The Most Scenic Hiking Trails in the World

Around the globe, top hiking trails have left many hikers in awe. Avid hikers enjoy negotiating the world’s most picturesque landscapes. Each day, hikers explore locations like Kalalau Trail, the Lares Trek, and even Rio de Janeiro.

There are many trails for hikers at all levels who prefer a challenge. As they negotiate every nook and cranny, hikers circumnavigate their entire paths. Because their adventures exemplify achievement, they will not find a better hiking challenge.

Here are Some of the World’s Top Hiking Destinations:

The Appalachian Trail:

The Appalachian Trail, a 2,180-mile public trail, winds through the Appalachian Mountains. Many hikers discover, experience, and explore its picturesque and historic landscapes. While they hike, they explore places like Fox’s Gap, Jefferson Rock, and John Brown’s Fort.

Kalalau Trail:

Along Hawaii’s fourth-largest island’s Nā Pali Coast, hikers negotiate the Kalalau Trail. From Kalalau Valley to Kee Beach, the 11-mile trail is a picturesque and tranquil location. But, without a doubt, Kauai (Garden Island) is also one of Hawaii’s most challenging trails. Hikers can rest and unwind at Hanakāpī’ai Beach, Ke’e Beach, Kalalau Valley, and Nā Pali Coast State Wilderness.

The Lares Trek:

Cusco, Peru, offers hikers a unique three-day hiking opportunity called the Lares Trek. The high-altitude hike is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that they will enjoy. There are nearby trial like Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Huchuy Qosqo, Salcantay, and Sun Gate.

Rio de Janeiro:

Hiking in Rio de Janeiro offers outdoor adventurers some of Brazil’s nature trails. Along the coastline, hikers explore Cachoeira do Horto, Morro da Urca, and Pedra Bonita. Hikers can explore Botanical Garden, Corcovado — Christ the Redeemer, and Sugarloaf Mountain.

South West Coast Path:

South West Coast Path, a 630-mile hiking trail, winds along England’s southwest peninsula. Hikers can see common British seabirds: gannets and peregrine falcons, puffins, and razorbills. During their trek, hikers can later venture to nearby attractions. For example, they can take trips to Hoe Park, Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park, and Whitsand Bay.

From a pristine beach path to a scenic mountain trail, hiking top trails promotes good health. To live the best life, and to sustain one’s health and well-being, hiking is paramount. Because pairing hiking with fitness makes sense, hikers are blazing top hiking routes!

Originally published at https://andrewelsoffer.net on October 3, 2021.

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Andrew Elsoffer is a soccer coach, community leader, and outdoorsman. Learn more @ AndrewElsoffer.org.

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