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Take an adventure trip, for a change!

Posted by Royal Sundaram on 23 Dec 2010

Bored with the regular holiday routine of sight-seeing, shopping, reading, sleeping etc? It’s time to change the way you take the chill-pill. Head for a holiday, just for the thrill!  Be experimental, be an adventure seeker!  It’s time to take an adventure break, come out of your comfort zone and get the adrenaline pumping.

In this post we bring you the top 5 adventure destinations of the world. So, this winter, get ready to get out of your couch and indulge in some chilly winter sports.


No other country ranks up to Switzerland, in offering varied adventurous activities. You can try skiing, ice diving, ice-climbing, snowboarding, hiking, tobogganing, air boarding and more. You can have fun just playing in the snow in the breath-taking Swiss Alps!

Don’t miss at Switzerland: Zermatt, Matterhorn, Grindelwald, Klosters.

Best time to visit: September – November


Norway is closer to the Arctic Circle and increasingly becoming a hot-spot for adventurers. It is the “Land of Midnight Sun”. Here, you can enjoy sledding, snowboarding, snow kiting, snowmobiling, tobogganing, ice skating, ice climbing, snowshoeing. Head to Norway to see nature’s best colourful sight – Northern Lights / Northern aurora.
Don’t miss at Norway: Finnmark, Jotunheimen, Oslo, The Nordfjord,
Best time to visit: September – October
New Zealand

New Zealand is a country of breath-taking beauty, filled with rivers, volcanoes, mountains and beaches. Adventure-wise, there’s a lot too. You can go ice climbing, snowboarding, sledding, hiking and ice diving. There’s also white-water rafting and black-water rafting.

Don’t miss at New Zealand: Roturua, Milford Sound, Queensland

Best time to visit: March – May.

British Columbia, Canada

British Columbia is filled with rugged mountains and serene lakes. But for adventurers, the place has plenty of stuff to offer. The winter indulgences are skiing, ice-skating, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tobogganing, snowmobiling and the very exciting heli-skiing.

Don’t miss at British Columbia – Whistler Resort, Vancouver Islands, Tofino.

Best time to visit: September – November

Alaska, USA

Alaska is filled with incredible adventures to keep you completely busy. You can go kayaking, ice climbing, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, snow-shoeing, snow-boarding, snowmobiling, ice skating, white water rafting, water-skiing, wakeboarding…we are out of breath just naming them! If you are looking for something more leisurely, you can take a glacier tour, camp at the National park or take a flight–seeing tour. You can also enjoy viewing Northern Lights at Alaska’s night sky.

Don’t miss at Alaska – Denali, Prince William Sound, Matunska Glacier, Chugach.

Best time to visit: November to March.

So pack your bags. Take an exciting break and enjoy your trip with a change!

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One response to “Take an adventure trip, for a change!”

  1. dogFeange says:

    Hello! Just want to say thank you for this interesting article! =) Peace, Joy.

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