Tongariro Northern Circuit, Tongariro National Park

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Tongariro Northern Circuit, one of the New Zealand Great Walks, is a three- to four-day tramp in Tongariro National Park, New Zealand. The hike includes the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a day's march that incorporates the Northern Circuit's most stunning scenery. The complete trail forms a 50 kilometres long loop trail that circumnavigates Mount Ngauruhoe. Approximately 7,000 trampers complete the walk each year. This compares to the approximately 25,000 who walk only the Tongariro Crossing section.
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  • BEWARE - FAR MORE INCIDENTS AND DEATHS ON THIS TRACK THAN ANY OTHER IN NZ. A superb tramp. However although we had prepared well and read widely about the track we found we were on the edge of our.....  more »
  • If you've ever wanted to go to Mars then this may be the next best thing. We did a slightly different trip than most by only doing half the circuit and starting at the road end on the desert road...  more »

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