• Hiking on Mont Seura, Val Gardena, Dolomites of Italy
  • The Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile
  • View of Mount Jirougyu from Tsurugisan, Shikoku, Japan
  • Col de Toro, Pyrenees of Spain
  • Flatbre, Jostedalsbre, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
  • Kirkjufell, Snaefellsnes, Iceland

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! In July 2018, we’re introducing a third Dolomites hiking tour focusing on the Brenta and Pale di San Martino mountain groups. All three versions of our popular “Best Hikes in the Dolomites” hiking tours are being offered in 2018. See a map of the areas covered by each of the three Dolomites trips. In September 2018, we are repeating the new Spanish Pyrenees hiking tour which sold out in 2017.

Mountain Hiking Trips, Europe

Best Hikes in the Dolomites 1 slideshow (September 2018)

Best Hikes in the Dolomites 2 slideshow ipad (July 2018)

Best Hikes in the Dolomites 3 (June/July 2018)

Hiking Fjord Norway slideshow (July 2018)

Hiking the Spanish Pyrenees slideshow ipad (September 2018)

Hiking in Iceland slideshow ipad (July 2019)

Mountain Hiking Trips, Japan

Shikoku Temple Trek 1 slideshow ipad (April 2018)

Hiking the Kumano Kodo slideshow ipad (October 2018)

Shikoku Temple Trek 2 – The Continuing Journey slideshow ipad (November 2018)

Shikoku Temple Trek 3 – The Kechigan slideshow ipad (2019)


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. This trip is currently sold-out; contact us if you’d like to get on the waiting list. Or, sign-up for the Best Hikes in the Dolomites II tour that starts in July 2018.

right_blk_on_whiteNEW! Kumano Kodo slide show. (iPad & iPhone version).
right_blk_on_whiteThe Sacred Journeys (Shikoku Pilgrimage episode featuring the Mountain Hiking Holidays group) will be screened on December 15, 2017 at 8:00 PM EST on WorldChannel.org. Iowa Public Television will also screen the episode on December 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM CST. And Vermont Public Television will screen the episode on December 16, 2017 at 1:00 AM. This episode is also 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’s Kii Peninsula makes the #5 position on Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Regions list for 2018. See it yourself on our Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage trip in October 2018.
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 Rila and Pirin Mountains of Bulgaria, 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 (November 2018)

Mountain Hiking Holidays

Trips for the adventurous hiker since 1996

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503-715-0844 / Toll-free 1-800-313-0345 or 1-888-743-0723


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