If you are an adventurous kind of person and are looking for the best places to go and have some adventure, why not try New Zealand? This country is famous amongst campers, backpackers and holiday makers. It is a famous vacation destination because it can provide you with some of the best adventure spots in the world. If you are into camping or hiking, it offers you with an ideal place to hike as well.
You can go alone and with your friends. Here are some of the places that you can go to when you plan to hike in the scenic mountains of New Zealand.
Lake Tekapo and Mt Cook
The peaks and glaciers of Mount Cook National Park will provide you with an amazing hiking experience. It was once been a training ground for Sir Edmund Hillary. Also, the cloud piercer offers a wonderful backdrop for great days for hiking in Mount Cook. The place is just an hour away from Tekapo which is also a home to the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.
The Milford Track and the Milford Sound
This is known as the ‘finest walk in the world’. It is also an ideal place to hike with friends or family members. You will surely remember this amazing place once you reach the other end which is Milford Sound. Quintin Mackinnon pioneered this route in 1888 and since then, it has become the favorite hiking trails of hardened trekkers to novices.
Glacier Country, Westland
This is a wonderful place to hike anytime of the day. Glacier Country depicts the country’s pure wilderness. Aside from offering tourists with the beautiful view of the sea, it offers a smorgasbord of experiences. While visiting the Glacier country, you will have the chance to encounter the lowland rainforests and pristine wetlands of the Westland National Park as well as the Te Wahipounamu World heritage Area.
You will definitely appreciate the time that you will spend in New Zealand. Hiking these famous trails will give you the opportunity to appreciate the country’s scenic views, lush forests and woodlands. It is a guarantee that you will have the time of your life. So what are you still waiting for? If you are looking for great place to go to for hiking, visit New Zealand.
When hiking in New Zealand you have different option when it comes to accommodation. You can pitch a tent on a campsite, stay at New Zealand Holiday Homes or hire a campervan from Wilderness Motor Home or If you are going to Arrive in Auckland check out snap rentals.