DailyMail: The greatest adventures in the world revealed

The greatest adventures in the world revealed: Climbing Kilimanjaro ranked No1, followed by trekking to Machu Picchu and rafting the Grand Canyon, with hiking Ben Nevis top in the UK

  • A study by TV channel Dave to mark launch of Expedition with Steve Backshall ranked adventures 
  • Cruising the Antarctic and descending into the Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland also make the list
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Top 20 Greatest Adventures in the world today

1 Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania 37%

2 Trekking along the Inca trail, Machu Picchu, Peru 35%

3 Rafting the Grand Canyon, Arizona 31%

4 Descending into Thrihnukagigur volcano, Iceland 29%

5 Exploring the Son Doong Caves, Vietnam 24%

6 Dog sledding to witness the Aurora Borealis, Norway 23%

7 Kayaking Arctic fjords, Greenland 22%

8 Reaching Base Camp Everest, Nepal 20%

9 Cruising the Antarctic, 19%

10 Cage diving with sharks, Cape Town, South Africa 18%

11 Swimming with Humpback Whales, Mozambique 17%

12 Cave diving, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico 16%

13 Diving the Great Barrier Reef, Australia 13%

14 Trekking the Great Wall, China 12%

15 Paragliding in the Alps, Switzerland 11%

16 Riding the Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia 10%

17 Volcano night trekking, Indonesia 9%

18 Hiking Mount Fuji, Japan 9%

19 Diving into Belize’s great Blue Hole, Belize 8%

20 Finding the Lost City of Teyuna, Colombia 7%

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