24 Unique Bucket List Ideas for 2024


24 Unique Bucket List Ideas for 2024

Many of us keep a bucket list – a collection of dreams and adventures we hope to experience. But why wait for “someday” or a distant future to start checking them off?

We’ve got just one life to live, and there’s no time like the present to start ticking off those epic experiences. This year, let’s make a pact to ditch the excuses and start living life to its absolute fullest.

So, if you’re ready to make this year the most unforgettable one yet, here are some unique bucket list ideas to get you started.


Trekking with the Gorillas in the Heart of Africa

Immerse yourself in the lush, verdant forests of Rwanda or Uganda for a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with the majestic mountain gorillas. Trekking through the misty jungles to see these gentle giants in their natural environment offers more than just a trip – it gives you a real chance to connect with the wild.

Trekking with the Gorillas in Uganda


Scenic Flight over Everest

Embrace the heavens as you soar above the world’s highest peak. A scenic flight over Mount Everest offers a bird’s-eye view of this colossal wonder, along with the breathtaking panorama of the Himalayas, making it a pinnacle experience for any adventurer.

A scenic flight can be included in our Nepal Essentials trip.

Sleep under the Stars in Wadi Rum, Jordan

Trade the confines of a hotel room for a night under the stars in the desert valley of Wadi Rum. Known as the Valley of the Moon, this ethereal landscape offers an unparalleled stargazing experience, where the Milky Way stretches across the sky in an endless display of cosmic beauty.

Wadi Rum is included in our Egypt and Jordan Adventurer and Jordan trips.

24 Unique Bucket List Ideas for 2024


Discover the Amazon Rainforest

Embark on an expedition into the heart of the Amazon Rainforest. This biodiversity hotspot is a treasure trove of exotic wildlife, vibrant ecosystems, and ancient trees that tower towards the sky, offering an exhilarating adventure for all ages.

An Amazon experience can be included in our Peru Essentials trip.

Safari near Kilimanjaro

Witness the majestic beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro while on safari in the surrounding parks of Tanzania. The sight of wildlife roaming freely with Africa’s highest peak in the backdrop is a mesmerising scene that captures the spirit of the wild.



Explore the Temples of Bagan, Myanmar

Step back in time as you wander through the ancient city of Bagan, where over 2,000 temples and pagodas stretch towards the sky. A hot air balloon ride at dawn offers a breathtaking perspective of this archaeological wonder, as the sun rises to unveil the mystique of old-world Myanmar.

Enjoy a Private Boat Trip to Capri Island, Italy

Set sail on the azure waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea for a private excursion to the enchanting island of Capri. Renowned for its rugged landscape, upscale hotels, and secluded coves, Capri offers a slice of paradise for those seeking a blend of luxury and adventure.

Our Rome and Amalfi Explorer trip includes an optional full-day tour boat trip to Capri, complete with an English-speaking skipper, drinks, snacks, and snorkelling equipment.

Walk in the Sequoia National Park, USA

Stand in awe among the giants of the natural world in California’s Sequoia National Park. Walking among these ancient trees, some of the largest and oldest living organisms on Earth, offers a humbling perspective on nature’s grandeur and the preciousness of our planet.



Participate in a Silent Retreat in Bali, Indonesia

Seek tranquillity and mindfulness by participating in a silent retreat in Bali. This peaceful experience is designed to disconnect you from the noise of everyday life and reconnect with your inner self through meditation, yoga, and silent contemplation amidst Bali’s serene landscapes.

Witness the Northern Lights in Tromsø, Norway

Embark on a journey to the Arctic Circle to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Aurora Borealis. Tromsø, known as the gateway to the Arctic, offers one of the best vantage points on Earth to observe the Northern Lights, a natural phenomenon that illuminates the night sky with ethereal hues of green, pink, and violet.

Trans-Siberian Railway Journey, Russia

Board the world’s longest railway journey, stretching from Moscow to Vladivostok, and traverse the vast landscapes of Russia. This epic journey offers a window into the soul of Russia, through its remote villages, Siberian wilderness, and the shores of Lake Baikal, the deepest lake on Earth.

Walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Embark on a spiritual and physical journey along the Camino de Santiago, a network of ancient pilgrim routes that lead to the shrine of the apostle Saint James the Great in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. This trek is not just a journey through Spain’s stunning landscapes but also a journey within.

If the entire camino is too much for you, take a look at our compilation of the best day hikes in the world for some equally epic treks that don’t require as much physical exertion.

Explore the Ancient City of Petra, Jordan

Discover the rose-red city of Petra, a marvel of ancient engineering and architecture. Carved directly into vibrant desert cliffs by the Nabataeans over 2,000 years ago, this archaeological site offers a glimpse into a civilisation long past, including the iconic Treasury and Monastery.

Petra is included in our Egypt and Jordan Adventurer and Jordan trips.



Attend the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan

Experience the ephemeral beauty of cherry blossom season in Japan. The sakura, or cherry blossom, is celebrated with festivals across the country in early spring. This cultural and natural spectacle, symbolising the fleeting nature of life, is best enjoyed through hanami or flower viewing parties in cities like Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka.

Swim in the Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls, Zambia

For the thrill-seekers, take a dip in the Devil’s Pool at the edge of Victoria Falls, one of the largest and most famous waterfalls in the world. This natural pool is perched on the brink of the falls, offering daring swimmers a unique perspective of the cascading waters below.

Victoria Falls can be added to our Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls Essentials trip.

24 Unique Bucket List Ideas for 2024


Sail Around the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Embark on a sailing adventure around the Galápagos Islands, a volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. Known for its endemic species studied by Charles Darwin, this natural paradise offers unparalleled wildlife viewing, from giant tortoises to marine iguanas, and opportunities for snorkelling and diving in waters teeming with sea life.

Stay in an Underwater Hotel in the Maldives

Experience the mesmerising underwater world without getting wet by staying in an underwater hotel in the Maldives. These luxury accommodations offer a window into the vibrant marine life of the Indian Ocean, where you can watch colourful fish, sharks, and coral reefs from the comfort of your bed. It’s a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation in one of the world’s most stunning natural settings.

Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua

Take thrill-seeking to new heights by volcano boarding down the slopes of Cerro Negro, an active volcano in Nicaragua. Dressed in protective gear, you’ll slide down the volcanic ash on a wooden board, reaching speeds of up to 30 miles per hour. It’s an adrenaline-pumping experience that combines adventure sports with the awe-inspiring power of nature.

Visit the South Pole, Antarctica

Embark on the ultimate expedition to the South Pole, one of the most remote and challenging destinations on Earth. This journey takes you through vast ice landscapes, past incredible mountain ranges, and into the heart of the Antarctic wilderness. It’s an unparalleled adventure that offers the chance to step foot on the southernmost point of the Earth, a feat accomplished by few.


Join a Polar Bear Safari in Churchill, Canada

Venture to the remote town of Churchill in Manitoba, Canada, known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World. Here, travellers can embark on guided tours in specialised tundra vehicles to safely observe polar bears in their natural habitat. This unique wildlife experience also offers the chance to learn about the challenges facing these majestic creatures due to climate change.

We also offer the Great Bear Lodge on our Canada trips.

Explore the Salt Flats and Sky Mirror in Uyuni, Bolivia

Visit the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, the world’s largest salt flat, and witness a natural wonder that transforms into a giant mirror during the rainy season, reflecting the sky so perfectly that it becomes indistinguishable from the horizon. This surreal landscape offers opportunities for photography that defies perspective and creates the illusion of walking on clouds.

Stay in a Traditional Mongolian Ger in the Gobi Desert

Immerse yourself in the nomadic lifestyle by staying in a traditional Mongolian ger (yurt) in the vast expanse of the Gobi Desert. This experience offers a unique insight into the enduring cultural traditions of Mongolian nomads, set against a backdrop of one of the most extreme environments on Earth, with its stunning landscapes, star-filled skies, and profound silence.

Explore the Ice Caves under Vatnajökull Glacier, Iceland

Venture into the blue ice caves beneath Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier. These natural wonders are accessible only during the colder months, offering a glimpse into a frozen world of breathtaking beauty. The caves’ transient nature, changing shape each year, makes every visit a unique experience.

24 Unique Bucket List Ideas for 2024


The Adventure Starts with Click and Trip

As you dream about these unique adventures, remember that the world is filled with endless possibilities waiting to be discovered.

Don’t let these dreams stay on your wishlist for too long. Whether you’re planning your next big adventure or just looking for some inspiration, Click and Trip has something for everyone.

Start living your best life today. Visit Click and Trip to browse our trips, or reach out to our team for a personalised bucket list adventure, we cater to all corners of the world. Let’s make 2024 the year you step into the extraordinary.



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