A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. And it’s time for you to take it!
So you are thinking of going on a backpacking trip. That trip were you have pictured yourself living a great adventure on an Indiana Jones’ outfit and ready to discover a new world, maybe with a return date or even with only a one-way ticket.
Congratulations! It is one of the best life experiences you can have, and without a doubt traveling is one of the best things you can spend your money on.
That is why at Rotamundos we want to help you make your travel experience unforgettable and at the same time we want to make things easier for you. Therefore, we are going to give you a series of tips that will allow you to enjoy your trip even more.
The first thing you need to think about, is where you want to go, so enter the Rotamundos destination’s map and navigate to discover the information of our destinations. You will find the ideal place to travel, among many options to get closer to nature, experience culture from within and start your next adventure. You can choose between beach destinations, villages with ancient cultures, wooded areas, bohemian destinations full of life and party, large cities and unmissable places.
Once you have chosen the destination, you should know where you are going to stay, since it is always a good idea to arrive at our destination knowing at least where we will spend the first night, and thus avoid unpleasant surprises. We recommend you take advantage of all the accommodation options we have on our website. Also if you book through Rotamundos, you will have access to incredible and exclusive discounts for our community.
If you want some ideas of what to pack, go to our travelers blog and know what any backpacker should pack, because the backpack will be your adventure companion and will be with you throughout your whole trip, and what you pack in it is a very important decision.
Finally, do not forget that many of the unique experiences that you want to live as a backpacker can be booked through our Rotamundos Experiences page, where you will find options for all budgets and all types of travelers, from tours to the main attractions at every destination, to unbelievable adrenaline boosts in the heart of nature.
Remember that you are now a Rotamundos Traveler, and that we believe in the respect for nature, culture and the places we visit, so try to pack biodegradable or environmentally friendly items, take with you a reusable water bottle. During your trip, always choose the most environmentally friendly means of transport available, avoid generating unnecessary garbage, and in case you do, take it with you to a container, preferably separating it. Try to consume products made with local materials and that benefit local families too, always opting for fair trade. And finally, remember that each place has its own customs, traditions and culture, so enjoy the cultural contrasts and respect the differences, since the local people are our hosts and we like being good guests. So, let's leave things better than we found them, to preserve them and be able to enjoy them again.