Bucket List Adventures

32 Great Adventure Ideas That Will Inspire You to Create Your Own Bucket List

Inca Trail

1. Hike or sign up in the classic Inca Trail marathon to Macchu Picchu

2. Trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

3. Swim in one of the Yucatán cenotes in Mexico

4. Gear up for a hike to the summit of Mount Everest or opt for a trek to the Everest Base Camp

5. Experience the extreme wingsuit BASE jump off the North Wall of the Eiger in Switzerland

6. Complete the 2,180-mile long hike through the Appalachian Trail (AT)

7. Camp and see the Northern Lights in Jukkasjärvi in Sweden, Kakslauttanen in Finland, Northern Canada, Reykjavik
in Iceland, or Svalbard in Norway

8. Go scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia

9. Enjoy a relaxing cup of tea at the Huashan Teahouse after the adrenaline-pumping trek that involves sidling your way through the dangerously thrilling and death-defying trail that includes a walk on narrow wooden planks located at the staggering height of 7000+ feet

10. Experience dog sledding or a reindeer safari in the remote parts of Lapland in Finland

11. Take a dip at Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

12. Swim at the Devil’s Pool — right at the edge of the Victoria Falls Devil’s Pool with nothing but a slippery rock standing between you and the 100-foot fall

13. Cross the Saharan dessert in a 4×4 vehicle or go on a camel trek in Morocco

14. Dive into the glacial melt water in Iceland

15. See the penguins and other wildlife in Antarctica

16. Go river rafting in the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA

17. Hike the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim

18. Gaze up at the night’s sky and see the stars in all their shining glory at the Atacama Desert in Chile

19. Visit one of the endangered tribal communities in the Amazon

20. Set foot at the bottom of the crater in the dormant Thrihnukagigur Volcano in Iceland

21. Visit and get a glimpse of life in North Korea

22. Take the Trans-Siberian railway journey from Russia to China

23. Go river rafting and experience the thrilling Oblivion and The Devil’s Toilet Bowl rapids at the Zambezi River in Zambia

24. Trek the 11-mile Kalalau Trail in Kauai, Hawaii

25. Follow an Inuit guide to see the polar bears from up close in Churchill, Manitoba

26. Explore and see the stunning wildlife at the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador

27. Hike through the French, Italian, and Swiss Alps by taking on the Tour du Mont Blanc

28. Learn survival skills and put them in use in the dense jungle of Guyana in the company of ex-military individuals who will serve as your guides. Expect to set up your own natural shelter and forage or hunt for your own food.

29. Take a midnight walk on the glacier in Alaska

30. Swim in the Dead Sea in Israel or Jordan

31. Trek to Petra from the Dana Nature Reserve in Jordan across the ancient Bedouin migration route to the stunning ancient city of Petra

32. Hike the Zhangjiajie National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and many stunning attractions including the Fenghuang Ancient Town and the Wulingyuan Scenic Area