Dec 11

Give the Perfect Ryder-Walker Trek for the Holidays!

Unwrap the Gift of Travel this Holiday Season!

As we approach the holiday season, the pursuit of the perfect present takes center stage. This year indulge in the extraordinary by gifting yourself and loved ones with an unforgettable Ryder-Walker Alpine Adventures trek!

View on Porto gulf from Capo Rosso Genoese tower

Ryder-Walker has brand-new, exhilarating, and inspirational guided hiking tours. Our guided Corsica: French Isle Adventure Trek, is for those seeking a blend of rugged mountains, pristine beaches, and timeless villages. Corsica boasts a captivating fusion of Italian and French influences, creating a unique tapestry in both its culture and cuisine. Join us on an unforgettable journey with us as we embark on our first-ever trek to Corsica from September 28 – October 5, 2024.

Como Lake and town of Varenna aerial view, Lombardy region of Italy

Join our guided Italian Lakes District: Como, Varenna, Menaggio and Bellagio trek and see why these romantic lakeside villages offer the perfect blend of dramatic alpine beauty by day and upscale hotels and Italian country villas by night. You’ll enjoy panoramic views of the Gran Paradiso, Monte Rosa, and Matterhorn on this tour, led by our guide Elsa Giumelli, who was born and raised in a small village on the outskirts of Como, Italy.

If your adventure meter is a bit on the wilder side, you’ll want to join Montenegro and Croatia: Highlights of the Adriatic Coast for our second year blazing this hiking trails in Montenegro’s National Park Lovćen and visiting medieval villages before switching it up to go island hopping and peak bagging in Croatia. Guide Nikola Markovic combined two of his favorite countries to hike in for this special trek.

Lift in the beautiful Mountains of Dolomites, Hiking and vacation in Italy

If you’re short on time but big on adventure, a unique gift is our fun collection of five-day mini treks which you can add on to any business trip or romantic getaway, and they’re easy to get to from many major international airports. All offer exciting trails, delicious cuisine and charming accommodations, and are located in some of our favorite countries: Austria, France, Italy, Switzerland, and the USA.

For those craving the untouched beauty of the Southern Hemisphere, Argentina’s Patagonia: The Lakes District beckons with hikes that explore this untamed frontier, where the lakes gleam like jewels and jagged mountain peaks pierce the sky. Your holiday gift becomes an expedition into the heart of Patagonia’s soul-stirring wilderness.

If you are looking to give a bucket list trek that will be remembered for a lifetime, we highly recommend trekking with Ryder-Walker’s guide Dave Nesis on our trek to Peru : The Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu. This magical trek seamlessly weaves ancient Incan history with modern comfort, allowing you to explore the Peruvian Andes with local guides, and staying in the best accommodations. You’ll hike from breathtaking high-altitude mountain passes to dense rain forest valleys, each step bringing you closer to the awe-inspiring ruins of Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a testament to the ingenuity of the Inca civilization.

With hiking adventures available across the globe, there’s undoubtedly a trek for everyone. Whether it’s exploring the picturesque countryside and historic sites of Tuscany Italy, conquering the heights of the Alps, or venturing into more exotic destinations like Morocco and Northern Greece, Ryder-Walker’s journeys provide the perfect chance to gift someone special with a truly unforgettable experience.

Ryder-Walker Gift Card

Not sure which trek to book? No worries, just purchase a gift card online and put down the amount you want to gift and then choose the trek at a later date. We’ll send a gift certificate out right away.

For bookings or more information on gifting a Ryder-Walker trip, call us at 970-728-6481 / 888-586-8365 or email

Happy trails and happy holidays!

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