After a disaster that was 2020, it is finally time to go out of our reluctant comfort zones and dare to try new things. A vacation is always a good idea. So if you’ve been feeling smothered by your daily rut, and want something to get that juices flowing, then why don’t make it an active vacation? After all, such a trip will surely make you feel happier, fitter and healthier.
Plus, you will also feel refreshed and energized after this type of experience. For that reason, here are some amazing active vacation ideas that will get you out of your slumber and make you feel alive again.
Visit a yoga retreat in Bali, Indonesia
If you’ve been feeling a little inactive, then maybe it’s best to go to a yoga retreat that combines the grace of yoga, with other mindful practices and activities. Immersing yourself in mindfulness will help you remain grounded and centered, which is important if you enjoy adrenaline-filled activities.
Bali is the number one destination for this, which isn’t surprising, considering that it’s one of the most exciting Asian destinations in general. There is a wide variety of Balinese retreat choices, from affordable to luxurious. Also, if you might be worried that yoga won’t be exciting enough, it’s possible to find retreats that combine yoga and surfing, or even yoga and martial arts.
Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal
Kathmandu is a beautiful capital city of Nepal, a south Asian country mostly located in the Himalayas, which means numerous outdoor trekking opportunities. But the capital city of Kathmandu is lively and eclectic, and this is also where the majority of volunteer work is based. The meaningful volunteering projects are mostly focused on improving women’s education, childcare, teaching English to locals, sustainable agriculture, and NGO support. Therefore, if you want to combine your active vacation with some altruistic efforts, then Nepal is definitely the country you should visit.
Be brave and try skydiving in Dubai
Dubai is one of the most fast-developing cities in the world. It’s also home to Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world. Sure, Dubai may not be your ideal idea of adventure, since this city is commonly known for its glamorous hotels and lavish shopping centers. But, if you’re a fan of skydiving, or you just want to give it a shot, then Dubai is the place to be.
Skydiving also gives you a unique chance to see Dubai from a totally different perspective, while free-falling from a plane. All the iconic landmarks such as Palm Islands will be lying below you. Skydiving is one of the best adrenaline-inducing activities, especially in hot Dubai weather.
Book a fishing charter in Narooma, Australia
Fishing is often stereotyped as this zen activity, that requires stillness and silence in order to catch a single fish. But, this Australian experience is far from boring and quiet because when you book fishing charters in Narooma, in New South Wales, you’ll be amazed by the amount of effort and strength it takes to catch some heavier fish. Aside from action-packed fishing experiences, the coastal town Narooma offers a few other hiking and sightseeing opportunities, such as visiting Montague Island, an offshore National Park And Wildlife Reserve.
Feel glamorous while skiing in the Alps, Switzerland
Switzerland is the ultimate destination for all things luxury. However, it’s also a great place if you want to get that adrenaline going. In case you enjoy skiing and other types of winter sports, then Switzerland must be on your to-visit list. The Swiss Alps are gorgeous and perfect for every active traveler, especially during the winter. Alpine accommodation options include luxurious chalets, surrounded by beautiful lakes and lush forests. Besides, skiing is a wonderful family activity, mainly if you’re looking to have an active vacation with your family.
Learn how to surf in Hawaii, The USA
Hawaii is known as a luxurious vacation spot, with its lavish resorts, and beautiful beaches. And all of that is amazing, but if you want to experience Hawaii at its full potential, then this is the place where you should try surfing. If you don’t know how to surf, then the good news is there’s a special camp house that you can stay at Surf Hawaii’s Surf School, a retreat on the northern shore of Oahu. You’ll get the best surfing lessons from world experts, plus you’ll get a chance to do some yoga as well. But, it’s important to take care of everything at home before going on a trip, so you’ll be able to have a laidback and fun vacation.
Some people prefer to relax on the beach, while others enjoy adrenaline and action. These vacation ideas are ideal for all adrenaline lovers, as they offer a perfect blend of action-filled activities and gorgeous nature. As long as you learn about your destination beforehand, you’ll have the time of your life enjoying the excitement and having all the fun.