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Backpacking Trips for Young Adults

Being young and adult at the same time is something that everybody wants to be. Being young and adult will play a crucial role in your backpacking trips. Backpacking trips for young adults can be little to more different from other backpacking trips. There is no specific age range for being a young adult. But you can say 20-35/40 is the age when you may consider yourself as a young adult. As you are young you can really try some backpacking trips that require great effort or exertion.

Backpacking Trips for Young Adults

 

  • Europe

Backpacking through Europe can be one of the best backpacking trips for young adults. It is more like a tradition for young adult students to go for a Europe trip in their year gap or summer vacation. The best thing about Europe is you can travel through Europe with its efficient and safe railroad system. The only big cost would be the plane fare to get yourself in Europe. Then you can just move between the big cities of Europe via railroad. You can find various budget options for lodging in Europe. Food? You can really have some budget-friendly dining plan if you just avoid formal restaurants in Europe. Just go to Delis, Cafes, and Vendor Stands etc. You can also join in any University Cafeteria. Food out there is really cheap.

 

If you have really a passion for Europe you can go for it. But if you are more into being much closer to nature and serenity through a single amazing trail with all the attractions, there are so money options for you.

Here are some of the best trails for young adults. Remember that all of the following trails are meant for only the young and adult ones. These trails require a strong nerve and reasonable fitness.

 

1. Kalalau Trail, Hawaii

Trail Length: 22 Miles/36 Kilometers

Time: Two or Three days

Difficulty: Strenuous

When to go: Any time of the year

 

The Kalalau Trail is one of the most beautiful and hard to do the trail in the U.S. Situated on the Hawaiian island of Kauai this trail leads to one of the most famous natural wonder of the world, the Na Pali coast. Looking for some backpacking trips for young adults in the U.S.?  Keep the Kalalau Trail top in your list. This tropical trail has a 180-degree view of the Pacific Ocean. Basically, the trail is a 22-mile long round trip hike. The trail will lead you through some lush valleys, narrow ledges, and uncertain streams with puny footpaths that lead to sea cliffs. The trail starts from Ha’ena State Park. From there the first two miles of the trail is comparatively easy. After finishing the first two

From there the first two miles of the trail is comparatively easy. After finishing the first two miles in a day hike you will reach the Hanakapi’ai Beach. Other than continuing the trail you can choose two extra miles into the valley next to the Hanakapi’ai waterfall.

From there the first two miles of the trail is comparatively easy. After finishing the first two miles in a day hike you will reach the Hanakapi’ai Beach. Other than continuing the trail you can choose two extra miles into the valley next to the Hanakapi’ai waterfall.

However, the main trail will get more remote and risky after starting from Hanakapi’ei. Especially while scaling along the Crawler’s Ledge with all your gears can be one hell of an experience. Though it’s possible to complete 11 miles of the hike to the Kalalau Valley in a single day, you can take your time and set up your tent at the halfway point. You can’t set up a tent wherever you want. Camping and setting up tent is only permitted 2 specific campsite- Hanakoa Valley and Kalalau Beach. There are a water stream and its own waterfall near the Hanakoa Valley near the campsite.

After you start your hike from Hanakapi’ei the trail will lead you to another campsite in the Kalalau Valley. You will find a different vibe of adventure here. The beach is close to this campsite. You can explore this magical beach and also the valley. To explore the valley you have to follow a two-mile hiking trail. That trail will lead you to some streams and puny waterfalls.

The Kalalau trail is surely one of the difficult trails in the world. SO don’t go for it if you are not young and adult and can face some hard and frightening situations with a strong nerve. One strong recommendation for this trip is- pack yourself as light as possible. So you must pack your stuff in the right way. You can check-  How to Pack a Backpack How to Pack Clothes in a Backpack How to Pack a Tent in a Backpack – to make the best preparations possible for this trip.

 

2. The Dingle Way, Ireland

Distance: 112 Miles/179 KM)

Elevation gain/loss: +2590 m (8497 ft)

Time: Nine Days

Difficulty Level: Strenuous

When to go: Anytime

If you are looking for some rally prolonged walking trails, Ireland is your destination. There are over thirty prolonged but well-serviced walking trails in Ireland. But what makes the Dingle Peninsula’s landscape so special? It’s Because of its diversity of different landscapes. You must be and well adult with reasonable fitness to complete this trail. Situated in the southwest of Ireland this trail is basically a circuit of the Dingle Peninsula. The trail starts in Tralee and also finishes in Tralee- the capital of the County of Kerry. You will experience some real dramatic change of scenery on your journey. Like crossing the shoulder of Mount Brandon, lonesome strands of golden beaches, walking in the foothills of Slieve Mish and much more

The trail starts in Tralee and also finishes in Tralee- the capital of the County of Kerry. You will experience some real dramatic change of scenery on your journey. Like crossing the shoulder of Mount Brandon, lonesome strands of golden beaches, walking in the foothills of Slieve Mish and many more breathtaking experiences. The Dingle Way will surely energize your senses. It will be a foolish step if you don’t include The Dingle Way in your options of Backpacking Trips for Young Adults.

 

3. The Overland Track, Australia

Location: Tasmania, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

Distance: 65 KM/ 40 Miles

Time: Five to Six days

Elevation: Highest Point- 4100 ft.  Lowest Point- 2360 ft.

Trail Difficulty: Moderate

Trailhead: Ronny Creek

Sights: Waterfalls, Lakes, Mountains

Hazards: Snakebites, Cliffs, Hypothermia

When to go: Year-round.

The trail starts from Ronny Creek- situated in Cradle valley near the Cradle Mountain. Over the next six days, you will journey through some hair-raising landscapes, carved valleys, age-old rainforests, alpine meadows etc. For some extra treats, you will get to cover some side-trips to breathtaking waterfalls and mountain summits. The Overland Trail will give you chances to cover Tasmania’s highest peak- Mount Ossa and the deepest lake in Australia- Lake St. Clair. You won’t regret after choosing The Overland Track from your options for Backpacking Trips for Young Adults.

 

Let us know about some of your personal favorite trails. And please do comment and share our article.

 

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