Overseas

Summary

We all know Australia is the place for bushwalking... New Zealand has some good tracks too... but surprisingly the rest of the world has some places worth visiting too! (imaging that!)

This is the place to share walks from outside of Australia/New Zealand.

Popular Walks

Walks in Overseas

Hard
30 km return
3 days

Col des tents via Breche de Roland and Orlu national park circuit

This is an excellent, but slightly difficult 3 day circuit walk in the high Pyrenees. It takes in the imposing Breche de Roland, stunning and desolate high mountain scenery and wonderful canyon scenery in the Orlu canyon in Spain.

Easy
1 km return
6 mins

Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park

King County's 25,000 acre park system, minutes from Eastside cities such as Bellevue, Newcastle and Issaquah (Seattle).

Easy
2 km return
78 mins

Devils Tower

Devils Tower is an interesting national monument in Utah. The walking trail around is very easy and flat and goes around in a loop. Nice lil walk when driving past !

Hard
80 km return
5 days

El Mirador

A longish hike along a Mayan roadway to the partially excavated Mayan city, today called El Mirador, deep in the Guatemalan jungle.

Very Hard
120 km
14 days

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Trek is extremely popular and famous trekking trail has people from all over the world come here to be totally absorbed by this exotic corner of the world, to be placed in visual awe of the magnificent Mt Everest and its sibling mountain ranges. Trekking to Everest base camp takes you to the Base Camp (5,320m/17,450ft) of the highest mountain in the world- Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,021ft).

Hard
16 km return
4 hrs

Forets de Belesta

A circuit walk through the extensive plantation forests above the village of Belesta, Ariege, France. Lots of climbing, strolling through forest, birdsong and half abandoned hamlets.

Medium
4.5 km return
75 mins

gorges de pereille

This is a walk of two halves in the gorges de pereille, just outside Lavelanet, Ariege, France. To begin you follow a well formed track which is the old access road for a mine in the gorge. The return journey is along the other bank of the river which flows through the gorge, and involves following animal tracks and some scrambling up steep sides of the gorge.

Easy
19.5 km
6 hrs

Grand Canyon Rim Walk

The highlight of course is the Grand Canyon, nothing you have ever seen can prepare you for how big it really is, the path is mostly paved with some gravel sections, and views up to 40miles to the other side of the canyon. There is a bus for the return journey and planning to be on the rim at sunset is a must.

Very Hard
2 days

GREAT WALL of CHINA - JINSHANLING / MUTIANYU SECTIONS

2 day/1 night along two different sections of the Great Wall. Overnight stay in a Watchtower.

Medium
22 km one-way
2 days

Headhunters Trail Borneo

The headhunters trail through Borneo is there for anyone seeking a jungle adventure. Located in Mulu National park this walk takes you through some dense jungle along rivers, a secluded jungle camp, monkey bridges and there are plenty of leeches and sweating along the way.