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.
November 2018: Curzon Trail (Kuari Pass), N India: one-of-best-ever walk in the Indian Himalaya, near Nanda Devi, India's highest wholly-owned mountain and one of its most beautiful. A really magical walk, from villages and their fields, to pastures, to old forest, to the high ridges above the tree-line for outstanding views of the high range.
September 2018: magazine: Utah's Extraordinary Canyons and Desert Scenery - September 2018. This amazing and hugely varied area is walking bliss.
July 2018: Lonely Planet: See Lonely Planet's profile on Walkopedia and William's Top 100 project.
June 2018: the Oldie magazine: a long piece about our project and the world's top 50 "do-able" walks.
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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