The world is full of beauty, and exotic locations and nature are always pleasing and healing. Spending a good time in the middle of the beauty of nature refreshes a person. Though there are some great walks among nature in parks and public spaces across London, here are some further afield.
Some people love to explore different locations by taking a long walk, while some are so adventurous that they love to hike all over the mountains. You can take a walk in the Great Himalaya Trail in Nepal or walk around the Camino de Santiago in Spain. It all depends on which location you can afford and which area is easily accessible for you. If you are interested in the long walk, we can guide you about where to travel on your budget.
Let’s have a look at the 10 of the World’s Best Long Distance Walks!
1) Patagonia Spires and Ice Chile and Argentina
In the Patagonia Spires and Ice Chile and Argentina, a top-rated ‘W’ trek in Torres del Paine comes under UNESCO. Walk-in Patagonia gives a spectacular view of the area of Monte Fitz Roy. You can witness the beauty of Perito Moreno Glacier and the breathtaking views of Cerro Torre. The region offers excellent food, remarkable views, and the world’s first EcoDome hotel. The whole walk takes around 13 days, and the walks mostly begin in Oct and Feb in that particular region.
2) Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek
The Ganesh Himal Panorama Trek is in the Great Himalayas in Nepal, which offers mesmerizing views of Manaslu, Ganesh/Langtang, and Annapurnas peaks. Along with this comes the Pansang La and Tiru Danda’s beautiful ridge. It provides a great holiday destination, a classical camping experience, and a perfect trek, but there are no internal flights for this location. The tour takes around 15 days and usually begins in Nov and April.
3) Camino De Santiago
Camino De Santiago is the way to St. James in Spain. It is one of the holiest destinations for the pilgrimage, and if you have the pilgrims stamp on your passport, only you could get your certificate. There are guides all over the area who will assist you throughout the trek and hold your luggage. The whole tour includes one meal per day in the holiday package. It takes around eight days to cover the entire place, and the tourists usually visit the site in April, May, September, and October.
4) Kungsleden Trek
Kungsleden Trek is the king of all trails in Sweden. It is one of the best locations for the wildest and most far-off vacations, which involves intense trekking. The guides assist the tourist towards the ascent of the highest mountain in Sweden named Kebnekaise. The significant delights of the region are saunas and the midnight sun experience, which offers spectacular landscapes of the Arctic circle. It takes around nine days, and the tourists depart primarily in June and July.
5) North to South of New Zealand
New Zealand is flooded with mountains and fantastic views of the surroundings. You will fall in love when you travel from North to South in New Zealand. You come across impressive mountains and sites such as Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Marlborough Sound, Mount Cook Walk, Milford Sound Cruise, and enjoy the Nydia Trek. Walk around the very famous treks such as Routeburn and Abel Tasman. It takes around 19 days to cover the walk fully, and usually, the tourists visit in January, March, November, and December.
6) Dana to Petra
Dana to Petra is one of the most famous regions of the trails in Jordan. The walk allows you to explore the exuberant wonders of Petra’s Rose Red City. It gives people once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy the linear walking of one week around the high ridges and impressive gorges throughout the holiday. You can also camp in the Bedouin style in the desert under the stars and enjoy. It takes around eight days to cover the walk fully, and usually, the tourist visits in February to April and October to December.
7) Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork
Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork is the most genuine and famous trek in Iceland. It offers a great chance to enjoy the trekking holiday in the volcanic landscapes of Iceland with hot springs, black sand, steam vents, and icecaps. You can also opt for a stay in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. It takes around five days, and the tourists depart mainly in June to September.
8) Inca Trail and Beyond
Inca Trail is one of the most incredible treks in the world in Peru. You can walk around the Silque Valley, the pass of Ancascocha, Ollantaytambo, Inca Sacred Valley, and enjoy the beautiful morning view at Machu Picchu. It takes around 13 days, and the tourists depart mainly in March to May and August to September.
9) Singalila Ridge and Chomolhari Basecamp
Singalila Ridge and the Basecamp of Chomolhari the two countries, namely Indian and Bhutan. It offers breathtaking views of Everest, Chomolhari, Kangchenjunga, and Makalu. The sightseeing in Thimphu, the Bhutanese capital, and Darjeeling offers a magical site.
The magnificent Paro valley and the Nest Monastery of Tiger make Bhutan a must-visit place. The holiday package includes all the meals, the Bhutan visa fee, and the internal flight cost. The whole tour will take 20 days and will begin in Oct.
10) Mountains to the Mediterranean
In Corsica, the mountains to the Mediterranean offer a straight walk to the famous GR20 and allow you to walk through the villages of Porto and Evisa. It will take eight days and will be open from July to August.