Top natural landscapes on earth for trekking

Top natural landscapes on earth for trekking

If you love trekking, you would want to visit some of the top trekking destinations in the world as it would be fun and you would be able to have memories and talk about your experiences during such trips. Various people have different views about top natural landscapes on earth for trekking. However, this article will document some of the top natural landscapes that most people agree are among the best in the world for trekking.

Baltoro Glacier & K2

This area is located in Pakistan and has an ice corridor that leads to K2 colossal peak at a height of 28,251 feet. The mountain is reputed to have the second-highest peak on earth. Your trekking to the peak will start with trails by the icy river before you start climbing various mountains that include Paiju, Uli Biaho, Great Trango Tower, and you finally get to the K2 peak. It would take you about 15 days to get to the top of this mountain. It is best to go on this trek with a registered tour operator to avoid getting lost or risking your life.

Haute route

The Haute route starts from Chamonix, France and ends in Zermatt, Switzerland. The route will have you passing through many high and scenic locations in the Alps. The route you will be trekking through when you visit during the winter will be different from when you visit during the summer. The summer route takes about 14 days to complete.

The Narrows

Located in the USA, the Narrows is a 26-kilometre journey route that passes dramatic canyons that the Virgin River have carved over hundreds of years. The route will require you to swim in some areas. You could complete the trip within a day even though other routes could take you more than a day with provisions for where you can spend the night.

Zanzibar natural landscape

Another area you might want to visit while going on a trek is the Zanzibar natural landscape. It is located in Tanzania and features several islands that make up the Zanzibar archipelago. It is an area that you are sure to enjoy going on treks. There are many routes you can opt for when trekking within the area while enjoying the natural landscape.

Overland Track

The Overland Track, which is a Tasmanian wilderness with pre-historic look is another beautiful location you can go on a trek. The Overland Track takes about 80 kilometres and passes through moorlands, extensive forests, beautiful tarns and lakes as well as craggy mountains. There is also the option of taking many sidewalks that lead to other heights such as Mount Ossa, valleys and waterfalls.

Routeburn Track

The track is located in New Zealand and allows those who trek on it to observe the South Islands subalpine scenery that features a stunning look. The trial goes through Mt Aspiring and Fiordland (both of which are national parks in New Zealand). You would get to the Conical Hill that will avail you the opportunity to see breaking waves on a distant beach.

India Himalayas

Located in India, the area features some of the greatest range of mountains in the world. Very few people follow this route, hence, you can opt for the route if you enjoy staying isolated. If you are a hardcore hiker, you can stay stroll on top of the mountain for 24 days to Ladakh to Spiti.

Everest Base Camp

At an 18,193 feet height in Kala Pattar, you can trek on this route for 2 to 3 weeks. The spectacular scenery allows people to stand at the base of the highest mountain in the world.

Pays Dogon

Pays Dogon is located in Mali and has one of the most breathtaking sceneries in Africa. You can go on a trek that would last between 2 and 10 days along the route. You can also enjoy the pueblo-like houses, doors that are intricately carved and the masked slit dancers of the locals.

Inca Trail

Located in Peru, the 33-kilometre ancient trail peaks at Machu Picchu hilltop citadel. Millions of people have since explored the hike resulting in the restriction of the daily hikers to 200 in 2018.

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Located in France, the trail features 15 days demanding journey that passes through Corsica. The journey passes through various landscapes. You would get to pass through neves, plains, snow-capped peaks, maquis, peat bogs, torrents, glacial lakes, windswept craters, granite moonscape, and forests.