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The best places to trek during January and February

Kick off 2020 with a bang and challenge yourself on an unforgettable trek, hike or exploratory expedition. Lace up your boots and join one of the world's most iconic treks and walks, or, if you really want to avoid the crowds, challenge yourself to venture even further along remote trails that will take you to experience stunning alpine landscapes that few others ever will.


  • Patagonia: Patagonia has a small window of walking opportunity and due to the more stable weather and slightly warmer days, January is a popular choice for many trekkers, so it pays to book your trip well in advance. 
  • Tasmania: Another popular deep south walking destination offering more stable weather during January. It's been known to snow during December however January historically is much warmer, and provides very pleasant walking conditions.
  • Nepal: The Annapurna and Everest regions are graced with clear, blue skies due to the colder days. Thanks to our eco-camps, which provide heated dining tents and comfortable, warm raised beds, you'll sleep more comfortably after a day of trekking during a time when the trails are not as busy.
  • Kilimanjaro: It is the warmest time of year where there is the lowest chance of clouds, which could reward you with unobstructed vistas from above.
  • Aconcagua, Argentina: It's the ideal time of year to climb the southern hemisphere's highest mountain.

Whether you're after the all-time classic hiking destinations or opting for something new and more remote, we have a cornucopia of fully-supported and all inclusive adventures for all levels of fitness and abilities. Scroll below to spark your wanderlust across five continents and do things others only dream about.

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Adventure South NZ is unrivalled in their geographic coverage, originality and overall quality of adventures holidays in New Zealand. Choose from walking, cycling, winter or multi-activity holidays, on either the North or South Island.
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Australian Walking Holidays specialises in small group guided walking adventures. Since 1982 we have been guiding small groups of travellers on Australia's finest walks across our tropical, coastal or red centre landscapes.
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Great Canadian Trails specialises in active holidays in Canada. With both guided and supported self-guided options available, our unique itineraries draw upon some of Canada's most inspiring parks, trails and landscapes from coast to coast.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/HUM.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Humac Challenge"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Huma Charity Challenge</div>
Huma enables those with adventurous spirits to challenge themselves and make a difference for a cause close to their heart. Travel, fundraise and meet life-long friends on one of Huma's meaningful and unique challenges around the world.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/SHX.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Sherpa Expeditions"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Sherpa Expeditions</div>
Sherpa Expeditions is a specialist in self guided and guided walking and cycling holidays in the United Kingdom and Europe. Detailed route notes provide a definite guide to places in Europe for active walkers and cyclists.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/TAS.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Tasmania Expeditions"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Tasmanian Expeditions</div>
Tasmanian Expeditions is the most experienced operator of treks and adventure travel holidays in Tasmania. We own and operate the most comprehensive range of adventure holidays available across Tasmania's varied landscapes.
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UTracks are the active European holiday specialists. Whether you prefer cycling or walking, 2-star or 4-star, small groups or self guided, land, river or sea – UTracks can help you to explore Europe exactly the way you want.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/WYA.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="World Youth Adventures"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>World Youth Adventures</div>
World Youth Adventures is our specialist division dedicated to organising tailor made overseas school group adventures. Specialists in Service Learning projects, choose from more destinations than any other school group provider.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/YOM.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Yomads"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Yomads</div>
Yomads offers adventures for the 20s and 30s on six continents. Designed as a way to bring young and likeminded travellers together, Yomads caters to those interested in lightly structured and active trips that allow freedom to roam and explore.