Tourist Treks

Sites containing some or all of a significant tourist trek involving at least 1 overnight. Trek (hike) must have a specific name, a defined route or routes and often/normally done in total.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aasivissuit - Nipisat Arctic Circle Trail : Kangerlussuaq / Sisimiut (Duration: 7 days or more)
Atlantic Forest South-East Caminho da Mata Atlântica
Australian Convict Sites Great North Road - The Convict Trail
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape South West Coast Path
Dorset and East Devon Coast South West Coast Path
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Hadrian's Wall Path
Fujisan Climb it: mostly done on an overnight hike
Great Smoky Mountains The Appalachian Trail
Gunung Mulu Mulu summit trail
Huascaran National Park Several multi-day treks, such as the Santa Cruz or the Huayhuash treks.
Kilimanjaro National Park Climb of Kilimanjaro
Kinabalu Park 2 day trek
Lake District The Coast to Coast Walk, which crosses the north of England from the Irish Sea to the North Sea, traverses the national park from west to east.
Laponian Area The Kungsleden (King's Way)
Los Glaciares Several, including Paso del Viento (2 days)
Machu Picchu Inca Trail
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal Offa's Dyke is among the most popular long-distance walking routes in Europe. The Trail diverts onto the canal towing-path to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. (nom file)
Route of Santiago de Compostela
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
Sagarmatha National Park Everest Base Camp Trek
Saint Catherine Area Sinai Trail: Egypt’s 1st long distance hiking trail.
Tasmanian Wilderness Overland Track
Te Wahipounamu Milford Trail
Tongariro National Park Tongariro Northern Circuit, a two to four day tour, which is one of New Zealand's nine Great Walks
Upper Middle Rhine Valley Rheinsteig, 320km long
Val d'Orcia Via Francigena (Pilgrims Route to Rome)


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