Top 5 Destinations For Adrenaline Junkies – Land

Mixing heart-pumping action with the bliss of a revitalizing yoga retreat is the perfect yin and yang duo for yoga-adrenaline junkies. Imagine a place where you can quench our thirst for thrills, and afterwards be balanced out by the grounded energy of yoga.

Interested? Look no further. YovadaLife has narrowed down the most exciting destinations for adrenaline junkies who are seeking an adventure yoga retreat!

Mount Kilimanjaro Trek and Sun Salute Yoga Retreat in Tanzania, Africa

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You’ll reach unimaginable heights with the G Adventures Mount Kilimanjaro Trek in Tanzania, Africa. At 16,000 feet above sea level, Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s largest dormant volcanic mountain peak.

This trek is not for the faint of heart. You’ll need to put in some hard work and perseverance to complete this trek. G Adventures trek package includes meals, sleeping accommodations on the mountain, support staff guides, and all fees associated with your climbing permit, which makes everything super simple and easy.

You’ll want to unwind after your incredible accomplishment. Make your way to a rejuvenating yoga retreat with Sun Salute, also in Tanzania and situated near the Indian Ocean. Here you’ll be treated to daily yoga classes in the Kula yoga tradition and focus on breath-centered teaching principles. A safari, daily meditations, spice tour, sunset cruise, meals, and all accommodations are included in this unforgettable experience.

Mountain Bike Adventures and Yoga on the Rocks in Moab, Utah

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Utah undoubtedly has some of the most incredible landscape in North America. With enchanting deserts, awesome rock formations and nighttime stars that shine so bright you almost feel as if you could pluck one right out of the sky, Utah is one of Mother Earth’s gifts to all of us.

For yogi’s who get their thrills from challenging mountain bike treks, check out Rim Tours Mountain Bike Adventures. With over 10 different tours to choose from depending on your skill level, trip duration and season you wish to travel, Rim Tours offers single and multi-day tours that include your bike rental, gear and lunch.

Your endorphins will need to wind down after a few days of tackling the bike trails. Head over to a glamping yoga retreat with daily meditation, hiking, inclusive lodging & food, and expertly led yoga classes. This retreat is designed to focus on the connection we have to Mother Nature, our inner self and with one another.

Caminito del Rey Hike and Adventure Yoga Retreat in Andalucia, Spain

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The Caminito del Rey hike has suffered it’s share of controversy… formerly known as the “world’s most dangerous hike,” this trek through the El Chorro gorge in the beautiful Andalucian region of Spain provides immeasurable exhilaration. Marbella Escapes prepares you for this grueling hike by offering tours that include transportation, admission fees, lunch, and a swim at Embalses del Conde del Guadalhorce.

You’ll need to unwind after this demanding experience. Look no further than the expertly crafted yoga retreats at Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre. With a vast array of retreats ranging from restorative, vinyasa, goddess boot camps, self empowerment, and prenatal yoga, there is a yoga style for everyone. Gourmet organic vegetarian meals are inclusive in the price, as well as impeccable amenities such as a salt water pool, sauna and an organic farm & garden.

Cave Rappelling and Ak’bol Yoga Retreat & Eco Resort in Belize, Central America

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Experience the jaw dropping sensation of rappelling into the abyss of the “mother of all caves” in Belize, in the Maya Mountains. Your mission at Caves Branch begins with a demanding hike to the mouth of Actun Loch Tunich. A rainforest canopy greets you as you snuggle into your safety harness. After rappelling deep into a black hole over 300 feet deep, you’ll make your way to the cave floor where you’ll be treated to a well deserved lunch.

After another arduous hike back out of the cave, rest and relaxation will be mandatory. The Ak’bol Yoga Retreat & Eco Resort in San Pedro Town awaits you with a stunning beach backdrop, thatched cabanas and a soul kitchen. Retreats range in duration and yoga traditions, including vinyasa, yoga nidra and power yoga. Vegetarian and vegan dining options are included in the price of this memorable retreat.

Dune Buggying and Surf Yoga in Morocco, Africa

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Imagine the enchanting, exotic mystique of Marrakesh, Morocco, and soon your mind will be transfixed upon the thrills that await you at Dunes and Deserts with an incredible dune buggying tour in the rocky hills of Palm Grove. High Atlas peaks surround you as you suit up in safety gear and take to the desert hills in your high-powered Yamaha Rhino dune buggy.

After your exhausting day excursion, you’ll look forward to a new, much more relaxed adventure at Surf Star Morocco. Their unique pairing of yoga with surfing will make your retreat experience one to remember. Ashtanga and various hatha yoga traditions are included in your stay. You can also expect delicious Moroccan meals, mats & props, daily surf lessons, argan oil massages, free airport transfers, and ocean view room accommodations. There’s no time like the present to immerse yourself in this exceptional experience.

Looking for even more adrenaline thrills? Check out Leah’s article on fun activities around the world thrill seekers can do from high up, including bungee jumping, paragliding and skydiving!

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Leah Van Der Kooy
Leah Van Der Kooy

As a writer, yoga teacher and world-traveler, I have been lucky to live in some of the most incredible places on earth. Along the way, my curiosity about new cultures and the connectedness that happens when I step outside my comfort zone, have unveiled a depth of experience in my life that remains unmatched by anything other than travel. I travel, therefore, I am. Currently based in The Hague in The Netherlands, my recent projects include hosting a travel series for CNN.com and writing for a handful of travel based publications. I can usually be found contemplating my next fresh story idea or on my yoga mat. More likely than not, good food and a delicious cup of tea is involved. Follow me at offthemaindrag.com and on Twitter @leahvanderkooy

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