More individuals are getting into a healthy lifestyle. Of the many forms of exercise that are available, one of the most commonly done is hiking.
It’s favored by many because of its versatility. You can hike anywhere, and you can do it at any time of the day. You can see places, and it also gives you some time to think about many things while on your hike.
If you love traveling to new countries, there are destinations that are also great for hiking. With this option, often you get to the road less traveled. There are lesser tourists, with no traffic. Not to mention, you get to see views that are in its best and most raw form.
To give you a start on your search for the next country to trek in, here are some ideas:
1. New Zealand
New Zealand is naturally one of the best countries in the world. Situated in the South Pacific Ocean, it’s one of the best island nations there is in the world. Whether you’re going to the South or the North, there’s always something for you to see. Let the Kiwi’s warm hospitality and smiles prove this to you.
As a hiker, you won’t regret any of the picturesque views, as if they were straight out of a postcard. If you’d like to make the most out of your hiking trip, you’d have to make two separate visits. Decide first if you’d like to go to the South or the North Island.
To help you out, here are some of the best hiking trails that you can choose to do in New Zealand:
- Tongariro Crossing
- Hooker Valley Track
- Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track
- Rakiura Track
- Abel Tasman National Park
2. The United States Of America
The United States Of America offers you more than just concrete jungles and shopping. Its wilderness and national parks are also one of the best in the world.
The US’ landscape is also remarkably diverse. If you wish to trek through snowy mountains, canyons and plateues, or even fancy national parks, there are numerous to choose from. Lastly, it’s home to the best and most magical natural wonders of the world.
Because you can’t go through all the fifty states at once, here are some of the best hiking trips that you can take:
- Pacific Crest
- Yellowstone National Park
- Appalachian Trail
- Redwood Forest
If you want to extend your North American trip a little bit longer, Canada is another country you can go to. After all your excitement in the United States, this neighboring country offers just as much as the fifty state-nation does on its other side.
If you visit during the winter, some of the most magical snow treks are genuinely worth the hike. Of course, this requires more effort and training to get used to the snow. But, the climb is every hiker’s dream.
If Canada is really your dream destination in the winter, visit outdoorcommand.com to start your search for the best gear to bring during the winter. Remember, it pays to be prepared. This will help you enjoy your hike even more.
Canada is a country of eight forest regions. All these regions are well taken cared of and preserved. It’s also rich in lakes, with some of the clearest you can find. Trek through some of these options in Canada:
- Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland
- Grizzly Lake Trail, Yukon
- Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia
- Stawamus Trail, British Columbia
- Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia
It’s every hiker’s dream to finish “The W” on Chile’s Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia. It’s also home to the highest trekking peak in the world.
If you’re an advanced hiker and you’re up for an adventure, this is undoubtedly one that’s not for you to miss. From blue mountains to glaciers, deserts, and forests, there’s something for every nature lover in this country.
Apart from just hiking, there’s also so much for you to do. There’s a colorful culture, a rich history, a mouth-watering cuisine to satiate your efforts after a good hike. Lastly, the Chilean’s warm hospitality is going to make you feel just at home. No wonder why it was ranked by National Geographic as the fifth most beautiful place in the world.
Here are some sensational trek options that you can do in Chile:
- The “W,” Torres Del Paine National Park
- Kari Gorge, San Pedro De Atacama
- Grey Glacier, Torres Del Paine National Park
- Valle De La Luna, San Pedro De Atacama
- Embalse El Yeso, Cajon Del Maipo
With this list of possible countries for you to visit, now you can finally go ahead and start planning. You’ve only got to choose which you’d like to trek in now, and which is within your schedule and your budget. Rest assured, each of these countries and so many more are all going to be worth that visit.
What better way to see a place than to walk, trek, discover, and live as the locals do.