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5 original destinations for a mountain trek

Are you looking for an original and unique destination to go on a trek? To help you in your choice, here are 5 ideas of destinations in the world for your future mountain trek .

Ladakh, India

Head to India to conquer the ridges of Ladakh in the Himalayas! It is a region of India with the highest average altitude (exceeding 3,000 meters). It is located in the eastern part of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. This region is known worldwide for its fabulous monasteries , its welcoming and endearing population , its breathtaking landscapes … Sumptuous landscapes that are among the most mountainous in the world. Ladakh is a dream destination for trekking lovers.

Aurlandsdalen Valley, Norway

Nicknamed "the Grand Canyon of Norway “, the Aurlandsdalen Valley (or the Aurland Valley) is a must for any self-respecting trekking enthusiast. It is located in the Sognefjord region, not to be missed during your next getaway to Norway. The valley is recognized worldwide for the diversity of its landscapes (waterfalls, abandoned farms, lush wild nature, small wooden bridges…) It is undoubtedly the favorite place for hikers.

Jbel Toubkal, Morocco

Mountain, hiking and nature lovers, come to Morocco for a unique and unforgettable adventure. Know that Jbel Toubkal is the highest point of North Africa, Morocco and the High Atlas with 4,167 meters . The natural beauty of this massif of volcanic origin rarely leaves hikers all over the world indifferent. It is located in the province of Al Haouz, less than 65 kilometers south of Marrakech.

Overland Track, Australia

Australia is world renowned for its endless open spaces. The Overland Track is almost mandatory step for walkers visiting the land of kangaroos . This circuit will allow you to sink into the natural spaces of Tasmania . During this hike, enjoy the magnificent landscapes available to you winding for 80 kilometers between Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair. On the program:splendid lakes, stretches on planks, vast expanses of forests and moors... a real paradise for trekkers.

The Inca Trail, Peru

The Inca Trail is a track of more than 30 kilometers stretching from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu winding through the mountains. During this walk, you will cross three passes offering breathtaking views of tropical forests and high snow-capped peaks. Know that it is the most famous path in South America, even Peru , not to be missed.

In conclusion

If with all these magnificent destinations, you do not find what you are looking for in an unforgettable mountain trek, you can also take a look at our various tips for practicing sport in the mountains:

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