That adrenaline rush of trekking and discovering & observing the lavish tropical timberlands, hills, caves, cascades and pristine coastline are something unforgettable. That enthusiasm and exhilaration of trekking and whole array of cheering that comes out from you bid a contrasting diversity.
On the other hand the divine Goddess has favored the nature with beautiful mountains, slopes, rivers and lakes for nature lovers and the diverse terrain are blessed for adventure enthusiast. As we all know that, trekking is one of the most famous activities for an adventure enthusiast hence, adventure tourism of different places offers diverse opportunity to explore the vast terrains. Thus, conquer all your fears and explore the world best treks places as adventurous movement like trekking is not the same as customary games as they are totally reliant on nature.
These 10 classic treks places are for serious walkers. All treks places require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime.
In no particular order:
1. GR20, France
Created in 1972, Europe’s finest mountain trek, GR20 from Corsica is one of the most spectacular scenery, breathtaking colours and free roaming wildlife area. The rough and steep trekking way is considered as one of the hardest mountain walking routes in the entire of Europe. Roughly 168km long route, the trekking walk demands 15- day through towering pinnacles, profound woodlands of Lariccio pine and beech, windswept cavities, frigid lakes, torrents, and snow-peaks, amazing coastline and the island’s outline in the sea. The world best trekking place ever found on Earth, Gr20 offers the most enhanced scenes where it connects through Calenzana in the Balagne, Conca, and north of Porto Vecchio.
2. Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru
Rated by many to be in the top 5 treks on the planet, The “Land of The Incas” is one of the most popular destinations and famous trek region in South America. Inca Trail to Machu Picchu trek demands 4 days & 3 nights where the separation are approximately 26 miles (43km). The magnificent land in terms of natural and cultural wonders, Inca Trail & Machu Picchu offers the perspectives of white-tipped mountains, lavish cloud-backwoods, and subtropical wilderness along a shocking blend of Inca clearing stones, ruins & burrows. The Inca Trail has more than 250 types of orchid along with various birds, reptiles, animals including a few species which are.
3. Pays Dogon, Mali
Known for its isolated village on cliffs at a height of 500m, the area that lives by masked stilt dancers, intricately carved doors and pueblo; the Dogon people for more than 1,000 years. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, ‘The land of the Dogon people’ is one of Africa’s most breathtaking regions. Not only that, the region is highlighted for trekking throughout the world. The trek in Pays Dogon takes trekkers across the small villages of the region and through the culture of the people. The trek through the Pays Dogon can be arranged in cities of Mopti, Sevare or Bandiagara escarpment which is about 500m high and stretches over 150Km of cliffs and the trek can last from two day to several weeks.
4. Indian Himalayas, India
The rugged peaks capped with snow and wrapped in glaciers throughout the year, the world’s greatest mountain range, the great Himalayan chain is extending from southeast to northwest across the Asian continent. Known as the “home of the snows”, the most impressive mountains range, the Great Himalayas is one of an astonishing destination of hardcore hikers in the planet. Being one of the most renowned trekking destinations in the world, India offers specialized tour packages for Trekking in Himalayas. Among all, trekking in Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, in the Vibrant Valley of Flowers, Uttaranchal, Spiti to Ladakh and many more are remarkable.
5. Everest Base Camp, Nepal
The world’s tallest mountain is once again open to visitors as the trekking season begins. Considered as one of the most famous trek in the world, the Everest Base Camp route raised through the Himalayas to 5,364metres. Kala Patthar is a notable landmark on the south ridge of Pumori in the Nepalese Himalaya; Triumph at a height of 5,545m, Kala Pattar trek is extremely popular. The trek demands three days to 1 week. It traverses Sherpa people of the Solu Khumbu and offers spectacular scenery and it partakes by thousands and thousands of tourists. No wonder trekking companies say “it is their best-seller”.
6. Overland Track, Australia
Tasmania’s prehistoriclooking wilderness is most accessible on the 80km (50mi, five- to six-day) Overland Track. Snaking its way between Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair (Australia’s deepest natural freshwater lake), the well-defined path (boardwalked in parts) passes craggy mountains, beautiful lakes and tarns, extensive forests and moorlands. Those who want more can take numerous side walks leading to waterfalls, valleys and still more summits including Mt Ossa (1,617m, 5,305ft) – Tassie’s highest.
7. Routeburn Track, New Zealand
See the stunning subalpine scenery of New Zealand’s South Island surrounding this medium three-day (32km, 20mi) track. At the base of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, the track passes through two national parks: Fiordland and Mt Aspiring. Highlights include the views from Harris Saddle and atop Conical Hill – from where you can see waves breaking on the distant beach. The main challenge for this popular hike is actually securing a place among the limited numbers who are allowed on the track at any time.
8. The Narrows, USA
A 26km (16mi) journey through dramatic canyons carved over centuries by the Virgin River, the Narrows in Zion National Park is a hike like no other. The route is the river, with over half of the hike spent wading and sometimes swimming. The hike can be traversed in a day, though some choose to take the hanging gardens and natural springs at a more leisurely pace – spending a night at one of the park’s 12 camp grounds.
9. Baltoro Glacier & K2, Pakistan
This corridor of ice leads to the colossal peak of K2 (8,611m, 28,251ft), the world’s second-highest peak. This incomparable trek traverses some of the most humbling scenery on the planet. What begins following icy rivers boldly goes to the guts of the glacier before leading to the granite pyramidal mountains including Paiju (6,610m, 21,686ft), Uli Biaho (6,417m, 21,053ft), Great Trango Tower (6,286m, 20,623ft) and ultimately K2. If the 15 days doesn’t floor you, take side trips to more moraine-covered glaciers.
10. The Snowman Trek
Trekking this route is not for the faint of heart, or lungs. This high-altitude ball-buster crosses 11 passes over 14,000 feet along the Tibet-Bhutan border. Along the way you’ll visit magical Buddhist monasteries clinging to the sides of cliffs and pass through secluded villages full of windblown smiles. It takes about 24 days to complete, and the window of perfect weather is very small, mainly in October.