• Hiking on Mont Seura, Val Gardena, Dolomites of Italy
  • The Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile
  • View of Mount Jirougyu from Tsurugisan, Shikoku, Japan
  • The peak of Deno, Rla Mountains, Bulgaria

Welcome to Mountain Hiking Holidays!

Our hiking trips immerse you in the magnificence of the mountains. Travel with us to the mountains of Europe, South America, Japan, and the United States. Enjoy a choice of guided day hikes and evenings spent in comfortable accommodations. Thinking about a hiking vacation? Join us for a mountain hiking adventure tour amidst the world’s most thrilling landscapes!

Descriptions of hiking tours are available by clicking on the links below! You can reserve places on any hiking trip by clicking the “Make a Reservation” button that appears at the bottom of each trip description page and following the instructions. Go to our secure Trip Reservation page to learn more!

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UPDATE! The 20th anniversary Best Hikes in the Dolomites – Part II hiking tour that debuted in 2016 will be offered again in early July 2017. Spaces are limited. In September 2017, we are offering a brand new hiking tour in the Spanish Pyrenees (including the principality of Andorra) in celebration of the 20th anniversary of our first Pyrenees hiking tour in 1997.

Mountain Hiking Trips, Europe

Hiking the Mountains of Bulgaria slideshow videocamera (June 2017)

Hiking in the Dolomites – Part II (July 2017)

Hiking in Iceland slideshow ipad (July 2017)

Hiking the Dolomites of Italy slideshow (September 2017)

new Hiking the Spanish Pyrenees (September 2017)

Hiking Fjord Norway slideshow (Summer 2018)

Hiking the Brenta & San Martino Dolomites (Summer 2018)

Mountain Hiking Trips, Japan

Shikoku Temple Trek (Original version) slideshow ipad (April 2017)

new Shikoku Temple Trek, Part 3 – The Kechigan slideshow ipad (April 2017)

new Hiking the Kumano Kodo (Japan) slideshow ipad (October 2017)

Shikoku Temple Trek, Part 2 (November 2017)


Mountain Hiking Trips, South America

Hiking in Patagonia slideshow (February/March 2018)


Mountain Hiking Trips, United States




right_blk_on_whiteNEW! Brenta and San Martino Dolomites hiking trip for summer 2018.

right_blk_on_whiteNEW! Kumano Kodo slide show. (iPad & iPhone version).
right_blk_on_whiteThe Sacred Journeys (Shikoku Pilgrimage episode) is once again online at YouTube. Or access info and video clips at the PBS website. You can purchase a DVD of the Sacred Journeys series at shop.pbs.org.
right_blk_on_whiteWatch the October 29, 2015 program about the Shikoku Pilgrimage from Japan National Television (NHK).
right_blk_on_whiteJapan makes the #2 position on Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries list for 2016.
right_blk_on_whiteCheck out our short video capturing scenes from our Spring Hiking Reunion in Pinnacles National Park in March 2015.
right_blk_on_whiteWatch this teaser from PBS of the Mountain Hiking Holidays Shikoku Temple Trek group shopping for pilgrim gear!
right_blk_on_whiteFjord Norway wins top honors in National Geographic Traveler’s sixth annual Destination Stewardship survey. Check out the Fjord Norway trip experience it for yourself!

More Destinations

Over the years, Mountain Hiking Holidays has developed and operated trips to a variety of destinations either as scheduled departures or custom-designed itineraries for groups. Not all the trips that we’ve developed are offered every year. Click here to review more trip itineraries featuring hikes along China’s Great Wall, and classic red-rock country hiking in Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park. Other itineraries let you discover the joy of hiking in the Maritime Alps of France and Italy, the Transylvanian Alps of Romania, the Picos de Europa of northern Spain, the Carpathian Mountains of Hungary, Slovakia and Poland, Portugal’s Atlantic islands of the Azores and Madeira, the craggy peaks of the Japan Alps, and more! We have also led strenuous hut-to-hut hiking trips along the long-distance trails of Italy’s Dolomites, as well as along the challenging high-level traverse of the Fagaras Mountains in Romania. Please let us know if you have a specific interest in any of these trips. We would love the opportunity to help make your travel dreams a reality!

Private Trips

Let us create a customized itinerary for your group of friends, family or business associates. Choose your destination, style of accommodations and travel dates. We’ll handle the planning and logistics so you’re free to immerse yourself in the adventure!

Mountain Fun Fact

Ishizuchi-san (“stone hammer”) is the tallest peak in western Japan (i.e. west of Nagoya). It is the tallest summit on Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four principal islands. Hike to its summit on the “Shikoku 3” trip.

“Art Tours by Amy” Trips (History, Art, Architecture)

Art Tours by Amy offers a selection of art, history and architecture tours for active travelers. Please visit ArtToursByAmy.com for more information or click on the following links.

Japan Heritage: Art, History & Gardens (May 2017)

Mountain Hiking Holidays

Trips for the adventurous hiker since 1996

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