Activities, Living

5 Honeymoon Destinations for the Adventurous Couple

Newly married couple on a cliff
Couple sitting at the edge of a cliff

Honeymoons are notoriously romantic holidays with nothing but couple-y activities. But, let’s face it, long walks on the beach, candlelit dinners and looking lovingly into your partner’s eyes can be done practically anywhere. If you are looking for something with a little more thrill for your honeymoon, check out one of these destinations:

1. Iceland

Landscape view of Skogafoss waterfall in cool colors, Skogar, Iceland, Europe

Iceland is becoming a favorite destination amongst travelers because of its breathtaking landscapes and rich Viking history. The place has hot springs, geysers and volcanoes surrounded by lava fields, truly giving you that once-in-a-lifetime feeling.

The Ultimate Adventure:

Go scuba diving at the Silfra Fissure. It is the only place in the world that you can dive between a crack in two tectonic plates, which is the meeting point of two continents.

The Romantic Side:

Stop at the Blue Lagoon. Yes, you might find a lot of tourists here, but opt for a private experience to get a luxury spa and sauna experience while you sip on wine in the warm water.

 

2. Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru, ruins, The Incas

Peru boasts incredible amounts of culture and history through ancient cities filled with ruins that are accessible to everyone that chooses to visit. Plus, it is home to one of the incredible natural wonders of the world, Machu Picchu.

The Ultimate Adventure:

Trek the Inca Trail or Salkantay to Machu Picchu, depending on your skill level. This is known as one of the world’s best hikes because of its history and scenic views.

The Romantic Side:

Take a luxury boat cruise through the Amazon and see some amazing wildlife like the pink dolphin!

 

3. Tanzania

Wildebeest in the Serengeti, Tanzania, Africa

The wildlife, the indigenous people and the natural wonders in Tanzania make it a favorite destination for travelers going to Africa. You can visit the ancient tribes of the Maasai people, witness the wildebeest migration or visit the mammoth Mount Kilimanjaro.

The Ultimate Adventure:

Follow the footsteps of Jane Goodall as you trek through nature to see chimpanzees in their natural habitat.

The Romantic Side:

Take a romantic hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti National Park to witness the never-ending beauty of the plains.

 

4. Indonesia

Clouds of thick white smoke emitted by erupting volcano and drifting over ground. Mount Bromo eruption. Tengger Semeru National Park amazing landscape. East Java, Indonesia. Bird’s eye view

Filled with tropical forests, pristine beaches and active volcanoes, Indonesia is one of your typical honeymoon destinations, but you might not have heard about its adventurous side!

The Ultimate Adventure:

Trek through the Sumatra jungles to get a chance to see the wild Orangutans and other primates.

The Romantic Side:

Witness the unmatched sight of the sunrise over Mount Bromo. As the clouds clear, the view is absolutely breathtaking.

 

5. Russia

Carous lake in mountains of Southern Siberia. Ergaki Park. Krasnoyarsk region. Russia

Russia is the place to visit if you are looking for beautiful architecture, world-famous art and rich history. Don’t miss a chance to see the Czars’ palaces, museums and the world-famous Moscow Kremlin.

The Ultimate Adventure:

Book yourself the 25-day motorcycle trip across Siberia. It is the ultimate adventure, and the best place to see all the sights Russia has to offer!

The Romantic Side:

Russia takes pride in its ballets, so don’t miss a chance to spend a romantic night watching one of its legendary shows!

We hope this list helps you pick the ultimate adventure for your honeymoon!

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