Trekking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. Trekking also means to travel or migrate, especially slowly or with difficulty. Trekking has become better known for the kind of a walking, which takes you along trails winding up, down, over and around mountains.
The best treks in the world are no walks in the park. But they’re sure to challenge you physically and mentally while amplifying your view of a country. These classic treks are amongst the best on the planet; all of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. But the reward is an experience that lasts a lifetime.
Pays Dogon, Mali.
Mali is one of the most beautiful regions across the entire African continent.‘The land of the Dogon people’ is one of Africa’s most breathtaking regions. A site whose beauty has awarded it a UNESCO world heritage title. Dogon villages dot the cliffs and are an extraordinary highlight of the journey. The Dogon are known for their masked stilt dancers, intricately carved doors and pueblo-like dwellings built into the side of the escarpment.
Trekking here leads you through lush green fields and across the arid plains of the Sahel and takes in the soaring cliffs of the Bandiagara escarpment inlaid with old abandoned cliff dwellings. A trek here can last between two and 10 days. You’ll get to see African villages where locals live in mud huts and perform masked dances as part of their traditions.
Inca Trail – Peru
Only Brazil contains more Amazon jungle than Peru, but Peru offers more variety and accessibility. Inca Trail is the world-famous archaeological site in Peru and the best way is on this 3 or 4-day trek. It brings you through sacred ancient sites, rocky paths, and imposing mountain passes. Views of white-tipped mountains and high cloud forest combine with the magic of walking from one cliff-hugging ruin to the next, all building up to the grand crescendo of that first sighting of the iconic stone settlement crowning a misty mountaintop.
Baltoro Glacier & K2, Pakistan
K2 has the second-highest fatality rate among the world’s highest peaks, so don’t even think of attempting this if you don’t have the experience or fitness level required. This incomparable trek in Pakistan traverses some of the most humbling scenery on the planet. A start with a trail following icy rivers into the guts of the Baltoro Glacier transforms into a path to the granite pyramidal mountains.
This is definitely not for the faint-hearted.
Everest Base Camp, Nepal
Nepal is the best place to go for trekking enthusiasts. Nepal may be more well known as a mountain climbing destination, most notably those striving to conquer Everest, but it is also home to the magical trekking place. Dubbed by some as “the steps to heaven,” every bend in the trek provides a photo opportunity. Everest Base Camp Trek is named as one of the best treks in the world, for good reason. It will bring you literally to the top of the world. After setting eyes on Everest, you won’t look at our planet the same way again. Expect beautiful forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines, and snow-covered glaciers, prime trekking season brings serious crowds.
Li River, Guilin
Discover China’s metaphysical trekking place. This place is a combination of sightseeing, physical exercises, bicycle riding, local specialty and folk custom now is at your choice.
One can enjoy the attractive natural landscape including snow mountains, valleys, lakes, forests, meadows, flowers, and other varieties of natural beauty while trekking. The tourism in china has a great attraction toward this place where they have the opportunity to walk in the picture from Yangdi to Xingping, the most beautiful part of Li River.