Do you have the explorer gene?

To celebrate the launch of the new TV series Expedition With Steve Backshall, the team launched a study to seek out the world’s best adventures. Here’s what made the list for Asia

01
Hiking Mount Fuji, Japan

Don’t leave Tokyo without climbing Mount Fuji. Take a slow, but steady stroll up to the top of the mountain to enjoy sublime views in return. But a classic Japan trip should also include a visit to the Imperial Palace, a trip to the sumo stable and a night in a traditional ryokan, which comes complete with a hot spring bath.

Mount Fuji

02
Volcano Night Trekking, Indonesia

There is no better way to start your day than by watching the sunrise when at the top of a volcano. Experience untouched Bali by pulling on your hiking boots and winding your way across the rocky landscape in the dark until you reach the top. Your guides will time it so that you have time to catch your breath before the Balinese sun climbs into your sky giving you an Instaworthy shot that will make all of your friends envious.

Mount Batur

03
Exploring the Son Doong Caves, Vietnam

Discover the world’s largest cave in Vietnam. You can join a team of professional cavers for a tour of the tour of this subterranean hideaway that’s so large it can hide a 747 jet. Hidden within the jungle, only a few hundred people are allowed to view this scene.

Son Doong Caves Vietnam

04
Base Camp Everest, Nepal

One for the bucket-list. Hit the trails to discover picturesque mountainside villages and be treated to endless showstopping views. If you don’t have time to do the trek, you can always take the private flight over Everest to get an unforgettable view.

Mount Everest

05
Trekking The Great Wall, China

Go for a hike along the Great Wall of China and take in the superb scenery from the watch towers that can be found along the route. It’s a history lesson that you will never forget.

zGreat Wall of China

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