3 Best Hiking Destinations of the World

Adventure Destinations | | June 28, 2011 at 12:30 am




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If you love adventure, this article is a must read for you. Here we have enlisted the top 3 hiking destinations of the world.

Moab:

Moab, a city located in eastern Utah will allow you to hike through the Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. You will not need to have permits, unless you have plans of hiking overnight. Arches include a number of hiking opportunities for the visitors ranging between easy and moderate as far as their difficulty quotient is concerned. The most prominent of all arches is the Delicate Arch that has a height of 52 feet. If you are looking for a more exhausting hiking experience, arrange a hike at the famous Syncline Loop of Canyonlands National Park. It is advisable to avoid hiking in Moab from the Month of June till August. During this time of the year, the average temperature of this region stays around 104°F.

Zermatt:

This Swiss town is known for its breathtaking natural beauty. To preserve the natural treasure of Zermatt and keep the region free from air pollution, cars with combustion engines have been banned in this place. Due to the easy access to Matterhorn and Monte Rosa from this place, Zermatt offers great opportunities for skiing, mountain biking and mountaineering. The accommodation cost in this town is one of the highest in Alps. As a result, majority of the visitors prefer to opt for camping during their hiking tour to Zermatt, Switzerland.

Huaraz:

This city of Peru is situated at a height of 3100m. Often people who are not use to high altitudes suffer from altitude sickness during their stay in this city. However, as you will get used to the discomforts caused by altitude, you will witness majestic views of the surroundings while biking at Cordillera Negra and hiking Cordillera Blanca.

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