The best walkabouts are not only about the actual walk but rather they involve the historic and culture of the destination. Still, hikes are no picnics. They will make you challenge yourself physically and test your will, causing an indelible perception of the grandeur of our earth. Here, we have listed 8 greatest hikes.
Peru's Inca Trail | ~26.7 miles | 4 days
remarkable 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
Colombiaâ€™s Lost City | ~27 miles | 5 days
Trail blaze through the abundant jungle across rivers before coming to the ruins of Teyuna. Arrive here first and the Lost City will be yours to enjoy all by yourself. The best months to go are December to March.
Nepal's Everest Base Camp | ~38.5 miles | 13 days
The walk will connect you more to the inhabitants of the Himalayas while realizing an opening to the top of the world. After seeing Everest, you will not look at Earth in the exact same way again. The best months to go are August to November.
Tanzania's Mt Kilimanjaro | ~21.1 miles | 8 days
Mt Kilimanjaro at 5,895m (19,340 ft), is Africa's greatest point. Itâ€™s no walk in the park, but unlike other great summits, it gives those daring enough to get to the top. It is best to go from September to March.
Europe's Mont Blanc | ~77.7 miles | 8 days
The Tour du Mont Blanc is 100 miles and travels through Switzerland, Italy, and France. Ideal time to go: June to September.
Patagonia's Torres del Paine Circuit | 82.6 miles | 10 days
It is known for its organic splendor and here you will come across breathtaking volcanic terrains, massive glaciers, and extensive steppe-like plains stretching out to the horizon. Perfect time to go: December to March for more traveller
Venezuela's Mt Roirama | ~21.1 miles | 6 days
The striking mountain of Roraima is almost holy to the region's native inhabitants and is said to have led to Arthur Conan Doyleâ€™s book, "The Lost World." When to go: November to April is the perfect time to walk the Roraima path but anytime of the year is good.
The Camino de Santiago, Spain | ~466 miles | 30 days
The prominent Camino de Santiago, also known as the St. James Trail, was a significant Christian passage during the Middle Ages, and is still considered a significant spiritual pilgrimage today. The trail can be traveled any month of the year but the perfect time is between spring and autumn, however it will be very busy.