The Best Countries for Hiking

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List Criteria: Upvote the country that has the best terrain, mountains or hills to go for a leisurely hike

This is a ranked list of the best countries for hiking as voted on by men and women. These places include some of the most beautiful and scenic areas in the world such as Luxembourg, Switzerland, and South Africa. These are all some of the top places to go hiking in the world. This list answers the question, “what are the best countries in the world to go hiking?” Whether you are looking for beautiful mountain ranges, gorgeous bodies of water, or luscious greenery, these places offer all the lovely landscapes you could ever wish to trek upon. Many countries in Europe offer vast hiking routes while other countries just offer gorgeous open landscapes to tread upon. Each of these best countries for hiking offer distinct features as well. Those seeking the thrill of being one with the land and discovering new countries by foot might want to venture to far off lands like Bhutan. Excellent hiking can also be had in North America in the United States and Canada as well.  Whether looking for an extreme activity or a leisurely stroll these ranked places offer great hiking in every part of the world. As a traveler looking for the world’s best hiking you might ask yourself, “Where are best spots to hike around the world?”. Well here we have compiled a list of the very best places for this activity.

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    Wellington

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    Berlin

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    Rome

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    Edinburgh

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    Canberra

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    Stockholm

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    Paris

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    London

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    Madrid

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    London

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    Andorra la Vella

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    Luxembourg

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    Prague

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    Buenos Aires

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    Bratislava

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    Lima

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    Santiago

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    Moscow

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    Mexico City

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    Colombia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

    Colombia

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    Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

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    Kampala

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    Bamako

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    Caracas

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    Nairobi

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    Dodoma

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    Kathmandu

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    Portugal is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    Portugal

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    Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    Indonesia Jakarta

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    Greenland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    Greenland Nuuk

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    Belarus is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    Belarus Minsk

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    Thimphu

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    Israel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    Israel Jerusalem

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    Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    Taiwan Taipei

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    China is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    China Beijing

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    Kuala Lumpur

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    Marquesas Islands is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    Marquesas Islands Taiohae

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    Papua New Guinea is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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    Papua New Guinea Port Moresby

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