Top 10 Hikes
Top 10 Hikes

Top 10 Most Amazing Hikes in the World

Karin Lehnardt
By Karin Lehnardt, Senior Writer
Published April 1, 2019

The earth is treasure of beauty and wonder that help renew your soul and feed your adventure. One way to experience the world up-close and personal is hiking. While it's impossible to unequivocally rank the best hikes in the world, there are a few hiking trails in the world that stand above the rest. From the longest hiking trail in the world to the most stunning, we explore some of the breathtaking vistas out there. Let's go!

  • Inca Trail, Peru.[2][4]
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    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]
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    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]
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    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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