24 Best Adventures in 2024
Original post: Another World Adventures
I hope you’re having an adventurous start to 2024.
Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or just testing the waters of your adventurous spirit, I’ve curated an exhilarating list of 24 awe-inspiring experiences that should come with a spoiler alert as they’re likely to redefine your concept of adventure.
I’ve organised them by ‘at sea’ and ‘on land’ to link to the trip page on the website. I hope they inspire you to gear up for an extraordinary year filled with unforgettable escapades in 2024.
Here we go … get ready to start packing!
Embark as a teammate in a transatlantic voyage on a Challenge 67 from France to USA in May or back the other way in June.
Explore old Viking routes on a historic family run ex-herring drifter and sail to Iceland from Scotland with this hands-on voyage.
Join a leg of the celebrated two-year conservation mission Darwin200 to retrace Darwin’s famous journey aboard a uniquely restored, three masted schooner.
Immerse yourself in one of the world’s last wildernesses as hands-on crew of a 22-day sailing expedition to Antarctica.
Answer the call of the wild and set sail for a transatlantic voyage aboard a classic brigantine across the North Atlantic from Caribbean to Azores to the UK.
Be one of the lucky ones to explore some of the 350 islands that make up the Exuma – an archipelago in the Bahamas – aboard a luxury 53ft catamaran. Think swimming pigs, exotic iguanas great sailing and good company.
Rather than sailing from the Caribbean back to Europe in March, the owner of this exceptional 51ft sailing yacht plans to head for the Pacific…Details are being confirmed so if you’re keen for info let me know.
Sail Around the World ARC 57ft yacht
The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) is the largest trans-ocean sailing event in the world. Join this round-the-world adventure taking place over 15 months and covering 26,000 nautical miles. And do it in style. On a luxury Oyster 57ft yacht.
Join the crew of a square-rigged tall ship to sail around the world by way of Cape Horn. Set to embark in late 2024, a majestic sail training tall ship is preparing for a year-and-a-half-long voyage, charting an eastward course around the ocean world, predominantly in higher latitudes.
3 ocean going yachts. 24 intrepid crew members. The infamous Bay of Biscay! This is a true voyage where ‘sail, train, explore’ are at the heart of the adventure on Clipper 60 expedition yachts designed for ocean sailing.
The voyage of a lifetime to sail across the Atlantic Ocean with a crew in the ARC 2024 between the Canary Islands and St Lucia.
Join the crew of 10 for an expedition planned for Aug 2026 on a new state of the art sustainable sailing yacht and enter the history books on this unique attempt to sail the infamous North West Passage.
This voyage from Europe to Latin America and back via the Caribbean includes some unusual port stops and two transatlantic crossings. No experience needed on this voyage that’s designed as an exciting alternative to air-travel!
This wild expedition will take a team to trek Iraqi Kurdistan, specifically the majestic Zagros Mountains of Kurdistan, Northern Iraq and to climb Mount Halgurd (3,607m). This is the highest climbable mountain that lies wholly within Iraq.
A people-powered trip to bike and hike Madagascar, a destination for the true explorer, the nature lover, and the traveller who feels like they’ve seen it all.
Get a taste of rural India in all its glory from the saddle of your Marwari horse on this adventure during Holi – the festival of colours as you ride the Leopard Trail where, with luck, you will see these big cats roaming wild and free.
Slow travel on steroids as you more than tick off 30+ countries on a 42 week overland journey through Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, The Gambia, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe…
Experience the culture, history, philosophy, mythology, religion, politics, architecture of Greece and Turkey – from ancient ruins and half-buried civilisations, temples of Greek gods and statues of legendary warriors, iconic buildings and fascinating natural spectacles. History and legend will become your reality as you traverse these famed lands over two amazing weeks.
Basecamp in a national park for an action-packed winter experience. You’ll be dog sledding, ice climbing, snowmobile safari, downhill skiing, quinzhee building and fire making training, cross country skiing and more. Plus time to wind-down and savour the beauty of the region with a beer, log fire, outdoor hot tub, and sauna.
5 countries, 3 weeks, 1 epic trip through Central Asia’s Silk Road. As you journey through Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan your backdrop for these three weeks will be vast deserts, fertile valleys, rolling steppe, and majestic mountains.
Another year of this extraordinary Tajikistan trekking adventure. Of all the Greater Ranges on the Asian continent, the Pamir Mountains are probably the least known and the least visited of them all. They boast the world’s largest glacier outside the Polar regions, the 77km long Fedchenko Glacier, and harbour three mountains taller than 7000m.
If you’re looking to travel where wilderness is king, look no further than this camping and overland trip through Western Canada in a converted school bus. Animals, glaciers, and varying cultures that have been thriving for hundreds of years in this unforgiving land will captivate and inspire the most avid of traveller.
Trek among the towering rock walls and lush valley floors of Northern Pakistan’s Karakoram Range and Nangma Valley. The Baltistan region, sometimes known as Little Tibet, is a mountaineer’s paradise.
Design your own adventure
Experience the unpretentious luxury of a tailor-made sabbatical or holiday. I regularly collaborate with an expert travel consultant called Steve to design one-off experiences in beautiful locations for adventure seekers. No two trips are ever the same. Whether you are a solo traveller, a family with children on sabbatical, friends seeking an epic break or a couple celebrating a milestone, we would be thrilled to plan your trip. Get in touch to discuss yours!
Hi I’m Larissa, Founder of Another World Adventures. Welcome! If you’re planning an adventure you’re in the right place. Get ready to discover epic travel inspo and a collection of hand-picked trips from my trusted network of experienced adventure experts. Think unusual destinations, expeditions, slow, solo and sustainable travel and epic journeys on land and at sea! Ever got a question? Just get in touch, I answer every enquiry myself. Enjoy!