Choose Your Next Easy-Moderate Hike

Our easy-moderate hiking tours are selected based on effort and terrain. Easy-moderate hikes are scored with 3 or lower in a combination of our effort and terrain categories. While the days on the trail are more relaxed, there is no shortage of stunning destinations and incredible views along the way. Browse our easy-moderate tours below.

Trip Rating System

COMFORT

comfort rating
  1. Primarily simple accommodations including, berghauses, huts and inns.
  2. A mix of simple accommodations and charming country inns or first class inns.
  3. Primarily charming country inns and first-class inns with best accommodations available in remote locations.
  4. All superior country inns and first-class accommodations.

EFFORT

effort rating
  1. Gentle hikes up to 8 miles with 1500 feet of elevation gain.
  2. Moderate hikes up to 10 miles with up to 2700 feet of elevation gain.
  3. Moderately strenuous hikes up to 12 miles with up to 4000 feet of elevation gain.
  4. Strenuous hikes exceeding 4000 feet of elevation gain.

TERRAIN

terrain rating
  1. Well maintained and graded mountain paths.
  2. Steeper, well-maintained mountain paths possibly with rough footing.
  3. Steeper, occasionally maintained mountain paths possibly with rough footing and/or exposure.
  4. Steep, rarely maintained mountain paths with exposure and rough footing.

Switzerland |

Engadine Trek

This week long inn-to-inn hiking tour covers the length of the Inn River Valley from near the Austrian border to...

July 15-22, 2020

Guided tour price:

$4715*

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Switzerland |

Highlights of Switzerland: Engadine, Lago Maggiore, Zermatt

The Highlights of Switzerland is designed to provide exceptional hiking with a broad range of physical challenge. This makes it...

July 7-16, 2020

Guided tour price:

$5025*

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U.S.A |

Sedona, Arches & Canyonlands

Our Arches & Canyonlands hiking tour begins in Sedona, Arizona, a town with an established reputation for exquisite dining, inspired...

May 9-17, 2020

Guided tour price:

$4870*

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Slovakia |

High Tatras Mountains

This summer Ryder-Walker will embark on a special Jubiläum trip to celebrate the company’s 35th anniversary. Our journey takes us...


Guided tour price:

$4275*

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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

Guided tour price:

$4020*

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Montenegro |

From the Durmitor Mountain Range to the Bay of Kotor

Montenegro, the “Black Mountain.” The very name evokes a sense of mystery and intrigue in a far-away place. Tucked neatly...


Guided tour price:

$4200*

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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 |

Isola di Capri: The Jewel of Western Italy

Inviting villages, towering limestone cliffs, a rich history, and the tranquil water of the Tyrrhenian Sea - all of this...

April 20 – 25, 2020

Guided tour price:

$4350*

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France |

French Alps: Mont Blanc and the Tarentaise Mountains

Mont Blanc is an icon, much more than a mountain. Huge enough and complex enough to always have something to offer...

July 18-25, 2020

Guided tour price:

$4560*

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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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Switzerland |

Pastoral Berner Oberland

Swiss perfection is embodied in the world famous Jungfrau region, the very heart of the Swiss Alps, and hiking beneath...

Available:

June-October


Self-guided tour price:

$2865*

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Switzerland |

Allegra Engadine

Retreat in time to another era and a place far away: the enchanted En River Valley. Time forgotten 16th century...

Available:

June-October


Self-guided tour price:

$2865*

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Switzerland |

Engadine Trek

This self-guided inn-to-inn hiking tour covers the length of the Swiss Inn River Valley from near the Austrian border to...

July 15-22, 2020

Self-guided tour price:

$2935*

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Switzerland |

Jungfrau Loop

Moderate inn to inn hikes link the fabled villages of the Jungfrau region in this quick tour for those with...

Available:

Mid June-Mid September


Self-guided tour price:

$2090*

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Switzerland |

Winter Engadine Holiday

Winter. This is the magical time when Switzerland wears her finest clothes. Snowflakes quietly descend upon tranquil storybook villages, the...

Available:

January-March


Self-guided tour price:

$3120*

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Italy |

Ambiance Italian Dolomites

Towers of vertical limestone tinged pink in the evening light loom above the rolling, green meadows and intriguing castles, ruins...

Available:

June-September


Self-guided tour price:

$2390*

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Italy |

Capri & the Amalfi Coast

Let the sirens tempt you with captivating coastlines, sapphire waters and a laid-back Italian lifestyle that the locals call “tranquillo.”...

Available:

April-June, Sept.-Oct.


Self-guided tour price:

$3125*

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Italy |

Cinque Terre

Enchanting, or perhaps intoxicating, might be the best words to describe Italy's Cinque Terre region hugging the Italian Riviera. Spoil...

Available:

April-October*


Self-guided tour price:

$1700*

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USA |

Red Rocks: Bluff and Moab, Utah

There is no place on earth like the desert canyonlands of Southeast Utah. Petrified sand, sculpted by the forces of...

Available:

April-May, September-October


Self-guided tour price:

$2185*

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SLOVENIA |

Slovenia: Waterfalls and Gorges

This Going Easy Slovenia hiking tour is a gentler version of our 8 day Slovenia Triglav Circuit and features three...

Available:

Late June-Mid September


Self-guided tour price:

$2425*

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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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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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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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Austria |

Mozart Lakes Walk

The hiking on our Austria: Mozart Alpine Lakes Walk is some of Ryder-Walker’s most gentle. Many of the hikes follow...

Available:

Late May - Mid October


Self-guided tour price:

$2275*

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