Hiking is one of the favourite activities of the students all over the world. America is no exception to it. If you are student residing in the USA and are planning to go for some very cool international hikes then this blog is for you. We’ll take a look at some of the best international hiking destinations for the American students. We’ll also tell you what makes these places great and obviously their finest trails.
Let’s get started.
The highest mountain range outside the Himalayas and Asia lies in the South America. Chile and Argentina are the main countries housing this mountain range. It is Mt. Aconcagua, best international hiking destination in South America. Chile is known for the Andes, the Patagonia Desert, and the high peaks and the great glaciers. The Torres del Paine National Park in Chile has been ranked as the fifth most beautiful place in the world by the National Geographic. One can easily walk through the giant glaciers and huge lakes amidst the towering high granite-like towers.
Trekking to the peak of the Aconcagua is the most awesome trek one can go to. Many amateur and professional hikers take this trek. Interestingly, this peak is also known as the highest trekking peak of the world.
Apart from the Mt. Aconcagua, Chile is also home to the driest place on the earth – the Atacama Desert. Also, you can explore a large number of national parks in this country numbering to around 36. The Lake District area and the temperate rainforests are other special attractions. So you will have a lot of places to go in Chile.
If you are into the hiking activities, you must know that the Norway is the best international hiking destination in the Europe and in the world. There is no other place like Norway. Also, the hiking rules in this country are quite different. You are allowed to camp anywhere. You only need to be around 500ft away from a building. Also everywhere you will find that the hiking routes and the skiing routes are well marked.
You’ll witness some of the wildest landscapes here along with the fjords, glaciers and the snow capped peaks. The highest mountain of Scandinavia – Galdhopiggen is also a special attraction.
This small country is entirely engulfed by the Great Himalayan Range. The list of best international hiking destination is incomplete without talking of Nepal. Fifty percent of the world’s highest peaks belong to this mountain range. Every part of this country is designed in a manner that is convenient for the hikers.
There is also the Upper Mustang Trek, which follows the ancient trading route between the Tibet and China. This trek is the best way to witness a cross-sectional view of the three physiographical divisions of Nepal – mountains, hills, and the terai plains.
The rhodenderon forests and the youthful rivers are the special attractions in Nepal.