Another popular trail in New Zealand is the Tongariro Northern Circuit, which winds through the active volcanoes of Mount Tongariro and Mount Ngauruhoe in the volcanic terrain of North Island. Explore the area’s glacial valleys, native beech forests, and emerald lakes.
In Torres del Paine National Park, located in Chile’s Patagonia region, are a number of trails that take trekkers through the high peaks of Torres del Paine while passing through awe-inspiring glaciers and glimmering lakes.
Alta Via 1 weaves hikers through the breathtaking Dolomites mountain range in Italy, past alpine lakes and vast meadows. Equipped with huts that provide hikers with hot meals and bedding, it’s an ideal path for backpackers.