The Indian Himalayas, India
The Himalayan range spreads from the southeast to the northwest of the Asian continent and the Indian Himalayas is referred to that part of the Himalayas that lies in the Indian subcontinent. From the Indian side of the Himalayas the trek starts from the Himachal Pradesh and for a more adventurous trail hikers can try climbing for 24 days from Spiti to Ladakh. What makes it so popular is its snow covered peaks that provide one of the best landscape on the planet.
The Inca Trail, Peru
The Inca Trail is the most famous hiking trail in South America and it usually takes four or five days to complete. This trail accommodates three overlapping trails classified as Mollepata, Classic, and One Day. There are few settlements, ruins and tunnels located along the hiking trail that leads to the terminus at the Sun Gate on the famous Machu Picchu mountain. This exciting trail is 33km long and offers breathtaking views of cloud forests and the white tipped mountains.
Hua Shan (Mount Hua), China
The Mount Huashan is one of the most dangerous and terrifying hikes in the world. It is one of the five Great Sacred Mountains of China. The reasons that make its trekking spine chilling is its trails up to the mountain that involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted onto the mountainside. The trekking on to the mountain offers spectacular views and hikers can also witness nearly 20 Taoist temples. The journey starts from the nearest city Xian and the best way to experience it by taking a two day trip and this Mountain Trek is not at all recommended for the light hearted.
The GR20 Haute Route in Corsica is noted as one of the toughest, longest and the finest trekking routes in the whole continent of Europe. This trail connects the Northern and Southern point of the Corsica. The trail is divided into two parts as Northern and Southern. The Northern part is considered to be the most difficult and beautiful as compared to the Southern part which is less spectacular except the Coscione plateau with its green meadows. The hikers can walk in the either of the directions through the whole trail or can experience one of them.
The Fjords of Norway are known as the Heaven for real hikers in Europe. The trekking tours of Fjords offers discovery of the hidden treasures of nature and wildlife of the Fjords. There are countless opportunities of hiking in the Fjords and the most popular are the Trolltunga & the journey from Stavanger to Preikestolen. The latter accommodates a huge steep cliff overhanging the Lysefjord and one has to take a 3.8km trail around ridges and through varied mountain landscapes which makes it a worthwhile.