Introduction to Hiking Destinations
So, say you’re a person of culture. Well, if you want to experience the culture, tradition, and true beauty of any nation on this green earth of ours, there is no better way to do so than to explore its hiking routes.
Hiking doesn’t take you through the urban hell that most city-dwellers reside in. It takes you through nature. Nature is what humanity is founded on, and hiking is the best way to get in tune with all the beauty that nature brings to the table.
If you’re looking for top-tier hiking destinations, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll take you through our seven favorite hiking spots around the world.
But, not everyone is an experienced hiker, nor does one want to be. Hiking isn’t a hobby or a pastime – it’s a serious sport. Unless you’re looking to challenge nature itself and stand atop some of the world’s greatest heights, you can turn hiking into a pleasant and productive hobby as a beginner or amateur.
If you want to do so, we have the right spots for you. Each of these is a gem in its own right, and none are going to set you back thousands of dollars. Here are our top seven picks that beginners must try before climbing Denali.
The Rubicon Trail, United States
The good ole United States is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. But, if you’re not looking for little Italy or the statue of liberty, you might want to visit one of the most beautiful gems of nature in this part of the globe, the Rubicon trail.
The Rubicon Trail is a rough-and-tumble location with every challenge a beginner hiker wants without being too overwhelming.
It is located in South Lake Tahoe, California, and features everything from a 22-mile long hiking route to a 4×4 climbing track.
In essence, this gem is filled with gorgeous forests, challenging climbs, and very well-populated, so the chances of getting lost are minimal.
Lake Bled, Slovenia
The Balkans are renowned for being one of the most beautiful bounteous regions globally, and that’s precisely why many hikers choose one of these countries for their next destination. If you’re ever in Slovenia, you’ll have to check out Lake Bled.
Lake Bled is a lake in Slovenia that is practically unique, as its water is crystal clear, and the track around it allows you to explore every inch of this beautiful place down to the pebble.
If you want to have an even better look at the pinnacle of natural beauty in Slovenia, you might want to hike up to Mala Osojnica, which has a route going to it. From Mala Osojnica, you can get a stunning aerial view of Lake Bled in all of its glory.
Norway is renowned for its snowy forests, high mountains, and beautiful nature, and Trolltunga might be one of its most exciting and beautiful places. Trolltunga isn’t as ‘urban’ as other additions on its list, as it’s the most primordial and natural out of the lot.
If you want to establish a connection with nature, there might not be a better place in the world – be careful, Trolltunga is thriving with wildlife.
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Zion National Park, United States
The United States makes a return on the list with the gorgeous Zion national park, which has more top-tier hiking routes than you can imagine. Not only is it well explored and documented so you can’t get lost, but it’s also wonderful and practically untouched by humanity.
It’s all about conservation in the Zion National Park, and in the state known for its natural riches, Utah, you can’t get much better than Zion.
Sambangan Nature Hike, Indonesia
Indonesia is thriving with nature, making it one of the most beautiful places in all of Asia and worldwide. The Sambangn Natural Hike is what you imagine when you think of a hike. Dense forests, well-established tracks, and a chance to glance at one of the best natural beauties in the world, the awe-inspiring Bali waterfalls.
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You Yangs National Park, Australia
Australia is known as one of the only places in the world with red deserts, but if you’re not into exploring the sands of Aussieland, you might want to give your yangs national park a visit.
The You Yangs national park consists of granite ridges and is a monolithic beauty to behold. There are many routes and tracks, so make sure to stick with a group if you’re a hiking novice.
Danakil Depression, Ethiopia
Try to imagine a natural landscape so odd, so unique, and so beautiful that there is no chance of it existing outside of your fantasy. Well, you might be surprised to find out that the place exists, and it’s called the Danakil Depression.
If you’re ever in Ethiopia, this might be the best place for beginner hikers that are looking to experience just how beautiful, unique, and mesmerizing nature can be.
The horn of Africa is home to many natural beauties, but in our humble opinion, none can match the Danakil Depression.
Hiking is for everybody, and if you’re a part of that demographic, there is no reason why you shouldn’t experience one of these seven stunning locations.