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 2017: Theresa May calls an election in the UK after spending Easter walking. Interesting. A shaft of clarity or lost on a foggy hillside??
March 2017: Big moment - our 1,000th walk is loaded, and it is, fittingly, the magnificent Jebel Akhdar in Oman.
February 2017: We are proud to be sponsoring Christopher Somerville's talk at the Chipping Norton Literary Festival on his book The January Man. Sunday 30 April, 2017.
“The January Man is the story of a year of walks. Month by month, season by season and region by region, Christopher Somerville walks the British Isles, following routes that continually bring his father to mind.”
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
- Petra Area, Jordan
- The Dolomites, Italy
- Drakensberg Escarpment, South Africa
- Garwhal, Kumaon Himalaya , India
- Mt Everest Region, Nepal
- Source of the Ganges and Above, India
- Hajar Mountains, Oman
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: Gemmi Pass
Which countries have the
most great walks?
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