Tourism doesn’t always come with a package of tranquility and pleasure seeking ambience, sometimes they are a bundle of adventure laden with mind-boggling deaths lingering around just over the edge! Do not believe me?
Then go through these 7 most dangerous tourist destinations in the world!
1. Death Valley, USA
This is the hottest place on the planet, holding a temperature of about 134o F (56.7O C). The scorching heat and the blazing sun are always aims to drain out the person’s energy, irrespective of his strength. It is known that without water, a person can only last for about 14 hours.
2. The Danakil Desert, Eritrea
It has a baking temperature of about 120o F (50O C). There are numerous active volcanoes and geysers those discharge the toxic gases. Despite the maximum attraction of the tourists, most people refer this place as the “Hell of earth.” This place is largely visited by the adventurers from all around the world. Without an experienced guide, visiting this place is strictly forbidden.
3. Mount Washington, USA
This place holds the world record for the fastest winds on the Earth’s surface. The highest recorded speed here is 203 miles/hour (327km/hr). The strong winds are not the only concern in this area as the temperature can drop upto -40 degrees, with the never-ending snowfall, thus making it a dangerous place. Despite its average height of (6288 feet) 1917 meters, it is considered as the world’s deadliest peaks.
4. Sinabung Volcano, Indonesia
Sinabung Volcano is an active volcano which is situated on the islands of Sumatra. The volcanic eruptions are very frequent, resulting in destroying the livelihood of the people residing there. The towns and villages in the vicinity are known to be completely covered in lava and ash many a times already in 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The latest eruption was witnessed on February 27, 2016. The eruption casted out a cloud of volcanic gas, stones and ash upto a height of almost 2,500m. No one has the slightest clue of what would happen next.
5. Madidi National Park, Bolivia
The site of this National Park is utterly ravishing but it’s actually really dangerous. It homes very aggressive and poisonous fauna in the world. In case of any contact with the plants in this region can result into itchiness, rashes or even dizziness. Any cut can get blighted with the tropical parasites.
6. Valley of Death, Kamchatka, Russsia
It is known as Russia’s Death Valley, not far from the valley of geysers. The high concentration of toxic gas can pose a serious threat to any living being as they experience fever, chill and dizziness, which might even result in their deaths.
7. Lake Natron, Tanzania
This lake although resembles an extraterrestrial landscape, but is actually lake Natron, situated in Tanzania. There is a presence of the alkali salt crust on the surface that results in the death of any creature, which comes in contact with it. There is also a constant ejection of Hydrogen sulphide gas from the lake surface that will not let you enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake for long.