The name is scary, no fight on that. Death Valley- enough to shake the souls of the chicken hearted ones and scare the hell out of them; but at the same time, the rest with the heart and spirit of a survivor would jump out in excitement to know about it. Over the time, the number of travellers with this bent of mind has seen a hike who are ready to face the toughest of conditions on earth first hand, one on one!
The monotony of the typical age old travel plans has seen a sudden exit with the advent of a new age travel bugs who are bent on bringing back the glory of the ancient adventurers by pushing the limits of physical resistance and mental resilience. No place is impossible for these near insane human beings and these guys have of late led the traveller community world wide. Now, even the most conventional travel plan also features some most common and safety oriented adventure activities.
But to be in the league of the hardcore brave heart travellers, the stakes are a bit higher and just a life jacket and a safety harness is not enough!
Quite obviously, these fellows find their calling in the abysmally notorious destinations of the world. If the radioactive Chernobyl and Pripyat of Ukraine can come under the radar of the global traveller, so why not Death Valley? So what if it is one of the most rugged places on earth with a soaring mercury and long sand dunes.
A desert with the lowest, driest, and hottest locations of America, Death Valley is seated on the border line of Nevada and California. The magnanimous Death Valley has a sprawling presence on over 7,800 sq kms of land mass and is surrounded by mountains giving it the aura of being invincible. A place where temperature rises to an unbelievable high, the thought of luxury is sheer day dreaming.
Have some real testing time in Badwater, a basin at 282 ft below sea level and in a safari in the Death Valley National Park. It is here that you can witness the wildlife that has devised ways to cope in the extreme conditions. If you think, it is not worthy of visiting, then ask the 7,70,000 people who come here on an annual basis.
If you think, you centrally AC house and office is getting monotonously luxurious, dial up the travel planner and land on the Death Valley!