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Top 6 Places to Visit on a Hiking and Backpacking Adventure

Many students choose to embark on a gap year in between their studies and embarking into the world of work. There are many reasons why taking a gap year is a great idea; boosting your CV, learning about the world and giving you the time to decide what you'd like to do once you return. Many employers see travel as a positive thing and it shows that you have a variety of transferrable life skills, including long term planning, budgeting and language...

So you've decided that a gap year or long stay trip is for you, so where do you begin? There is so much of the world to see and so many things to do so it can be a little daunting at first deciding on where to go. That's why at Alpha Travel Insurance we have put together our top 6 hiking and backpacking destinations that you simply CAN NOT miss alongside some key tips!

Check them out below:

If you're looking for an Arctic landscape... Kungsleden, Sweden

If you're looking for a challenge... Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

If you're looking for spectacular architecture... Grand Canyon Hike, Arizona

If you're looking for a breathtaking view... Tiger Trail, India

If you're looking to swim and hike... Om Beach, Gorkana, India

If you're looking to get off the beaten track... Jordan, Petra Through the Back Door

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If you enjoyed this post please share it with your friends and family - especially if you know someone who is planning their own backpacking or gap year trip around the world. You never know, it may just give them a spark of ideas!

At Alpha Travel Insurance, we offer backpacking travel cover for the keen explorer. Whether you are thinking about taking a gap year, long stay vacation or thinking about working abroad, our extensive Longstay policy includes cover for two 21 day return home trips as well as over 100 activities! With so much to offer, there really is no reason why you shouldn't live life to the full!

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