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12 Iconic Treks of a Lifetime

Bucket list adventures or lifetime achievements... Call them what you want - they'll be an adventure of a lifetime! These treks will take you to the ... Read more
12 Iconic Treks of a Lifetime
Bucket list adventures or lifetime achievements... Call them what you want - they'll be an adventure of a lifetime!

These treks will take you to the jagged corners of the globe that others don’t contemplate visiting. Take an uncompromising line from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn on the Classic Haute Route, stare up at the mighty K2 from its basecamp at 5100m or trek the complete Torres del Paine Circuit in Patagonia. You need to add these treks to your bucket-list and we've made all these iconic treks achievable!



North to South – New Zealand

Trek the Tongariro Alpine Crossing – New Zealand’s best 1 day walk and visit Marlborough Sound and hike the Nydia Track. Walk parts of the famous Abel Tasman and Routeburn Tracks enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise and Mount Cook walks.

>> Hiking highlights of the 'Land of the Long White Cloud'



The Snowman Trek - Bhutan

Bhutan's incredible Snowman Trek follows the spine of the Himalaya between Bhutan and Tibet, from Paro in the west to Trongsa in the east. We believe this is the greatest and most challenging Himalayan trek of all time . Journey through Laya and Lunana across 11 high passes and see the spectacular lakes of Thpe Tsho & Om Tsho.

>> Ultimate high level traverse of Bhutan



Classic Tour du Mont Blanc - France, Italy, Switzerland

Starting out in the Chamonix Valley, this superlative walking holiday makes a complete circumnavigation of Mont Blanc and its satellite Alpine peaks with stunning panoramic views of Mont Blanc from all sides.

>> The complete walk around Mont Blanc



Everest Basecamp Trek - Nepal

Trek to Everest Basecamp and Kala Patar. Enjoy some of the finest Himalaya mountain views and while in Kathmandu, stay at the prestigious Yak & Yeti Hotel.

>> Reach Everest Basecamp - The World’s most iconic trek



Inca Trail and Machu Picchu - Peru

Walk the Inca Trail - the world's most famous short trek and enjoy a guided tour to magnificent Machu Picchu at a time to avoid the crowds, plus visit vibrant Cusco and explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

>> Tip - book early for the Inca Trail as permits sell out fast



Across the High Atlas - Morocco

The ultimate trek in Morocco traversing the Atlas Mountains including Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa. Visit remote trails, uninhabited valleys and dramatically wild landscapes along the way and explore magical Marrakech.

>> Remote trails, uninhabited valleys and dramatically wild landscapes




K2, Concordia and the Gondogoro La - Pakistan

A Karakoram trek in sight of four 8000 metre peaks including K2 . Walk in Concordia and the Baltoro Glacier, visit K2 basecamp and experience the picturesque Hushe Valley.

>> Experience one of finest high mountain treks on Earth



Trek Dana to Petra - Jordan

Trek the ‘Inca Trail’ of the Middle East on a one week linear trail through gorges and over high ridges and sculpted sandstone canyons. Crossing a final escarpment, we reach the spectacular ‘Monastery', which heralds our arrival at Petra - one of the world's ‘New7Wonders'.

>> Once in a lifetime trek to Petra in Jordan



Classic Haute Route – France, Italy, Switzerland

Taking a dramatic and uncompromising line, the Classic Haute Route traverses the heart of the European Alps, linking Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn by a series of high cols and impressive glaciers.

>> Trek the Classic Haute Route with IFMGA guides



Traverse of Bolivia's Cordillera Real - Bolivia

Stretching 120 kilometres from the Sorata Valley in the north to the Zongo Valley in the south, the Cordillera Real is a truly impressive mountain range. KE's 3 week trekking holiday, which explores the southern section of this ‘Royal' range, is a genuine classic; keeping to high trails where possible and crossing several passes close to and over 5000 metres.

>> A stunning high level trek through Bolivia's 'Royal Mountains'



Corsica Haute Route - The Complete GR20 – Corsica

Over the course of a truly spectacular 2 weeks we will cover a total of 180km of mountainous terrain, with approx. 12,000m altitude ascent and descent, as we trek the entire GR20 route, from northern coast to the south east.

>> Fully guided GR20 trek in Corsica with all meals included




Traversing the remote and rarely-visited north-eastern corner of Nepal, our trekking route to Kangchenjunga leads through picturesque farmland and rugged valleys to the basecamp for the south side of the Kangchenjunga massif at Ramze.

>> A trekking holiday to Kangchenjunga North and South Base Camps




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