For the adventure lovers, trekking is nothing short of an adrenaline generator. The harder the paths and rougher the terrain, the more is the thrill factor. Pair of trekking shoes, backpack with all essentials, a strong heart along with a fit physique and you are good to go. Sounds like a cake walk, doesn’t it?
Well, if you’re an adrenaline junkie and in hunt of conquering some of the best known trekking terrains, read on.
The famous trail leading to one of the legendary Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Pichu makes for one hell of a trek. Landscapes with as snow clad mountains and forests with cloud icing almost make it look straight out of a movie. It is one of the highlights of Peru and a pride for very obvious reasons. When at Machu Pichu, the aura is too strong to be ignored.
2.Everest Base Camp
Now, how many can truly boast of having conquered the world’s highest mountain? Only a handful has done it, given the herculean nature of the task. But one thing that is easily achievable with its fair share of moments leaving you awestruck is trekking to the base camp namely, Kala Patthar. It’s quite a landscape painted with rugged majestic mountains towering and flanking on all sides.
If you are familiar with the Grand Canyon which you would be if you’re into traveling, then you’ll be aware of the famous trail here- The Narrows. This has one unique route with swimming and wading being the major navigation method. So, better be a decent swimmer if your pick is this diverse dramatic Canyon.
Nestled in the lap of Switzerland, it should not come as a surprise that Routeburn track is not just a treat to the eyes but also fodder for your adrenaline. Overlooking two major national parks with distant view of the majestic sea and New Zealand’s breath-taking Southern Alps, you possibly couldn’t ask for anything more. The only catch- Need to book ahead of time as only a limited people are taken at a time.
If you’re up for a trek which satisfies your quench for history with adventure, this quaint little African region in Mali is a detour you must take in order to get a taste of the colorful Dogon life. The Bandiagara dotted with abandoned, scattered old dwellings make for an ancient yet aesthetically pleasing sight.