Trekking Destinations

 

The Best Trekking Holiday Travel Destinations

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Trekking holidays are becoming increasingly popular around the world. Listed below are a few of the most picturesque treks. You can either book them through a dedicated trek operator or embark on your own along established routes.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Follow in the footsteps of the Incas and make your way through spectacular mountain ranges and thick forests teeming with birds, orchids and butterflies. Visit ancient ruins as you make your way to the astonishing city of Machu Picchu. This is often rated as the best trek in the world.
Best time to visit: April and May

Grand Canyon

Explore the stunning desert landscape, visit Indian reservations, descend into the Grand Canyon and make your way past gushing waterfalls to the mighty Colorado river.
Best time to visit South Rim: November to February
Best time to visit North Rim: May, September and early October

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Africa’s highest peak rises to a height of 5,895 meters and is the world’s tallest walkable mountain. However, it’s not an easy trek and requires a high level of fitness. The Marangu and the Rongai routes are the easier routes to climb.
Best time to visit: January, February, March, September and October

The Alps, France & Switzerland

Go from Chamonix in France to Zermatt in Switzerland, making your way through quaint villages and gentle meadows and ascending to glacial peaks and high mountain passes.
Best time to visit: June, July, August September

Annapurna Region, Nepal

The awesome Himalayas provide breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains. At the foothills of the Annapurna, which rises to a majestic 8,091 meters, you can trek through charming villages, forests and walk past icy waterfalls. As you go higher, the mountain range becomes even more awe-inspiring.
Best times to visit: October, November, April, May

Patagonia, Argentina

This route is ideal for both casual trekkers and serious climbers. Pristine lakes, flowing rivers and rugged mountains surrounded by ancient forests make this trek truly unforgettable.
Best times to visit: February, March, October, November

Ladakh Range, India

Located in the Himalayas, Ladakh’s arid terrain occasionally resembles a moonscape. This is a stunning region of India which is cut off from the rest off from the world in the harsh winter months and is only accessible in summer.
Best time to visit: June, July, August, September

Posted by on July 27th, 2009

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