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Walking the Inca Trail FAQs
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is considered by many the ‘best short trek in the world’, but you can only walk it with a permit. Here’s what you need to know.
Traveller stories: the world's southernmost hike
Completing the Dientes Circuit on Navarino Island in Chilean Patagonia proved to be a magical adventure for this fellow traveller.
K2 trek in photos: Baltoro Glacier, Concordia & Gondogoro La
View the stunning photos from our expedition in Pakistan's Karakoram ranges captured by mountaineering guide Soren Kruse Ledet.
10 lesser-known hiking trails that avoid the crowds
Steer away from the crowds and find your own pocket of solitude in nature. Discover 10 trails you’ve probably never heard of but should be on your adventure list
In Hillary’s footsteps: my Everest Base Camp journey
Every step closer to Everest Base Camp she’d continually ask herself, ‘How the hell did I get here?’ To stand more than 5000 metres high, with the Himalayas towering around over her, this trek became her most exhilarating and rewarding experience.
Everest Base Camp Trek FAQs
Planning on trekking to the base of the world's tallest mountain? Here is a great starting point. Find answers to our most frequently asked questions on the EBC.
Machu Picchu treks: Salcantay vs Inca Trail
The Lost City of the Incas is a bucket list ticker, but which route is the best? Use our comparison table to choose the right Machu Picchu trek for you
Why I fell in love with the Indian Himalaya
We sat down with Himalaya trekking legend and Lonely Planet author, Garry Weare to delve into his life-long passion for the Indian Himalaya.
7 other reasons to visit Africa
From tropical beaches, ancient art and more, here some other reasons to visit Africa that'll make it jump to #1 on your travel bucket list.
Climbing to the roof of Iran, Mt Damavand
Its majestic volcanic form rises steeply from the Central Alborz mountain range, so what is it like reaching the summit of Asia's highest volcano?
Top challenging trips to hang your hat on
Test the limits of your physical, emotional and mental strength with some of the most challenging trips and adventures around the world.
Yoga in the mountains: a ‘slow travel’ experience for 2019
This yoga retreat that’s set in the backdrop of the Himalayas is the perfect combination of adventure, fitness, mindfulness and excitement.
3 yoga exercises to prepare you for a trek
Incorporate yoga in the lead up to your trek – these exercises can build strength in the legs and mental resilience for the days in altitude.
8 incredible Base Camp treks to do after Everest
Whether you've done Everest Base Camp already or just want something different, there are so many amazing base camp treks to choose from in the Himalaya.
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