- Erden Eruç
- 5:11:12:22 year(s):day(s):hour(s):minute(s)
- United States (Bodega Bay)
The fastest circumnavigation of the globe by human power is 5 years 11 days 12 hrs and 22 min, and was achieved by Erden Eruç (Turkey) who rowed, kayaked, hiked and cycled around the world between 10 July 2007 and 21 July 2012.
Erden’s solo journey started and ended at Bodega Bay, California, USA. During his record-breaking journey, he covered 66,299 km (41, 196.21 miles) using only the power of his own body.