Do you want your next vacations to be absolutely amazing and unforgettable? Why not jump into the void from the tallest and most attractive places in the world. Below are 5 destinations for thrill seekers, guaranteed to make your stomach drop and your adrenaline level rise.
1. Skydiving over Mount Everest
Imagine free-falling over the tallest mountain range in the world while admiring its untouched, peaceful, and breathtaking landscapes. Throughout decades, adventurers have attempted the ascension of Mount Everest. Today thrill seekers instead of climbing it, rather drop from thousands of feet onto its summit. Can you think of a better skydiving experience?
2. Hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro
The beaches of Rio are among the most beautiful in the world. While tens of thousands of tourists take the cable ride to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain to contemplate the scenic shorelines of Copacabana, you could fly like a bird over the most beautiful attractions of the Brazilian metropolis, from the Guanabara Bay to the Tijuca National Forest and beyond.
3. White water rafting down the Futaleufu River – Chile
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The Futaleufu is one of the most dangerous rivers in the world, and one of the most challenging, even for rafting experts. Thrill seekers will love the excitement of maneuvering down the powerful waters of the Futaleufu River. But everyone will be sensible to the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the Chilean Patagonia and its Andes.
4. Mokai Gravity Canyon, New Zealand
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The Flying Fox zipline experience is one of the most exhilarating experience you will ever have. Even the greatest adrenaline junky will feel his stomach drop as he speeds more than 3280 feet at more than 100 mph at almost 600 feet over the river. Hard to think of a more thrilling way to awe at the marvelous landscape of the Kiwi Taihape than this zipline.
5. Base Jumping off the Kjerag Mountain, Norway
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The Lysefjord region is one of the most beautiful places in Norway and the world. Tourists come here to go on a kayak or boat tour on the Fjord, to hike the Preikestolen or to stand on the renowned Kjeragbolten. However extreme sportsmen come to base jump off the Kjerag Mountain from an altitude of more than 3,600 feet. Not for those afraid of height!
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