Extreme Off-Roading Destinations Around the World

Overlanding, mudding as well as off-roading are just a few of the terms which are used in order to describe the great adventure of taking your vehicle off the beaten track.

The term “off-road” may be a little misleading. This is because most, if not all, vehicles would be rendered obsolete quickly by obstacles such as boulders, logs, trees and mud in a true bushwhacking scenario.

However, many man-made off-roading trails and roads are no walk in the park. The landscape can be difficult and dangerous, and only should be attempted by skilled drivers who are capable of navigating extreme geography and weather (and preferably have experiencing dealing with breakdowns, as calling road-side assistance is not an option).

The Best Way To See An Area

The best way to see to visit any area is to get off the beaten track. It’s only then that you can see the best of what an area has to offer by way of its people, it’s customs and of course, the scenery.

That’s a great deal of motivation when planning a vacation, as so many resorts are customised around a sense of sameness and familiarity. Finding just the right off-road to take, however, isn’t always easy, especially if you’re on foreign soil. At times, you just have to let your instincts take over, and sometimes, you need a clear destination in mind.


Located in North Africa, this country has a variety of terrain—from green plains to rocky mountain roads and desert terrain. Morocco is home to the Atlas Mountains, where you are able to explore rustic Moroccan villages that showcase excellent silverware and ceramics creations.

The south of the country is the Sahara Desert, which is the largest hot desert in the world. The terrain consists of salt marshes, natural canyons, dry valleys, rocky plateaus, and sand dunes. All of which will test your capabilities. Southern Moroccan villages are always happy to welcome and entertain guests here.

Amalfi Coast

One of the most absolutely breath-taking areas in the world is along the Amalfi Coast, along the sharp southern shoreline of the Sorrentine Peninsula, Italy. Though it is paved, the 50-mile road is narrow and winding, cutting straight into the sides of cliffs which tumble into a blue crystal sea.

The road, which was first carved into the cliffs by ancient Romans, will carry you through three of Italy’s most famous towns: Amalfi, Ravelli and Positano. These are towns which are so beautiful, they have captured the imaginations of artists for centuries.

You’ll also receive a chance to behold ancient Roman ruins, an eleventh century cathedral, wild, heart-stopping gorges as well as a steep ravine that is dotted with antiquated watermills that were once used to make paper. Despite its difficult navigation, the road is heavily used during tourist season and it’s as popular as the Casino Mate site.

Locals advise planning your vacation near the beginning or end of peak time. The winters are extremely mild. In addition, the summers are quite warm, so the weather is pleasant nearly all year long.