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Join Ryder-Walker on one of our Bucket List hiking tours. Bucket listing hiking tours include iconic views, rich culture, history, cuisine, and memories to last a lifetime. Fulfill your wanderlust hiking in some of the most stunning regions on earth with one of our carefully crafted guided or self-guided treks. Browse our Bucket List hiking tours below.

matterhorntrek

The highest mountains in Western Europe, the Pennine Alps, offer hikers an opportunity to explore a spectacular alpine world. This hike begins in Italy beneath the Matterhorn, one of the most iconic peaks in the world. The tour also partially circumnavigates the Monte Rosa, the highest mountain in Switzerland and the second highest peak in Western Europe. The Tour de...

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$4560*

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September 2-10, 2021

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Engadine Trek

This week-long inn-to-inn hiking tour covers the length of the Inn River Valley from near the Austrian border to that of Italy. Staying in the most charming villages and quaint inns, we pass from the gentler terrain of the lower Engadine with its quaint old villages, through the upper Engadine with its majestic, glaciated peaks and into the wild and...

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

June-October

Guided Tour Date

July 15-22 & Sept 12-19

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Eiger Trail

The Bernese Oberland in central Switzerland is one of the most stunning mountain ranges on earth. High, glaciated peaks and vertical rock walls ascend thousands of feet above tumbling waterfalls, pristine valleys, and flower-filled meadows sporting the world’s happiest cows. Our nine-day hiking tour begins on the west side of the Berner Oberland in the fashionable resort village of Gstaad....

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

Late June-Mid September

Guided Tour Date

August 14-22, 2021

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engadine summit

Feel the burn in your legs as our expert team of Bergführer take you mountain hopping across the undiscovered peaks of eastern Switzerland. Beginning in the picturesque village of Zuoz, we spend eight days summiting the many mid-height, un-glaciated mountain peaks that the Engadine region is famous for. Hike to the mountaintops by day, and bed down in the region’s...

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

Late June-Mid September

Guided Tour Date

August 13-20, 2021

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Italian Dolomites trek

Towers of vertical limestone, tinged pink in the evening light, loom above the rolling green meadows and intriguing castles, ruins and onion-domed church steeples of the Alto Adige region in northern Italy. This may be the most beautiful mountain region on earth; regularly attracting photographers and mountain enthusiasts enamored of the incredible light and topography of the range. The Dolomites...

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

Mid June - Mid September

Guided Tour Date

June 11-18 & Aug 25-Sept 1

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Village in Romania

Our week-long trip to Romania begins in the center of the country, in Transylvania, where the fictional inspiration for Bram Stoker’s cult 1897 literary classic, Dracula, was derived. Here we find the magical Carpathian Mountains of Romania, which stretch for more than 900 miles across Central and Eastern Europe, offering ample opportunities for hikers to leave civilization behind and travel...

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$4560*

Guided Tour Date

June 28 - July 5, 2021

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Machu Picchu

Hike Machu Picchu, and enjoy this unique opportunity to experience ancient history in the Land of the Incas. Our 10-day Salkantay Trek begins in the beautiful and bustling city of Cusco, which is perfectly tucked into the hillsides at an elevation of 11,200 feet and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. Our lodge-to-lodge trekking experience takes us on a...

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$4560*

Guided Tour Date

Oct 31 - Nov 10, 2021

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Lofoten Island

Escape from the crowds as you as you explore the Lofoten archipelago, a rugged island chain lying 122 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Bathed by the light of the midnight sun, and rising out of the Norwegian Sea like a fortress wall, the 4,000-foot granite peaks of Lofoten will mesmerize you with their craggy summits, lovely jade meadows, and...

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$4560*

Guided Tour Date

June 24-July 1, 2021

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mustang chorta

Mustang, an isolated kingdom in Nepal, forbidden to outsiders for centuries, faces a crossroads. The recent completion of a motorable road along the historic caravan route threatens to change this remarkable area, for good and bad, but also forever. Now is your chance to step back in time and follow the ancient caravan route through summer nomad camps and isolated...

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$4560*

Guided Tour Date

May 6-23, 2021

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Hiking in Morocco

In Morocco, the Atlas Mountains rise against the burnt-orange sunset, violet rays radiating across the wide desert plateaus, bleached white beaches, and pastel medieval buildings. As you walk across the sand, through the busy markets bustling with wild sounds, colors, and smells, through small mountain hamlets seemingly carved into the peaks, you can feel the antiquity of the land beneath...

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$4560*

Guided Tour Date

October 10-19, 201

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markha valley

Journey to the summit of the world, Ladakh, India-—the Himalaya's last frontier. Unlike its neighbors, Ladakh has a long history of peace and prosperity. Its Monasteries, temples, villages and customs remain intact, and await and invite our exploration. Ladakh translates into "Land of High Passes", and the region is part of the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It...

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$4560*

Guided Tour Date

April 20-May 1, 2021

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Iceland

Immense glaciers and endless fjords, unspoiled wilderness areas waiting to be explored, clean icy seas where whales surface, volcanic cliffs with one of the biggest bird colonies in the northern hemisphere, geysers, active volcanoes and ancient fishing villages – Iceland’s cinematic beauty is simply overwhelming. Beginning in Iceland’s progressive capital, Reykjavík, our trip leaders will whisk you away to Hellnar,...

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$4560*

Guided Tour Date

June 14-21, 2021

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Mont Blanc and the surrounding mountains. This photo was taken while hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc with Ryder-Walker Alpine Adventures.

Outside Magazine named Ryder-Walker's Tour du Mont Blanc trek one of the 25 Best Hikes in the World. Hike across the borders of France, Italy and Switzerland during our ten-day Tour du Mont Blanc. Taking advantage of some little-known variations to the standard route, we lead you from the mountain-chic cafés of Chamonix, to remote mountain hamlets en route to...

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

Mid June-Mid September

Guided Tour Date

June 23-July 2, 2021

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The famous Tiger's Nest Temple in Bhutan, a favorite stop during our Bhutan hiking tour.

Chomolhari (24,035 feet) rises like a lofty pyramid on the border between Bhutan and Tibet. Known as Jomolhari “Mountain of the Goddess” by the Tibetan people, Chomolhari is the region’s most sacred mountain, and it’s also the highlight of our fully supported, 16-day hiking tour through the wild, undiscovered Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. Beginning in the vibrant cultural center of...

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$4560*

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October 22-November 6, 2021

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patagonia group photo

Step into Patagonia, a land of vast steppe grasslands, rugged and beautiful coastlines, endless foothills, and forests of indigenous trees. Patagonia’s lakes and rivers sparkle with infinite hues of blue while the massive volcanoes and jagged granite peaks of the Andean cordillera (the longest continental mountain range in world) rise abruptly against the skyline. It is no secret that Patagonia...

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$4560*

Guided Tour Date

March 3-12, 2021

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The Mer de Glace and Mont Blanc above Chamonix, France

This self-guided trek links the villages of the Mont Blanc region and the western Swiss Valais, crossing through the highest mountain range in western Europe, the Pennine Alps. You hike through two distinct cultural regions, the French speaking and German speaking Alps. Starting in the bustling alpine center of Chamonix, France beneath the dramatic flanks of Europe's highest summit, Mont...

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

Late June-Mid September

Guided Tour Date

July 3-14, 2021

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Hiking the self-guided Tour du Mont Blanc with Ryder-Walker Alpine Adventures

Outside Magazine named Ryder-Walker's trek one of the 25 Best Hikes in the World. Mont Blanc (15,781 feet) rises more than 12,000 vertical feet above the famous resort village of Chamonix, France. The epitome of everything that is “alpine” in the Alps, Mont Blanc beckons hikers and climbers from around the globe with its snow-white glaciers, sheer cliff walls, and...

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

Mid June-Mid September

Guided Tour Date

June 23-July 2, 2021

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Group hiking on the Self-guided Switzerland's Jungfrau Loop

While crossing the mighty Berner Oberland range you traverse high ridges, follow valleys, and climb to a number of high, remote passes. The Berner Oberland Traverse offers glaciers, iconic mountains, and quintessential Swiss scenery. Views of the world famous trio of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau make for an unforgettable adventure in the Swiss Alps. Our self-guided traverse through Switzerland's most...

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$4560*

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Late June – Mid September

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Eiger Trail

Classic scenery is the hallmark of the Eiger Trail trek that begins in Gstaad and ends in the heart of the beautiful Bernese Oberland, where the famous trio, the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau, dominates not only the landscape, but also the imagination of the traveler. Most feel this is the Alps’ most classic route. Charming glimpses of the active Bernese...

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$4560*

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Late June-Mid September

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August 14-22, 2021

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engadine summit

Feel the burn in your legs as you mountain hop across the undiscovered peaks of eastern Switzerland. Beginning in the picturesque village of Zuoz, you spend eight days summiting the many mid-height, un-glaciated mountain peaks that the Engadine region is famous for. Hike to the mountaintops by day, and bed down in the region’s quintessentially Swiss inns by night. Spend...

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

Late June-Mid September

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August 13-20, 2021

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Hiking the Sciora

Retreat in time to another era and a place far away: the enchanted En River Valley. Time forgotten 17th century villages, with their fascinating architecture, cling to the hillsides, and numerous ruins and a castle mark the valley’s importance through the medieval period and Hapsburg Empire. Above the valley the peaks of the Silvretta, Lischana, and Bernina ranges soar. This...

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$4560*

Self-Guided Tour Date

June-October

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July 15-22, 2021 & Sept 12-19, 2021

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Dolomites Hiking

The soaring limestone spires of the Dolomites make a stunning backdrop for a number of quaint villages, expansive mountain meadows, and a highly developed trail system. The region is culturally diverse, and on this self-guided tour you visit the German speaking Tyrolean villages in Val Gardena with their onion-domed chapels, Corvara in the Ladin speaking Alta Badia, and the busy...

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$4560*

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Mid June-Mid September

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June 11-18 & Aug 25-Sept 1

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Travel and the Coronavirus for Ryder-Walker Guests

Ryder-Walker is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and acknowledges that there is growing uncertainty about the safety of traveling right now. Currently, our guided and self-guided treks are on schedule to run. Should travel restrictions be implemented by local or global authorities we will post updates on this link.

For more information please visit the websites of the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.