If you are keen on taking a break from your monotonous routine and looking for a way to rejuvenate your soul, hiking is the way to go. We have listed the top 10 hiking trails in the world. These trails can be enjoyed by both the novice and the experienced hikers! The list isn’t in any particular order as it would be an injustice to place one trail over the other.
- Mount Rainier, WA, USA
The trail that leads to Mount Rainier (4,392m) is rewarding indeed. From the top, you are treated to a wonderful view of the city of Seattle. This trail can be enjoyed by both beginners and experienced hikers.
- Hua Shan, China
The trails of Huashan are dangerous, to say the least. However, you can still see many beginners hiking on the trails of Huashan as it offers glorious views of nature.
- Alps, Europe
The trail of the Alps, Europe boasts of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe. You will see that the mountain range has multiple trails, providing you with many options to enjoy your hike. The trail of Tour du Mont Blanc stretches for a hundred miles through 3 different countries, Switzerland, France, and Italy.
- Himalayas, Nepal
Any hiking trail that leads to the highest mountain in the world is a trail worth taking. The Himalayas boast of the highest peaks in the world. The Himalayan trail is a difficult trail for novice trekkers and challenging for experienced hikers. However, you will be treated to stellar views when on the Himalayan trail.
- El Caminito del Rey, El Chorro, Spain
Widely regarded as the deadliest trail in the world, the El Caminito del Rey trail is basically a narrow hiking trail that is attached to the surrounding steep rocks.
- Fjords, Norway
If you live in Europe and are an enthusiastic hiker, you must visit the Fjords hiking trail. When on this trail, you get the opportunity to see the beautiful Preikestolen cliff and Trolltunga.
- Andes, South America
The Andes hiking trail leads to the magnificent, ancient city of Machu Picchu. Need we say anymore? However, we will add that the trail has many routes with each offers different levels of difficulty.
- Blyde River Canyon, South Africa
The Blyde River Canyon features a 33 km trail which offers magnificent views of nature and the landscape. It also helps that the area is full of exotic species of plants and animals.
- Kalalau Trail, Kauai, Hawaii
The Kalalau trail in Kauai, Hawaii can prove to be a great escape. The trail treats you to picturesque views of the surrounding hills and landscape. Experienced hikers can have their fill by hiking through the dramatic coastline.
- Fjordland, New Zealand
Arguably the finest hiking trail in the world owing to its offering of picturesque views of the landscape around it is the Fjordland trail served as a backdrop for most of the ¨The Lord of The Rings¨ scenes.