Do you Love Hiking? Don't Miss Out on these 5 Top Hiking Spots for Autumn!

27 Oct 2015

Between September and early November, nature is showing us from her best side. In many countries in the northern hemisphere, temperatures are now moderate and trees turning into an abundance of beautiful colors. In short: Autumn is the perfect season for extended hikes. And some of the best hiking spots are just waiting to be discovered by you!

Here are 5 amazing hiking locations that are especially nice in Autumn:

1.Banff, Canada

Banff is known as a true hiking paradise from Spring through to Autumn. However, the area is particularly nice when leave foliage is at its peak in late September. Weather you take a long hike through Banff National Park or head to Lake Louise - always have your camera ready to take that perfect shot! As Banff doesn't have an airport, you'll need to book a plane ticket to Calgary. From there, you can take the Brewster Banff Airport Express directly to Banff or Lake Louise - enjoy!

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2. Yellowstone National Park, USA

There isn't any place more fascinating than Yellow Stone. After all, there's a huge supervolcano slumbering underneath, right? Well, this place is definitely unbeatable in terms of natural beauty. Geysers, lakes in particular colors and wildlife are making this spot a special place. And the best thing about this: you can actually hike in Yellowstone National Park! There's trails of different length, which means that hikers of any fitness level will find their perfect fit. One of the closest airports to Yellowstone National Park is Bozeman. If you don't mind driving further, you can also head to Jackson or Salt Lake City.

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3. Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, Switzerland

Autumn is the season of ripe grapes and slightly fermented grape juice. Therefore, hiking in the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces in Switzerland is an experience in itself. Located on the northern shores of Lake Geneva, this region is known for its beauty and wine. What's better than hiking through natural beauty and then having some Swiss cheese, fresh grapes and a glass of wine? Just book your flight to Geneva now and take a train from there to Saint-Saphorin, where the trail starts.

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4. Inca Trail, Peru

While September and October are not exactly part of the Autumn season in Peru, they are the best time to go there. The Inca Trail easily is one of the best-known hikes of the world, as it leads up to Machu Picchu - so you should book your trip in advance! You best book a plane ticket to Lima and from there to Cusco, as traveling across the country by bus can take several days.

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5. Cinque Terre National Park, Italy

The Cinque Terre is famous for its beautiful towns and special flair. But did you know that there exist hiking trails in that part of Italy? Yes, they do exist! It is actually possible to hike through the Cinque Terre National Park. Just take a flight to Florence, Pisa or Genoa and hop on a train to Monterosso. Enjoy!

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