The most beautiful hikes in the world

Great one-day hikes

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful hikes in the world
Inserted: 29.12.2016
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

In this overview you will find a very beautiful, the maximum one-day hikes from around the world. Not only during long treks, but even with such a short hike, you can explore the beautiful and dramatic places. Unlike multiday treks you do not pull camping equipment, so you be walked lightly and comfortably.

#1
Hike Lagunas de Altura

On the way to three beautiful lagoons

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 150 m / 16 896 ft

This beautiful and surprisingly not frequently walked hike around high-lying altiplano lagoons leads on both… continue reading

#2
Hike to the lagoon de Los Tres

The way under Fitz Roy

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 180 m / 3 871 ft

The most beautiful, but also the most frequently walked hike from El Chalten is the one to the lagoon de Los… continue reading

#6
Hike in the Red valley

World of rocks from Göreme to Çavuşin

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 050 m / 3 445 ft

The trip starting near the town of Göreme is very beautiful and offers incredible views of the surrounding… continue reading

#7
Ascent to Parkachik la

Beautiful outlook of Nun and Kun

Rating:
| Altitude: 4 000 m / 13 123 ft

One of the best experiences in beautiful Suru valley is an easy ascent from Panikhar (3 270 m asl) to … continue reading

#8
Hike Sendero Mirador Nordenskjöld

Awesome outlook of Torres

Rating:
| Altitude: 130 m / 427 ft

National Park Torres del Paine is famous mainly for its W-trek, but you can make here a plenty of other treks… continue reading

#9
Hike to lagoon Torre

Under the sharpest spike of Glaciares

Rating:
| Altitude: 750 m / 2 461 ft

The second most popular half-day hike from El Chalten is to the lagoon Torre, above which rises the most… continue reading

#11
Ascent to Intipunku

Sun Gate above Machu Picchu

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 770 m / 9 088 ft

Machu Picchu (2 430 m asl) is not only about a tour around the Inca ruins surrounded by scenic rock cones and… continue reading

#16
Ascent to Ultars meadows

Ascent high above the valley of Hunza

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 800 m / 12 467 ft

Ascent to Ultars meadows is the most popular day hike leading straight up above the narrow and steep canyon… continue reading

#17
Ascent to Mannen

Around mountain lakes and snow fields

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 294 m / 4 245 ft

It is possible to undertake several interesting hikes to the surrounding peaks, to the glacier or mountain… continue reading

#19
Ascent to the Monastery (Ad-Deir)

The outlook up to the Dead Sea

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 065 m / 3 494 ft

The most popular hike in the rock town of Petra is almost hourly ascent to the Monastery (Ad- Deir), which is… continue reading

#22
Trip to Hruboskalsko

Rock town with castle

Rating:
| Altitude: 410 m / 1 345 ft

Hruboskalsko competes with Prachov rocks for the most popular tourist rock town in the Bohemian Paradise. You… continue reading

#23
Hike in Barranca Masca

In the grip of volcanic rocks to the oce

Rating:
| Altitude: 620 m / 2 034 ft

Masca Gorge begins in the village bearing the same name. Most ordinary tourists overcome the 600 meter… continue reading

#25
Hike above the gorge of Todra

Through Todra gorge into the mountains t

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 700 m / 5 577 ft

Trek through Todra Gorge is not very difficult. We get to the nomadic settlement in the mountains through… continue reading

#27
Hike over Shigatse

Fabulous view of the monastery and fortr

Rating:
| Altitude: 4 150 m / 13 615 ft

Most tourists visit only two main places in Shigatse – panchen lama monastery Tashilhunpo and the old fort,… continue reading

#28
Crossing over the Pico Viejo

The best in the volcanic landscape

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 555 m / 11 663 ft

This hike is very tempting, because it takes you almost to the top of Pico de Teide (possibly up to it),… continue reading

#29
Hike to Monte Taborno

Matterhorn of Tenerife

Rating:
| Altitude: 630 m / 2 067 ft

This peak, reminiscent by its shape uniqueness of a little iconic Swiss mountain, is not high – it has only… continue reading

#30
Hike Passu - Lake Borit

Hike between two glaciers

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 800 m / 9 186 ft

If you want to undertake a little more adventurous half-day hike in Passu, it is best to walk from the… continue reading

#31
Hike around Lamayuru gompa

Walk in the moonland

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 600 m / 11 811 ft

The ancient Lamayuru gompa surrounded by small town with Tibetan-looking houses is the center of Buddhism in… continue reading

#32
Hike to Blavatnet lake

Walk to the lake

Rating:
| Altitude: 781 m / 2 562 ft

From the valley Stardalen in National Park Jostedalsbreen lead many interesting paths to glaciers and lakes.… continue reading

#33
Hike in Nehyeaal Danda

Views above the Lake Phewa

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 500 m / 4 921 ft

Green ridge towering from the southern shore of Lake Phewa offers beautiful outlooks of extensive rice fields… continue reading

#34
Through Velká Studená a Velická valley

Over Prielom and Polský hrebeň

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 428 m / 7 966 ft

From Starý Smokovec you can set out for one of the most beautiful hikes in the High Tatras leading up Velká… continue reading

#35
Ascent to volcano Sabyinyo

Mountain on the border of three states

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 645 m / 11 959 ft

Most tourists come to National Park Mgahinga because of the very rare mountain gorillas. But you can also… continue reading

#38
Trek across Rarotonga

Through the island from north to south

Rating:
| Altitude: 220 m / 722 ft

Cross-Island Track is absolutely the most interesting trip in Rarotonga. You will go across the whole island… continue reading

#39
Ishak Pasha Trek

Short trek through Kurdistan

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 440 m / 8 005 ft

The best one day trip from Dogubayazit leads to a beautiful otomans palace of Ishak Pasha Sarayi and farther… continue reading

#40
Hike to glacier Haugabreen

Face of the glacier to the touch

Rating:
| Altitude: 950 m / 3 117 ft

Jostedalsbreen nasionalpark offers many possibilities for hiking of any difficulty. There are also many… continue reading

#44
Ascent to the Tilicho lake

Journey to the mysterious lake

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 000 m / 16 404 ft

One of the nicest mountain experiences during the trek around Annapurnas is the wander to the stunning… continue reading

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