Many people might be wondering, Why trekking is important when we can witness the beauty of the world on the internet sitting on our bed? Also, they might be considering trek as a long walk on difficult trails staying in the teahouses far from the developed world. In this modern era, we can reach anywhere we want applying the least physical strength and within a short time period. But, trekking is a beautiful journey in nature and always a new experience of something extraordinary. There are countless reasons to go on a trek and we have narrowed our list down to 5 reasons. So, these are the reasons why trekking is important in one’s life:
- Improve Overall Fitness:
Walking is always good for Health. After booking the trek and having information regarding the trek, you will think about the difficulty of the trek. Your conscious mind will force you to be prepared for the trek. During the trek, a walk of 4-5 hours on a difficult trekking trail will burn calories. Also, drinking lots of water purify and gives your body a makeover. It is a great way to weight loss. Trekkers return fitter and leaner after going trek. Trekking plays a vital role to boost the immune system, decrease blood pressure, and risk of a heart attack. Even better, it will help you to be motivated to make your daily life healthier.
- Rest from the daily schedule:
It is a great escape from the daily reoccurring activities of life. Anyone can get annoyed and frustrated by doing the same thing on a daily basis forever. You are giving your most of the time to work or your family. But, during the trek, you will be exchanging stories or playing cards in teahouses with limited facility leaving behind your luxurious life. A peaceful walk in beautiful nature on your holiday and you have nothing to worry about. Trekking provides you with a great opportunity to spend quality time for yourself. Also, trekking can make you feel blessed with the life you have and teach you to be happy with the basic needs in life.
- Completely New Experience:
I would like to call trekking a whole package of new experiences. If you are a first-time trekker, all the activities you are going to do on the trek will be a new experience. Trek to the unknown territory is a new experience of surreal views of the Himalayas, amazing landscapes, roaring waterfalls, and peaceful lakes. It is a perfect way to observe, cherish, and stay connected with nature. Going in the direction without knowing where it leads is a great joy. Not only you will enjoy the views of nature, but you will also get to know the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of new people first-hand. Also, if you like their culture and tradition, you can use and adapt it in your life too.
The most important thing you will experience during the trek is self-discipline, respect, and how to be social. All good and bad incidents during the trek will haunt you with sweet ever-lasting memory. You will experience an extremely happy life with basic needs, limited people around somewhere in nature.
- Boost Self-confidence:
Walking on unfamiliar territory for 4-5 hours a day ascending and descending the hills lets you know about your own capacity. Reaching a new height and breaking your previous record can boost one’s confidence immensely. It will teach us every mountain is worth trying which will lead us to have the self-confidence to face any problems in our life. Trekking helps to develop confidence in yourself which is most essential to make your life better.
- Management skill development:
Trek is not just about improving your mental and physical health but it also improves the management skill of individuals. If you are going on the trek, you have to manage your schedule, plan your trek, setting goals. A walk to the mountain with few people around does not well always and we have to be prepared for the worst case. This will give us the skill and confidence to face and handle the problems in our life.