The world today, more than ever, has been pretty accessible to almost everybody. Because of this, the most unique, astonishing, eye-pleasing sceneries and adrenaline pumping adventure hotspots in the world can be visited. Of course, the list of must-sees still include the classics like the famous Great Wall of China and the very diverse Galapagos Island. Your itinerary may even have a jungle, desert or mountain trip. But wherever you plan to spend your vacation in, you must always take note of the one of a kind adventures a particular place can offer. This is to make the most out of your trip.
There are a lot of travel destinations which offer very exciting activities and highly pleasurable sceneries. To help you out, listed below are 5 of the most sought after places of travel in the world.
Mount Thor, Nunavut, Canada
Also known as the steepest peak on Earth, Mount Thor stands tall at 5,495 feet. It may not be the tallest mountain (that would be Mt. Everest at 8,848m) but is definitely the steepest. It is mostly famous because of its purity as a mountain of granite.
Being the most popular peak in Canada, Mt. Thor has a tall drop of 4,101 ft. Aside from this, the average angle here is 105 degrees. Despite its really challenging and remote area, it is highly visited. If you are not into mountain climbing, you have the option to camp out.
Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador
Mount Chimborazo, a volcano categorized as inactive had its last eruption approximately in 550 AD, is the place to be when you want to be closest to outer space. Standing over 20,000 feet tall, this mountain is humongous. While it is no secret that it is not the world’s highest peak, it is Mt. Chimborazo’s location that enabled its peak to be close to outer space and farthest from the center of the earth. Although this mountain is surely covered with glaciers, routes have been provided for mountain climbers.
Angel Falls, Venezuela
Angel Falls may have been located in an isolated jungle region but its site does not hinder tourists from visiting. The falls cannot be reached easily but it still makes the list of top visited attractions not only within Venezuela but in the world.
The falls are over 3,200 feet high. This highest waterfall is surrounded by a region of jungle and mountains which add adventure to the trip. Visit the waterfall and appreciate the dense yet mesmerizing jungle sceneries.
Mount Snowdon, United Kingdom
Mount Snowdon is one of the best adventure travel destinations in the United Kingdom. Located in Snowdonia National Park in Wales, Mount Snowdon is one of the country’s highest peaks. People flock here from all over the UK to walk and climb these mountains, where stunning views of craggy mountains can be enjoyed.
The area is also a popular spot for other outdoor activities. White water rafting, rock climbing, kayakaing, canyoning, zip lining, caving and surfing can all be enjoyed in and around Mount Snowdon. This beautiful destination is well worth a visit if you’re visiting the UK.
Mawsynram, India, also known as the world’s wettest place is a town which has an average of 467 inches of rainfall annually. Back in 1985, it has been tagged as the “Wettest Place on Earth” by the Guinness Book of World Records. This was after a thousand inches of rain poured within a year.
The rainfall situation if you wish to call it is both a problem and a blessing. While it posted difficulties to be inhabited, it however, made the place an interesting place to be in.
In the year 1924, an unbelievable cool temperature of -96.16 degrees F made Oymyakon, Russia the coldest inhabited place on Earth. It is a relatively small Russian town with an average population of about 500.
The place was once used for exiles because of its highly unfavourable temperature. It has an average winter temperature of -58 degrees F. Its ground is frozen all year round making it suitable for winter sports such as skiing and ice hockey. Up to this day, only one hotel accommodates tourists.
Aside from the above-listed places, the world has a lot more sights to offer and places to visit. More than the place, however, are the experiences you will have, the people you will meet and a whole bunch of memories you have created and will cherish for a lifetime.