Walking along the Castles of Bellinzona in Ticino Switzerland
Bergen, Norway
Bergen, Norway
Johnston Canyon | Credit: Banff Tours
Johnston Canyon | Credit: Banff Tours
Kawasan Falls Cebu
Kawasan Falls Cebu
Piazza Grande Tuscany
Piazza Grande Tuscany
Pilgrim Camino de Santiago
Pilgrim Camino de Santiago
Table Mountain Cape Town | Credit: Thomas Bennie
Table Mountain Cape Town | Credit: Thomas Bennie

Walking & Hiking Tour & Holiday Packages

Soak in some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes and landmarks at your own pace with our walking and hiking packages. From the spiritual pathways of Spain's Camino de Santiago to the picturesque trails of Italy's Cinque Terre and the vast wilderness of Canada's Yukon, our packages are designed for those who seek adventure on foot. We have carefully curated walking and hiking experiences designed for enthusiasts of all levels, offering a mix of breathtaking scenery, cultural immersion and physical challenge.

A Guide to Walking and Hiking Packages

Explore our comprehensive guide to walking and hiking holidays and set out on an epic and immersive holiday.

Choosing the Perfect Destination

Selecting the right destination for your walking and hiking adventure is key to a fulfilling experience. Here are some tips to help guide your choice:

  • Assess Your Skill Level: Match the trail's difficulty with your hiking experience. Beginners may prefer gentler paths, while seasoned hikers might seek challenging terrains.
  • Research the Region: Understand the geographical and cultural aspects of the destination. Each area offers a unique experience, from historical sites to natural wonders.
  • Consider the Climate: Choose a destination with a climate that suits your preference and prepare accordingly.
  • Check Trail Popularity: Decide if you prefer a more secluded hike or a well-travelled path bustling with fellow hikers.
  • Think About Duration: Determine if you prefer day hikes or multi-day trekking adventures.
  • Benefits of Booking Walking and Hiking Holiday Packages

    Booking our walking and hiking holiday packages provides the following perks:

    • Expertly Crafted Itineraries: Enjoy the best routes and sights with no planning hassle.
    • Guided Tours: Gain insights from knowledgeable local guides.
    • Safety and Support: Benefit from a support team for a safer experience.
    • Convenience: Avoid the stress of arranging accommodations and logistics.
    • Exclusive Trail Access: Explore trails not always accessible to independent hikers.
    • Cultural Experiences: Connect deeply with local traditions and cuisines.
    • Customisable Adventures: Tailor your trip to fit your preferences.
    • Social Opportunities: Meet and connect with fellow hiking enthusiasts.
    • Sustainable Travel: Participate in eco-friendly and responsible tourism.
    • Activities and Excursions

      Our walking and hiking tour packages in Spain, Italy and Canada offer a diverse range of activities and excursions, such as:

      Sarria to Santiago, Spain:

      • Hiking the Camino de Santiago: Traverse various sections of this historic pilgrimage route, experiencing the rich culture and beautiful landscapes of rural Spain.
      • Exploring Charming Villages: Visit quaint towns like Portomarin and Palas de Rei, each with unique historical and cultural sites.
      • Cultural Experiences: Engage with local traditions, enjoy regional cuisine and perhaps partake in a pilgrim mass in Santiago de Compostela.
      • La Spezia and Cinque Terre, Italy:

        • Coastal Trails Between Villages: Hike scenic routes connecting towns like Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso, with spectacular views of the Italian Riviera.
        • Vineyard Walks: Pass through beautiful vineyards and olive groves, learning about local agriculture.
        • Culinary Exploration: Enjoy authentic regional dishes and local wines during village visits.
        • Alternative Routes: Options to explore different paths, such as the Volastra trail or the trail leading to the panoramic views at Punta Mesco.
        • Yukon, Canada:

          • Wilderness Trekking: Experience the pristine natural beauty of Kluane National Park, with opportunities to see diverse wildlife and dramatic landscapes.
          • Canoeing Adventures: Learn traditional canoeing techniques on the Yukon River, offering a unique perspective of the region’s wilderness.
          • Cultural and Historical Tours: Explore the rich history of the Yukon, including visits to indigenous cultural sites and historical landmarks.
          • Tips for Booking the Best Package

            When booking the best walking and hiking package, consider several key factors to ensure an optimal experience. Firstly, align the package with your hiking proficiency, whether you're a beginner or an expert. Research the trails and regions included to match them with your interests and fitness level. Next, check the package details for included amenities like meals, guides and transportation. Reading reviews and testimonials from previous hikers can provide valuable insights into the quality of the experience. Also, consider the season and weather conditions of the destination to ensure a comfortable journey.

            Packing Essentials

            For a walking and hiking holiday, depending on the difficulty of the trail, it would be ideal to have these essentials:

            • Sturdy Footwear: Comfortable hiking boots or shoes.
            • Appropriate Clothing: Lightweight, breathable and weather-suitable.
            • Backpack: Comfortable and spacious enough for your needs.
            • Hydration and Snacks: Refillable water bottle and energy-rich snacks.
            • Navigation Tools: Map, compass or GPS.
            • Sun Protection: Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat.
            • First Aid Kit: Basic supplies and personal medications.
            • Insect Repellent: Essential in bug-prone areas.
            • Camera/Smartphone: For capturing memories.
            • Lighting: Headlamp or flashlight.
            • Emergency Whistle and Multi-tool: For safety and unexpected repairs.
            • Rain Gear: Lightweight rain jacket or poncho.
            • ID and Permits: Necessary documents for your journey.
            • Trekking Poles: Optional for balance and support.



With its charming countryside, peaceful atmosphere, and pure air, the French region of Burgundy is the ideal destination for those seeking to enjoy life's simple pleasures. It is known in particular for the famous Burgundy wine such as Chablis or Meursault, and its culinary delights. The historical city of Beaune, with its beautiful Hospice, is also worth seeing. France certainly has its share of beautiful places to visit, but perhaps none is as serene and inviting as Burgundy. Hiking tours combine the most important and treasured assets of Burgundy : wine, cuisine, and heritage.

Loire Valley

Listed as a Unesco World Heritage site, the Loire Valley offers so many chateaux, mansions, churches, and abbeys that a visitor can't possibly see it all in one trip! Although, the Loire Valley is best known for its many castles, it also boasts lovely historical towns such as Chartres, picturesque villages, and many vineyards from which the Loire Valley wine is made. Come and discover this beautiful part of France!


Hiking in Alsace is a unique experience as the region is nestled between the beautiful Vosges mountains in France and the border of Germany. The Vosges, a range of low mountains that are part of two Natural Parks offer challenging terrain and extensive trails that will provide an experience not soon forgotten. The famous Route du Vin, the Alsatian wine route, includes at least 100 wine producing villages between Strasbourg and Colmar, producing some of France's best wines.


Normandy is mostly known for the role it played in shaping the world’s future during World War 2. From the beaches where Allied troops landed, to the military cemetery and the WW2 museum, each spot is moving and charged with history. But there is more to Normandy than its beaches and War memorials. Touring through typical villages or along the coast, you will be charmed by Normandy peaceful scenery and magnificent architecture.


Brittany, Bretagne in French, is a region located in the north-west of France. It has over 1,700 miles of beautiful coastline including the famous pink granite coast, and is sought out by tourists for its beaches, mild weather and breathtaking landscapes. But visitors also come to Brittany to visit the famous Mont St Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and to explore the city of St Malo and eat oysters in Cancal. Hiking around Brittany, you will experience its unique culture and rich traditions, with strong Celtic influences.


Located in the southwest corner of France, Dordogne is known worldwide for its beautiful countryside, mild weather, and mediaeval villages with ancient castles. Tourists who enjoy hiking consider the Dordogne Valley as one of the nicest places to hike because it provides a lovely combination of natural beauty, with the Dordogne River running right through the Perigord, and of ancient history with many castles and mediaeval towns like Sarlat, Rocamadour or Bergerac.


Regarding our hiking tours, below is some information about Tour Ratings and your ability:

About the "Level" rating system we use:

Hiking Level

  • Casual: Beginners and occasional hikers. Typically flatter terrain with just rolling hills. Average distance less than 10 km, maximum elevation less than 150 m and average 2.5 hours per day.
  • Hobby: Weekend hikers. People with some experience hiking around trails. Average distance 10 - 15 km, maximum elevation 150-300 m and average 2.5 - 3.75 hours per day.
  • Active: Hikers with experience on longer hikes. Hilly terrain with some steep gradients. Average distance 11 - 18 km, maximum elevation 300-450 m and average 3.75 - 4.5 hours per day.
  • Pro: Avid hikers, hike weekly and love long, tough hikes. Average distance more than 18 km, maximum elevation more than 450 m and average 4.5 - 6 hours per day.

On Hiking tours, it is more important to know how to orient with a map as you will have fewer sign postings to rely upon. Hiking tours mostly follow GR routes which are marked trails, sometimes paved, but nonetheless otherwise in remote areas. We provide more detailled maps for hiking Tours and still 1 GPS for 2 persons.

What else? You should be an independent person, capable of reading a map, interpreting directions, and taking charge of your planning. We are here to help you, but in the end, you will be the one out there on the road/trail and the more prepared you are mentally as well as physically, the more fun and better memories you will have! Use this tour as an excuse to increase your conditioning and fitness and take some time to read everything we send to you as well as do your own research. Preparation is part of the fun in travel - don't let it go unattended! 

FAQs About Walk & Hike Experience

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How do I prepare for a walking and hiking tour in less-known locations?

To prepare, research the location extensively for terrain and climate information. Improve your physical fitness with regular walks or hikes. Pack suitable gear, including navigation tools and consider hiring a local guide for expert insights and safety.

What are the ideal seasons for walking and hiking tours for those seeking unique adventures?

The ideal season varies by destination. Generally, spring and autumn offer temperate weather, making them great for hiking. However, for unique adventures like winter trails or summer high-altitude treks, tailor your timing to the specific experience you seek.

Are there customisable walking and hiking tour packages for travellers with specific preferences?

Yes, Entire Travel Group can customise a walking or hiking tour according to your preferences. Your package can be tailored to include specific trails, accommodation types and additional activities, ensuring a personalised experience that aligns with your interests and fitness level.

How do I choose the right walking and hiking tour package for my skill level?

Evaluate the difficulty level and terrain of the trails included in the package. Beginners should opt for packages with easier, well-marked trails, while experienced hikers can choose more challenging routes. Always consider your fitness level and hiking experience.

Are there family-friendly walking and hiking holiday packages available?

Absolutely! Our personalised family-friendly tours often include shorter, easier trails and activities like wildlife spotting or cultural visits. These packages are designed to be engaging for children and adults alike, ensuring a fun experience for the whole family.

What gear and equipment are essential for a walking and hiking tour?

Essential gear includes sturdy hiking boots, weather-appropriate clothing, a backpack, water bottles and basic first aid supplies. For longer hikes, consider trekking poles, extra food, a map and compass or GPS device and possibly a headlamp.

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