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48 of the World's Greatest Hiking Trails ...

By Neecey

Hiking isn't everyone's cup of tea vacation-wise but some of the World's greatest trails take you to places you'd only ever see in photographs. Up hill and down dale, skirting lakes, glaciers and lava fields, being sprayed by mist from cascading waterfalls, seeing the world from a high mountain top, being your own boss and with maybe just Mother Nature for company, there really is nothing quite like hiking. Especially if you set out to conquer one of these great hiking trails:

1 Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, USA

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, USASource: Hiking in Great Smoky Mountains ...

2 Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, WalesSource: The World’s Most Exotic And ...

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3 South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States

South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon, Arizona, United StatesSource: World's Best Hikes: 20 Hikers' ...

4 Island Walks, Fernando De Noronha, Brazil

Island Walks, Fernando De Noronha, BrazilSource: The World’s Most Exotic And ...

5 “Lover’s Lane” Trail and Wood Line, Presidio National Park, San Francisco, USA

“Lover’s Lane” Trail and Wood Line, Presidio National Park, San Francisco, USASource: Fun with the Dog | ...

6 Walter's Wiggles on Way to Angel's Landing in Zion N.P. Utah

Walter's Wiggles on Way to Angel's Landing in Zion N.P. UtahSource: Breathtaking Zion National Park - ...

7 Hike to the Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Hike to the Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, ScotlandSource: Magnificent Fairy Pools in Scotland

8 Skyline Trail Mt Rainier, Seattle, USA

Skyline Trail Mt Rainier, Seattle, USASource: Skyline Trail Mt Rainier - ...

9 Hiking Trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, USA

Hiking Trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, USASource: Top 60 Hikes Asheville | ...

10 Ha'iku Stairs, Oahu, Hawaii, USA

Ha'iku Stairs, Oahu, Hawaii, USASource: Haiku Stairs

11 Snowman Trek, Bhutan

Snowman Trek, BhutanSource: 12 Hiking Trails That Will ...

12 Appalachian Trail, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, USA

Appalachian Trail, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, USASource: Shenandoah National Park

13 Mount Huashan, China

Mount Huashan, ChinaSource: Don't Look Down!

14 Coast Trail, Na Pali, Hawaii, USA

Coast Trail, Na Pali, Hawaii, USASource: Most Extreme Hiking Trails from ...

15 The Milford Track, South Island, New Zealand

The Milford Track, South Island, New ZealandSource: 5 Things You Need to ...

16 Up Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Up Mount Kilimanjaro, TanzaniaSource: Take A Hike: 30 Most ...

17 Torres Del Paine Circuit Trek, Chile

Torres Del Paine Circuit Trek, ChileSource: Walking Trails - Cape Cod ...

18 Mount Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek, NepalSource: 25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have ...

19 Santa Cruz Trek, Peru

Santa Cruz Trek, PeruSource: Chimney Rock Park

20 Hiking Trail, Lombardia, Italy

Hiking Trail, Lombardia, ItalySource: Lombardia (Lombardy) Italy: Take A ...

21 West Coast Trail, Vancouver Island, Canada

West Coast Trail, Vancouver Island, CanadaSource: West Coast Trail on Vancouver ...

22 Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, PeruSource: Top 10 Most Famous Abandoned ...

23 Tongariro Northern Circuit, New Zealand

Tongariro Northern Circuit, New ZealandSource: Take A Hike: 30 Most ...

24 Via Ferrata, Dolomiti Del Brenta, Italy

Via Ferrata, Dolomiti Del Brenta, ItalySource: travel.nationalgeographic.com

25 Tour Du Mont Blanc, France, Italy and Switzerland

Tour Du Mont Blanc, France, Italy and SwitzerlandSource: Take A Hike: 30 Most ...

26 National Trail, Israel

National Trail, IsraelSource: Backpacking_Tips_for_Beginners-REI_Expert_Advice

27 Pacific Crest Trail, National Forest, Washington, USA

Pacific Crest Trail, National Forest, Washington, USASource: Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Section ...

28 Jungfrau in Interlaken, Switzerland

Jungfrau in Interlaken, SwitzerlandSource: World's most beautiful waterfalls

29 Tiger Leaping Gorge, China

Tiger Leaping Gorge, ChinaSource: Federal act to protect Pictured ...

30 Sentieno Azzurro, Cinque Terre, Italy

Sentieno Azzurro, Cinque Terre, ItalySource: The World’s Most Exotic And ...

31 El Camino Del Rey, Malaga, Spain

El Camino Del Rey, Malaga, SpainSource: Behold The World's Most Dangerous ...

32 Zion Canyon, Utah, USA

Zion Canyon, Utah, USASource: Zion Canyon Hiking Trails

33 Forest Walk, the Redwoods, California, USA

Forest Walk, the Redwoods, California, USASource: Forest Walk, The Redwoods, California.

34 Mountain Hiking Trail near Lijiang, China

Mountain Hiking Trail near Lijiang, ChinaSource: Top Five Reasons to Visit ...

35 GR20, Corsica, France

GR20, Corsica, FranceSource: Take A Hike: 30 Most ...

36 Bibbulmun Track, Australia

Bibbulmun Track, AustraliaSource: Take A Hike: 30 Most ...

37 North Drakensberg Traverse, South Africa

North Drakensberg Traverse, South AfricaSource: Travel | Skinny Mom | ...

38 Laugavegurinn/Fimmvörðuháls Pass, Iceland

Laugavegurinn/Fimmvörðuháls Pass, IcelandSource: adventure.nationalgeographic.com

39 The Sir Samuel and Lady Florence Baker Historical Trail, South Sudan to Uganda

The Sir Samuel and Lady Florence Baker Historical Trail, South Sudan to UgandaSource: adventure.nationalgeographic.com

40 Urique-Batopilas Trail, Copper Canyon, Mexico

Urique-Batopilas Trail, Copper Canyon, MexicoSource: adventure.nationalgeographic.com

41 Overland Track, Tasmania, Australia

Overland Track, Tasmania, AustraliaSource: Tasmania, my HOME

42 MacLehose Trail, New Territories, Hong Kong

MacLehose Trail, New Territories, Hong KongSource: adventure.nationalgeographic.com

43 Mount Kailash Pilgrimage, Tibet

Mount Kailash Pilgrimage, TibetSource: World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails ...

44 Yoshida Trail, Mount Fuji, Japan

Yoshida Trail, Mount Fuji, JapanSource: adventure.nationalgeographic.com

45 E7 Path, Slovenia

E7 Path, SloveniaSource: berries and fruit

46 El Camino De Santiago De Compostela, Spain

El Camino De Santiago De Compostela, SpainSource: adventure.nationalgeographic.com

47 West Highland Way, Scotland

West Highland Way, ScotlandSource: adventure.nationalgeographic.com

48 Shackleton's Route, South Georgia Island, South Atlantic/Antarctica

Shackleton's Route, South Georgia Island, South Atlantic/AntarcticaSource: adventure.nationalgeographic.com

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