Now this is how you can start a wedding.
Forget a vibrant spa hotel through a large golf course, plump instead for something with the distinct smell of adventure on it.
From an icebreaker odyssey in Antarctica through the Falkland Islands to tracking gorillas in Rwanda, these are honeymoon trips with a nice difference.
Hot (and cold)
Ski Safari offers a honeymoon that combines skiing in Whister with a stay on the amazing island of Maui (pictured)
Blow up the spider webs of wedding holidays for a honeymoon that combines skiing in Whistler, Canada with a stay at a beach with great surfing on Maui, Hawaii.
There is also the opportunity to see humpback whales and snorkeling with turtles. Sixteen nights of £ 3,375pp including flights and transfers (skisafari.com).
Antarctic ice breaker
Get to the far south of the & # 39; world and see penguins amidst some of & # 39; the most dramatic landscapes of earth
This is a wedding initiation for the brave … don a dry suit and take the plunge together in & # 39; icy waters of & # 39; e Southern Ocean on a cruise beginning in Ushuaia in Argentina and continuing to the Falkland Islands and Antarctica. Activities include snorkeling past icebergs and visiting the penguin rockeries.
Twenty-one days including accommodation, food and transfer, but not flights, from £ 15,349pp (vivaexpeditions.com).
Hand in hand in Patagonia
A honeymoon to Torres del Paine National Park (pictured) includes being surrounded by epic mountains
Hike together in Patagonia amidst mountains, glaciers and lakes on a fourteen-day trip for adventurous honeymooners. Fly to Buenos Aires, then head south to Torres del Paine National Park, Perito Moreno Glacier and Tierra del Fuego Lake.
Fourteen days of £ 3,799pp including flights and hotels (tucantravel.com).
Go wild in Borneo
A stay on Gaya Island (pictured) is nearing the end of a 12-day honeymoon adventure through wildfrontierstravel.com
Explore the wilds of Borneo while staying at lush hotels and hiding in jungle homes on this 12-day adventure that includes rainforest expeditions to see orangutans and sunbathers. And the journey ends at a peaceful beach resort on Gaya Island.
Twelve days of £ 4,797pp including flights and some meals (wildfrontierstravel.com).
Tipi for two in Greenland
Typically, catching salmon with your bare hands and kayaking on the fjords are all on the agenda at redsavannah.com's Greenland Honeymoon
Sleeping in a tipi is one of the highlights of a honeymoon in Greenland where – if you want – you can jump into ice-cold Arctic waters (saying it's good for your health). There is also a chance to catch salmon with your bare hands and kayak on the fjords on this return to honeymoon of nature.
Seven nights full board of £ 14,500 with flights (redsavannah.com).
Romantic eco-pods in Cosmoledo
Stay in an eco pod on the isolated island of Cosmoledo. Activities include snorkeling and diving
Stay at the newly opened Cosmoledo Eco Camp, on the isolated island of Cosmoledo – about 600 miles from Mahe, capital of the Seychelles. There are eight beautiful eco-pods on this romantic hideaway. Activities include bird watching, snorkeling and diving.
Thirteen days of £ 10,800 pp including flights, most food, four nights at Cosmoledo and five at Alphonse Island (reefandrainforest.co.uk).
Jungle love in Rwanda
Black Tomato offers a trip to Rwanda to track mountain gorillas. Afterwards, guests fly to Zanzibar for a beach break
Head deep into the Rwandan jungle to track down mountain gorillas before flying to Zanzibar for a romantic beach break. In Rwanda, you stay in a top-class eco-lodge set in an ancient volcanic cone, while in Zanzibar you sit in a cozy lodge on Mnemba Island (pictured below).
Eleven nights with accommodation and flights of £ 14,000 pp (blacktomato.com).
Find your inner tiger in India
Claw-what honeymoon: Take a trip to see tigers in Pench, Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park (pictured)
Fly to Mumbai and back from Delhi on a ten-night honeymoon that includes trips to a tiger park in Pench, Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park, where you will stay in a cozy-chic kutiya (jungle hut) . Explore Delhi on your last day, stay at a five star Oberoi hotel.
Ten nights of £ 3,935pp including flights and some meals (abercrombiekent.co.uk).
A trip in a hot air balloon is a great way to see the sand dunes of Namibia – a remote and magical landscape
Admire the spectacular Sossusvlei sand dunes in Namibia before touching in your hot air balloon for a champagne breakfast. The balloon ride is one of the highlights of a trip to this remote, magical landscape with its serving dunes and bright, starry skies.
Ten nights at Little Kulala Resort with flights of £ 7,500 ppt (trueluxury.travel).
Lived in a South African tree house
Wild times: Kuoni can arrange a honeymoon in the Kruger National Park in South Africa (image)
Listen to lions roaming across the plains while staying in a super comfortable tree house at Lion Sands Game Reserve at Kruger National Park in South Africa. A delicious picnic dinner is provided and it is possible to sleep under the stars. Twice daily game drives are organized.
Nine nights breaks with one night at Tree House, one night at Lion Sands River Lodge and seven nights at the Victoria & Alfred hotel in Cape Town from £ 4,433 pp including flights, transfers and some meals (kuoni.co.uk) .
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