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Tongariro Alpine Crossing

The stunning beauty of Tongariro volcanic landscapes spotted with emerald-like crater lakes

Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand - Best Time
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Sid Mosdell

The magnitude of nature is sharply felt while hiking amidst Tongariro volcanoes distinguished by breathtaking sceneries including green colored jewel-like crater lakes scattered over the area. This hiking trek is renowned as one of top 10 world's best one-day walks. It starts from Mangatepopo, and the hikers wind their way through 17 kilometres of New Zealand's strenuous but extremely scenic route. The 8 hours of Tongariro Alpine Crossing is said to be a ​life-changing experience. You try this outstanding hike in the period between November and May.

Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand - Best Season
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