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A visit to one of these places will give you a definite high. However, if you are either cranky or have a weak heart, none of these interesting places will be a suitable travel destination for you. If you are looking for excitement and are curious to know why these places are considered dangerous, then read on.

1. The Dangerous Mountain Path in Huashan, China.

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One of the most famous travel destination in the world is also one of the most hazardous. Huashan is one of the five holy mountains in China. Hikers walk past five peaks to complete the trail.


2. Devil’s Pool, Vitoria Falls in Africa.

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This natural infinity pool at the edge of the 350-ft Victoria Falls in Africa is 1700 meters wide and flowing 3000 cubic meters per second. A drop from the falls can still be seen up to 15 kilometers away.


3. El Caminito Del Rey in Spain.

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El Caminito Del Rey, which is also called “the king’s little road,” is the most dangerous tracks in the world, and is located in Malaga, Spain.


4. The Yungas Road.

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Known as the Death Road, the Yungas Road connects the Amazon Rain Forest to La Paz in Bolivia. This 60-plus km. The highway is said to claim the lives of about 200 to 300 people per year.


5. National Park in Mount Vesuvius in Italy.

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Mt. Vesuvius is an active volcano that is 1281 meters tall and has been one of the biggest dangers to nearby local inhabitants.
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6. Cliffs of Moher in Ireland.

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Get closer to nature as you step to what seems to be the edge of the world at the Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs rise to about 120 meters above the Atlantic Ocean, and up to a maximum height of 214 meters.


7. Colorado River in the USA.

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The Colorado River flows through the US and Mexico. It runs to about 862 miles long and is considered the 18th longest river in America.


8. New Smyrna Beach in Florida, USA.

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More than 700 shark attacks have been recorded since 2014. 219 of these happened in Florida, and that makes New Smyrna the most dangerous beach after shark attacks.


9. Teahupoo in Tahiti

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This paradise-like place is a surfer’s haven. However, it’s also a place where the waves can be so huge that can break over any sharp coral reef lying a few meters away from the surface, that it can be dangerous. Sharks that swim within the area are also threats to surfers and visitors.


10. Snake Island in Brazil.

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Officially known as Ilha de Queimada Grande, Snake Island is the habitation of about 4000 of the deadliest snakes in the world. Only a few scientists are allowed to study the place.
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11. Poison Garden, Alnwick Garden in England.

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Alnwick Garden houses acres of beautiful plants. Within its boundary is kept another garden called the Poison Garden where 100 infamous plants that can kill are grown.


12. Mount Everest in Tibet, China.

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Also known as Chomolungma, Qomolangma or Zhumulangma in Tibetan, and Sagarmatha in Nepali, Mount Everest holds the record for being the highest peak in the world. It reaches up to 8848 meters.


13. Chernobyl in Ukraine.

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After the deadly nuclear accident in 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant located near Pripyat was closed and considered a restricted area, as the risk of radiation is still high.


14. Bárðarbunga Volcano, Iceland.

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Iceland is a place where beautiful barren landscapes are found. However, it is situated on top of two tectonic plates, a mountain of molten lava, and about 30 volcanoes. The second largest of these volcanoes is Bárðarbunga.


15. Caribbean, Latin America.

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Drowning, heart attack, car accident, and some dangerous waters, are just some of the threats you might face if you would pursue a vacation on this attractive travel destination.
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16. Guatemala.

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Earthquakes, coups, territorial disputes, and volcanic eruptions are just a few of what you need to worry about if you plan to see Mayan architecture and explore the beach of Monterrico, and wherever in Guatemala.


17. Valley of the Kings, Egypt.

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The west side of the Nile, the Valley of the Kings, is an exciting travel spot. If you are not worried about possibly seeing deadly snakes and spiders, enormous, aggressive animals and crocodiles, as well as unfriendly native people, you may just take the challenge.


18. Iceland.

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This Nordic island country is a place of fire and ice. It could be a thrilling combination if not coming forth from a volcano. The Eyjafjallajökull volcano is one that could just possibly ruin a planned trip to this hot spot.


19. Myanmar.

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If you plan to see the historic temples like the Bagan and Ananda temples in Myanmar or visit the Golden Palace Monary, you need to be careful of some serious civil unrest, unmarked landmines, and the chance of encountering proto-military groups that get into skirmishes.


20. Danakil Desert, Ethiopia.

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Known as “The Cruelest Place on Earth,” the Danakil Desert is a place where barren, salty soil and unfathomable temperatures are present. This out of this world multi-colored landscape still attracts tourists despite the heat and the high crime rate.
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21. Tataouine, Tunisia.

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Tataouine is near Libya, a place where terrorist activities have recently headlined the global news. Even though its government claims that there is no proof that it is in alliance with the ISIS and that the region is secure, it remains a perilous place to visit.


22. The Eiger, Switzerland.

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Eiger is the most challenging and highly dangerous mountain to climb. Its north face is called “The Murder Wall” for the number of lives it has claimed over the years.


23. Jalisco, Mexico.

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Mexico is a preferred destination for many American tourists because of its low cost, proximity, and stunning beaches. However, the intensifying drug cartel violence, specifically in Jalisco has prevented some from pursuing their plan.


24. India.

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Several sexual attacks against foreigners have happened in India in recent years. This makes tourists think twice of their safety.


25. Honduras.

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High crime rates and rampant malaria cases are the common cause of concern for visiting tourists to this region. Inadequate medical care as well unsanitary food handling conditions add to these dangers.
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26. Gouffre Berger Cave, France.

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Called “The Killer Cave,” Gouffre Berger Cave was the first cave to be explored beyond 3200 feet into the ground. It's incredible underground caverns, lakes and waterfalls that present a challenging trip during heavy rainfall.


27. Damascus, Syria.

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Damascus is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, as such the country is threatened with irreparable damage and is not a safe place to visit.


28. Jacob’s Well, Wimberley, Texas.

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Jacob’s Well is a spring flowing into Cypress Creek with a mouth that is approximately four meters wide and a vertical depth of about ten meters. Open-water divers who do have proper cave expertise may find exploring the area quite a challenge.


29. Kashmir and Jammu.

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The diverse regions of Kashmir and Jammu are nestled in the Himalayan Mountains. A charming natural and human-made beauty as this location is, this is also a cause of concern for tourists because of a territorial conflict that has been happening between China, India, and Pakistan.


30. Upper Section of the Futaleufú River in Chile.

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This river is among the leading white water kayaking sites in the world. It is also referred to as “the landscape painted by God”. The most dangerous portion of the river is the Upper section as it contains 6 class V rapids, and is not suitable for beginners.
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31. Trolltunga, Norway.

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A.k.a the Troll’s Tongue, Trolltunga is one of the most impressive lookouts in the world. To reach the site, an 8 to 10-hour journey through the Skjeggedal region is necessary. Hikers will pass through stunning mountains, glaciers, and fjords of Norway.


32. Erta Ale, Ethiopia.

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Erta Ale is an active volcano in Ethiopia. If visitors can withstand the intense heat and reach the heart of the volcano, you may get to see the most stunning sight: a smoking lake of molten lava, one of six in the world.


33. Suspension Bridge over Dachstein Glacier, Austria.

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The Dachstein Glacier is one of the most favored sections of The Alps, especially now that a suspension bridge has already been built, making it even more tempting to check out the site. It takes the bravest to take the challenge, however.


34. Great Blue Hole, Belize.

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This massive underwater sinkhole is off the coast of Belize. This is a place for experienced divers only.


35. Swing at the End of the World in Ecuador.

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This swing hangs from a treehouse (La Casa Del Arbol) about 8,500 feet above sea level in Banos, Ecuador. If you dare to get on an amazing but scary ride, this is the best that will give you an adrenaline boost.
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