If your New Year’s Resolution is to get fitter, travel more, and visit those off-the-beaten-track places that you have always dreamed of, you’ll be pleased to know that Activity Based Holidays are set to become the biggest travel trend of 2018.
Cycling holidays, trekking holidays, mountain expeditions, and island-hopping adventures are just some of the activity-based offerings available for intrepid travellers in the coming year, and if you’re looking for a new type of holiday experience, something a little different to your annual two weeks on the Costa Del Sol, here are 5 destinations for your 2018 Travel Bucket List…
A vibrant and colourful holiday destination, Morocco is literally bursting for things to see and do. Ideal for those who are looking for adventure, you can cycle the Atlas Mountain Range, take a guided trekking holiday, or even conquer Mount Toubkal – North Africa’s highest peak.
If South America is on your ‘to-do’ list, Chile is the perfect place to start your adventure. Activity-based holidays include Patagonia Cycling Tours, Trekking in Torres del Paine National Park, where you can complete the 130km Paine Circuit, and Vertical Rafting in the Cajon del Maipo.
- New Zealand
The ultimate holiday destination for adventure junkies, New Zealand has it all. Bungee jumping, skiing, hiking, biking, white-water rafting, scuba diving, you name it, you can do it in the world’s adventure capital.
Closer to home, Austria is the land of alpine adventures, with fabulous activity-based holidays available throughout the year. In summer you can hike some of the most beautiful trails in Europe, and in winter, you can ski to your heart’s content in the Alps.
Despite being one of the hottest holiday destinations in the world right now, South Africa is still surprisingly affordable for international visitors, and if you are looking for great cycling roads, safari adventures, and water-based activities, you’ll find it all right here!