The most interesting journeys are not just about the walking, they are about stepping into the placeâ€™s historic past and customs. Still, this type of journey is no simple task. They will challenge you on a physical level and mental level, leaving you with an indelible mark of the vastness of our earth. Here, we have shown 8 top hikes. 1.Peruâ€™s Inca Trail | ~26.7 miles | 4 days Impressive moments are numerous on the Inca Trail, but unparalleled to the instant you walk through the Sun Gate and the instant you catch vision of the forgotten city of Machu Picchu. Ideal time to go: May to September. 2. Colombiaâ€™s Lost City | ~27 miles | 5 days Hike through the thick jungle through streams before coming to the ruins of Teyuna. Arrive here first you and will have this Lost City to experience exclusively. The best months to go are December to March. 3. Nepalâ€™s Everest Base Camp | ~38.5 miles | 13 days This journey will make you more familiar to the men and women of the Himalayas while offering you a glimpse from the top of the world. Once you lay your eyes on Everest, you will never see the Earth in the exact same light. Perfect time to go: August to November. 4. Tanzaniaâ€™s Mt Kilimanjaro | ~21.1 miles | 8 days Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa's largest crest at 5,895m (19,340 ft). It is no easy task, but unlike other massive peaks, it gives those brave enough to make it to the top. The best months to go are September to March. 5. Europeâ€™s Mont Blanc | ~77.7 miles | 8 days The Tour du Mont Blanc goes through 3 countries: Switzerland, Italy, and France and covers the distance of one hundred miles. Perfect time to go: June to September 6. Patagoniaâ€™s Torres del Paine Circuit | 82.6 miles | 10 days known for its natural enchanting beauty, you will discover magnificent volcanic landscapes, impressive glaciers, and grasslands that extend to the horizon. Ideal time to go: December to March 7. Trekking Venezuela's Mt Roirama | ~21.1 miles | 6 days The glorious mountain of Roraima is special to the region's local people and is said to have motivated Arthur Conan click to learn more about destinations Doyleâ€™s fiction, "The Lost World." Best time to go: The Roraima trek can be walked at any time of the year but from November to April is recommended 8. The Camino de Santiago, Spain | ~466 miles | 30 days The widely known Camino de Santiago, also called the St. James Trail, was a meaningful Christian route during the Middle Ages, and remains a celebrated religious trek to this day. The walk can be done anytime of the year but between autumn and spring is ideal, but also very congested.