Arusha National Park lets you see wildlife close up, with very convenient access from the city. It also offers the unique chance of walking safaris.
Endau Rompin National Park is home to pristine rainforest, clear waterfalls, elephants – maybe even Malayan Tigers and critically endangered Sumatran Rhino.
Hiking Maria Island National Park offers treks to lofty lookout points, white sand beaches, peaceful campsites, and ruins from the island’s convict past.
Taman Negara is Malaysia’s oldest park and protects some of the oldest tropical rainforest on the planet. Hikes range from under an hour to multi-day treks.
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park near Kathmandu has several trails up Shivapuri peak (2,732m), and is a good option for those with limited time in Nepal.
Lagunas Altiplanicas (Chaxa, Miscanti, Miñiques) are three spectacular high altitude lakes in the Atacama desert with the opportunity to view flamingos.
How do Patagonia’s most famous hiking destinations: Torres del Paine in Chile, Fitz Roy (Los Glaciares National Park) in Argentina, and Isla Navarino in Tierra del Fuego, compare?
Montecristo National Park El Trifinio was El Salvador’s first protected area. Bordering Honduras and Guatemala, Montecristo offers beautiful cloud forest hikes.
The hike to Glacier Pollone is a good way of viewing Lago Electrico and the surrounding glaciers and mountains without embarking on a technical hike.
The Virgin Narrows hike involves padding, waddling, and even swimming through 25 kilometres of river, surrounded on both sides by cliffs 500 ft high.