Gunung Bromo (Indonesia) A night-time start is essential to reach this volcanic moonscape summit in time for sunrise views.
Mt Kinabalu (Malaysia) Borneo’s highest mountain is conquered via a two-day march into the sky.
Sapa (Vietnam) Dirt paths wind through verdant rice terraces tended by ethnic minorities in this toothy mountainous region.
Batad (Philippines) Ancient hand-hewn rice terraces are carved into jagged mountains.
Khao Yai National Park (Thailand) Close to Bangkok but still jungle wild; home to elephants, monkeys and myriad bird species.
Kalaw (Myanmar) Off-beat treks through forested hills and minority villages fringing lovely Inle Lake.
Nam Ha NPA (Laos) Eco-oriented treks through an old-growth forest and high-altitude hill-tribe villages.
Mondulkiri (Cambodia) Experience ‘walking with the herd’ at the Elephant Valley Project in Cambodia's wild east.