travel The Best Countries for Hiking

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List Rules 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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Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Germany Berlin

The Best U.S. States for Hiking The Best Countries to Visit in Winter

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
New Zealand Wellington

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Australia Canberra

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Sweden Stockholm

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Iceland Reykjavik

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Canada Ottawa

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Scotland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Scotland Edinburgh

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Spain Madrid

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France is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
France Paris

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Greece Athens

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England is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
England London

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Principality of Wales is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
wales Abergwyngregyn, Dolwyddelan

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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Luxembourg Luxembourg

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Liechtenstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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Andorra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Andorra Andorra la Vella

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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
United States of America Washington, D.C.

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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Slovakia Bratislava

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Argentina is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Argentina Buenos Aires

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Russia Moscow

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Italy Rome

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Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Kazakhstan Astana

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Monaco is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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Peru is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Peru Lima

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Chile is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Chile Santiago

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Mexico 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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Kenya is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Kenya Nairobi

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town Pretoria

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Uganda is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Uganda Kampala

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Mali is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Mali Bamako

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Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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Venezuela is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Venezuela Caracas

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Tanzania is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Tanzania Dodoma

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Nepal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Nepal Kathmandu

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

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

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

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

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China is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
China Beijing

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

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

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Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

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Marquesas Islands is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Marquesas Islands Taiohae

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Papua New Guinea is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby

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State of Burma is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking

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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Countries for Hiking
Turkey Ankara