Are you the kind of couple who craves a little adrenaline rush alongside your fine dine and wine? If yes, then it’s time for you to give up on the idea of clicking those oh-so-romantic selfies under the Eiffel tower and consider the offbeat road less taken destinations that offer tons of activities to quench that desire. Here's our list of honeymoon destinations for the couple who likes a bit of adventure. Read on…
A bit too much? But if you are the kind who likes to take a walk on the wild side, trust us, it’s a unique and once in a lifetime experience. Feel the adrenaline rush and the sense of excitement of being so close to these amazing creatures. The lions roam freely amongst you offering an opportunity of being in close contact with them. Under the supervision and guidance of the lion handlers, you can get even closer, interact with them, and watch them climb trees. This is a dream vacay for animal lovers.
2. A hiker’s dream come true: Peru
Machu Picchu in Peru has got one of the most stunning views in the world and is known as a hiker’s paradise and it really will be a treat for those 7-10 days after marriage. Your trek to the top will yield breathtaking views of the surrounding ancient Inca ruins. Besides the world-famous ruins of Machu Picchu, try Paracas, Peru's own version of the Hamptons.
3. Take 1,700 steps to the Amalfi Coast: Italy
If you have Italy on your mind, then you can’t miss out on the Amalfi Coast. Apparently, it has over 1,700 steps from the top of the town to the sandy beach below. It sounds exerting, but we bet the daily hike is worth to all the effort. Whether you decide to spend time with your partner walking along the coastline or enjoy the view from the top sipping on some amazing cocktails, this quaint and scenic locale will make you glad you chose it.
4. Skydive, zip line or adventure through caves: New Zealand
Hike through unbelievable terrain, tour the coastline and waterways by kayak, heck, you can even skydive, zip line or adventure through caves! Bonus - you will be sure to grab all the attention on social media by clicking some kickass Instagram worthy pictures. We’re itching to get there ourselves!
5. Explore the city of 14 islands: Stockholm
Stockholm, not a very common destination but a must visit. Apart from being a beautiful city, it's starkly different from any other European city. The historical architecture around the city is marvelous and just the fact that the city is actually situated on fourteen islands connected by bridges is fascinating. For a couple, it is a perfect city to roam around with beautiful gardens and stunning boat rides. It also offers a great variety of food especially desserts. Stockholm is also a good starting point for tripping through the Scandinavian countries too.
6. The land of snow: Iceland
Everyone has Iceland on their bucket list, and for all the right reasons. If you are a water baby, for once, give a miss to the beaches and hike through the immensely beautiful terrain, waterfalls, and the most breathtaking roads. The best months to see the stunning Northern Lights are February, March, September and October. They’re sure to make it the most unforgettable trip you will ever take.
Are you up for a wild west holiday? Are you game for Nordic skiing, fly fishing, mountain biking and even dogsledding? Then head over to Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Book a stay in the plush cabins of Dunton Hot Springs and you will be in for a spooky honeymoon that's set in the 19th-century ghost mining town. Also, it is the home to five sulfur-free hot springs that would rejuvenate you like nothing else.
8. Exotic wildlife: Galapagos Islands
You’ve probably read about this province of Ecuador, now book your tickets already - but only if you're a big fan of exotic wildlife. It’s pretty much the capital of wildlife viewing. If you're game for massive tortoises, marine iguanas and blue-footed boobies, head for Galapagos now. The stay at Galapagos gets even better in the Pikaia Lodge which is set atop a volcanic crater. Thrilling, isn't it? There's more, you can take a swim with the Galapagos penguins and sea lions, go kayaking and can bike through tortoise reserves. You two are going to have a blast!