along with advanced lift systems.
Squaw Valley is one of the world’s finest ski destinations. It is replete with ski resort vehicles and snocats. It has one of the longest ski and snowboard sessions in the country. Board a cable car and head to High Camp for ice skating at Olympic Ice Pavilion open year round. Go for souvenir shopping and on-mountain dining around acres of back country. The Rubicon trail from Emerald Bay to Lester Beach is a must do for its kayaking, mountain biking, paddle boarding, parasailing and jet skiing.
The nearest commercial airport to Lake Tahoe is Reno with regular shuttle service to both north and south shores. Most ski resorts in Lake Tahoe are open in mid-November and stay open through mid to end of April with Squaw valley and Alpine Meadows open as late as May.
August 12, 2018