World’s Best Adventures

BEST WORLD ADVENTURES
10This is a list of the greatest adventures one can do and they are broken down by: Fishing, horseback riding, hunting, rafting, sailing, kayaking, auto touring, mountaineering, biking, safari, scuba diving, skiing, surfing, trekking, train travel and golf courses.

BIKING, MOUNTAIN
La Rute De Los Conquistadores, Cost Rica;
Sacred Rides, 11,500 decent in Peru single track on Inca trail
Telluride to Moab by San Juan hut system
White Rim Trail – Moab Utah by Rim Tours
Colorado Single Track by Rim Tours
Kokopelli Trail by Rim tours
El Retro del Quetzal, Guatemala
ARMT Bike Race, Guadalajara to Veracruz Mexico
Lhasa to Kathmandu by KeAdventures
Shenandoah 100 Bike Race
Kettle Valley Railway, British Columbia
Redbird Crest Trail, Hyden Kentucky;
Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala
Northern Thailand;
The Swakop River, Namibia
Snowy Mountains, Australia;
Northwestern Mongolia;
Lewis and Clarke Trail, Lolo Trail in Bitterroot Mts. Idaho;
Glacier to Jasper & US Canadian Border to Mex. =Advturecycling.org;
Ulaanbaatar Mongolia to Calcutta via China and Tibet;
Lava Lake Loop, Bend Oregon;
Siem Reap, Cambodia;
Downieville Loop, California;
Outer Loop, Gila Wilderness New Mexico;
Trail of Dragon, Gaungxi China – Bike Asia 86-0-773-882-6521;
Crested Butte to Aspen via Pearl Pass or Crystal/marble
India highest pass to Nepal to Bhutan Classic Bike Traverse or India to Cashmere – keadventure.com

BIKING, ROAD
Aspen, Vail, Glenwood, Aspen Loop;
Prague to Budapest by REI
Sausalito to Redondo Beach, California;
Giro Del Gelato, Italy by Ciclismo Classico
Blue Ridge Parkway
Chile , Vineyard hopping by Santiago Adventures
Dolomites: Bolzono Italy by Backroads
Ice Land by Backroads
Route 66
Almaty, Kazak. –Kirghiz — Kashgar,China -Karakorum to Islamabad;
New Zealand, South Island by Backroads
Vietnam: Saigon to Hanoi, Vietnam by Rei
New England: Lake Champlain, New York / and route 100 Vermont;
Croatia: The Dalmatian Islands
Marrakech to High Atlas, Morocco
France: Normandy Brittany By VBT = Vermont Bicycle Tours
San Juan Islands to Victoria, North West Canada and United States;
Bali, Indonesia;
Croatia – Vermont Bicycle Tours;
Canadian Rockies – Free wheeling;
Sonoma California – Life Cycle Adventures;
San Antonio to Laredo-rt85 to Xilitla to rt120 to San Miguel Allende to rt45-to rt54 to Matehula to Pedas Negras to rt 57 to San Antonio;
Lhasa to Katmandu – Lasssa to Kathmandu by Exodus Travel
Visalia to General Sherman, California route 198;
Gila Hot Springs rt15 – Silver City180- Santa Cruz- Mimbres to Gila, N.M.;
Boulder36, Estes Park7, Ward 72, Nenderland 119 to boulder, Colorado;
Ride to top of Haleakala Crater, Hawaii

CRUISING

Russia by Viking River Cruises -Russia St. Petersburg to Moscow
Danube Eastern Europe by Viking River Cruise: Bucharest to Budapest
South East Asia by Viking River Cruise: Southeast Asia
Burma by Viking River Cruise: Burma
Amazon: Mountain Travel SOBEK both Brazil and Peru
Baltics by Holland America: Cruising the Baltics
Holland by Barge: Holland
Inside Passage, Alaska
South Pacific, Wilderness Travel 22 day Wake of Bounty Cruise
Cape to Cape: Argentina to South Africa by Silver Cloud
Chile and Argentina: Mountain Travel SOBEK, Cape Horn and Patagonia
Seychelles Scuba Cruise on Pegasus
Zambezi Queen a Botswana Cruise
Andean Discovery on the Santa Cruz ship
Caribbean and or Mexican Riviera

 

CULTURAL
Silk Road – Kyrgyzstan, UZbekistan, Turkmenistan by Mountain Travel Sobek
Ancient Monuments of Myanmar by Mountain Travel SOBEK
Andean Explorer byMountain Travel SOBEK
Cambodia’s Angkor Wat by Mountain Travel SOBEK
Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet by MOuntain Travel SOBEk
St. Petersburg to Moscow, Viking River Cruise
Gorillas and Birds – Congo, Sao Tome and Principe by Cox & Kings
Namibia – sand dunes and kayaking by Mountain Travel Sobek
Iran – Esfahan, Tabriz, Mashad by Mountain Travel SOBEK
Solar De Uyuni, Bolivia

FLY-FISHING
KULIK LODGE, ALASKA
CHRISTMAS ISLAND
MANGROVE CAY & FLAMINGO ROD AND GUN CLUB, ANDROS BAHAMAS
TURNEFFE FLATS, BELIZE
CHOCOLATE LAB EXPEDITIONS, ARGENTINA;
PATAGONIA: ARGENTINA / CHILE: LOS ALERCES PARK;
HEART OF THE ANDES LODGE, CHILE – CHILEAN FJORDS
TARPOONVILLE, COSTA RICO;
MANGO CREEK LODGE, HONDURAS;
TURKS AND CAICO;
CAMPECHE TARPON AND ISLA HOLBOX , MEXICO;
KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA;
ALPHONSE ISLAND FISHING COMPANY & CORSAIRE BOAT CHARTER, SEYCHELLES;
PEZ RATON LODGE, VENEZUELA;
RIO AND LAKE YELCHO, TASMANIA;
COSMOLEDO ISLANDS NEAR TANZANIA;
YELLOWSTONE LAKE; 19.THE PECOS RIVER, PECOS NEW MEXICO;
OTTTA QUECHEE RIVER, WOODSTOCK VERMONT;
AU SABLE RIVER, MI;
GREEN RIVER, UTAH;
MIDDLE FORK OF THE SALMON, IDAHO;
THE MIRAMICHI, CANADA;
BLACK CANYON OF THE GUNNISON, COLORADO;
THE RANGITIKEI, NEW ZEALAND;
AMAZON RIVER BASIN, BRAZIL- PONOIRIVER.COM; FLYFISHINGPATAGONIA.COM;

FISHING, DEEP SEA
Sailfish Bay Lodge , Guatemala;
Quepos, Costa Rico;
Azuero Peninsula, Panama;
Barracuda, Seychelles;
Baja Anglers, Cabo San Lucas Mexico

HORSE BACK RIDING
Mongolia –Nomadic Expeditions;
Mozambique
Bob Marshal Wilderness, Montana and Grand Canyon US
Pampas, Argentina
Chyulu Hills to Kilimanjaro, Kenya
Ireland
Atacama Desert, Chile
Morocco Camel trekking Sarah by National Geographic Adventures

HUNTING
Ducks and Geese, Argentina
Grouse, Marble Colorado
Doves from the desert, North Africa
Falconry, Mongolia
Sea Ducks, Maine United States
Grouse, Scotland

HORSE BACK RIDING

Dal Lake, Kashmir India
Lake Powell, Utah
Amsterdam to Budapest by Viking River Cruise
Bucharest to Budapest by Viking River Cruise
Inside Passage, Alaska
Moscow To St. Petersburg By Viking River Cruise
Caribbean Cruise & Mexican Riviera;
South Pacific, Wilderness Travel,; 22 day Wake of Bounty Cruise
Mekong River – China, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam by Journeys Within

KAYAKING/RAFTING
Coral Reefs, Belize;
Monterrico Hawaii Biotope Reserve, Guatemala;
Channel Islands, California
North Shore, Molokai, Hawaii
Inside Passage & Nigu River Alaska / British Columbia and ;
The Tons River, India;
Virgin Islands, British and United States;
Adriatic Waters Edging Dubrovnick, Croatia
New River Gorge, West Virginia and Adirondacks;
San Miguel River, Colorado;
Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua island hop;
Lake Tahoe, Nevada
Tuscan Italy Elba Sea by H2O Outfitters
Aitutaki, Cook Islands – Etu Moana;
Deschutes River, Warm Springs Washington;
Taveuni & Nayau River Gorge, Fiji;
Bouquet to Pacific Ocean, Panama;
Sun Cozy River and Karnali, Nepal;
Upano River, Ecuador;
Colorado River and Grand Canyon US;
Upper Mekong, Yunnan, China;
Blue Nile to White Nile, Ethiopia;
Kafue River, Zambia;
Futaleufu, Chile;
Colca Canyon and Cotahausi, Peru;
Middle Fork of the Flat Head River, Montana;
Rio Alseseca, Veracruz Mexico
Mozambique – Castaway Island by Extraordinary Journeys

MOUNTAINEERING
Cho-Oyu, Tibet by Mountain Madness
Mustagata, China by Mountain Madness
Denali, Alaska
Aconcagua, Argentina
Sajama and Perinacota, Bolivia by Bolivian Mountain Guides, Marco Soria
Kilimanjaro, Africa by African Travel Resources
Cotopaxi, Ecuador by High Summits, Ismael Janisch
Orizaba, Mexico by Servimont run by the Reyes family
Chilian 19,000 foot peaks in Atacama

SAFARI
Londolozi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park
Mala Mala Game Reserve, Kruger National Park
Ngorongoro Rift and Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Governor’s Camp, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya and Tanzania
Chobe National Park and Okavango Delta , Botswana
Hwange Reserve and Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Zimbabwe
Singita Grumeti Reserve, Serengiti National Park

SAILING
French Polynesia
Bahamas, Mooring;
Virgin Islands, Moorings;
Grenadines;
Pacific Islands, Tahiti –Moorings
The Seychelles, Island Hopping;
Tonga

SCUBA
Sharm el Sheikh, Red Sea
Simian Islands, Thailand
Blue hole light house, Barrier Reef, Belize
Rainbow Reef, Fiji
Blue Corner Palau, Yap Micronesia
Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique
Sothern Red Sea, Sudan
Coral Sea Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Dinah’s Beach, Papua New Guinia
Little Corn Island, Nicaragua
Solomon Islands – Florida, Russell and Marovo
The Maldives –Banayan Tree Maldives Madivaru
East Timor – Dili
Bon Air, Carribean
Provo, Turks and Cacos
Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Cayos Cochinos, Honduras –Plantation Resort
Vieques, Puerto Rico – Hix Island House

SKIING
Chamonix, France
La Grave (7,100 vertical) France
Val d”lsere Franc
Zermatt and Verbier Switzerland
Haute Route, France-Switzerland – Rondonee
Heli-skiiing, Alyeska or British Columbia
Whistler/Backcomb, British Columbia
Portillio, Chile – Heli ski
Cortina, Italy
Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado
Vail, Breckenridge, Keystone, A-basin, Colorado
Utah – Snowbird, Alta, Park City, Canyon
Squaw Valley
Jackson Hole, Wyoming

SURFING
Bali, and Sumba – Nihiwatu Indonesia
Santa Catalina, Panama
12 Miles north of Puerto Vareta, Mexico
Pacific Islands off Nicaragua
Nagigia Surf Resort and Cloudbreak Viti Levu, Fiji
Costa Azul Adventures, Mexico
Mai Pais Surf Camp, Costa Rica
Hans Hedemann, Diamond Head Hawaii
El Paredon Surf Camp, Sipicate Naranjo Park, Guatemala
Jhalama Beach, California
Cape Hatteras, Buxton, North Carolina
Barbados – Sea U Guest house

TREKKING

  • Whakan Corridor, Afghanistan – geoex.com
  • Mustang Valley and Annapurna, Nepal – Mountain Travel Sobek
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Salkany Trek Peru into Machu Picchu By MTS
  • Lijiang, China
  • Haute Route: Chamonix to Zermatt, Switzerland
  • Camino de Santiago, Spain
  • Solar De Uyuni, Bolivia
  • Ngorongoro by Safari Tanzania Africa
  • Lhasa to Rongbuk, Tibet
  • Death Valley Hike, USA
  • Del Mar to Salton City California 140 milesand Sierra High Route
  • Traversing timber;ine Country, California, Yosemitie Mountain Guides
  • Bhutan
  • Tracking the Snow Leopard, Ladakh India- Lotus Expeditions
  • Hemis National Park, India
  • Millford Sound, New Zealand
  • Crested Butte To Aspen, Colorado
  • Glacier National Park, Montana
  • Kax Tax Range and the Baima Nature Reserve, China
  • Torres del Paine Patagonia @ Tierra de Patagonia

AUTO TOUR
Karakorum Highway, Pakistan / China
Silk Road, Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, by Dragoman
Trans – Sahara, From Morocco to Algeria
Tashkent to Khiwa, Very Very cool Uzbekistan
Blue Ridge Highway and Sky Line Drive
Bolivia – Death Road – Bikes also are allowed
Austria Grossglockner High Alpine road
ALCAN Highway and California Coast
Chile to Argentina on the Trans-Andean Highway = bad ass
Solar De Uyuni, Bolivia from San Pedro Chile
Ocean road, Melbourne to Warrnambool
South Island, New Zealand
Pucon to Achao, Chile
Canada – Icefields Parkway
Morocco, Atlas Mountain Roady
US 2 Havre to Libby Montana
Langhe Valley Italy from Alba
Route 80, New York to San Francisco
Cape Town N2 to Johanesburg N1
Monteverde Route 1 to Limon route4, Cost Rica
Hirschhorn Germany to Prague: rt. 37, 14, 470, 303, 201
US 12 Outer Banks North Carolina
Route 145, Telluride Colorado to Moab Utah
Sante Fe to Sedona to Tucson to Gila Wilderness to Ojo caliente,
US 50 Baker to Lake Tahoe, Nevada
Cheltenham to Cotswold England
Alcan highway
All of Route 40 in Argentina especially in the South and near Bolivia
Atlas Mt Morocco

TRAIN TRAVEL
Trans-Siberian Railway
Golden Eagle Silk road
Rovo Rail Cape Town Dar es Salaam
Trans-Siberian Railway
Belmond Royal Scotsman
Glacier Express, Switzerland
Quito to Lima to La Paz, South America
Singapore to Chang Rai, Southeast Asia
Blue Train, Africa
Oslo to Bergen, Norway
Vancouver to Montreal, Canada
Darjeeling to Goranpani, India
Los Mochis to Chihuahua, Copper Canyon, Mexico
Darwin to Adelaide, Australia
NonKai Thailand to Bangkok Thailand
Rangon to Mandaly, Burma
Villahermosa to Cancun or Merida, Mexico
Chicago to Los Angels or San Francisco
Anchorage to Seward Alaska
Antinito Colorado to Chama New Mexico
Montreux to Brox, and Chur Switzerland to Tirano Italy
Paris to Madrid
Invernes Scotland to Gwynedd Wales
Flam to Myrdal Norway
Belgrade Serbia to Bar Montenegro
London to Venice and London to Istanbul

GOLF
Inside the Volcano, Bali Indonesia
Manele Bay, Lanai Hawaii
Lodge at Koele, Lanai Hawaii
St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Hawaii
Dramaland Castle, County Clair, Ireland
Reynoldds Plantation, Greensboro Ga.
Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland
Fairmount Whistler, British Columbia
Ritz Carlton Golf and Spa Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Westin Turnberry, Resort, Ayshire, Scottland
Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach California
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale Ariz.
Shady Canyon Golf Club, Calif.
Black Rock Country Club, Hingham Mass
Rustic Canyon Golf Course, Moorpark Calif.
CordeValle Rosewood Resort, San Martin, California
Dallas National Golf Club, Dallas Texas
Trump National Golf Club, Briarcliff Manor
Victoria Hills Golf Club Deland Fla.
Black Gold Golf Club, Yorba Calif.
One and Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island Bahamas
The Majors Golf Club, Palm Bay Fla.
Bulls Bay Golf Club, Charleston S.C.
Pee Dye Canyon Golf Course, Deer Valley Utah
Lahinch, Doonbeg, Ballybunion, Tralee, Waterville, Ireland
The Ocean Course Cabo Del Sol, Los Cabos Mexico
Portmarnock Golf Club, Dublin Ireland
Bear’s Club, South Florida
The American Club, Kohler Wisc
The Boulders, Arizona
The Broadmoor, Colorado
The Cloister, Sea Island Ga.
The Greenbrier, West Virginia
Teeth of the Dog, Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic
Gauvaberry Golf and Country Club, Dominican Republic
Pinehurst
Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Brandon Dunes
Sea Island Resorts
Pine Valley
Augusta National
Cypress Point Club
Shinnecock Hills
K Club, Ireland160