Trek The World
The Trek the World Series of apps is about multi-day, classic, adventure journeys around the world.
Think of all the famous places you might like to walk to, and we will hopefully be able to take you there as we produce apps and books for all the classic routes. The routes are chosen so that anyone with a basic level of walking fitness should be able to complete the journey.
Each product produced by WORLD ADVENTURE GUIDES has a guidebook section full of information, plus a suggested itinerary with a day-by-day guide explaining the route. you’ll get general statistics on time taken, amount of ascent and descent given in a route profile, and your altitude and distance.
The guidebook includes text and photos on places of interest, must-see views, ideas on where to stay, top tips, what equipment to take, Frequently Asked Questions, picture galleries and videos.
The app uses the GPS on your iPhone to track your position: use the ‘progress’ function to see ‘your’ time, distance travelled and height climbed as you make your journey. You can share all of these on your social networking sites at the end of each day.
The maps that have been used are GPS sourced by one of the team marking waypoints along each route and then hand drawn by the mapping team at Harvey’s. It is a process of dedication and attention to detail that ensures each map is accurate. Within each app are 17 layers of mapping ranging from 1:100,000 where you are able to see greater distances, down to 1:5,000 for some of the larger towns and villages.
Everest Base Camp – as an iPhone App, book for ipad and Kindle book
The iphone App
Within this app is a brand new interactive digital map of the Khumbu region of Everest. The map gives you a marked route from start to finish for every day of the trek and allows you to record your journey and post to Facebook.
The app includes a detailed trekking itinerary, route profiles, superb photographs, advice on equipment, acclimatisation, health & more.
For more info on the Everest Base Camp app click here.
The iBook & Kindle Book
Within this guidebook is a brand new digital map of the Khumbu region of Everest, built from aerial photos and GPS source data and gives you a marked route from start to finish for every day of the trek.
The book includes a detailed trekking itinerary, route profiles, superb photographs, advice on equipment, acclimatisation, health & more.
For more info on the Everest Base Camp digital books click here.
- The West Highland Way, Scotland
The West Highland Way is probably the most famous long distance route in Scotland. Starting just north of Glasgow, it makes its way slowly north to the town of Fort William and the foot of Scotland’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.
- Tour De Mont Blanc
The Tour de Mont Blanc is one of the classic long distance walking routes in the world. Taking you through three countries, France, Italy and Switzerland as it wends it’s way over cols and through valleys. A total of 170 km it would normally take around 10 days.
- Manaslu Circuit, Nepal
The Manaslu Circuit is a 17 day trek which takes the walker around the 8000Metre, Manaslu Peak in Nepal. A more remote trek than some of the others, you will find yourself going back in time to a Nepal of 50 years ago.
- Annapurna Base Camp, Nepal
Annapurna Base Camp is one of the classic treks of Nepal. The Annapurna Circuit trek, probably second most well known after Everest Basecamp, can now almost be travelled almost its entire length by vehicle on new roads. So, we have decided that we will probably not be creating a trekking app for this (maybe for biking though). However, Annapurna Basecamp is definitely on our list and we plan to have it ready for download later in the autumn. A journey straight into the heart of the Annapurna range, where the mountains are so close you can almost reach out and touch them. The top photo on this page is taken from within the Sanctuary at sunset.