Last year, we talked about the magic of pink sand beaches, the ideal getaway for a couple looking for a romantic escape. However, if lazing on paradise beaches isn’t quite your cup of tea for a romantic getaway, we understand! This year, we’re rounding up our favourite selection of adventure tours for couples. Want even more inspiration? Browse our dedicated section on tailor-made tours for couples!
The landscapes of Iceland truly feel like something out of another dimension. From icy mountains to shifting lava fields, nowhere else can you observe the earth constantly changing and reforming as you can in Iceland. Of course, is there anything more romantic than witnessing the celestial dance of the Northern Lights with your significant other? Tour the sites of the Golden Circle at your own pace, lingering to take in awe-inspiring landscapes and marvel at the icy splendour of nature here. Learn more about travelling in Iceland with Evaneos.
Travel deep into the heart of Menabe in Western Madagascar, a land of lush tropical landscapes. Start off in Itasy and hike through the volcanic mountains that ring the iconic lake. Then, head west into Bongolava to take a trek through the naturally carved up ‘lavaka hills’. Spend cosy nights around a campfire, appreciating the atmosphere of this gorgeous setting. From here, you can start your canoeing adventure down the Manambolo, past some of the mesmerising sights of Western Madagascar. You will see the charming village of Ankavandra from high above and have the chance to spot the wildlife along the river banks. Your course will take you through the centre of the Tsingy desert, a land of strikingly hued limestone formations, and you will get to camp on the sandy promontory that lines the river banks. Learn more about travelling in Madagascar with Evaneos.
Crossing the mountains that span the eastern Armenian Highlands can be an excellent opportunity to bond with your partner and have a brief respite from the rest of the world. First, in sturdy snowshoes, go on a series of hikes across the magnificent mountains of the Caucasus. Start at the foothills of Mount Aragats, surrounded by vistas of vast snow-capped mountains. End your trek in the pristine Dilijan National Park with its mirror-surfaced freshwater lakes and verdant forests. Along the way, you will stop at several fascinating monasteries, built at the height of the middle ages, which tell the story of this land in the Caucasus that is considered the first nation to adopt Christianity. Learn more about travelling in Armenia with Evaneos.
Strap yourself in and get ready for adventure because New Zealand’s thrills are non-stop. There are the traditional adrenaline junkie activities New Zealand is known for: zip-lining, skydiving, and bungee-jumping. However, did you know you could also go caving and heli-hiking in New Zealand? In Waitomo, you will get the opportunity of descend into the endless darkness of Ruakuri Cave. Alongside your expert guide, find your way through a series of caverns eerily lit by thousands of glow worms. Then on South Island, take on the challenge of traversing Fox Glacier. With the aid of a helicopter, you will be able to access remote and stunning parts of the glacier and explore the ice caves formed by slow-moving ice flows. Learn more about travelling in New Zealand with Evaneos.
Dive headfirst into the cultural delights and natural wonders of Nepal. In a series of hikes and treks, get to World Peace Pagoda. As you complete the challenging trek to reach the World Peace Pagoda, and are confronted by the panoramic views of the Himalayas all around you, the tranquillity and utter peace of this part of the world steals over you. Revel in the sense of calm along with your partner, and feel your daily worries ebb away. Further, explore other famous locations set high in the Himalayas: there is Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, and Bhaktapur, an ancient temple city. Learn more about travelling in Nepal with Evaneos.
For a duo of adventure seekers, look no further than the solitary wilderness of Patagonia. Hiking through the soaring peaks and sparkling glaciers of Patagonia can be the perfect way to get some quality time with your partner. It is a land of outsized landscapes, containing mountains, forests, grasslands and deserts within its vast expanses. Explore such wonders as Nahuel Huapi National Park, a land of endless lakes and mountains, and the pristine beauty of Perito Moreno Glacier. Finally, be sure to stopover in the town of Bariloche, to sample the chocolate it’s famed for. Learn more about travelling in Patagonia with Evaneos.