Forget about the tie! No more coffee cups. Really socks? Aftershave — um, big fat no. This Father’s Day (or his birthday, or any day!), treat Dad to a vacation adventure of a lifetime with the gift of travel. Brewery hopping in Belgium, dogsledding in Siberia — you know what dad wants for Father’s Day, a gift with a lifetime of memories: travel. These 8 Travel Adventures for Dad are sure to make you the favorite child (or wife)!
Just like Moms deserve bucket list travel vacations, treat the Father, Dad, Daddy in your life with a once-in-a-lifetime, travel bucket list adventure. Check out our 8 travel adventure ideas dedicated to all types of Dads. Brewery hopping in Belgium, dogsledding in Siberia, fly fishing in Bolivia, roping cows in Wyoming, these 8 Travel Adventures For Dad will make this Father’s Day one he’ll remember.
1. Machu Picchu, Cusco, & The Sacred Valley
With great guides to make the most of his adventure, Dad will access the Incan Empire’s most iconic site, scour the winding streets of Cusco, and ride the rails across Peru without getting lost in the crowd. Aboard Vistadome Train, which is surrounded by glass to take in the most scenic views and innumerable opportunities to capture panoramic photos of the Andes and Peruvian countryside. With Gondwana Ecotours, imagine exploring Machu Picchu TWICE: Once at the most quiet and crowd-free time of day, and once in the morning when it is often shrouded in beautiful clouds and morning lights, creating a very mysterious scene.
2. Siberia Escapade
When you think of Siberia, perhaps you think of punishment and exicle, barren tundra and vast expanses of nothingness. But this Siberian escape guided MIR Corporation is wild and wooded with unimaginable beauty. This experience is perfect for the daring Dad who has seen it all. On UNESCO-listed Lake Baikal, he’ll race teams of sled dogs, ice-fish and sweep across the lake by hovercraft. In Ust-Ordynski, he’ll discover one of Siberia’s Buddhist monasteries, and participate in a sunrise shaman ceremony at Olkhon Island’s best-known spot, Shaman Rock.
3. Fly Fish the Amazon
Golden Dorado fishing, in general, is something special. But fishing a remote freestone stream where the Amazon merges with the Andean hardwoods pushes this tour from special to extraordinary with Frontiers Travel. Dad will spend four nights at a lodge near the Chimán Indian village, fishing rivers inhabited by two different Dorado species and other fish from the Amazon basin, such as the Pirapitinga or Amazon Pacu and the Yatorana.
Golden Dorado fishing, in general, is something special. But fishing a remote freestone stream where the Amazon merges with the Andean hardwoods pushes this tour from special to extraordinary.
Dad will spend four nights at a lodge near the Chimán Indian village, fishing rivers inhabited by two different Dorado species and other fish from the Amazon basin, such as the Pirapitinga or Amazon Pacu and the Yatorana.
4. Roping & Wyoming Ranch Skills Retreat
On this inaugural “Roping and Ranch Skills” retreat, Dad will spend five days learning roping fundamentals, cattle work techniques, and western horsemanship from expert horse trainers, wranglers and riding instructors at Red Reflet Ranch in Wyoming.
Wine tastings, ranch-to-table haute cuisine, and other exciting ranch activities round-out this unique and authentic Wyoming ranch getaway.
5. Galapagos Multisport Tour
Perfect for an athletic Dad, this Adventure Life itinerary allows you to explore the Galapagos the active way. Hiking, kayaking, biking, snorkeling…and of course, amazing wildlife! Paddle with sea lions, dolphins, turtles and bountiful birdlife.
6. Cycle Remote Vietnam
Dad will head to the remote region of Ha Giang in the north-eastern corner of Vietnam.
Rice paddies and primary forests provide an attractive canvas as guests bike their way up through vertiginous passes on the road less traveled with Ride And Seek Tours.
7. Belgium Beer Bike Tour
Beer and Bicycling? Say cheers to Biking Belgium, truly a beer-loving cyclist’s dream, as there are 1,130+ beers brewed in Belgium (not to mention great food AND chocolate!)
This unique itinerary offers access to more boutique breweries than any other European bicycle tour.
8. Explore Canadian Rockies by 4×4
On this all-inclusive trip, Dad will travel by 4WD vehicle from Calgary through the Banff and Jasper National Parks. Big Chill Adventures puts together the possibility to witness the Northern Lights in addition to all of the beauty and wildlife of The Canadian Rockies.
Go ahead — book a Travel Adventure for that special guy in your life!
Don’t forget about Mom!