Top 10 Adventure Travel Destinations For 2025

TD Active Holidays | 4 July 2024

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For those who love to travel, there are so many exciting bucket-list adventure travel destinations to explore. From taking a cruise on the Ganga River to a jeep ride in Wadi Rum, we’ve picked the best adventure holiday destinations for 2025.

1. Vietnam

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Vietnam has so much to offer. Stunning white sandy beaches, busy urban landscapes, spectacular countryside filled with rice fields. On our adventure holiday in Vietnam from North to South, we'll take in all the iconic highlights as well as some hidden gems. We’ll cruise through the breathtaking Ha Long Bay, explore the Old Quarter of Hanoi by cyclo ride, visit Hoi An, learn more about the Viet Cong while exploring the Cu Chi Tunnels and immerse ourselves in local culture in the Mekong Delta.

2. Nepal

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Nepal is a paradise for adventurers, with its towering Himalayas, rich culture, and spiritual heritage. On our Nepal tours, we'll explore the Annapurna Circuit for awe-inspiring mountain views. In Kathmandu, visit ancient temples and bustling markets, and experience the country’s unique blend of Hindu and Buddhist traditions. Chitwan National Park offers exciting wildlife safaris, where we can spot rhinos, tigers, and elephants. Nepal’s diverse landscapes and warm hospitality make it an ideal destination for those seeking both adventure and cultural immersion.

3. Cuba

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A holiday in Cuba almost feels like travelling back in time with its well preserved colonial architecture and iconic 1950s cars, which we will use to explore Havana. We’ll learn about the Cuban Revolution and its famous leader, Che Guevara, by visiting the famous Bay of Pigs and the town of Santa Clara. There will be time to relax on one of Cuba’s pristine beaches, take a catamaran cruise to Cayo Blanco and snorkel in the Caribbean Sea. Plus we’ll discover the Vinales Valley and learn about Cuba’s most famous export, cigars, with a visit to a tobacco farm. Cuba with its stunning weather, colourful locals and rich history, is a destination like no other. 

4. South Africa

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South Africa is a land of extraordinary diversity, from its wildlife-rich national parks to vibrant cities and scenic coastlines. Embark on a safari in Kruger National Park to see the Big Five, explore the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town with its iconic Table Mountain or enjoy wine tasting experiences in the regions of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek offer.  South Africa’s rich history, cultural diversity, and stunning landscapes provide endless opportunities for adventure and discovery.

5. Jordan

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On our Jordan holidays, discover some of the country’s great outdoors, with hikes in the incredible Mujib Nature & Dana Reserves, snorkelling in the Red Sea, a jeep tour and overnight camping in the desert of Wadi Rum, as well as floating in the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Jordan is rich in monuments from every era of humanity, but none are quite as spectacular as the rock-carved city of Petra. We’ll explore this magnificent “pink city”, as well as some of Jordan’s lesser-known treasures. Check out our other blog post on the Top 5 things to see in Jordan and learn more about this fascinating country. 

6. China

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China boasts a rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cities. In Beijing, explore the iconic Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the serene Temple of Heaven. Walk along the iconic Great Wall of China and learn more China’s imperial past with a visit to Xi’an, home to the famous Terracotta Army. On our China tours, we'll also travel to Tibet and marvel at the Potala Palace in Lhasa, the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism. 

7. India

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India is a feast for the senses and is a must-see destination for any traveller. Explore Rajasthan with us and get off the beaten track through the region’s most fascinating sights through India’s Golden Triangle. The Golden Triangle tour will allow you to uncover some truly authentic Indian experiences. All the iconic sights are included, such as Humayun’s Tomb, the Taj Mahal and Amber Fort. We will also enjoy a Bollywood movie screening, enjoy a morning yoga session and learn more about rural life with a visit to a local village school. This India holiday truly gets to the heart of this country. Still need more convincing? Check out our other blog post on Why a visit to India should on your travel bucket list.

8. Romania

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One of the most fascinating countries in Europe, our holiday in Romania will take you to some of the most beguiling spots through Dracula country; there's so many activities to do in Romania. Set amidst the magnificent Carpathian Mountains, Transylvania is home to breathtaking scenery, imposing fortresses and even an abundance of native wildlife. It’s home to one of the largest undisturbed forests in Europe and the majority of the continent’s brown bear population. We’ll explore the historic towns of Sighisoara, Viscri and Brasov. We’ll also get to visit Bran Castle, one of the homes of Transylvania’s famous figures, Vlad the Impaler (aka Dracula), and the country’s charming capital city, Bucharest. 

9. Morocco

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A holiday in Morocco offers a journey through time and culture, from the bustling souks of Marrakech to the vast expanse of the Sahara Desert. Ride camels across the dunes, explore the ancient medinas of Fes, and trek in the High Atlas Mountains. Morocco’s vibrant culture and diverse landscapes make it a fascinating destination for adventurers.

10. Peru

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Peru is a treasure trove of ancient civilizations, stunning landscapes, and rich culture. On our Peru tours we'll enjoy a day hiking along the legendary Inca Trail to the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu. Rxplore the Sacred Valley’s archaeological sites and vibrant markets, and wander the historic streets of Cusco. Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable lake, is home to traditional communities and unique floating islands. Peru’s blend of natural beauty and historical significance makes it a must-visit for adventurers.

Be adventurous with your holiday and combine your passion for travel with an enriching experience with TD active Holidays. All of the above adventure holidays include all flights and transfers, accommodation, excursions, local guides and some meals.

 

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