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Encyclopedia > Adventure tourism

Adventure tourism is a type of niche tourism involving exploration or travel to remote areas, where the traveler should expect the unexpected. Adventure tourism is rapidly growing in popularity as tourists seek unusual holidays, different from the typical beach vacation. Tourists at Oahu island, Hawaii Tourism is the act of travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes, and also refers to the provision of services in support of this act. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Travel is the transport of people on a trip or journey. ... 90 mile beach Australia A beach or strand is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, shingle, cobble, or even shell along the shoreline of a body of water. ...


Adventure tourism typically involves traveling into remote, inaccessible and possibly hostile areas. It may include the performance of acts that require significant effort and grit and may also involve some degree of risk.Adventure Tourism becoming more and more Famous specially among youth. India is not a country but a world in itself. Here one can find World's biggest river for rafting & endless mountains for trekking. It is a country who have somthing for every kind of Adventure lover. Tourists at Oahu island, Hawaii Tourism is the act of travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes, and also refers to the provision of services in support of this act. ...


For Mountainerring and Trekking one can go to Sikkim ,the home of mighty Kunchnjanga & situated within eastern himalayas. Jummu & Kashmir the heaven on earth.The place for Ski lovers& wonderful for backpackers.Himachal one of the best sites for Pargaliding in World and famous for beautiful gentle hills & Where glaciers are not far from mainland. Uttranchal a place where every single person wants to go, famous for valley of flowers and for Shiva Dhams & Last but not least Leh & Ladakh the cold deasert of India a place where one cannot find Trees and find really cold and different culture and a starting point for Extreame tourism lovers.


For Rafting India is heaven the rivers like Ganga,Teesta,and Brahamaputra provide rafters a real thrill & challange.

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Backpacking in the Grand Teton National Park, United States Backpacking (also tramping or trekking in some countries) is the complete combination of hiking and camping. ... Extreme tourism is a type of niche tourism involving travel to dangerous places (mountains, jungles, deserts, caves, etc. ... River Trekking is one type of hiking and outdoor activities, particularly popular in Hong Kong. ... Rafting is a recreational activity utilizing a raft to navigate a river or other body of water. ...

External links

  • Adventure Travel Trade Association
  • Haliburton Height - Geo Holidays, Wigamog Villas Geo Holiday members have access to the world's largest vacation exchange organization with over 3,700 resorts in more than 100 countries
  • World Expeditions

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The sum of the phenomena and relationships arising from the interactions of adventure touristic activities with the natural environment away from the participant's usual residence area and containing elements of risk in which the outcome is influenced by the participation, setting, and the organizer of the tourist's experience (Sung, 1996).
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