Why We Like It

Want to go on an adventure, but not sure where to head? This book will give you all the motivation you need, with a ton of terrain, climate, and geographic variety. Yes, the book is beautiful and contains inspirational accounts of trips around the world; but it's also an extremely practical source of information. Would you expect anything less from the guidebook industry leaders at Lonely Planet?!

Features

This new release from Lonely Planet is a collection of 50 first-person narratives on some of the world’s most spectacular hikes, from one-day jaunts and urban trails to month-long treks and mountain expeditions. Prepare yourself for a staggering 200 trips across the globe, with practical information on the best time of year to hike, how to get there, where to stay and what to eat.

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Some of the hikes featured include:

Africa & the Middle East:

  • Cape Town’s Three Peaks (South Africa)
  • Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
  • Camp to Camp in South Luangwa National Park (Zambia)

Americas:

  • Angel’s Landing, Zion National Park (USA)
  • Skyline Trail, Jasper National Park (Canada)
  • Concepción volcano hike (Nicaragua)

Asia:

  • 88 Sacred Temples of Shikoku Pilgrimage (Japan)
  • Markha Valley (India)
  • Gubeikou to Jinshanling on the Great Wall (China)

Europe:

  • Wordsworth’s Backyard: Dove Cottage and around Rydal and Grasmere (UK)
  • Alpine Pass Route (Switzerland)
  • Camino de Santiago (Spain)

Oceania:

  • Sydney’s Seven Bridges Walk (Australia)
  • The Routeburn Track (New Zealand)
  • Kokoda Track (Papua New Guinea)

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