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The Best Destinations For Group Walking Trips

Travelers Today       By    Jestan Dale Mendame

Updated: Feb 07, 2017 02:23 AM EST

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[Beautiful Japan] World Heritage Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Kumano Kodo, Japan is one perfect destination for travelers who want to enjoy nature at its best.
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Guided group walk excursions are a must for nature loving cliques who are looking for a holistic activity that can be enjoyed physically, mentally and emotionally. It also brings delight to the senses especially when you feel the warmth of the sun in your face, smell the earthly scents and appreciate the wondrous view in front of you. Here is a list of the best destinations for group walking trips that will definitely get you on your feet.

Kumano Kodo, Japan. According Oku Japan, Kumano Kodo (Old Road of Kumano) is comprised of numerous pilgrimage trails including Nakahechi-do, Kohechido and Ohechi-do. The 13-day trip is concentrated in Nakahechi-do that would pass through small villages, woodland forests and ending at the Nachi Grand Shrine.  Activities you can enjoy consist of making your own traditional Japanese paper, experiencing spiritual meditation sessions and strolling with Yamabushi ascetic monks.

Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa. A 10-day journey in South Africa is the perfect get-away for adventure seekers. It starts with a four-day hike in the luscious and rocky forest of Drakensberg Mountains to Baboon Rock. A chance to see the Big Five in the wild is possible at the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Reserve and an adrenaline-packed walk through the safari of the historical Zulu battlegrounds.  It ends with the last day hikes to Mission Rocks in search for loggerhead turtles.

Haute Route, Alps. If you're looking for an escapade, prepare yourselves for the Haute Route hotel trek. According to The Telegraph, the Rambers Holidays offers a 14-night holiday that includes staying in traditional Alpine huts. It involves a trek over remote glacial sceneries with a tough terrain reaching to 3,000m in height.  You must be fit to go on this rewarding journey allows you to see the flower-covered meadows and small villages.

If you're looking for an adventure may it be on an icy mountain or a jungle safari, consider group walking trips that allow you to share your experience with your friends. There are packages suited to your preference that would surely make your trip fun and memorable.

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