“Let’s wander where the Wi-Fi is weak”Contents1.Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal2.Snowman trek, Bhutan3.Inca Trail, Peru4.Tour du Mont Blanc5.The Drakensberg Grand Traverse hike, South Africa6.Laugavegurinn/Fimmvorduhals pass treks, Iceland8.Shackleton’s route, South Georgia Island8.G20 Corsica, France9.Highlands of Ethiopia, Africa10.John Muir Trail
If you have a wandering soul that pushes you to break free and run wild, put on your boots, take out your gear and get ready for soul quenching trek with us. Here, we list few of the adventurous hikes you could set out for this summer and tick it off your bucket list.
1.Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal
The world’s highest peak stands so tall that a trek to its foot is in itself an adventure of the highest form. This trek takes you through the most spectacular mountain sceneries, you get to explore various cities and towns including Kathmandu, Phakding, Namche, Sherpa villages, ancient Thami and Tengboche monasteries and set out on challenging hikes to Kala Pattar, Nangkartshang Peak, and Everest Base Camp.
2.Snowman trek, Bhutan
The snowman trek that takes around 25 days if we start from Paro Valley takes you through astonishing and stunning views of glaciers and lakes. This journey takes you the remotest regions of Laya and Lunana regions of high altitudes. It is considered one of the hardest treks but every travel lover swears by it that the whole journey is worth it.
3.Inca Trail, Peru
It is one of the most travelled routes that starts from Chillica and ends at Machu Picchu encompassing the three overlapping trails of Mollepata, Classic and One Day. The trail passes through Andean environments like cloud forests and mountainscapes. The trail is perfect for a trek of 4-7 days.
4.Tour du Mont Blanc
This trail spans through Italy, France and Switzerland on foot and this classic circuit explores the famed mountain range and treks through pristine meadows & forests and glacial valleys.
5.The Drakensberg Grand Traverse hike, South Africa
It is the most famous hike trail in Africa with no defined trail to follow through. This trek is not recommended for solo travel and it involves climbing chain ladders to reach the plateau. Hiking across the plateau is followed by river crossing, waterfalls and mesmerizing views. The place makes you aware of each breath of your existence.
6.Laugavegurinn/Fimmvorduhals pass treks, Iceland
It is beautiful trail of South-west Iceland which takes you on an adventure of self-discovery through vast areas of volcanic terrains, snowfields and freezing rivers in summers. It’s a difficult trail but is most fitting for those who love Icelandic wilderness and are interested in exploring volcanic terrains.
8.Shackleton’s route, South Georgia Island
It is the best hike for history buffs and explorers and has a legend behind its name of survival in the ice. It includes glacier travel in its trek propaganda. This trek in South Atlantic/Antarctica is a bit tad expensive but the breathtaking experience makes it worthwhile.
8.G20 Corsica, France
If you are acrophobic, then this hike is a strict no-no for you. The Grand Randonees trail in the birth city of Napoléon will take you to a new high of life, literally as well as spiritually. Corsica has some of the steepest mountains of the continent.
9.Highlands of Ethiopia, Africa
This is one of the trails that transcend you to the ancient era. As you travel along the historical circuit you come across various less explored sites like Gonder, Aksum, Yeha and Debre damo and Simien mountains. These highlands are one of the densely populated agricultural areas in Africa
10.John Muir Trail
One of the best ranked trails of the world passes through the mountains of Sierra –Nevada. The stops along the way include Yosemite Valley, Sequoia and Kings Canyons National Park, Toulumne Meadows, Devils Postpill & Ansel Adams wilderness.
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