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Encyclopedia > Adventure travel

Adventure tourism is a type of niche tourism involving exploration or travel to remote areas, where the traveller should expect the unexpected. Adventure tourism is rapidly growing in popularity as tourists seek unusual holidays, different from the typical beach vacation. More than 3 million tourists visited the Taj Mahal in Agra, India in 2004. ... Exploration is the act of searching or traveling for the purpose of discovery, e. ... 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 travelling 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. More than 3 million tourists visited the Taj Mahal in Agra, India in 2004. ...


See also

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. ...

External links

  • Adventure Travel Trade Association

 
 

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