Aren’t you bored of your 9am-5pm (more like 9am-10pm) job already? Forgotten what it is like to breathe in the fresh air and leave your footsteps on the mud trail? Take a break from the monotony, and live a little! This time we bring you some breathtaking hiking and trekking destinations that you will surely thank us for!
The Road Less Travelled: Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
Chamba, a quaint little valley positioned in the heart of the Himalayan Range is our first pick. Come here for some picture perfect selfies, tough trails and fresh air! Sure to bring an instant smile to your face, this trek spells perfection.
On Top Of the World: Edinburgh, Scotland
You’ve definitely used the phrase, I feel like I’m on top of the world’ but it only comes true when one visits Arthur’s Seat, the topmost peak of Edinburgh, Scotland. Climbing this dormant volcano, would instantly replace your stress. Magic moments, plenty of greenery and trudging on the stony path and the spectacular view from the top is sure to leave you spellbound.
Into The Wild: Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
We promised to take you away from the big city life and that’s why Khao Yai National Park in Thailand is just the perfect getaway. Plenty of rare species of flora and fauna, this also happens to be the same waterfall where Leonardo Di Caprio looked absolutely gorgeous in his film, The Beach. So leave aside your stressful schedules and take a dip into a pool of freshness!
Trails and Tails: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
Who wouldn’t want to find some greenery and scenic visuals amidst the hectic city of Hong Kong? A nature lover should definitely take a tram to Victoria Peak and see yourself being welcomed by a 360 degree view of the city. There is a lot to do at Victoria Peak but the most interesting part is to take a hike on the Hong Kong Trail. Unwind yourself, like you have never done before.
Let Your Feet Find Peace for You: Indus River, Ladakh
Planning to take a trip by yourself? (This should definitely be on your bucket list) Get away and observe a different style of living, this is a place that should be visited, atleast once in a lifetime.
Camping Mania: Great Himalayan National Park, Kullu
A great weekend getaway with your friends! Go backpacking on this rocky trail up to the Great Himalayan National Park in Kullu, the land that houses leopards, flying squirrels and the brown bear is sure worth the walk! Since the only way to get here is on foot. Carry those sleeping bags and snuggle in the lap of nature for an exquisite camping experience that you shall definitely remember for a lifetime.
Australian Delight at its Peak: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia
If you’re in Sydney and you’ve got just three hours to see it what would you do? Don’t worry, we ensure that you see every corner of the place, at a height! Climb up on the Sydney Harbour Bridge to get a bird’s eye view of the place. A total of 1,332 steps, it would take an average person about three hours to climb, but once you’re up there, you would know the workout has been worth every ounce of energy you’ve spent!
Hiker’s Paradise: Mount Harriet, Andaman and Nicobar Island
This one is for the serious hikers. Mount Harriet is the highest peak in Port Blair, this primary tropical rainforest is definitely going to bring a spring on your steps and a bright smile on your face. Take the hike up to this magnificent peak for some solitude and rejuvenation.
Test Your Stamina In China: Martyr’s Park, Guangzhou, China
Are you used to taking the steps or are you a salve to technology and just use the elevator? Our next pick is Martyr’s Park in China that requires you to climb a thousand steps before you can reach to the top! But don’t worry, we assure you that once you’re up there, you would be nothing less than proud of yourself!
Source NDTV Good Times