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
  • Iceland by Icebike adventure and do the heli bike 
  • 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

                 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

          House Boat Cruise Lines

  • 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
  • Mount Blanc circumvent 
  • Camino de Santiago
  • Haute Route:  Chamonix to Zermatt, Switzerland
  • 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, Colorad
  • Glacier National Park, Montana
  • Kax Tax Range and the Baima Nature Reserve, China
  • Torres del Paine Patagonia by Tierra De Patagonia
  • Xingu Amazon
  •  Slovenia’s Julian Alps

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, Moscow to Iran 
  • 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
  • Bernina Express, Switzerland
  • Train in Clouds – Tren a Las Nubes from Salta to Chilean Border
  • Andean Explorer, Peru
  • Venice Simplon by Belmond
  • Copper Canynon, Mexico
  • The Ghan, Australia
  • Hanoi to Lao Cai, Vietnam

 

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, Ireland