Epic Hikes of the World

Type: books


With stories of 50 incredible hiking routes in 30 countries, from New Zealand to Peru, plus a further 150 suggestions, Lonely Planet's Epic Hikes of the World will inspire a lifetime of adventure on foot. From one-day jaunts and urban trails to month-long thru-hikes, cultural rambles and mountain expeditions, each journey shares one defining feature: being truly epic. Hikes featured include:

Africa: 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) * Concepcion 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)

1st edition Mar 2021