Top 10 Dangerous Places You Mustn’t Visit in 2017

While planning for a vacation weekend we often end up choosing a risky place that we should have otherwise avoided. So it’s important to not pick choose your destination blindfolded. Be cautious because the world is not that much safer anymore. In the upcoming New Year, you must avoid going to these places.

Every place is beautiful in itself but as far as safety is concerned, people shouldn’t compromise on that front. There are valid reasons why you must avoid these places. Read below to find out why.

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Over the last few years, Guatemala has become one of the dangerous nations to go to. Guatemala City is also witnessing constant surge in crime rate with. The city glutted with abject poverty and unemployment, witnessing plenty of Drug violence, gang wars and murders. The murder rate 47.17 per 100,000 people makes this place very risky indeed.

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

A city, with a crime rate of 170 per 100,000 people, can’t be safe for tourists or visitors. Crimes like drug trafficking, homicide, robbery cases, social unrest and terrorism are rampant in Honduras making it a deadly place.

Cape Town, South Africa 

Though the city always attracts visitors for its scenic landscapes but this time around all is not well in Cape Town. It is witnessing frequent crimes and social unrest all across the city. Robbery and atrocities against women often bring the nation to spotlight for wrong reason.

Sana’a Yemen

Sana is located around 7500 feet above sea level, and is popular among the tourists. But due to terrorism and political violence it has become a dangerous place now. You are nowhere safe in Sana.

Caracas, Venezuela

Drug wars and conflicts have completely devastated this otherwise beautiful capital city of Venezuela. Robbery and theft are so common here that a large number of tourists are affected due to it every year. 

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Mexico’s relentless fight against drug abuse and trafficking seems to be not getting solved in the immediate future. Ciudad Juarez is one of the country’s most violent cities. Bribing is quite common in this part of the world. Police are specially bribed by drug lords to stay away from legal action against them. 

 Sierra Lone

Apart from rampant sectarian violence and various other crimes, the US has noticed a special advisory to tourists to stay cautious in Sierra Lone not because of its poor medical infrastructure. The country doesn’t have even good and quality hospitals.

Baghdad, Iraq

It is one of the scariest places in the world. Suicide bombing, kidnapping and complete absence of law make it a deadliest place in reality.


The soaring level of gang shootings, forceful religious conversions and suicide bombings is completely devastating the city. Rampant terrorist attacks in the last few years have killed so many innocent lives in Pakistan. With a murder rate of 12.3 per 100,000, Karachi is not a safe vacation choice for New Year holidays.


You never know when a bombing will struck the city of Dhaka. Last year even a funeral procession was marred due to terror attack. In the last few months, a lot of intellectuals have been killed by the extremists. You should strike off Dhaka while planning your holiday weekend.

Leave a Reply