If you’re looking to add some epic hiking trails to your bucket list, then look no further. These hikes represent some of the best around the world, and can cater to everyone from hobbyist hikers to the extreme professionals. No matter what corner of the globe you’re in, there’s a breathtaking hike to suit you.
What other trail lets you pass through three countries on the one hike? The Tour du Mont Blanc covers Western Europe and allows you to see Switzerland, France, and Italy on your adventure. If you want to see valleys, meadows, and glacial valleys, this is the trek for you.
The world famous Inca Trail is so popular that restrictions were put in place on how many tourists could visit the area each day. With 26 miles of rugged terrain, there are some hidden trail options for those who want to avoid the crowds. To experience this hiking trail and see Machu Picchu for yourself, visit Peru during May to September for the absolute best weather.
One of the largest hikes available in our beautiful country, the Appalachian Trail takes you through 14 different states and a range of scenery. Whether you want to attempt it in one go over a few months or mark out a portion that suits you best, there’s no denying just how breathtaking it can be.
To witness the life of those who live at this amazing peak, the Everest Base Camp Trek is a great way to see the sights. In just over two weeks you can explore the area and eventually arrive at the highest point on earth for an experience you’ll remember forever.
If you’ve always wanted to get up close and personal with one of the world’s most wondrous creations, the Grand Canyon hike will get you there. In just under a week you can explore this rugged terrain and see views and ranges like never before. March to May or September to November are the best times to attempt the hike, so it’s available for half of the year.
The world famous Yosemite Natural Park is best seen with this hike, taking around 7 days to complete for an experienced hiker. With such a variety of landscapes available including meadows, waterfalls, and granite basins, you’ll never become bored with this spectacular scenery. For an added adventure, you can climb the Half Dome a massive 8,800 feet above sea level.
Situated in picturesque Tasmania, Australia, this beach hike can only be done with a guided tour. This hike is the best way to witness the stunning coastline of Australia in a way that most visitors don’t get to see. Head down in October to May before winter strikes and conditions get a little too cold.
The Ruwenzori Range in Uganda make up the highest range in Africa, so this hike is full of stunning scenery and views. Witness both amazing landscapes and African wildlife with elephants and more scattered along your trek.
For a truly unique trek unlike no other, this amazing pass in Iceland has it all. The four-day trek will allow you to see volcanic landscapes, snow capped mountains, and rhyolite peaks for a versatile and varied look at the area. Taking just four days to complete, this is a must for those looking for something different.
To journey through the Gros Morne National Park in Canada, there’s no better way to see it all than with this hike. This trail will only take a few days and offers a relaxed hike that’s ideal for both beginners and pros. Witness Canada’s natural landscapes and wildlife as you encounter bears, moose, and birds on this stunning walk.
Whether you want to plan an entire vacation based on your hike, or stick to something close to home, there’s no shortage of breathtaking trails available all across the globe. Seeing one of these world famous tracks will surely be an experience you’ll never forget, and only ignite your passion for hiking even further.