Travel Walking Tours You Can Join

Walking is one of the best forms of exercise wherein no large gadgets, no heavy weights and no big confined space is needed. It is also the most economical means of transportation for places that are not divided by the sea or any bodies of water. Walking tours is the best way to connect with the locals and dig deeper into their history, traditions and culture. Exploring new places on foot enables you to take the sights, sounds, scents and scenery first-hand. This is why nowadays, apart from travel tours done by air, by sea or by land vehicles, a walking tour is also gaining popularity among tourists from all over the globe.

So where are the best places in the world for avid walkers? We’ve compiled some of the best places to visit for a walking tour.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam is an ideal place to explore on foot for its flat, compact and lively streets. The city is home to gorgeous 17th-century canals, parks and former industrial docklands, which are best appreciated while walking.

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Bhutan

Bhutan being situated in the Himalaya mountain range, is perfect for people looking for a bit hilly walking adventure. Along the way, ancient citadels, Buddhist temples and carved wood farmhouses will be discovered. The journey across Bhutan leads to the snowcapped Himalaya and into the heart of a modern-day Shangri-La. The Kingdom of Bhutan is not yet open for all travelers. Tourists to the country are still limited to a fortunate few.

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Cape Town

Cape Town has a beautiful and easy-to-navigate city center. The place is brimming with historical monuments and quaint Victorian architecture. The streets are clean and a lot of hip new restaurants and boutiques keep opening which attract more tourists to wander the vibrant city.

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Maui

The island of Maui in Hawaii, having little known-trivia is best discovered through a walking tour. There’s just so much to learn about the place like hidden waterfalls, great culinary spots, black sand beaches, parks, valleys and the famous Lahaina – a major attraction in the island where a lot of restaurants offering a broad variety of food and entertainment, and a variety of shops and galleries on the streets can be found.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is consistently ranked as one of America’s most walkable cities. The city is filled with great architectural history that dates back to colonial times. The cityscape is panoramic with the tallest skyscrapers on the backdrop. Philadelphia’s central city is structured with long straight streets forming a grid pattern and colorful neighborhoods which makes any walking tour exciting rather than tiring.

For your next holiday, try any walking travel tour. They will give you the best and most convenient routes for a walking tour.

11 thoughts on “Travel Walking Tours You Can Join

  1. Walking tours are actually the best way to marvel at the city and observe the locals. Not only that it is a form of exercising, it also makes you look at the streets and observe the day to day life of locals. Actually, most of the walking tours I’ve encountered are free and often serviced by students. That’s one way to promote tourism. Plus you can take more good photos when you’re on a walking tour. πŸ™‚

  2. This is interesting. First time to hear about walking tour, though when we travel, we get to walk a lot. Nway, the places you’ve mentioned seems pretty interesting as well to visit and observe the locals. It’s fun watching them do their everyday lives. Learn their culture as well as appreciate the place’s architecture.

  3. Walking tours?! Wow that sounds interesting. I’d love to walk on the roads of Amsterdam and Cape town. Love the bright colored walls in cape Town. Hopefully, I’ll get to travel and explore these places. πŸ™‚

  4. Walking tours are one of my favorite ways to see a city. Especially if it’s with a local as they show you all the hidden gems. I am planning to go to Amsterdam soon so I will keep that one in mind.

  5. Well, I think I am not up for this. I am so lazy to walk and get tired easily. A few weeks ago while we were in HK, the commute included long walks and OMG! I could barely stand up because of my sore and tired feet.

    So, I would have to pass on this walking tours. Hehe!

  6. I love walking a lot when I go on holiday and I always go on free walking tours. But not only, I also go hiking if the landscape permits. One of the best holidays I had recently was hiking in Norway. The scenery was simply breathtaking. As for cities, I found Barcelona to be very walkable, I don’t think I used the public transport once.

  7. Amsterdam & Cape Town are definitely in my bucket list! Though I agree walk tours are very tiring but it’s also one way to appreciate the scenery even more, explore and embrace the location. I loved every photo. I hope to visit these places soon! πŸ™‚

  8. I really love walking and this is interesting πŸ™‚ I hope I had the funds to do this, though. I can’t wait to graduate college and travel the world. πŸ™‚ Thank you for sharing this!

  9. Walking has helped me moved on my life. When I was battled with depression and anxiety, I would really need to go for a walk. I hope I can join walking tours someday. I have my own version of walking tour anyway. Hihi

  10. Amsterdam is great for walking. But have you realized the people in the Netherlands love to bike as well? But the canals are beautiful! Since I’m a Dutch woman ofcourse this would be the city I would recommend

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