By: Samuel Plante
Here are 6 activities that travelers often underestimate. Often free things to do that will not leave you indifferent! Budget travelers love this kind of activity. We will not hide it, we generally love free stuff…
The wonder and beauty of a waterfall in a foreign country will not stop giving me goose bumps. For most waterfalls, this requires a small (or long) hike where the excitement is exponential the closer you get and you hear the sound so sweet and powerful at the same time waterfalls in the distance. Sometimes some parks require a low cost entry fee to the falls, but this is far from ruin you.
Snorkeling the underwater world
This activity requires only a body of water and low-cost equipment. The underwater world has so much to offer us. Find a safe place, throw yourself in the water and explore the underwater landscape !! Next backpacking trip do not forget to find a little space in your bag for your mask!
Cliff jumping – This lovely adrenaline rush
This activity will delight all the rash in you! Once again, all you need is a body of water and a secure location to reap the maximum of a strong sensation. Do some research on the best places to do cliff jumping at where you are and get started!
Hiking – Sometimes painful but rewarding
A very popular activity that offers maximum sensation during the climb and a majestic reward at the top! sometimes there is an entrance fee, especially for national or regional parks, but you will probably find a free hike. Good equipment can also enhance your appreciation of this activity.
Enjoying a view
No matter what country you are in, there are always beautiful points of view to appreciate; on the edge of the sea, on top of a mountain or in a grandiose city. Bring yourself a coffee or a beer, this activity is indeed a gift of nature in its total free.
Visit the city / old town
A very simple activity too often underestimated, the city walks in tourist mode. Sometimes this is where we least expect it to be the most important encounter. Let yourself be charmed, let yourself be guided, follow your instinct of backpacker and enjoy the little moments that the daily life of the locals can bring you, you will be surprised by the beauty of the people. Moreover, many cities offer free walking tours, requiring a tip at your discretion at the end of it.
Here are some ideas for Activities and things to do while traveling on a budget. You are on a trip, enjoy it, do what you want and don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone! Thats the main goal of backpack traveling. Always remember: Leave only footprints and respect the locals. xxx