Top 10 Backpacking Destinations in the World


3. Cappadocia, Turkey

Live like a sultan in Cappadocia, Turkey’s uniquely gorgeous landscape of windblown rocks and hidden crevices. In this city the locals carve out their little homesteads in the side of cliffs and gutted boulders. This land of colorful painted churches is filled with people that are just as colorful and ready to offer a cozy place for tea and a pit stop along your journey.

Cappadocia, Turkey

4. Inca Trail, Peru

The Inca Trail has long been coveted as a prime destination for adventurous backpackers seeking the mysteries of Machu Picchu. However, this South American destination offers more for the explorer than simply the forgotten city. If you trek along the Peruvian coastline, you’ll find secluded beaches, lively little towns with festivals, spicy food and friendly locals.

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