Top 10 Hikes
Top 10 Hikes

Top 10 Most Amazing Hikes in the World

By Karin Lehnardt, Senior Writer
Published April 1, 2019
  • Inca Trail, Peru.[2][4]
  • Top 10 Hikes
    In just 26 miles (43 km), the Inca Trail combines pristine mountain scenery, lush forests, subtropical jungles, and a stunning mix of Inca ruins and tunnels.

  • Torres del Paine W Trek, Chile.[2]
  • Top Ten Hikes
    The W Trek is Patagonia's most famous hiking route and is the perfect introduction to multi-day trekking.

  • Appalachian Trail, USA.[1]
  • Appalachian Trail
    The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest hiking-only footpaths in the world.

  • Kilimanjaro, Africa.[8]
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    Stretching 19,40 feet (5895 meters) high, Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest freestanding mountain in the world.

  • Kungsleden Trail, Sweden.[7]
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    On the Kungsleden Trail ("King's Trail"),  you’ll journey across glacier valleys and arctic tundra, view reindeer, lemmings, rare orchids, and epic waterfalls.

  • Everest Base Camp, Nepal.[3]
  • Everest Base Camp
    Everest’s majestic summit soars so high that just hiking to its base camp is still an adventure of the highest kind.

  • Snowman Trek, Bhutan.[6]
  • Snowmen Trail Fact
    Snowman trail will either scare you away or turn you into an adventure junkie.

  • Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim Hike, USA.[5]
  • Grand Canyon Hike
    The Grand Canyon rim-to-rim hike is a classic bucket list adventure.

  • Pacific Crest Trail, USA.[8]
  • pacific crest trail fact
    Around 300 people attempt to thru-hike the PCT each year. Approximately 50–60% complete it.

  • 10. Yosemite Grand Traverse, USA.[2]
  • Yosemite Grand Traverse Fact
    This 60-mile trek takes hikers across the Minarets, the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the historic John Muir Trail, and soul-renewing scenery.

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