Trekking is a great activity that does not get the appreciation it deserves. Consider including it itinerary on your next trip or, better yet, why not make a trip focused primarily on trekking? It provides a great way to appreciate nature and get some exercise while traveling. There is simply something rewarding about finishing a trail and basking in the natural beauty of the wilderness. Below are five great trekking destinations for your next holiday!
This Southeast Asian island is worth visiting if you are on the lookout for some amazing tropical treks. Regardless of where you end up going, there will be plenty of things to see and do during your Borneo adventure. There are beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, and rocky terrain. Animal-lovers rejoice! The biodiversity is also off the charts in the area. You can’t go wrong with Borneo if it is adventure and nature that you are looking for.
2. Coast of Italy, Liguria
Italy might not be the first country that comes to mind when talking about outdoorsy activities, but do not be fooled. The Mediterranean country actually has plenty of things to offer in the trekking department. In the Liguria region, the sea and mountains make for a great view on a walking tour. Aside from the natural wonders in the region, you can feast your eyes on the amazing architecture and the mouth-watering cuisine. The climate is also pleasant year-round so you should have a delightful trip regardless of the date.
There is perhaps nowhere else in the world that holds the same level of mystery that Tibet does. Nestled in the Himalayas, this beautiful area offers a lot of trekking opportunities. There are wonderful lakes, mountains, and monasteries to see for anyone who visits. We can’t come up with a better place to be at one with nature than the Tibetan mountainside. There are options of escorted tours through Tibet to choose from, though the Ganden to Samye trek is generally considered to be the most popular.
On the list, Nepal is probably the best-known destination for its trekking opportunities. After all, this is where the popular Everest and Annapurna trails are found. While you will encounter a lot of other hikers, the mountains and towns still possess an irresistible charm. The well-trodden paths make it ideal for beginners, though the sheer multitude of options offers something for veteran trekkers as well. It is also possible to choose a trail depending on your schedule and fitness level!
5. New Zealand
In New Zealand, hiking and trekking are generally called by a different name – tramping. The real-life Middle Earths boasts of many awe-inspiring landscapes for outdoorsmen. They have an efficient national parks system that makes it easy to access the sites. Go on one of the country’ Great Walks, but make sure to plan ahead since they attract plenty of visitors from all over the world. Queenstown is especially popular with outdoor enthusiasts, the views of the mountains are astonishing, and there are many different activities to try out throughout the year.
Trekking is a fun activity that will be satisfying done alone or with a group. Very few recreational activities in the world will reward you with spectacular views and improve your health at the same time. Now pull on your hiking boots and drop by any of these sites for your next holiday!