Best Hiking Vacations

Lace up your hiking boots and take to the trails for a great hiking vacation.

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Africa's highest peak is Mount Kilimanjaro where hikers may encounter elephants moving across the African savanna.

The trek through Nepal's Annapurna Circuit promises 21 days of crossing jungles, rivers and mountains.

Explore Glacier National Park with a hike through the Logan Pass.

Australia's Larapinta Trail, a 130-mile trek through the Northern Territory, is almost entirely through the desert.

Head to the hills in Cape Town, South Africa, for a scenic hike through the trails at Table Mountain.

If you're looking for history and incredible vistas, head to Peru's Inca Trail for a 27-mile hike to Machu Picchu.

The Val di Fassa in Italy is in the heart of the European Alps with gassy paths and endless mountain views.

The John Muir Trail is a 211-mile stretch in the Sierra Nevada Mountains stretching from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney.