If you are like us, and love to hike and visit natural and historic places along the trail. But also, love to collect beautiful views and landscapes around the world, these 10 hiking routes are for you.
1. Camino De Santiago, Spain
Millennial hiking route that lets you cross Spain following the steps of thousand of Pilgrims each year on their way to Santiago de Compostela. This is the place where rest the remains of St. James Apóstol. Imagine starting your journey in France or Portugal and crossing Spain by foot, visiting dozens of historic towns and cities, and fighting over your own personal emotions, fears and limitations. Many say the Camino have changed their lives, and we truly believe it!
2. Himalayas, Nepal
You don’t have to climb the Annapurna or the Everest to enjoy hundreds of kilometers of hiking in Nepal. Dramatic landscapes, turqouise glaciar lakes, and the chance to see some of the highest pieaks on earth will leave with your mouth open and wanting to go back for more on this hiking paradise.
3. Inca Trail, Peru
Four days of intense hiking in the hearth of the Peruvian Andes. The trail goes across terrific cloudforest and tundra landscapes, and let you visit interesting and ancient archeological sites built by the Incas more than 500 years ago, with the sacred city of Machuppichu as your final destination.
4. Rim to Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, USA
If the Grand Canyon from the edge is beautiful and awing, imagine how it is hiking to the bottom and camping inside it. This is one the few places in the world to see almost 2 billion years of geological history written over the rocks. You can start either in the South or North Rim, go all the way down and camp near the Colorado river, and the make your way up to the opposite rim.
5. Lost City Trek, Colombia
At the North of Colombia, in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, there is a magic and green lush trail that will let you find the Lost City of the Tayronas over a 4 days hike. Teyuna, former name of this old city is the hearth of the world and the origin place of every human on earth, according to the Tayrona worldview.
6. Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Commonly known as the Roof of Africa. Mt. Kilimanjaro is without doubts a favorite among amateur and professional hikers thanks to the mix of adventure and no so difficult climb. Being the highest summit in Africa, it is a must to do for climbers and mountaineers looking to accomplish the 7 summits in the 7 continents on earth.
7. Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, USA
With a magnificent view over Yosemite National Park, Half Dome is a total challenge for hikers and adventurers. If you want to appreciate this famous and astonishing views be prepared to climb a massive granite rock suspended at 8,000 ft over Yosemite Valley with the help of just two steal cables on the way up. Difficult yes, but not impossible!
8. The Narrows Up-Down, Zion National Park, USA
Imagine hiking and camping in the deepest part of a Canyon surrounded by great vertical rock walls. Everything sculpted by the strength of water and erosion along the time. The Narrows is clearlyly a perfect scenario to explore and wade along the Virgin River in Zion National Park in Utah.
9. Kathadin via Knife Edge, USA
In Maine, the nos North and Eastern state of US, Mt Kathadin raises. This is the starting or terminus point of the famous Appalachian Trail. To get to the top of Baxter Peak, the highest point of mountain range, you can cross the edge of the mountain through a crumbling rocky trail with steep falls on each side of the trail.
10. Cinque Terre, Italy
On the Italian coastline lies one of the best hikes of Italy. In Cinque Terre National Park you will hike over an old trail that borders astonishing cliffs over deep blue and turquoise waters. This trail connects five picturesque little towns across the coast. Although Cinque Terre has become one of the most visited places in Italy, it still has its charm and the hike worths the effort to visit.
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