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.
October 2017: walking in amazing Madeira. a form of walking heaven. High knife-edges to amazing "levada" irrigation channels. Lots of walks to be posted!
August 2017: just back from walking in gorgeous western Kerry, Ireland. What an area. Best walk was Carrauntoohil, Ireland's highest mountain and possessor of thrillingly beautiful views of mountains, crags, ridges, lakes and the shimmering pewter sea. Lots to follow.
March 2017: Big moment - our 1,000th walk is loaded, and it is, fittingly, the magnificent Jebel Akhdar in Oman.
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
- Manaslu Circuit, Nepal
- Drakensberg Escarpment, South Africa
- Garwhal, Kumaon Himalaya , India
- Mt Everest Region, Nepal
- Source of the Ganges and Above, 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: Cairn Toul and Braeriach
Which countries have the
most great walks?
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