Walking holidays are very popular among people these days. As more and more people are getting aware of the benefits of conserving nature, they learn to enjoy the abundant exploits of nature by going on walking tours and vacations. There are package tour companies that arrange for walking holidays, so you can just get in touch with your travel agent and arrange for one. Doesn’t the idea of exploring unique countryside, gushing waterfalls, luscious landscapes thrill you? But before you bubble with excitement and book your tickets to the next ‘walking destination’, talk it out with your agent. And appreciate nature in its finest livery by going on a walking holiday to the following destinations.
Great Smoky Mountains
There is not a region in the world like the Great Smoky Mountains in the US and the amazing kaleidoscope of pristine natural diversity that they produce. When you go along Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains national parks, you are able to appreciate all the historic and natural exploits of the area. There are more than 130 varieties of trees, 200 species of birds and 1,500 varieties of plants in the Smoky Mountain? It is also believed that the Smoky Mountains were once the ancestral home of Cherokee Indians.
There is not a person in the world who will not be besotted by the bewitching beauty of the Himalayas. Plan a tour to Nepal and enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of this great mountain. Most of the walking tours in Nepal also accommodate trips to Annapurnas, Chitwan National Park, Kangchenjunga and Nuwakot. The landscape of this country is particularly unique and not like any you have seen in other countries. There are different kinds of trekking tours for tourists with different needs. If you are a photography enthusiast then you can go on a tour that will show you the best of all the popular places in Nepal. If you are a wildlife enthusiast, you can choose to go for Chitwan Jungle Safari and visit one of the biggest and best natural reserves in Asia.
Don’t miss out on the biggest freestanding mountain in the whole wide world when you embark on a walking holiday. This mountain in Africa is believed to be around 6000 meters high and lures you with its sheer magnificence and royal look. There are plenty of routes that you can take for a trek around Kilimanjaro and some of them will give you breathtaking views of Kenya and Tanzania. Tourists believe that the most beautiful route in Nepal is the Rongai Route. However, it will take you 10 days to reach the summit and when you do so, you will be able to embrace the divine beauty that can never be expressed through words.
Cloud Forests in Costa Rica
This is one of the most exciting of all tropical forests in the world if you are interested in doing a complete trek and hike. The weather is perfectly cool and comfortable and a mist adds to the charm. Probably, it is because a major portion of the forest is covered with clouds all through the year. When you go on a walking tour you will be able to see lagoons, waterfalls and rigged craters. There are plenty of interesting bridges to cross and the magical beauty of the place guides you with its relentless perseverance.