Whenever, you think of an outdoor activity what generally comes in your mind? Trekking, is what most people with agree upon. Let us know what actually trekking is. So, trekking is an outdoor activity which involves a lot of walking, for hours or even a day. Everywhere around the world this activity has gained a lot of popularity and it’s almost the latest trend. This is because a lot of youth population around the world have developed inclination towards exploring the natural beauty that is present in abundance.
Benefits of Trekking
Trekking is an activity that has number of benefits. Let us discuss some of those benefits in detail.
- Health benefits: Health benefits through trekking in itself is a very wide topic which can have several sub-categories. But we will discuss it altogether. Trekking is usually done in nature, away from the concrete cities, so the very first benefit we get through trekking is fresh and pollution free air. And everyone knows that fresh air enhances our respiratory system. The fresher air we inhale, the healthier our lungs will become. Also, our heart will function better. So, basically trekking heals our heart and lungs related problems. Another benefit we get is that this activity sooths our mind giving us mental peace. Trekking involves arduous walking which means that it improves our bone strength and keep our muscles flexible.
- Experiencing the pure nature: Trekking gives an opportunity to see rich variety of trees, wild plants, different species of birds, and many more. The greenery all around can rarely be spotted in busy and congested cities. People living in the concrete jungles get to experience the green jungles and raw beauty of nature through trekking.
- Rejuvenation of mood: Trekking is an activity that rejuvenate your mood. People in cities are working tirelessly entire week this apparently creates gloom. So, this activity if done in certain intervals, let us say, once in two months than you will definitely feel refreshing which will ultimately benefit you in your working life.
- Experiencing local cultures and local food: One of the most exciting part of trekking is experiencing local culture and local cuisine. Generally, during trekking you may encounter small villages on your way and if trek time is longer than you may have to stay in these villages too. So, you can use such time knowing the culture of the natives and of course try their local food.
- Technology detox: When you go on a trek than, it is unlikely to get a good internet connection so automatically you get an off from your devices especially your smart phone. This is the best time to undergo a technology detox and keep yourselves away from radiations from your devices. In our daily life it is almost difficult to get technology detox but through trekking this is possible.
At the end, we can conclude that trekking is an adventurous way of keeping ourselves healthy and fit. It does not have any negative effects. These five points of benefits are only few and there are many more. So, it is always advisable to plan a trek whenever you get a chance.