4 Travel Gems That Will Challenge & Amaze You

4 Travel Gems That Will Challenge & Amaze You

March 24, 2020

Are you looking for a challenge of your lifetime? Or maybe something new to conquer on your list?

 

If you are adventurous, don’t shy away from the challenges and looking to push your limits, then check out these 4 wonderful destinations. Not only they will make you more fit, but turn you into a storyteller as well!.



The Way of Saint James

Saint James

Also known as Camino De Santiago, it’s a large network of pilgrim trails all across Europe, all leading to the cathedral in Santiago De Compostela. Whether you choose the Camino Frances or Northern Spain Route which are included in the UNESCO Heritage List or a charming Portuguese trail, it will give you a challenge you will never forget! Major routes cover between 600-1000 kilometers and often leads through mountain areas. If you are looking for a challenge that is rewarding, historic, beautiful and social then venturing on a pilgrimage to Santiago is a must. Not only it will make you more fit, give your endurance and legs some serious motor, but it will also make you more confident. After all, not everyone even has the courage to begin a journey of such magnitude! Good luck!

Kayak The Norwegian Fjords

Fjords

Probably one of the most scenic adventures out there, that will combine fitness and traveling. Kayaking the magical fjords in Norway is a heaven for water sports lovers and adventurers. Spend multiple days or even the whole week kayaking on these stunning waterways and head to the mountains to camp or stay on the shore. Get those arms moving, inhale crisp and fresh air and enjoy the challenge with most amazing views ever!

Hike The Patagonian Trails

Pantagonia

The trekking paradise Patagonia has a so much to offer, from one-day hikes to multiple day expeditions, for all kind of fitness levels and adventures seekers. From treks and horse riding to rafting and biking, the whole region is one big playground, but a challenging one for sure! Whether it’s the glaciers, stunning mountain formations and waterfalls that you seek or a challenge and the chance to conquer those steep rocky trails, Patagonia is one of the best places on the planet to test your limits.

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

Looking to be on top of the world? If climbing Everest is just too expensive or not attractive for other reasons, then don’t forget the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. The highest peak in Africa and the world’s tallest free-standing mountain is standing at almost 6.000 meters proudly. This epic hike will take somewhere from five to nine days and the most beautiful thing about it is that you don’t need to actually climb it or have climbing gear. All you need is determination and the will to take on the challenges it will present such as high altitude and very diverse climate zones along the way.