10 Of The Most Incredible Trails In The World
Are you ready to experience some of the most breathtaking trails in the world? From single-day hikes to multi-day treks, here are 10 incredible walking tracks that will make you want to get packing, tie up your hiking shoes and head off. From mountain peaks in Europe with sweeping views to the stunning river beds of the United States of America, feast your eyes.
Tour Du Mont Blanc (Europe)
Tour De Mont Blanc is one of the most popular long distance trails in the world. It spans across three European countries - Switzerland, France and Italy - and over 170km. Usually walked in a 10-day period, the Tour Du Mont Blanc offers unbeatable views of the gorgeous, snow-capped mountains.
Here's one for the bucket list - one of the most famous national parks in the world. Yosemite National Park is well known for climbing routes but also has some incredible hiking trails. With a variety of trekking options, there are trails suitable for all fitness and experience levels. You'll be greeted with gorgeous waterfalls and amazing mountain peaks on every turn.
Tongariro Northern Circuit (New Zealand)
If you are heading to New Zealand, the Tongariro Northern Circuit is a must-do for any avid adventurer. This gorgeous hike, completed over a 4-day period, takes you to some of the most breathtaking views in New Zealand. During your walk you will visit Mount Ngauruhoe, an active volcano, as well as craters, lava flows, and even explosion pits.
Three Capes Track (Australia)
Pack your bags and head to Tasmania for an adventure that takes you along sheer cliffs and pristine coastlines. At 46km, the Three Capes Track is not for the faint hearted but it sure is worth the effort. Keep an eye out for the variety of wildlife along the way.
The Narrows (USA)
Located in Utah, The Narrows are located within the Zion National Park. This unique trail takes you along the bed of the Virgin River between canyon walls that can tower up to 300m tall. You're guaranteed to get a little bit wet, so make sure you are prepared.
Torres Del Paine Lookout (Chile)
Trek over wooden bridges and experience the gorgeous teal lakes and streams that run through this Chilean trail. While there is an option to do a longer, multi-day hike of 34km, there is also a fantastic 18km return track that can be completed in a day.
Inca Trail (Peru)
The Inca Trail is by far the most famous walking track in South America. There is a gruelling, four-day hike as well as a two-day walk that take you through jungles and gorgeous ruins. There's something peaceful and mystical about this awe-inspiring trek that you need to experience to understand.
Also known as King's Trail, Kungsleden in Lapland is an unforgettable hiking experience. This trail takes you past gorgeous lakes and streams and features the highest mountain in Sweden - Mount Kebnekaise. Although tough, the natural scenery makes Kungsleden well worth it.
Ol Doinyo Lengai (Tanzania)
Ever wanted to climb an active volcano? This strenuous trail offers gorgeous views across the Rift Valley and takes you through a truly unique landscape. It is known as a steep and difficult climb, so be prepared to work hard during the 8 to 10 hours of hiking, with the magnificent views as your reward.
Grand Canyon (USA)
You'll find one of the most spectacular views in the world at Arizona's Grand Canyon. This monumental tourist spot includes a large variety of trails for all different experience and fitness levels. Enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the red dirt and check out the hidden rapids at the base of the canyon wall while you are there.
Where will your next trip take you? The world is full of unforgettable, awe-filled places. Whether you're in it for the big treks or the shorter hikes, find your adventure and chase it.