Many men and women over 50 seek adventure holidays instead of the traditional festivities. These singles are abandoning old ideas and leaving their nests for destinations most people dream of. Today’s over-the-hill gang is traveling to destinations across the globe only to get an adrenaline rush.
Holidays consisting of trekking among wildlife, biking, and cultural tours are just the beginning. Seniors are living their best lives on the road again or rather, in the air. With this new attitude, adventure holidays for singles over 50 are sure to flourish. Let’s explore a few of the best adventure holidays in the world.
African safari holidays never seem to lose their popularity. It’s for anyone who wants to lodge in an open canvas and experience life among the buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, and lions close up. There are spectacular safari packages that include boat travel and trekking.
Visit Uganda and see the incredible Kibale Forest, Lake Mburo, and Murchison Falls, but that’s not all. Seniors can hop on a boat cruise and get a first-hand glimpse of the crocodiles and hippos. Don’t miss witnessing the Bigodi Swamp and thepeculiar birds who camp out there.
Flying safaris are unique adventure holiday ideas. That is if you’re into seeing the breathtaking extremities of the Masai Mara National Park from a distance. You can tour Kenya any time of the year and see the wild game. There are plenty of zebras, leopards, antelopes, and other magnificent wildebeest. The park is also home to the vulnerable black rhino. Take a tailor-made tour or call and ask about extreme adventure vacations.
If there was an activity or adventure to describe what being free feels like, sailing is one of them. To have the wind blow through your hair while listening to the splashing sounds of the waves is nothing less than heavenly. Yes, the canvas can do miracles, but don’t take anybody’s word for it. Take matters into your own hands and learn to sail!
In the past few years, trekking has gained more popularity with single travel groups. Excursions seem to be the selling point for adventure holidays package. Travelagencies are expanding their market and offering trekking holidays to destinations in the Himalayas.
We spend mornings trekking 6-13 km each day, with heights reaching up to 1,680-2,000 meters. Groups will arrive at the lodge where lunch is waiting. Enjoy the rest of the day relaxing with travel mates, snoozing in a lounge chair, or applying heat patches.
Cooking may not be the adventure you originally thought about, but more people are inquiring about cooking-themed vacations. It’s popular because of the interest in cultural authenticity and the numerous cooking shows.
Take your taste buds to the world’s top destinations for a culinary vacation. Experience Argentina, France, Greece, India, and Italy for everything you could ever want in a diverse and savory holiday. Enjoy the local cuisine while exploring the sea to the mountains and rivers.
Seychelles is not exactly an adventurous holiday either, but it wins the award for outdoor vacations for couples.Many people describe the lavishness of Seychelles as “paradise on earth.” Resting just off the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is too rich not to see if you’re ever in East Africa. Once you go there, you will want to go again.
Fall in love with the light tropical beaches, the oversized tortoises, and the many species of exotic plant and birdlife. The best times to travel to Seychelles are just after fall (October/November) and spring (April/May) begins. If you’re looking for an affordable, but luxurious adventure holidays for singles over 50, this is it.