There’s something intoxicating about hiking to a distant land where you’re out of your comfort zone face to face with an adventure. Unfortunately, few dare to answer this call and consequently miss out on the experience of a life time. If you are one of the ones who has not embarked on this adventure, we hope that these 25 extremely exotic hiking locations will convince you to do otherwise.
Laugavegurinn Pass (Iceland)
Laugavegurinn, il is Iceland’s most popular hiking trail and connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk. The trail offers a great variety of landscape: mountains in almost every color, great glaciers, roaring hot springs, big rivers and lakes. If you decide to embark on this adventure however, come prepared. The full hike takes about four days to complete.
Passing through one of Europe’s largest remaining wilderness areas, is a 270 mile (440 km) hiking trail that is between Abisko in the north and Hemavan in the south. Maintained by Svenska Turistföreningen (STF), hikers can experience Kebnekaise, the highest mountain in the country, Sarek National Park, and several small towns and villages.