Outdoor Activities

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Outdoor activities usually mean activities done in nature away from civilization, such as hill walking, hiking, Hunting, backpacking, canoeing, running, kayaking, rafting, climbing, caving, canyoning, and arguably broader groups such as water sports and snow sports. Other similar activities include photography, cycling, kayaking. Outdoor activities may be pursued for the purposes of enjoying scenery and nature, relieving stress, finding peace in nature, enjoying life and relaxing. They are alternatives to expensive forms of tourism. Outdoor activities are also frequently used as a medium in education and teambuilding. Types of outdoor activities

ActivitiesBeach & Sea
ActivitiesFresh Water
ActivitiesCultural & Historical
TrekkingWildlife safari
SnorkelingAnglingGlidingCamel safariTheme parkMuseum
Rock climbingCampingScuba divingCanoeingBallooningDesert Jeep safariMetal Detecting Mountain cyclingBird watchingParasailingWhitewater rafting Motorbike expeditionElephant safariDeep sea fishing

SkiingTree climbingWindsurfing
SnowboardingWater sports
Ice climbing
1 Trekking
2 Rock climbing
3 Mountain cycling
4 Canyoning

[edit] Trekking
Trekking is all about enjoying a great walking holiday. You can choose whichever type of trek suits you. It could be just a day trip. You could also work out a holiday where you go trekking during the day, but return every night to a lodge for a hot meal and a comfortable bed. The hills and the mountains are alluring and you will soon find yourself addicted to them. Trekking is not a risky affair as far as your health is concerned, but it does demand a certain level of fitness that will enable you to enjoy a good day’s walking, uphill and down. The best preparation for trekking is cycling, swimming, jogging and long walks....
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