Eight of the The Planet's Recommended Walks

The most important hike is not just about the walk on its own, but rather about embracing the destination’s history and tradition. Still, this type of journey is no simple undertaking. They will test you on a physical level and mental level, leaving you with an indelible mark of the vastness of our world.

A list of the world's top treks is found below.

Peru's Inca Trail - 4 days & 26.7 miles

views-of-the-sugar-loaf-1141047__340.jpg Unforgettable moments are plentiful on the Inca Trail, but none can compete with the time you go through the Sun Gate and first see the sight of the forgotten city of Machu Picchu. Perfect time to go: May to September

Lost City of Colombia- 27 miles - 5 days
Voyage through the abundant jungle across steams before arriving at the ruins of Teyuna. Make this your primary stop and you will be alone in the Lost City.

Ideal time to go: December to March.

Nepal's Everest Base Camp - 38.5 miles in 13 days

This journey will make you more acquainted to the people of the Himalayas while offering you a view from the top of the planet.

After observing Everest, you will never look at our planet in the same manner.

It is best to go from August to November.

Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - 21.1 miles in 8 days

At 5,895m (19,340 ft), Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak. It’s not painless, but unlike other great summits, it allows those bold enough to overcome its many routes to the top. Ideal time to go: September to March.

Europe: Mont Blanc - 77.7 miles - 8 days

With the Tour du Mont Blanc you make your way one hundred miles through 3 countries: Switzerland, Italy, and France. The ideal months to go are June to September.

Patagonia's Torres del Paine Circuit - 82.6 miles and 10 days
It is known for its organic splendor and here you will come across spectacular volcanic terrains, massive glaciers, and extensive steppe-like fields stretching out to the horizon.

Ideal time to go: December to March

Venezuela's Mt Roirama - 21.1 miles in 6 days
The spectacular mountain of Roraima is sacred to the region's native inhabitants and is said to have led to Arthur Conan Doyle’s book, "The Lost World." Ideal time to go: The Roraima trek can be walked at any time of the year but from November to April is advised
The Camino de Santiago, Spain - 466 miles - 30 days

The well-known Camino de Santiago, also referred to as the St. James Trail, was a relevant Christian journey during the Middle Ages, and remains a celebrated spiritual trek to this day. The trail can be traveled any month of the year but the perfect time is somewhere between spring and autumn, though it will be very congested.

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