Mindful Travel Destinations to Reconnect With Nature and Be a Better Person

Last updated on March 23rd, 2021 at 02:46 pm

What nature lovers want in a travel destination is very specific. Here are a few places worth visiting.

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Reconnecting with nature is essentially reconnecting with yourself. It is a journey to self-discovery. A trip that can make you think about life and the world we live in is the one that will make you a better person.

So, where do you go when you want to learn how to love not only the world around you, but also yourself and the experience you have in this world?

Camp in the Scottish Highlands

One of the best ways to reconnect with nature and get back to the roots of human kind is to experience living out in the wild, even if it’s just for one or a few nights.

The Scottish Highlands can offer you an once-in-a-lifetime experience. With the splendid views from the mountains, Scotland appears to be a land coming from a fairy tale.

Once you step on that mountain peak and take a look at how far the land goes beyond your sight, you get a sense of realization. We are so small. The world seems to be hugging us from every side of the world, and all of a sudden, you feel at one with nature.

Explore the Wildlife of Tasmania

When you think of wildlife, Australia instantly comes to mind. With many activities that this country offers, you can always go hiking, or find a nice glamping spot where you will be able to explore Australia’s nature and wildlife.

Tasmania has a lot to offer to those who want to get a close look at some of the most diverse animal species in the world. Their hiking trails will allow you to experience some of the most breath-taking views in the world.

While going on this trip, you get to come face-to-face with some of the most beautiful species out there. You can see the infamous Tasmanian devil and lots of playful penguins in a variety of different sanctuaries and wildlife parks. Just make sure to be respectful of wildlife.

Lastly, don’t forget that going to Australia requires a bit of a preparation. If you plan on visiting a few different cities you should get familiar with the places where you will eat, sleep, stay active on your trip, etc. Caring about fitness and one’s own health on a trip can be demanding, but achievable with a good and reliable guide. Lucky for you, Australia is a great place for those who care about their own health.

Discover the Most Remote Corner of China at Wulingyuan Scenic Area

Sometimes, we have to reach the end of the world to find ourselves. The secluded corner of China at Wulingyuan Scenic Area will offer you an experience like you’ve never had before.

This island is dominated by plenty of nature’s most beautiful waterfalls, bridges, natural caves, and pools. This is where you will get to come face-to-face with nature’s most beautiful creation and it feels like coming back to life all over again.

Zhangjiajie National forest park at sunset, Wulingyuan, Hunan, China
Zhangjiajie National forest park at sunset, Wulingyuan, Hunan, China

It is truly a magical experience that will make you look at life differently. It will make you appreciate the water that you drink every day, every ray of sunshine that highlights your face, and every strand of grass that your bare feet get to touch in the late spring.

Practice Some Extreme Sports in the South of Mexico

Getting back to nature can be an extreme experience. Some people choose to power through it and if you are an adrenaline junkie, you absolutely have to visit the south of Mexico.

This place holds some of the most raw and wild corners of nature that can’t wait to be discovered and explored.

South Mexico is a perfect place to go rafting and kayaking. You get to explore the rivers and the nature surrounding them. Just make sure you are going with an expert who can help you get around the place.

Explore the Sea in Australia

In a certain way, we all came from the sea. Water is what gave life to us and it’s a part of what’s keeping us alive. Getting in touch with the oceanic world and some of its most majestic creatures is an experience that will change your life forever.

Australia offers some of the best adventures that will make you reconnect with the roots of humanity and experience it in a completely new way.

Mother Whale
A whale breaching the surface of the water

Whale watching in Sydney is one of the most exciting adventures you can go on. Seeing those majestic creatures up close will have you wondering about how tiny one can be when we live in a world with such giants.

This experience will truly make you appreciate and respect wildlife and animals that live among us.

Do the John Muir Trail in California

If you feel like going on a hike, there is no place better for that than the John Muir trail in California.

This 25-mile long hike has it all. It might seem a bit intimidating. That’s why you don’t have to take the entire route all at once. You can take your time to enjoy nature and explore it step by step.

McGee Creek trail on a sunny autumn day, John Muir wilderness, Eastern Sierra mountains, California
McGee Creek trail on a sunny autumn day, John Muir wilderness, Eastern Sierra mountains, California

This famous trail passes through several spots in the country: Yosemite Valley, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Kings Canyon and the Sequoia National Park. This is where you get to experience nature and wildlife at its finest.

Try to take it all in and appreciate the beauty of the world we live in. Hikes are perfect for that. In addition to that, hikes are amazing for your health.

Challenging yourself with a trip like this will make you care for your health more than ever.

Conclusion

In the end, remember that reconnecting with nature is all about reaching deep within yourself and discovering a new-found love and appreciation for the world we live in. It is about learning how to love again, but beyond all, it is about connecting with others.

Nina is a lifestyle blogger, yoga aficionado and a travel enthusiast with a distinctive taste for home decor. She's passionate about learning new things and sharing meaningful ideas. In her free time, she loves to design clothes and furniture.

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