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3 jaw-dropping adventure destinations for 2017

Tuesday, 24 January 2017
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DonÔÇÖt listen to what they say. Go see!

Travel is not just a goal, itÔÇÖs a journey, a journey of life itself. However, itÔÇÖs not easy to just take off whenever you want to wherever you want. ThereÔÇÖs much to be planned, that includes taking some time off from work, ensuring you have the money saved up, and co-ordinating schedules with your loved ones and family. Buying flight tickets at discounted rates, getting great hotel deals if booked in advance, and availing some fantastic offers on prepaid travel cards such as gocash enable you to plan without the stress.

A list of destinations that youÔÇÖd most like to visit is a good place to start and we can give you a leg-up with our recommended list of travel destinations. WeÔÇÖre starting with a list of 3 best adventure destinations, because we believe that every life deserves a little bit of adrenaline rush. Our travel recommendations are based on National GeographicÔÇÖs lists for some of the best adventure and nature trips of 2017.



So letÔÇÖs get the party started shall we?

Cloud Forests, Ecuador ÔÇô The forests of EcuadorÔÇÖs Choco region in South America are considered to be a biodiversity hotspot, with one of the richest depositories of plant and animal life on the planet. Great for ardent birders, nature lovers or outdoor enthusiasts, EcuadorÔÇÖs Cloud Forests offer something for everyone. From guided night walks to ziplining on a Sky Bike or sitting in an open-air gondola for some breathtaking views of the forests, Cloud Forests definitely top our list of must-visit travel destinations.

Best time to go: ItÔÇÖs a year-round destination though mid-June to early October is drier than February to April when there could be daily rainfall.

Baja, Mexico ÔÇô If you want to experience the magnificence of the oceans, then the Baja California peninsula is a treasure trove of marine life, the likes of which you will rarely see. Ginormous gray whales, manta rays, the great white sharks are the staple in the waters of this region. Snorkel, kayak or take a cruise and feel the wonder of GodÔÇÖs creation when you visit Baja California. If youÔÇÖve always dreamt of close encounters of the jaw-dropping kind, then Baja California, in Mexico is a must-visit.

Best time to go: December to April for whale watching.

Finland ÔÇô The land of lakes, Finland with 188,000 lakes and 180,000 islands, is a travelerÔÇÖs delight. Finland has national parks, wilderness areas and hiking trails that make this country of northern Europe an absolute delight. With a quarter of its territory lying in the Arctic Circle, you can enjoy the Northern Lights of Finland in 2017, the year of their centennial celebrations. With spots filled with hot saunas to reindeer farms, make Finland one of your most memorable destinations this year.

Best time to go: February to early May for skiing, June to August for biking, hiking, kayaking and September to March for the Northern lights.

So gear up for your travels in 2017 and start making your bookings. But remember, donÔÇÖt forget to buy travel insurance or better still, get free travel insurance with travel cards .
Go explore, itÔÇÖs a beautiful world.

Last modified on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 07:14