Walking is more than just a way of getting exercise. It’s a means of slowing down, admiring the scenery, getting close to wildlife and meeting the locals. You can connect with the world in a way you can't in a car, reaching hidden spots that modern transportation could never take you to.
Whether you want a short stroll around a city or a heart-pumping trek through the wildest landscapes on earth, we've got you covered.
Read on for the Wanderlust guide to the world's best walks...AND download your FREE guide here.
— Lyn Hughes, Wanderlust founder and editor-in-chief
— Emma Gregg, Travel writer
— Kate Humble, author and presenter
Whether you're hiking in the high Himalayas or strolling beside a stream in the Peak district, one thing remains true: the walking gear you choose can make or break the experience. Read on for our round up of the best walking gear, guaranteeing comfort and durability no matter where your hike takes you...
Many travellers know of the Dolomites, but few make their way down to this lower outpost of the Southern Limestone Alps. Those that do will find a hiker’s paradise. Here are our top five hikes... More
From waterfalls and iconic bridges, to intriguing trails in one of Scotland's most fascinating nature reserves, we reveal the best walks around Britain's biggest national park, the Cairngorms... More
From Northern Lights sightings to exploring the Pyramids, it's possible to find a trip to suit a £1,000 budget, including flights. In fact, you might be surprised to find just how far it can take you... More
Brazil is home to 60% of the Amazon Basin, but you’ll find large swathes of the Amazon rainforest in seven other countries – and one overseas territory – each with their own biodiverse personality... More
Guernsey's 35-mile coast can be walked in just a week. Here, we reveal the best walks to break up the coastline and soak up the Channel Island's core sights, ideal for walkers of all abilities... More
Lucerne sits on Switzerland’s fourth-biggest lake, shrouded by lush hills and peaks. Interlaken sits astride two beautiful blue lakes. It’s tough to pick a winner - so don't! Here's how to combine them... More
Maybe you're consolidating your career, or the kids are getting older. Either way, you're still yearning for adventure. These trips will meet the demands of life - and your ever-expanding bucket list... More
As North Yorkshire’s Cleveland Way marks 50 years as a National Trail, Gareth Clark walks the historic coastal section from Scarborough to Whitby in search of its wild past… More
A finalist at last year’s Wanderlust World Guide Awards, Exodus Travels’ Sara Bull has led treks in some of the toughest landscapes in the world. She talks about finding her feet... More
Think you know your UNESCO World Heritage sites? Think again. Here are five UNESCO sites in South-East Asia we bet you haven't heard of. How many have you ticked off? More
From the striking peaks of the Dolomites to the hilltop towns of Tuscany, these hikes take you to the very heart of Italy – its people, landscapes and, of course, its cuisine... More
In your 30s? You don’t have to put your career on hold to go globetrotting. These annual leave-friendly tours include African safaris, Icelandic treks, Middle East desert wanders, and more... More
With it’s rolling green hills, honey-coloured villages and grasslands full of wild flowers and wildlife, the Cotswolds are the archetypal English landscape. These walks will help you make the most of it... More
Whether overnighting in teahouses or camping on mountainsides, some of the best walks on the planet are found among the peaks and valleys of Nepal. We plot a route for every kind of adventure… More
Panoramic trains, vintage paddle steamers, mountain-climbing rack railways – just a few of the many exciting ways to get around Bern. Read on for the region's highlights... More
Lakeside Lucerne is a city of charm, culture, sparkling vistas and soul-stirring mountains. It also has a network of delightful forms of transport. Here's how to make the most of it... More
Think the continent has been done to death? Think again. These trips will take you to some of Europe’s most exciting - and under-visited - corners, introducing you to a whole new world of adventure... More
Adventures await in the wild windswept region of Patagonia. The intrepid explorer’s dilemma — which thrilling expedition should be tackled first? More
Off-season doesn’t necessarily mean bad season. Sometimes, it's worth putting up with less-than-perfect weather for low prices, unbelievable wildlife encounters and incredible natural phenomena... More
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