There are alot of places in the world that are worth visiting. People who love to travel to different places and want to experience new places want to explore every corner of the globe, from places that would be considered beautiful mesmerizing paradise to the deadliest natural places on earth.

Everyone vacations differently; while many love to go to relaxing and enchanting places some prefer to visit thrilling and exciting places.

If you have no fear of heights and love taking risks, you are in for a nasty surprise! We have a list of the most dangerous vacation spots in the world.

Most Dangerous Vacation spots to Travel 2023

1. Mount Huashan, China

This is one of the most dangerous but at the same time one of the most popular tourist destinations in China.  Mount Huashan is an amazing mountain located in Shaanxi province.

It is said to be one of the five sacred mountains in China. Vertical slope and thousands of small levels make the ascent to the Huashan difficult, dangerous and exciting.

That is why every year thousands of tourists try to conquer this mountain.

2. lha da Queimada Grande (Snake Island), Brazil

It is a small island on the coast of Brazil. It’s prohibited to visit the island due to the large number of dangerous snakes that live there.

There are rumors that the last fisherman who strayed too close to his shores was found drifting in his boat days later, lifeless in a blood pool.

The island is inhabited by many snakes one of which is the Bothrop Snake. It is the most venomous snake in the world.

3. The Danakil Depression, Ethiopia

Danakil Desert is one of the most uninhabited environments in the world, with temperatures ranging up to 50°C and more.

If that wasn’t enough there are also volcanoes, acid lakes and geysers that spew toxic gas, which can cause massive health issues even if you stay for a short time period. This is one of the weirdest and most dangerous places in the world. 

4. Devil’s Pool, Zambia

It is a natural pool of water that sits atop Victoria Falls, it is one of the largest waterfalls in the world.

Devil pool Victoria Falls is the world’s ultimate infinity pool. Also there is some wildlife around, most conspicuously hippos and crocodiles, but you might also see elephants or buffaloes come to drink.

Swimming on the edge of one of earth’s largest waterfalls was one of the most thrilling, insane, and awesome experiences. It is one of the most beautiful but dangerous places in the world.

5. Cenote Angelita, Mexico

The name means “little angel” in English, it is just located south of Tulum. Just beneath the Cenote Angelita cave lies an incredible underground flowing river.

The Cenote Angelita River can reach depths of upto 100 meters, with various layers of alternating fresh water and salt water.

Adding to the beauty of the river is the colorful foliage and branches of the nearby trees, which float just along the banks of the river thanks to the density of the water.

6. Death Road, Bolivia

It is the most dangerous road in the world.

The name fits the road as hundreds of people die on this road each year, because of the narrowness of the road. Biking down the historically dangerous “Death Road” is the ultimate extreme sport.

Known as one of the most adventurous and exhilarating activities in Bolivia.  Definitely one of the most dangerous tourist destinations.

7. Hiking the Haiku Stairs, Hawaii

Stairway to Heaven Trail on Oahu, takes you to the top of the Ko’olau mountains via a 4000-stair adventure. The stairway To Heaven Hawaii hike is epic and dangerous, accompanied by a mesmerizing view of the terrain, clouds, sunrise and sunset.

The stairs of death are almost vertical, clinging to the side of the steep mountain. But still, thousands of people climb every year and for good reason. It’s one of the most amazing hikes on Earth!

8. The “Island of the Dolls”, Mexico

The island of Dolls also known as Isla de las Muñecas, as the name suggests is home to thousands and thousands of creepy dolls.

This is a place to travel to for all the travelers wanting to visit creepy haunted sites around the world, this definitely fits the bill. You can access the island through the maze of Xochimilco canals and from the shore.

The dolls hang in trees all around, broken, rotten, missing limbs, severed heads, ripped dresses, making a nightmarish landscape. Passers say that dolls usually blink and turn heads as they move around the doll, pretty spooky right? 

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