Backpacking is one of the best stress busters available to the current generation. Amidst the hustle bustle of the cities, one tends to get stressed and needs a nice break to surrender them to the beauty and serenity of nature. With so many facilities, traveling has only become easier. You just need to make up your mind, plan your leaves and you are set to take some incredible backpacking trips.
You can plan to travel to the Himalayas or too far-fetched places like New Zealand or Australia. If you want to explore Europe, you can take a backpacking trip to Greece. You can even try South East Asia or South America. Unlike ancient times, any kind of backpacking trip is totally feasible. Once you have a place in mind, you can just decide and plan to undertake a backpacking trip alone or with friends or family.
Here are some amazing backpacking trips that you can take:
1. Backpacking in Nepal
Backpacking amidst the beauty of Himalayas brings a lot of calmness within you and will make you more grounded. As opposed to the common myth, you do not need to be an athlete to be able to hike around the Himalayas. It has ten of the most tallest mountains including the Mount Everest. Moreover, it is one of the most scenic places with beautiful architecture and mountains in the background wherever you go. There are many hiking trails that you can follow through. You don’t have to worry about safety in these trails because it is always loaded with tourists. You can withdraw money from ATM to make sure you have some local currency and wear appropriate clothes. It can be one of the most memorable trips that you undertake.2. Backpacking around South East Asia
South-East Asia is a backpackers paradise. It is safe for solo travelers and has great options even if you are traveling in groups. You have so much to explore that you can take a backpacking trip for a week, a month or even for a few months depending on your availability. The best route is to start from the North of Thailand and explore the Chiang Mai caves then go to Laos to visit the Buddhist monuments and enjoy the local food of that region. After spending a few days there, you can go to Cambodia and stay there for a week. You can walk around the local markets there and enjoy the old monuments. The local markets are a beauty in itself. You can also sign up for cooking courses and try making some local delicacies. You can either end your trip here or go to Vietnam for another week. It is endowed with natural beauty and the Vietnamese food is something that would make you want to move to that country permanently. You don’t want to miss out on that. No matter how you plan your backpacking trip, try to spend at least four to five days in each place if not more. You will have a memorable experience here.
3. Backpacking in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is one of the beautiful places that have everything that a backpacker wants in a trip. You can experience hiking and mountain trails in Nuwara Eliya and Adam’s Peak. If you want to enjoy the beaches, you can go to Hikkaduwa which is a backpacker’s paradise with amazing local cuisines, markets and surfing places. If you want to visit the old Buddhist architecture, you can go to Anuradhapura. In all, your backpacking trip to Sri Lanka can vary between a week to a month or even more. The more time you have, the better it would be for you.
Hope you undertake one of these mentioned trips and have a memory for life!
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Yogi and Suchna believe in taking the road less travelled and stumbling upon some hidden gems along the way! For over a decade, they’ve mapped their way across various continents, sniffed out unusual routes, discovered new flavors and stayed at quirky hostels. TheBackpackerCo is their expression of soul travel. You can catch up with them at TheBackpackerCo – The Backpacking Eastern Europe Trip Experts.