Almost every country in the world has something unique to offer to all tourists and visitors who like to meet different nations, their culture and history. However, the great adrenaline addicts will always choose a destination that will give them a great challenge. There are many such places in the world; you just have to choose the one that really meets your requirements. Below you can see the top 5 dangerously adventurous sites that you should definitely visit.
Villarrica volcano, Chile
In the city of Pucón, in the southern part of Chile, there is a special attraction that has captivated the greatest adventurers for years – The Villarrica volcano. This is one of the most active volcanoes in Chile that yearly visits thousands of tourists hoping to climb to its top. Around the volcano is an active lava lake that gives this place a special charm. Climbing on the volcano during the winter and during the summeris accompanied by extreme conditions, so the adventure is always guaranteed. And if that is not enough, you can always jump from a helicopter over a volcanic bubbling crater.
Antarctica is the coldest and driest continent in the world and it is also a challenge for adrenaline addicts. Although in itself it has extreme conditions, the arrival to Antarctica is also difficult – visitors can only come to Antarctica with ice-strengthened vessels that are made for breaking ice. If you do not just want to enjoy the beautiful scenery of this continent, you can dive with penguins in the icebergs of the Southern Ocean, explore the underground ice caves where there is a negative 60 degree temperatures or even camping for a few days.
Gansbaai, South Africa
This destination will particularly excite advocates of unconventional travel because this is the main attraction of cage diving with Great White sharks. Gansbaai is the place with the largest number of white sharks in the world. Scuba diving with these deadly animals has been popular since 1995. The adrenaline you will feel while the shark goes to you and trying to bite the cage can certainly not be compared with any other experience. Gansbaai is one of the most famous diving sites for sharks, which is why it is not surprising that the world is known as ‘The Great White Shark Capital of the World’.
Devil’s pool, Victoria Falls, Zambia
Victoria’s waterfalls are famous for their beauty around the world, but one of the main reasons why thousands of tourists visit it every year is Devil’s Pool. This natural-shaped pool is located at the very edge of the falls, and the only thing that separates you from the fall from the hectic height is a slippery rock barrier. Swimming in the Devil’s Pool is a great challenge for the bravest.
Valley of Death, California
The Valley of Death is one of the hottest places on the planet and one of the biggest challenges for tourists who enjoy extreme adventures. With an average temperature above 50 C, the Valley of Death is considered a hot oven of the planet. No matter how resistant you are, and how much heat does not bother you, the only way to get around this valley is to bring a lot of water with you.