5 active honeymoon ideas
Looking for an adventure of a lifetime to kick-start married life? Consider these honeymoons with a difference...
Honeymoons are once in a lifetime so who wants to let them pass without making the most of that time together? An active honeymoon is an amazing way to kick-start life as husband and wife…
1. Nordic Romance
If you want to experience the romance of a snowy honeymoon complete with the Northern Lights, husky tours and cosy nights in your log cabin, then Norway in winter is the destination for you. With operator’s like magneticnorthtravel.com, discover Norway’s breathtaking fjords; tour its picturesque cities or even stay in an igloo hotel made out of ice – don’t forget your thermals!
2. Animal Lover’s trip to the Jungle
Indulge your love for wildlife (and each other) with a spot of animal watching with a jungle paradise honeymoon! Go on a wildlife safari in the humid jungles of Borneo and combine luxury travel with spotting Asian elephants, clouded leopards and proboscis monkeys to name a few, with audleytravel.com. Or, combine night-time safaris and river tours with the opportunity to see a local orangutan sanctuary which will make for lasting memories.
3. Diving Down Under
Your honeymoon is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills and expand your horizons so why not try scuba diving in Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef? You’ll be witness to the world’s largest coral barrier reef up close and personal – diving there is suitable for beginners as well as advanced divers. Try the 74 idyllic islands of Whitsundays where you can combine island adventure and soft diving for a honeymoon experience of a lifetime with padi.com.
4. Trekking in the Andes
The Andes in Peru offer the perfect backdrop for a romantic honeymoon, for the couple who like to explore. The unique and breathtaking trek along the famous Inca Trail leads to the extraordinary Macchu Picchu and is a breathtaking sight to experience together. Some dedicated honeymoon packages offer the option of river rafting and horse riding as well as trekking, like amazingperu.comamazingperu.com!
5. Community Giving in Africa
Fresh air, helping a local community and a real sense of achievement – what’s not to love about a volunteering honeymoon? Handsupholidays.com offer a once in a lifetime experience of ‘Luxury Voluntourism’ – tailor-made experiences with an element of giving-back. Help out at a local Cape Town township; enjoy a South African safari and its lush wine lands before a visit to the famous Table Top Mountain.