Best Destinations for hiking in Asia

Amy Trumpeter
5 min readJun 27, 2020

There’s no doubt about it, Asia is a hiking paradise. From the Karen Hill tribe treks of Northern Thailand to the endurance challenge of Everest base camp, there is something from everyone. Pack your hiking boots and head off to one of the top continents for hiking opportunities. Welcome to Asia!

Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu Valley provides an opportunity to enjoy hiking and to take in terrific mountain vistas, the iconic view of rural Nepali villages. Kathmandu Valley is the most popular among the hikers to enjoy the short hikes. It also allows you to explore the culture and lifestyle of the people those who are living surrounding this splendid Kathmandu Valley. It contains many hiking sports in which many spots easily accessible within one or two hours. If you want to enjoy the whole beauty of the Kathmandu, then you must take a multiple-day adventure hike and hiking four to five hours per day to capture the iconic view of the capital.

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is a great adventure point for hiker and plenty of outdoor exciting activities destination. It offers a stunning nature view, beneath jungle canopies, alongside hidden waterfalls, and to the diverse hill-tribe village for local hiking trails. The Chiang Mai is a perfect destination for those who want to enjoy the mixed adventure with cultural immersion. Chiang Mai has 39 moderate trails from 329 to 2,255m and 2.4 to 23.3km above sea level. Chiang Mai is one of the best places for outdoor and hiking activities in Thailand that is famous due to its beautiful landscapes and mountains.

Tigers Nest Bhutan

Tigers Nest is a hidden Himalayan Buddhist Sacred monastery site and most iconic Bhutan’s in the Pro Valley. This Taktsang grips on to a 31,00m cliff edge that famous of its colloquial name, “Tiger’s Nest”. The Tiger’s Nest is a collection of small buildings that far away about 900 meters off the ground located on a cliff. Hiking is the only way to reach the monastery because its location is very difficult. But for those who cannot hike the entire way, horse ride facility…

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Amy Trumpeter

Hi I’m Amy — travel blogger, dog lover, digital marketer. I write mainly about Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Getting into drones!