9 Top Risky Travel Locations for the Audacious Traveler

Death Valley, USA

Death Valley is notoriously dangerous due to extreme heat, with temperatures regularly exceeding 50°C (122°F) in summer.

Mount Everest, Nepal 

Climbing Mount Everest is extremely perilous due to high altitudes and severe weather conditions. The Death Zone.

Caracas, Venezuela

Caracas has one of the highest murder rates globally, with 110 killings per 100,000 people. Violent crime is rampant.

Caminito del Rey, Spain

Caminito del Rey is a hazardous pathway in Andalusia, perched on the side of a cliff with a significant vertical drop.

Oymyakon, Russia

Oymyakon is known for its extreme cold, with temperatures often plummeting to -40°F (-40°C). Despite the harsh climate.

Sinaloa, Mexico

Sinaloa is controlled by drug cartels, making it extremely dangerous. Between 2018 and 2019, ten American travelers.

Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland

The Aletsch Glacier is dangerous due to hidden crevasses beneath the ice surface, posing serious risks of injury or death.

Mount Huashan, China

Mount Huashan is infamous for its cliffside plank path, which requires travelers to cling to chains. 

Death Road, Bolivia

North Yungas Road, known as Death Road, runs between La Paz and Coroico. It is dangerous due to wet, misty weather and sheer drops.