Hikers everywhere can discover a lifetime of adventure on foot with Epic Hikes of the World by Lonely Planet.

A follow-up to Lonely Planet’s Epic Bike Rides of the World (2016) and Epic Drives of the World (2017), Lonely Planet’s Epic Hikes of the World gives readers a first-person narrative of 50 of the world’s most spectacular hikes across 30 countries.

Showcasing everything from urban one-day trails to exotic month-long treks, readers will get a personal experience, along with specific curated suggestions for hikers to sink their teeth into.

Featuring some of New Zealand’s most beautiful hikes — The Routeburn Track (32 km), The Abel Tasman Coast Track (60 km) and Cape Brett Track (32 km) — the guide introducers both experienced hikers and amateurs to some of the worlds most well-known and off the beaten track walks.

Epic Hikes of the World covers not only New Zealand trails but also famous walks such as the Pacific Crest Trail in the USA and the ‘W’ Trek in Patagonia as well as lesser-known jaunts like expeditions in South American, the skyline trails of Hong Kong and even a pilgrimage through Tibet.