One of the biggest travel trends for 2015 is Adventure, and if you are looking to swap sunshine and sangria for cycling and surfing, there is plenty to keep you occupied on our Best Adventure Holidays list!
Image courtesy of Ibo Island Hopping Safari, Mozambique
Safari: If you have never been on a safari, this could be your perfect adventure in 2015. The rare opportunity to get up close and personal with Africa’s wildlife, a safari holiday is every bit as adventurous and exotic as it sounds, and if you travel to South Africa, Tanzania and Namibia during the months of June to October, you can stay on a luxury game reserve for a whole lot less.
Trekking Expedition: If you dream of conquering one of the Seven Summits, why not make that dream a reality in 2015! Mount Kilimanjaro Expeditions are reasonably priced, and anyone with a good level of physical fitness can climb Africa’s highest mountain. If you have more time on your hands, you could take a 3 week expedition to Mount Aconcagua or Everest Base Camp in Nepal – the world is your oyster!
Cycling Holidays: Cycling has replaced golf to become the most popular sporting holiday, and there are endless options available for cycling fans. One day events such as the Cape Town Cycle Tour in South Africa and the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge in New Zealand are perfect for those who want to combine their summer holiday with some sport, and transporting your bike on a plane has never been easier – in fact, most airlines will let you carry it as part of your luggage allowance.
Sailing, Canoeing & Kayaking: If your idea of the perfect adventure holiday includes sailing, canoeing or kayaking in pristine waters, Mozambique and the Fiji Islands should be right up there on your travel wish list this year. Both countries offer exceptional water activities, along with delicious seafood, friendly people, and beaches that will take your breath away.
The beauty of an adventure holiday, is that you get to stay fit while indulging in all the local delicacies, so why not try it in 2015, and do something you have always dreamed of!