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...and our interactive directory of the world’s best walks, hikes and treks

Our aims are to develop a complete collection of the world’s greatest and most exciting walks, hosting fine writing and gorgeous photos; and to give you the information you need to plan an expedition.

This requires daunting levels of research - and help from walk lovers like you. So, please give us your suggestions, comments and photos.


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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:

See our full Top 100

All our walks, by destination

See the full list of all our walks, arranged by country

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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

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