Most Dangerous Places For Tourists

Vacations are something that we all look forward to, especially away from all the hustle and bustle and the routine that we lead in our day-to-day life.

This is the time when we can relax and enjoy ourselves to the core. This is something that most of us look forward to in our lives.

But, do you know that not all places are meant for relaxing? Since there are a few places where people have found an adrenal rush and then there are those who have fainted and even lost their lives in some of the most dangerous places.

So, find out more about the most dangerous places around the world for tourists. If you are looking out for some excitement and a total adrenal rush, then this article is just for you.

Read on to know more.

Mount Hua Shan (China)

This plank path in China is one of the most dangerous places one can visit in the world. As you climb the mountain, you are supposed to hook and unhook yourself to move forward. The planks are just 12 inches wide and you would be solely responsible for any mishaps that can happen there.

Villarrica Mountain (Chile)

This is a perfect place for people who are bored with the regular bungee jumping. This is a perfect place where people go bungee jumping in an active volcano!! They are just a foot away from the molten lava; so if you looking out for a weird experience, you can always opt for this.

El Caminito Del Rey (Spain)

This is also known as "The King's Little Pathway". It is a thin pathway that is pinned to the side of a steep and narrow gorge in the province of Spain. Parts of the walkway were closed after a few death cases had been reported. But, currently, even though it is not completely repaired, it is open for extreme trekkers.

Yosemite National Park's Half-Dome

This climb takes an entire day. There have been reports of over 60 deaths of people who tried climbing the Half-Dome. Two hikers who died had their bodies swept away by the rapids below. There are park rangers to assist the hikers.

Chernobyl Tours

This is the site of one of the most catastrophic nuclear disasters that has ever occurred. The Ukrainian plant and the surrounding areas were evacuated; however, the grounds are still active with the radiations, yet people visit this place just to check out how it looks like.

Mount Everest

It is located in the mountain range in Nepal and Tibet. It is the highest mountain in the world with an elevation of over 20,000 feet, above the sea level. Though it is one of the most famous places for hikers, it does not mean it is safe. There are thousands of people who've died in an attempt to climb up this peak.

Praia De Boa Viagem

This is one of the most popular tourist spots in Brazil. The strange thing about this beach is that it is plagued by "Sharks". Until recent times, there have been over 50 shark attacks and over 1/3rd of the attacks have resulted in death.

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Story first published: Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 15:55 [IST]
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