Hiking is a great activity that not only comes with many health benefits. It is also an excellent way to spend more time with nature. There are many trails around the world that offer the most amazing views for hikers of all levels. If you are thinking of exploring more of the world’s most beautiful trails, you can these destinations to your bucket list.
1. Buckskin Gulch, Utah, USA
This trail surrounded by breathtaking rock formations is not for the faint of heart. Bucksin Gulch is a long and deep slot canyon that stretches to about 13 miles. Some parts of the narrow canyon can be tight squeeze. The hike can take roughly 2-3 days.
2. Everest Base Camp, Nepal
The long and scenic trek to Everest Base Camp is an ultimate goal for many hikers around the world. Serious trekkers have taken on the challenge which takes roughly a week to finish. Soaring peaks and beautiful scenery surround hikers as they attempt to reach the Base Camp. The trek can be intense, but the reward can be immensely satisfying as you soak in the breathtaking views and experience the culture.
3. Inca Trail, Peru
The Inca Trail is a popular trekking destination. It is a 26-mile hike against the backdrop of spectacular scenery. Trekkers are greeted by breathtaking mountainous landscape, verdant forest, and ancient structures that include ruins. And best of all, it leads to many amazing sights the most famous of which is the Machu Picchu dubbed as the Lost City of the Incas.
4. Superior Hiking Trail, Minnesota, USA
Superior Hiking Trail takes is a 277-mile trek in the wilderness. It is a long hike that takes about two to four weeks depending on speed and changes in the weather. It is a popular trail among avid trekkers. The beautiful and rugged terrain is set in the midst of lush forests with towering trees, a beautiful lake, and wildlife some of which you can occasionally catch a glimpse of.
5. Walker’s Haute Route, France & Switzerland
Walker’s Haute Route takes hikers from Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland. This trail provides an enchanting vista of the French and Swiss Alps and takes about two weeks to finish. Towering peaks, snow-capped mountains, and valleys with vibrant meadows offer a picturesque scenery that makes a spectacular backdrop to an amazing hike.