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Hiking African and white - Wakanda Safaris

Hiking can be described as a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails or footpaths in the countryside for  different purposes like a pleasure activity. This activity sometimes involves bushwhacking, this specifically refers to difficult walking through dense forest, undergrowth, or bushes where forward progress requires pushing vegetation aside in order to make a way. read more about this

Tanzania hiking

Things to know before planning to take hiking in Tanzania adventure, keep in mind that all of the hikes will require a good level of fitness, and plenty of water to keep you hydrated in the hot, dry climate. All treks and hikes should be done with a guide and armed ranger.

In Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro is regarded as the great place for thousands of hikers to take challenge to reach the summit each year. But, apart from that popular peak, Tanzania all has incredible hiking areas across the country like Pugu hills. Olmoti Crater, and Empakai Crater (these are suitable for beginners), Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano a.k.a the ‘Mountain of God’ (because local people heard rumbling from within, and thought it was the sound of God), Mount Meru (for advanced hikers), Udzungwa Mountains National Park as referred as ‘the Galapagos of Africa,’

By scheduling time to go for a hike/walk in the woods with friends and family may give you so much benefits as hiking outdoors has plenty of perks, nice views, fresh air, and the sounds and smells of nature. These are among of many health and mind advantages of hiking;-

  • Lower stress levels, improved mood, and enhanced mental wellbeing
  • A reduced risk for heart disease
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower cholesterol levels
  • Improved control over healthy weight
  • Lower body fat
  • Improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels
  • Boost bone density, since walking is a weight-bearing exercise
  • Build strength in your glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, and the muscles in your hips and lower legs
  • Improved osteoarthritis outcomes
  • Increases in flexibility and coordination
  • A better quality of life
  • Enhanced relationships with friends and family

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