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...
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
From rugged coasts and wildlife-rich reserves, to waterfalls, river valleys and moorland, Devon is best explored by foot. With two national parks and a UNESCO-listed coastline, you're spoiled for choice... More
Ancient castle ruins, heather-strewn paths and sandy shores aplenty, from Offa's Dyke on the border to Pembrokeshire on the coast. Graihagh Jackson reveals Wales' wildest walks... 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
Bern isn’t only one of the best places for hiking in Switzerland, it’s one of the best in the world. From snowy mountains to valleys dripping with waterfalls, here are our top five walks... More
Epic Himalayan vistas, golden temples and jungle wildlife watching – Nepal is one of the world's iconic travel destinations. Here’s your fast track to getting the most from this truly amazing country... More
Lush, green and teeming with wildlife, the world’s rainforests are the lungs of the earth. They are havens of biodiversity, and offer some of the last great adventures on the planet... More
With its glorious lakeside location, surrounding billow of mountains and enchanting old streets, stay for a while in Lucerne, to drink in its charms and to uncover some of its hidden corners... More
From jaw-dropping cliff walks and strolls through emerald green farmland, to a pilgrimage to the top of the country’s holiest mountain, The Republic of Ireland offers something for every walker... More
With its mighty landscapes, thermal springs and incredible hilltop castles, it’s a wonder that this region of southern Germany remains so blissfully crowd-free. Here’s what you’ve been missing… More
Stunning highland scenery, world famous whisky distilleries and some of the most unique wildlife experiences in the world – take the high road on these amazing trips through stunning Scotland... More
Little-visited and sandwiched between French Guiana and Guyana, Suriname offers up some incredible, adventurous experiences. Here's the best things to do during your stay... More
From rock-hewn cities to Welsh castles; mountaintop temples to island prisons, we celebrate the UNESCO-listed wonders that make the world a more cultured place... More
After 20 years of thrill-seeking and travelling the globe, micro-adventurer Alastair Humphreys took stock of what he loved about travel, alone in Spain, with a little help from a... violin? More
From mountains and prairies to beaches and forests, Texas’ geography offers something for everyone. Add national parks, regional food and some good ol' Southern hospitality and you'll want to go right now. More
From the architectural splendour of Isfahan to the arid high Pamir plateau, journeys along the Silk Road are steeped in history, with breathtaking views to match... More
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