Darband, Tehran, Iran

Walking trails of Darband

The trails pass waterfalls and cross streams as they head up into the hills. They are crowded on Thursday afternoon and Friday and make a great place to meet Tehranis in a relaxed, social atmosphere.

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/iran/tehran/sights/natural-parks-forests/darakeh-darband#ixzz3wup9xQ55

How to get there :

Take metro to Tajrish Station, then walk along Fana Khosrow St. and then Darband St.

 

Dragon’s Back, Hong Kong

“With beautiful coastal scenery and easy accessibility from the city, the Dragon’s Back is a popular escape that deservedly gets regular mentions in travel guidebooks. A short hop from the bustle of Hong Kong East, the trail provides stunning views of Shek O, Tai Long Wan, Stanley, Tai Tam, and the South China Sea.”

http://www.discoverhongkong.com/uk/see-do/great-outdoors/hikes/dragons-back-hiking-tour.jsp#ixzz3wuZn5NDw