Lycian Way

World → Asia → Turkey → Lycian Way One of the best hikes in the world The Lycian Way Turks refer to it as the “Likya Yolu”. ‘Launched’ in 2000, the Lycian Way is now widely regarded as one of the most interesting long-distance trails in the world. British ex-patriot Kate Clow was the creator. She went on to promote other …

Alchi Circuit (not recommended)

World → Asia → Indian Himalaya → Alchi Circuit The Markha circuit is the most popular hike in Ladakh, northern India, bordering Tibet. It’s excellent, one of the best hikes in the Indian Himalaya. Alchi is a nearby alternative. AT A GLANCE easy access out of Leh 70km on paved roads to the trailhead at the Alchi monastery 6-8 days 98km early …

Markha trek, Ladakh – day 0

trip report by besthike editor Rick McCharles day 0 | day 1 | day 2 | day 3 | day 4 | day 5 | day 6 | day 7 | info page I flew Delhi to Leh in September (the best month) to circumambulate the most famous mountain in the area, Stok Kangri. AT A GLANCE the most popular hike in Ladahk, northern India, bordering Tibet easy access out of Leh 6-8 days 111km …

Markha Valley trek, Ladahk, India

by site editor Rick McCharles Locked and loaded. I land in Leh September 11th, 2015. I’ll be doing Markha and other local treks. AT A GLANCE the most popular hike in Ladahk, northern India, bordering Tibet easy access out of Leh 6-8 days 111km (69mi) early June to mid-October moderate-demanding big risk of altitude sickness 2-3 high passes (4900m-5200m) several nights at very high altitude …

top 10 trekking peaks

We’ve updated our top 10 section. With input from Kraig Becker, of the Adventure Blog. He’s recently back from his second climb of Kili. 🙂 #1) Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania 5895m #2) Cotopaxi, Ecuador 5897m <wiki><pb><sp> #3) Island Peak, Nepal 6189m <wiki><pb><sp> #4) Mera Peak, Nepal 6476m <wiki><pb><sp> #5) Stok Kangri, India 6153m <wiki><pb><sp> #6) Huayna Potosí, Bolivia 6088m <wiki><pb><sp> #7) Misti Volcano, Peru 5822m #8) Mt. Toubkal, …