• hiking trips that inspire
  • hiking trips that inspire
  • hiking trips that inspire
  • hiking trips that inspire
  • hiking trips that inspire


    Guided and Self-Guided Journeys that Inspire

    For over 30 years, Distant Journeys has specialized in offering hiking trips and walking tours along some of the world’s most classic long-distance routes and to areas of inspiring natural beauty.

    Our trips are about the rewards of physical endeavor and the benefits of connecting with other people and other cultures in real ways. Above all they are an expression of our abiding respect for our natural world, for its beauty, its power and the gifts it holds for those who are willing to travel its contours slowly and simply.

    Whether you choose a hotel-based or hut-to-hut hike, guided or self-guided, or a customized private trip itinerary, all of our hiking and walking trips endeavor to provide authentic experiences that bring you closer to the heart of a place. Join us.

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    Featured Trips

    Japan

    Hiking the Kumano Kodo

    Nachi Falls

    Experience the historical, cultural and spiritual significance of the Kii Peninsula as we hike along old imperial routes between the sacred sites of the Kumano region.

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    England

    Coast-to-Coast

    a round of pints at the end of the trail

    This is one of the best ways to experience northern England, on foot through changing landscapes, as we hike coast-to-coast through the North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales and Lake District nationals parks.

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    France

    Dordogne on Foot

    View of Castlenaud overlooking the Dordogne River

    Experience the essence of France on this trip of prehistoric sites, medieval castles, rewarding walks, sumptuous French cuisine, and comfortable inns.

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    What's Your Style?

    Hut-to-Hut

    Inn-to-Inn

    Hotel Based

    Expeditionary

    Self-Guided