30 Bucket List Experiences To Try Before You Die

Almost all of us have a bucket list and at least one of the items on that list includes travel . We’ve scanned the internet to find some of the most interesting destinations and experiences in the world – Your bucket list is about to get longer.

1. Sail to Shipwreck Bay in Greece. Accessible only by boat, this secluded cove is surrounded by sheer limestone cliffs and clear blue water.

Navagio, Zakynthos, Greece.
Navagio, Zakynthos, Greece. Source

2. Get an aerial perspective of the Alaskan Fjords by flying over it in a float plane.

Ketchikan, Alaska
Misty Fjords, Ketchikan, Alaksa. Source

3. Get so close to the skies at Mauna Kea, so close you’ll feel like you can touch the stars.

Mauna Kea, Hawaii
Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Source

4. Complete one of the world’s most challenging and scenic hikes through the Appalachian Mountains. 

Appalachian Trail
Cheoah Bald on the Appalachian Trail, USA. Source

5. Ride on a sled pulled by Siberian Huskies over the Finnish Laplands. 

Husky sled in the Laplands, Finland
Laplands, Finland. Source

6. Walk though spectacular glowing shores and waves that are caused by bio-luminescent plankton.

Bioluminescent plankton in Vaadhoo Island, Maldives
Vaadhoo Island, Maldives. Source

7. Ride with the Kazakh tribe over the Altai Mountains and learn to hunt with Golden Eagles.

Golden eagle Kazhak tribe in the Altai Mountains, Mongolia.
Altai Mountains, Mongolia. Source

8. Hike up the mountains of Sikkim to catch a glimpse of the sun rays draping the mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga.

Mt. Kanchenjunga, viewed from Pelling, Sikkim, India.
Mt. Kanchenjunga, viewed from Pelling, Sikkim, India. Source

9. Admire the patterns and colours of a terraced paddy field while paragliding over them.

Mu Cang Chai paragliding
Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam. Source

10. Savour the different kinds of sushi right at fish markets of Japan.

Sushi at Tsukiji Market, Japan.
Sushi at Tsukiji Market, Japan. Source

11. Look for one of the rarest birds in the world, the Bugun Liocichla, at the Eaglenest Sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh.

Bugun Liocichla spotted at the Eaglenest Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh
Bugun Liocichla spotted at the Eaglenest Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. Source

12. Walk through a surreal and perfect reflection of the horizon at Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia.
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia. Source

13. See one of the most colourful geological wonders at the Zhangye Danxia Geological Park in China.

Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park in Gansu Province, China.
Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park in Gansu Province, China. Source

14. Watch the Aurora Borealis light up the skies from inside a glass igloo.

Glass Igloo Hotel in Kakslauttanen, Finland.
Glass Igloo Hotel in Kakslauttanen, Finland. Source

15. Learn to cook a delicious Tuscan meal from an expert chef in Tuscany itself.

Tuscan food, Italy
Tuscany, Italy. Source

16. Go on a winding road trip at Chapman’s Peak Drive along the Atlantic Coast.

Chapman’s Peak Drive, South Africa.
Chapman’s Peak Drive, South Africa. Source

17. Track down the rare and elusive snow leopards at Hemis National Park in Ladakh.

Hemis NP, Ladakh, India.
Hemis National Park, Ladakh, India. Source

18. Live like royalty in a palace hotel of Rajasthan.

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, Rajasthan. Source

19. Watch highly sociable penguins march over the icy lands of Antarctica. 

Penguins in Antarctica.
Penguins in Antarctica. Source

20. Go dune bashing in a four wheel drive over the deserts of Dubai.

Dune bashing in Dubai.
Dune bashing in Dubai. Source

21. Challenge you mind, body, and spirit by riding a motorcycle through the highest motorable pass in the world at Khardung La.

Khardung La Pass, Ladakh.
Khardung La Pass, Ladakh. Source

22. Tread over the boardwalk of Plitvice Lakes Waterfalls in Croati.

Boardwalk over Plitvice National Park, Croatia.
Boardwalk over Plitvice National Park, Croatia. Source

23. Take a cruise through the mighty Nile River.

Nile River Cruise, Egypt.
Nile River Cruise, Egypt. Source

24. Hike through the gorges of Zion National park and complete the Narrow’s Trail.

The Narrows, Zion National Park, Utah.
The Narrows, Zion National Park, Utah. Source

25. Ride a dirt bike across the White Rim Trail of the Grand Canyons.

The White Rim Trai,  Canyonlands National Park, USA.
The White Rim Trai, Canyonlands National Park, USA. Source

26.Dive into the clearest seas at Koh Lipe, Thailand.

Koh Lipe, Thailand.
Koh Lipe, Thailand. Source

27. Skinny dip in the hot springs of Iceland.

Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, Iceland.
Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, Iceland. Source

28. Ride a hot air balloon over Gstaad, Switzerland.

Gstaad, Switzerland.
Gstaad, Switzerland. Source

29. Kayak among icebergs at Columbia Glacier, Alaska.

Columbia Glacier, Alaska.
Columbia Glacier, Alaska. Source

30. If anyone calls you when you are here, you can actually say Timbuktoo and you wouldn’t be lying. 

Timbuktu, North of Mali, Africa.
Timbuktu, North of Mali, Africa. Source

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