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.
August 2019: some stunning walks with long-suffering teenagers in BRITTANY. Much to recommend, from goroeus coast to ancient, tangled forests and gorges. Pages in development!
May 2019: to Ethiopia at last. Amazing place, with stunning landscapes, thrilling wildlife and special people.
March 2019: magazine: Amazing volcanic Madeira. You don't expect some of the world's best walking in this holiday island, until you start doing your research....
January 2019: magazine: Corsica - less famous than it should be. Stunning walking, from high, rugged mountains, to ancient mule parth to coastal beauties - with good food thrown in!
July 2018: Lonely Planet: See Lonely Planet's profile on Walkopedia and William's Top 100 project.
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
- Garwhal, Kumaon Himalaya , India
- Mt Everest Region, Nepal
- Petra Area, Jordan
- Annapurna Region, Nepal
- Kangchenjunga / Singalila, India/Nepal
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: Bryce Canyon
Which countries have the
most great walks?
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