Choose Your Cultural Trek

Explore countries steeped in rich history on one of our cultural hiking tours. Joining a Ryder-Walker tour is the opportunity to experience some of the most unique cultures in the world. Everything from the food, people, art, lifestyles, and architecture differs between each of the cultural hiking tours we offer. No region feels entirely the same!

Scotland |

Rob Roy Way

Walk in the footsteps of one of Scotland’s most legendary outdoorsmen and greatest heros – Rob Roy MacGregor. Through green...

May 15-23, 2020

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$4020*

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Peru |

The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Hike Machu Picchu, and enjoy this unique opportunity to experience ancient history in the Land of the Incas. Our 10-day Salkantay...

April 6-16, 2020

Guided tour price:

$6400*

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Morocco |

Atlas Mountains Trek

In Morocco, the Atlas Mountains rise against the burnt-orange sunset, violet rays radiating across the wide desert plateaus, bleached white...

October 9-18, 2020

Guided tour price:

$5200*

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Land of Enchantment |

New Mexico: Santa Fe to Taos

New Mexico and the phrase the “Land of Enchantment” are synonymous, and while the state of New Mexico is most...


Guided tour price:

$4865*

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Italy |

Sicily: Aeolian Islands

From across the aquamarine waves, their call can be heard for thousands of leagues. Ulysses surely wasn’t the first to...

May 13-20, 2020

Guided tour price:

$4200*

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India |

Markha Valley Trek

Journey to the summit of the world, Ladakh, India-—the Himalaya's last frontier. Unlike its neighbors, Ladakh has a long history...

April 22-May 3, 2020

Guided tour price:

$5890*

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England |

England: The Cotswolds

Welcome to the Cotswolds, an area of southwestern England which is famous for its gently sloping green hills and ancient,...

May 3-13, 2020

Guided tour price:

$4900*

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Croatia |

The Dalmatian Coast

Surrender to the magic of Croatia. With postcard-perfect villages, limestone summits rising from the sea, and 1,000 picturesque islands floating...

June 5-12, 2020

Guided tour price:

$4500*

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Bhutan |

Thimphu, Lingshi, Laya Trek

Chomolhari, (24,035 ft.), rises like a lofty pyramid on the border between Bhutan and Tibet. Known as Jomolhari “Mountain of...

October 21-November 5, 2020

Guided tour price:

$7840*

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Argentina & Chile |

Patagonia: The Lakes District

Step into Patagonia, a land of vast steppe grasslands, rugged and beautiful coastlines, endless foothills, and forests of indigenous trees....

March 3-12, 2020

Guided tour price:

$6430*

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Scotland |

Rob Roy Way

Walk in the footsteps of one of Scotland’s most brilliant outdoorsmen, legendary outlaws, and greatest heroes – Rob Roy McGregor....

May 15-23, 2020

Self-guided tour price:

$2355*

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Land of Enchantment |

New Mexico: Santa Fe to Taos

Stunning desert vistas, high alpine peaks of the most southern portion of the Rocky Mountains, charming adobe homes and dwellings,...


Self-guided tour price:

$2925*

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Italy |

Sicily: Aeolian Islands

From across the aquamarine waves, their call can be heard for thousands of leagues. Ulysses surely wasn’t the first to...

May 13-20, 2020

Self-guided tour price:

$2700*

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Ireland |

Dingle Way

The Dingle Peninsula is the Ireland that we dream about on St. Patrick's Day. Rugged coastlines and windswept hills give...

Available:

April-October


Self-guided tour price:

$2350*

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France |

Provence: Hill Towns of the Luberon

Experience souleu e terraire, 'the soul of the terrain', as you walk amongst vineyards, historic villages and the famous lavender...

Available:

April-June, September-October


Self-guided tour price:

$2650*

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England |

Cotswolds Way

Quintessential England is, perhaps, the best way to describe the Cotswolds of west-central England. Peaceful villages welcome travelers with warm...

Available:

March-October


Self-guided tour price:

$2140*

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Croatia |

The Dalmatian Coast

Welcome to Croatia! Azure, cobalt, indigo— our 8 day self guided Croatia hiking tour is a celebration of blue skies...

June 8-15, 2020

Self-guided tour price:

$2350*

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