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I'm no celeb... but get me out there! Take a bush trekker trial; As a fresh batch of stars heads into the TV jungle today, we bring you 10 thrilling trips you won't want to get out of s eTOP 10Adventure hols.

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1 VOLCANOS AND RIVERS IN COSTA RICA Ten nights from PS2,425pp Explore the tropical rainforests and unspoilt coastlines of Costa Rica with like-minded travellers on this exhilarating break. Choose from excursions including whitewater rafting down the Chirripo River, zip-lining through a volcanic national park or surfing in the Pacific. Plus there'll be time to relax at base, a beachfront wellness retreat with spa treatments and horse rides on the beach.

THE DEAL: Ten nights from PS2,425pp in low season with Health And Fitness Travel, including flights, transfers and a Discover Recover programme. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 2 WHALE SAFARI IN NORWAY Five nights from PS1,585pp Take part in a thrilling whale safari and try Arctic bathing in a cosy flotation suit on this unforgettable trip to Norway. Head to the island of Senja where you'll enjoy unique Northern Lights watches, tucked up in reindeer skins in a remote lighthouse. And spend two days exploring the old city of Tromso, which is filled with historic wooden buildings and striking landmarks. THE DEAL: A five-night trip with whale-spotting the coast of Norway 2Go along to Costa Rica's rainforest 1Zip Discover The World including flights, accommodation and transfers starts at PS1,585pp for departures in January. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 SURFING IN MOROCCO Seven nights from PS895pp Learn to surf on a three-mile stretch of beach along the 3 coast from Agadir before stretching with a yoga class in a stunning studio overlooking the sands. Hiking and biking are also on offer your bohemian resort and there is plenty of time to kick back, with a large heated pool, a boutique spa and an outdoor cinema. Visits to bustling Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains can also be arranged.

out w studi Hiki at y ther bac bou cin MMar TssH THE DEAL: Seven nights B&B starts at PS895pp based on two sharing a junior suite with The Healthy Holiday Company. This includes return flights departing in early December, transfers, two surfing lessons and five group yoga sessions. Three night options are also available. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 sessions 4 HIKE THE STATES Seven nights from PS2,085pp Grab your walking boots and go hiking in the Red Mountains of Utah on this singles holiday. Get to TURN TO PAGE 46 to surf in Morocco 3Learn FROM PAGE 45 know your fellow travellers as you try activities such as horse riding, canyoneering and rock climbing or join daily mountain treks in national parks. Complimentary group classes are available back at the resort, including yoga and acqua strength. THE DEAL: A seven-night Red Mountain Essential Fitness break starts at PS2,085pp in low season with Health and Fitness Travel, including full-board accommodation, flights and transfers. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 5 EXTREME LAPLAND Four nights from PS1,425pp Sweden's Lapland, Lulea Archipelago, has a host of extreme winter thrills. Try a pack ice hovercraft tour or glide around a 10km ice track on kick-sleds with dogs, skis or Segways. And new for this year is the Pack Ice Base Camp excursion, where you can skim across the frozen sea on snowmobiles to the ice-locked island of Brandoskar.

THE DEAL: Discover The World's Lulea Winter Adventure starts at PS1,425pp on selected dates in January and includes half-board accommodation, flights and transfers. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 6 CYCLING IN LAOS 13 days from PS1,920pp Ride through lush countryside against a backdrop of bamboo forests, rice paddies and mountains on this exciting pedalpowered adventure. Beginning in the capital, Vientiane, highlights include Nam Ngum Lake, the Plain of Jars and Tham Non limestone caves where there's a chance to kayak on the Nam Song river. Also on the itinerary are Hintang Archaeological Park's standing stones and the Vieng Xai Caves. The trip ends with From 45-minute walks through valleys to eighthour mountain hikes to spectacular lakes, you can explore the stunning Zagori region at a pace that suits you.

THE DEAL: A Trekking Adventure package at the Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas this month starts at PS242pp for three nights, including transfers, meals and a 30-minute foot massage. Flights to Athens are not included. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 8 GO APE IN WALES One night from PS85pp Thrillseekers can swing over to South Wales for treetop high wires, ladders and tunnels at Go Ape in Margam Country Park, home of the UK's biggest Tarzan Swing (goape.co.uk/days-out/margam). After all that monkeying around, it's just a 20-minute drive to the four-star Vale Resort where you can relax in the spa and health club and tuck into a full Welsh breakfast in the morning. THE DEAL: In November a one-night B&B stay starts at PS170 for two including a session at Go Ape. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 9 ADVENTUREMOON IN BORNEO Seven nights from PS2,020pp Newlyweds can get an Adventuremoon package at Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort and Spa in Kota Kinabalu. There's a river cruise to explore the mangroves and spot proboscis monkeys, a sunset cruise and a trek that ends in a champagne breakfast. THE DEAL: Seven nights' B&B at Rasa Ria costs from PS2,020pp. Flights from PS467pp extra with Malaysian Airlines. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 10ALPINE SPEED RIDING Seven nights from PS791pp Expert skiers can take it to the next level on this speed riding course in Les Arcs, France. The latest winter sport sees skiers use small parachute canopies to fly through the air at high speeds. You'll begin at a sensible gradient, with lessons either off-piste or on specially designated pistes. THE DEAL: A seven-night' Action Outdoors for a UCPA Beginner course is from PS791pp including full board, instruction and equipment. Flights to Geneva extra. mirror.co.uk/traveltop10 For more info or to book any of these deals go to mirror.co.uk/traveltop10

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6 See paddy fields on Laos cycle tour

4 Go wild for the west on a trek in Utah

10Skiers can fly higher in the French Alps
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