BestHike #3 – Tongariro Circuit, New Zealand – besthike.com
Tongariro Northern Circuit is one in all our prime 10 hikes on the earth.
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Our favorite multi-day tramp in our favorite mountaineering area of the world — superb New Zealand.
AND our prime volcano hike worldwide.
by Jeff Pang
AT A GLANCE
- one in all our prime 10 hikes on the earth
- continuous excellent mountaineering
- largely volcanic & desert environs
- 34+km (19+mi) relying on route
- 3-days, 2-nights minimal
- choice to climb a volcano, or two
- medium issue mountaineering, with difficult sections
- fantastic selection of surroundings
- Dec – Mar greatest months
- most elevation Pink Crater 1886m (6188ft)
- very crowded on the Tongariro Crossing part
Learn extra on our Tongariro Northern Circuit info web page.