Top 5 Destinations For An Adventurous Volunteering Travel

calendar_today July 23, 2015
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Volunteering abroad is one way that is significantly transforming the course of traveling abroad by clubbing adventure excursions with humanitarian work abroad. While some like to trek their way up to the pinnacles, others like to explore the depth of blue oceans. But then there is always a set of travelers who crave both.

Here are the top 5 destinations to experience the thrill of trekking in the hills and enjoy the beaches which happen to be popular Volunteering destinations as well:

1. India

Trekking Options: Most parts of Himachal Pradesh state, in Northern India, provide some of the best trekking trails in the country. A trek to Triund via Dharamsala is one of the most popular trek trips amongst local and abroad backpackers. Palampur is the nearest volunteer destination to Dharamsala, providing ease of executing both tasks.

Beach Options: The Indian coastline is majorly created by the Indian Ocean. This provides a plethora of beach options in the country, especially, towards the western and Southwestern parts. Goa is considered to be the hub for beach fanatics.


2. Vietnam

Trekking Options: The entire Northern region of Vietnam provides some really exciting trekking trails. With districts such as Mai Chau, Sapa Valley, and Lang Bian Mountain, volunteers can choose a variety of levels of trekking.

Beach Options: If Northern Vietnam is a platform for adventurous mountain trails, the Southern part of the country is the key provider of some of the best beaches, not just in Vietnam, but globally. Nha Trang is one of the most sought-after and tourist hot spot beaches in Vietnam, which is pretty close to Ho Chi Minh City.


3. Tanzania

Trekking Options: Mt. Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania, which is the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Need I say more?

Beaches Options: Zanzibar, the Tanzanian archipelago, is a hub for some of the most scintillating beaches in all of Africa. The villages of Nungwi and Kendwa have a series of beaches and resorts.


4. Peru

Trekking Options: The world-famous Inca trail to the historic location of Machu Picchu is one trek option that every traveler experiences. And the best part is, there is not just one but several trails that ultimately lead to the great Machu Picchu, set in the highs of the Andes mountains. It starts from the city of Cuzco.

Beach Options: The beaches in Peru are considered to be one of the best for a great surfing experience in the entire continent. Mancora Beach, especially, is burgeoned with tourist footfall all year round.


5. Australia

Trekking Options: With Blue Mountain, Cradle Mountain, Larapinta trail, and several huge national parks, Australia is a brilliant abode for some of the most enthralling mountaineering adventures.

Beach Options: Australia is surrounded from all sides by the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Not sufficient still? Australia is home to the largest archipelago in the world, The Great Barrier Reef. There you have it!


Why settle for one when you can enjoy both? Choose from these 5 magnificent destinations to experience a thrilling volunteer traveling abroad. Book your volunteering destination Today!


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