Welcome to Walkopedia, experts in walking in special places...
...and our interactive directory of the world’s best walks, hikes and treks
This requires daunting levels of research - and help from walk lovers like you. So, please give us your suggestions, comments and photos.
April 2018: We were due to go to walk in Ethiopia in March, but couldn't make is, so went to Lanzarote and were bowled over by the drama and beauty. Not its image at all! Volcanic walking in the extreme…
February 2018: We've posted our first report from our amazing exploration of the Utah's canyonlands and rocky weirdnesses: Arches National Park. Enjoy!
January 2018: Japan's Walking Wealth. Japan has a marvellous selection of magnificent walks, from wilderness to ancient and inspiring pilgrimage routes. Read all about it in our latest magazine (and why don't you subscribe at the same time...).
The world's 100 best walks
What are the world's 100 best walks?
Here is our current Top 10:
- Mount Kailash Kora, China
- Inca Trails, Peru
- Mustang, Nepal
- Grand Canyon, USA
- The Dolomites, Italy
- Manaslu Circuit, Nepal
- Utah's Canyon Lands, USA
- Petra Area, Jordan
- Drakensberg Escarpment, South Africa
- Garwhal, Kumaon Himalaya , India
All our walks, by destination
See the full list of all our walks, arranged by country
Identifying the best walks requires a system as well as stamina: but what are the essential ingredients of a great walk? See our walks assessment system
Armchair exploration: a random walk
Walk of the month: La Geria: Montana Tinasoria
Which countries have the
most great walks?
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