Work on your health by going to beautiful hiking trails
Walking is one of the cheapest ways to get fit. Actually, it is absolutely free. But if you want to step it up, go on a hiking trail for some challenging leg workout. Not only is it good for your health but you get to enjoy beautiful sceneries while you are at it. But if you want to visit various hiking trails, you can grab yourself a car rental Europe or in the US.
Mount Fuji, Japan
One of the dream climbs and hikes would be Mount Fuji in Japan. Locals and tourists flock to the mountain usually during the summer season, with numbers peaking during Obon Week in August. There are various trails for hikers, with different levels of difficulty. Hiring a guide is recommended if you want someone experienced to guide you where to go, though trails are well-marked. Hiking Mount Fuji will give you a beautiful view of the sunrise and its crater. You can bring home a memento by purchasing a walking stick that will be stamped there.
Blyde River Canyon, South Africa
South Africa boasts of having the third largest canyon and largest green canyon in the world with the Blyde River Canyon. It makes for an amazing hike because of the terrain, which will give you a good workout, the breathtaking views, as well as possible encounters with wildlife. There are various hiking trails that you can take. There are accommodations available based on the hiking trail you want to take. Whichever trail you chose, you will have the opportunity to take in how beautiful nature is at any point.
The Choquequirao archeological site in Peru is an alternative hike to the usual Machu Picchu and Inca trail. It is considered as a challenging trek and not for the faint of heart. But conquering this trail will bring you magnificent views of the Andes and enjoy the local flora and fauna. You will also experience several microclimates while on the mountain, depending on the altitude. Going up and down the mountain is the only way in and out. What’s wonderful about the Choquequirao ruins and trek is there are only a few people who climb it, compared to Machu Picchu.
Gleninchaquin, County Kerry, Ireland
Gleninchaquin in County Kerry, Ireland offers exciting nature views from every spot. Gleninchaquin Park is considered one of Ireland’s hidden gems as it allows you to be one with nature. Hike along glens and green meadows, and bask at the beauty of lakes, streams, and the rock face waterfall. There are different terrains for every hiker. Pets are allowed, as long as they are kept on their leads. The park allows visitors from 10 AM to 5 PM.