15 Travels Destinations “So Difficult” To Visit but Worthy 

Sometimes, you have to “risk it for the biscuit” (as we say in South Africa) which travelers often do to get to a beautiful or bucket-list destination. These 15 off-the-beaten-track destinations are so challenging to get to that it’s an achievement when you reach them.  

Travel Destinations “So Difficult” To Visit

Sam Ford Sound, known as the “Yosemite of the North,” is an incredibly isolated Arctic fjord on Baffin Island. The most common way to explore this part of the island is via cruise ship, which can be pretty pricey.  

1. Sam Ford Sound, Canada

Yemen, and Socotra in particular, are rich in natural beauty. However, the humanitarian crisis has made visiting the country too dangerous for travelers. 

2. Yemen

Pitcairn Island is a British Overseas Territory in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean with less than 50 residents. With no airfield or proper harbor, the only way to get to Pitcairn is by boat.  

3. Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific

Self-Guided Tours

Small rafts then collect passengers and freight deliveries from the ships, and if the sea conditions are bad, you don’t get to visit.   

4. Torngat Mountains National Park in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Torngat Mountains National Park is a land of small glaciers, mountains, caribou, and polar bears. There are no roads, signs telling you where to go, or campgrounds. 

Self-Guided Tours

Parks Canada recommends that visitors engage the services of a trained Inuit polar bear guide when hiking in the park. Before going, you will need the correct equipment, to register with park officials, and a plan.  

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