An example of a trek is a hike from one village to another in the Himalayas.
An example of trek is taking a leisurely walk in the park.
We're planning on going on a trek up Kilimanjaro.
Origin of trek
- Afrikaans to travel by ox wagon from Dutch trekken to travel from Middle Dutch trecken to pull
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Afrikaans trek.