1. Backpacking in Spain:
Go solo or with a bunch of your best buds, Spain is one of the best places to just take some clothes and a few essentials and just hop into the airplane. Travel across the various shades this city has to offer.
2. Carnival in Rio:
Be it for the culture vultures or for the party lovers, the grandeur, beauty, masks, costumes, sets of the Rio Carnival enthralls its visitors. So what better place to spend your February right?
3. Sky Diving in Switzerland:
Make it the first and the most memorable sky dive on the Swiss Alps. With the spectacular beauty of the mountains and the snow around, let the adventure beast inside of you come alive.
4. Oktoberfest in Berlin:
30s is not too late to miss the world’s largest beer festival and travelling funfair. Oktoberfest, a two week beer festival held every year between mid- September and first week of October in Munich attracts Beer lovers from all over the World.
5. Stay at the ice hotels and see the Northern Lights in the Swedish Lapland:
Well there’s no age limit to see the Northern Lights but what better way to spend your 30s than staying in the ice hotels in the Swedish Lapland and being mesmerized by the beauty of the Northern Lights?
6. Trek up to Machu Picchu:
You do not want to miss the trek to one of the 7 wonders of the World. Machu Picchu, Peru is an Incan citadel, high in the Andes Mountains. It is renowned for its sophisticated dry-stone walls that fuse huge blocks without the use of mortar, intriguing buildings that play on astronomical alignments, and panoramic views. Though the exact former use is still a mystery, maybe you can be the one to solve it!
7. Safari in Kenya:
Discover those exotic and rare jungle dwellers in the Maasai Mara national reserve in Kenya. It is indeed done the African Way!
8. Bungee in New Zealand:
New Zealand maybe regarded as a quiet, scenic island country. But that doesn’t stop it being one of the best countries for the adventure activities. Head to Queenstown in south island for your awaited Bungee Jump!
9. Explore Corals at the Great Barrier Reef:
Go Scuba in the Great Barrier Reef, off the cost of Queensland, Australia and explore the corals underneath. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living thing on Earth, and even visible from outer space! With over 900 islands stretching for over 2600 kilometers, it is as big as Italy. Jump into the reef and explore the variety of colour corals and a host of species of the aquatic life.
10. Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia:
You do have a plethora of Hot Air Ballooning options, but here’s why Cappadocia is so special to us. Hot air Ballooning in Cappadocia lets you experience spectacular surrealistic landscapes which are combined with excellent flying conditions. This allows the balloons to gently drift over and between fairy chimneys, pigeon houses hewn into the unique rock formations, orchards and vineyards. These Balloons float through awe-inspiring valleys, each with distinctive rock formations, colors and features and then float up over rippled ravines for breathtaking views over the region.
11. Cycling in Poland:
Yes you read it correctly! Other than the usual cycling cities you can also explore Poland on a bi-cycle! From the vast Carpathian Mountains to the history and culture of the nation, all can be explored on a bi-cycle.
12. Explore Budapest on foot:
Very few cities welcome its visitors and gives a tour of their city for free. You can explore Budapest on foot for free. Just join in the group at their central point and find the person holding a Red Umbrella! Explore the history, culture and food of Budapest as seen by a Hungarian!
13. Hike up to Great Wall of China:
Your bucket list of places to visit in your 30’s is incomplete if it doesn’t include hiking up the Great Wall of China! With hikes starting 03, 05, 07 and even stretching up to 11 days, the journey, the adrenaline rush, the view the experience is worth your tedious efforts. For not so adventure enthusiasts, a day trip is also enough to have the once in a lifetime experience!
14. Garden Route, South Africa:
No road trip bucket list is complete without the Garden Route, South Africa in it. The scenic route stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River. Along the way varied vegetation, numerous lakes and lagoons will be loyal companions.