Walking is great exercise. You can do it at your own pace and challenge yourself when you feel like it. It is also a great way to clear your head and remove all of the stress of your day to day life. The beauty of nature will inspire you to make healthy changes in your life that will affect you for years to come. Here are five walks with the most spectacular views.
The Chief, Squamish, BC, Canada
Wherever you go in Canada you are guaranteed to be overwhelmed by the incredible scenery. The Chief is a stunning granite rock located in Squamish BC which is about a 45-minute drive from Vancouver. The trail is challenging but it is well marked so you pay attention it is pretty hard to get lost. It is a challenging climb but the view from the top is stunning.
You can access The Chief from the Shannon Falls parking lot or the Stawamus Chief Provincial Park.
Chembra Peak Trek, Kerala, India
The Chembra Peak is 2100 m and it is near the town of Meppady in Wayanad, Kerala. It is a three-hour trek and you must get permission from the local forestry office to do the trek.
The view from the top is stunning and you can see all of beautiful Wayanad as wells as the districts of Kozhikode, Malappuram, and Niligiri. A tour of Kerala wouldn’t be complete without seeing these incredible views.
Fitz Roy Trek, Patagonia, Argentina
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares is a great place to visit and walking the Fitz Roy Trek is a must. Mt Fitzroy has a peak of 3,375m and you can expect to see animals like condors, Rheas, guanaco, and foxes along the way. The trek can be quite windy between the months of November and April.
There are relatively easy trails and challenging trails so it is great for people of all skill levels. Be sure to take a side trip to the Perito Moreno Glacier to see this stunning gift from nature.
Blossom Trail in the Cotswolds, England
Head out to the vale in England and try the Blossom Trail in the Cotswolds, England. This fabulous trail is lined with cherry, apple, pear, and trees that sport stunning pink and white blossoms that are sure to please all who visit here.
The trail is 80 km long and it meanders through sleepy picturesque villages and crisscrosses over the Avon River. The Blossom Trail is one of the five major blossom events of the world and it is a sight not to be missed. If it isn’t blossom season, don’t worry, there are plenty of other walks in the Cotswolds which are spectacular year-round.
Malta Coastal walk, Malta, Spain
This is a 155 km route that leads you around the entire island of Malta. Trekking the entire route will take a few days and there are plenty of accommodation options to choose from. The trail meanders along the coast and offers breathtaking sea views, pristine nature, a diverse mixture of flora and fauna, and dramatic cliffs that will leave you spellbound.
You can also visit archaeological remains, relax in the peaceful countryside, and there are plenty of opportunities to visit plenty of towers, forts, and churches.