Millennium Hikers was launched in 2016 by Millennium Destinations as an initiative aimed at promoting sustainable and smart hiking while fostering positive social, environmental and economic impacts on hiking destinations, and sharing sustainable, intercultural hiking experiences between local hosts and their guests. Based in Seoul, the Millennium Hikers organizes hikes on a regular basis, and as a support of various celebrations and campaigns.

Millennium Destinations

Implemented in

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Korea, Republic of

Sectors of activity
Culture and recreation, Education, Tourism

Type of initiative
Education & Awareness Raising

Type of lead actor
Business Sector

Start date

Shared by

Catherine Germier-Hamel

Founder and CEO - Global Marketing and Business Development | Consultant Sustainable Smart Tourism Destinations, Experiences and Lifestyles - CBT | International Speaker - Lecturer - Trainer

Millennium Destinations

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The main objectives of this initiative is to raise awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and to inspire action through hiking, while fostering responsible behaviors in the context of outdoor an leisure activities in urban and natural environment.
Through its various gatherings and events, Millennium Hikers also intends to promote inclusiveness and tolerance so that no one leaves behind.
Participants are encouraged to avoid single-use plastic and to share their best practices and insights on sustainable consumption and production.


As collected through the One Planet Reporting

No activities have yet been reported under this initiative

Impact and Results

Increased awareness on the SDGs and the role of hiking in promoting sustainable behaviors and mindsets
Promotion of sustainable hiking destinations

Next steps and how to get involved

A global charter for sustainable hiking
A digital platform for sharing peer-to-peer sustainable, intercultural and international hiking experiences between host and guests