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The world’s best walks

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From Machu Picchu to New Zealand’s boiling mug pools, some of the world’s most amazing sights are best seen on foot…

Fancy stepping off the beaten track? If you’re up for a real adventure, there’s a whole host of fantastic trekking opportunities all over the world. All you need is your passport and some careful preparation. ‘Allow yourself plenty of time at the start to acclimatize, as many treks around the world will take you to a much higher altitude than you’ll be used to,’ says Tom Hall, editor at www.lonelyplanet.com. ‘Three days of adjusting can be the difference between a successful trek and walking with a pounding headache.’ Start your prep by choosing your ideal path.

Natural wonders: The Tongariro Crossing

 

Description: Natural wonders: The Tongariro Crossing

Half way across the world, the Tongariro Alpine crossing on New Zealand’s North Island offers dramatic vistas. The climbs offer dramatic vistas. The climbs can be steep and the weather unpredictable, but the eye candy is worth it. Most people opt for the one-day crossing, but there’s a 35 km, three-day trek on the northern circuit which offers even more impressive sights, with natural phenomena from boiling mud pools to craters and volcanic vents.

Dream climb: Everest Base Camp

 

Description: Dream climb: Everest Base Camp

This is one for the bucket list. Climbing to Everest’s base camp is no mean feat – you need to be physically and mentally prepared for a trek like this – but the feeling of achievement you’ll be rewarded with is priceless. This three-week hike takes in some amazing scenery and reaches heights of 18,193 feet at Kala Patthar. Acclimatizing to the altitude can be hard work and isn’t for the faint-hearted. Book it well in advance and olan a training regime that will have you fit and ready for anything by the time you jet off.

Coastal path: The Lycian Way, Turkey

 

Description: Coastal path: The Lycian Way, Turkey

 

Winding along the coastal area between Antalya and Cape Gelidonya, the Lycian Way is a 509 km marked path boasting impressive views. As you trek the path, you’ll be treated to views of the gorgeous coastline, native flora and fauna and historical landmarks. With plenty of ascents and descents involved, it’s considered a medium to hard walk and is best attempted in the spring or autumn months.

Ancient adventure: The Inca Trail

 

Description: Ancient adventure: The Inca Trail

This action-packed adventured leaves no stone unturned in its exploration of the ancient Inca Empire. The trip takes in Cuzco, The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu and the Inti Raymi festival. Don’t forget your camera: you’ll be rewarded for a hard day’s climb with incredible views.

Alpine chic: Tour de Mont Blanc

 

Description: Alpine chic: Tour de Mont Blanc

Pop across the channel to conquer Europe’s highest peak. This 170km hike follows well-marked and maintained trails through France, Italy and Switzerland, and takes in some spectacular views of Mont Blanc as well as stunning blue alpine lakes and impressive glaciers. You can stay in small, basic huts along the route – which means no heavy tents to carry – and although it is sort of cheating, there are also cable cars and chair lifts along the route if you fancy a bit of a break from pounding the trail!

The big one! Mount Kilimanjaro

 

Description: The big one! Mount Kilimanjaro

This is the big one. The Mount Kilimanjaro trek is a once-in-a-lifetime which takes you to 19.340 feet, the highest point on the African continent. Although it’s a trek rather than climb, a good level of fitness is required as it’s classed as a ‘difficult’ trek. There are several routes to the top of this famous giant, but many cite the 55km around-trip Machame trail, which takes six to seven days, as the standout. It’ll take you through some of the mountain’s best features, including the cloud forest and the dry Shira Plateau, and boasts a high success rate.

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