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Amazon Jungle Survivor Charity Challenge

Amazon Jungle Survivor Challenge

The mythical Amazon can only be described in superlatives. As the largest rainforest in the world, it covers an area of more than five millions square kilometres and covers nine countries including Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana.

 

9 days

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Brazil

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Extreme

Bike
Angkor-Wat-to-Bangkok-Charity Bike Ride

Angkor Wat to Bangkok

A fascinating adventure, this trip begins in Siem Reap from where we explore Angkor Wat. Then get pedalling over 400kms as the route crosses waterways and rice fields, before heading for Thailand’s lush, green coast. Passing colourful temples and pagodas en route, we ultimately head for the vibrant capital, Bangkok.

9 days

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Cambodia, Thailand

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Moderate

Bike
Atlas Mountain Charity Bike Ride in Morocco

Atlas Mountain Bike challenge

Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains offer a spectacular setting for this cycling challenge. Beginning in bustling Marrakech, the route travels 200kms over dirt roads and steep inclines into the heart of this remote and culturally detached region. The challenge takes place amid the Mgoun Massif, home to the traditional Berber people.

8 days

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Morocco

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Tough

Mountain TrekTrek
Avenue of the Volcanoes Charity Mountain Trek in Ecuador

Avenue of the Volcanoes

Not for the faint-hearted, this spectacular trek culminates in a magical midnight glacier climb of the majestic Cayambe. The Andean expedition is at very high altitude, which means acclimatisation is vital and is built into the action-packed itinerary which passes through rainforests and up and around volcanoes.

12 days

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Ecuador

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Extreme

Trek
Grand Canyon Charity Trek in the USA

Beyond the Grand Canyon

A natural wonder of the world, the Grand Canyon boasts one of the earth’s most majestic landscapes, and this challenge is a unique twist on regular Grand Canyon itineraries. Following in the footsteps of the ancient Havasupai Indians, we wind our way through canyons, while spending nights beneath desert skies.

9 days

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USA

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Moderate

Bike
Bordeaux to Barcelona Charity Bike Ride

Bordeaux to Barcelona

The cycle from Bordeaux to Barcelona is a truly classic ride that takes you from southern France, across the Pyrenees and eventually arriving in Spain. Prepare for a superb variety of scenery and sights along the way including vineyards, famous Tour de France cols, gorges and fabulous rock formations.

9 days

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France

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Extreme

TrekWater
Brazil charity Trek and Kayak

Brazilian Trek and Kayak Challenge

Venture beyond Brazil’s famous beaches and into tropical forest and the Serra da Bocaina National Park. Once the trekking part of the challenge is complete, it’s all aboard sea kayaks for a paddle out to Bay of Paraty and Saco do Mamangua. Then where better to celebrate than in Rio?

10 days

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Brazil

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Moderate

Trek
Charity Trek in Cuba

Cuban Mountain Trek

The trek starts in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Havana. Once out of Cuba’s capital, things are quieter and more relaxed – but now for the hard work! You trek for five days over undulating and sometimes tough terrain. Itinerary highlights include Havana, the Sierra del Escambray and Trinidad.

10 days

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Cuba

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Challenging

Bike
Charity Cycle in Cuba

Cuban Revolution Cycle

Welcome to the land of cigars, revolution, Che Guevara and vintage Chevrolets. The Cuban cycle travels from Havana to the exotic Caribbean. We spend 5 days in the saddle, cycling 350kms through beautiful countryside. Outside of Havana vehicles are rare and there is a strong biking culture – so expect to fit right in!

10 days

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Cuba

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Challenging

Bike
Charity Bike Ride in Burma

Cycle Burma (Myanmar)

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a mystical blend of unique culture, regal history, awesome views and a temple-lined landscape. Our challenge sees us tackle approximately 330kms of rural countryside, from the former royal capital Mandalay to Inle Lake. Soak up spectacular sunsets and pass remote villages, before flying to the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.

10 days

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Burma-Myanmar

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Challenging

Bike
Charity Cycle from Machu Picchu to the Amazon in Peru

Cycle Machu Picchu to the Amazon

Wander through the clouds to discover the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu at 2,430m. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and new wonder of the world. The challenge follows a valley which cuts through the Andes, before a thrilling descent into the pristine cloud forest and the rainforest.

11 days

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Peru

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Tough

Mountain TrekTrek
Dalai-Lama-Himalayan-Charity-Trek

Dalai Lama Himalayan Trek

This unique expedition combines awesome Himalayan trekking with a visit to India’s exiled Tibetan community in Dharamsala, home to the Dalai Lama. The route follows the Uhl River through rhododendron and evergreen forests, taking in Hindu settlements and Buddhist monasteries. The region is largely unvisited, making it a pristine and unspoilt area to trek.

11 days

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India

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Challenging

Snow & Ice
Dog Sledding Charity Challenge

Dog Sledding Challenge

A team of loyal huskies leads the way through the snow-covered forests and mountains of Swedish Lapland, across 200kms of beautiful, frozen landscape. Experience the silence of nature while gliding through this winter wonderland, taking the opportunity to spot elk and reindeer and even see the spectacular Northern Lights.

7 days

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Sweden

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Moderate

Mountain TrekTrek
Everest Base Camp Charity Trek

Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest stands at a formidable 8,848m in the Nepalese Himalayas. Starting in Lukla, we follow in the footsteps of the Sherpa on this epic high altitude trek which crosses numerous rivers, before reaching the highest point at Kalapathar (5,545m). Wonder at the scenery below, before celebrating in mystical Kathmandu.

18 days

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Nepal

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Extreme

Running
Great Ethiopian Charity Run

Great Ethiopian Run

Join around 40,000 other runners to run through the bustling heart of Addis Ababa on the Great Ethiopian Run.

8 days

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Ethiopia

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Moderate

Trek
Great Wall of China Charity Trek

Great Wall Discovery

Originally constructed to defend China against nomadic tribes, the Great Wall is a thrilling challenge of twists, turns, ups and downs. With deliberately uneven steps, this trek will challenge even the most dedicated trekker. Exhaustion will quickly vanish as you are rewarded with sweeping views over the vast mountain ranges.

9 days

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China

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Moderate

Bike
Great Wall of China Charity Bike Ride

Great Wall of China Cycle Challenge

This demanding challenge sets off from Changping, north of Beijing, and stretches to the agricultural fields of northern China. Each day the route winds through the mountains surrounding the Great Wall, taking in unrenovated sections along the way. Finish with a day exploring the many wonders of Beijing.

10 days

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China

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Tough

TrekMountain Trek
High Atlas Charity Mountain Trek in Morocco

High Atlas Summit Trek

This challenge will have you scrambling over northern Africa’s tallest peak – Jebel Toubkal, standing at a majestic 4,167m! Although not involving technical climbing, the weather and terrain make this challenge extremely tough and a good level of fitness is essential. We finish in the vibrant Moroccan city of Marrakech.

6 days

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Morocco

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Tough

Bike
Fire and Ice Charity Bike Ride in Iceland

Iceland Fire and Ice Cycle Challenge

Iceland is home to some of nature’s most exciting geography, including active volcanoes, glaciers, thundering waterfalls, steaming lava fields, plunging fjords and spouting geysers. Our short but tough biking challenge takes in some of the country’s most stunning and rugged terrain as we cycle past volcanoes, hot springs and bubbling mud pots.

5 days

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Iceland

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Tough

Snow & Ice
Iceland Glacier Trek

Iceland Glacier Trek

Clip into your ski's and trek your way around Langjökull glacier - the second largest glacier in Iceland. Make your way through this majestic ice cap in the highlands of Iceland to the most northern point of Baldjökull where you will have the chance to gaze at the amazing sights of nunatak's and spectacular glacier scenery.

9 days

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Iceland

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Extreme

Trek
Charity Trek in Iceland

Icelandic Lava Trek

Host to some of Europe’s most incredible wilderness, this Icelandic itinerary takes in thundering waterfalls, steaming lava fields, plunging fjords and spouting geysers. The trip is relatively short, but days are long and the terrain is challenging. Your hard work will be rewarded with an indulgent visit to Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon.

5 days

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Iceland

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Tough

Bike
Charity Bike Ride in India

India Golden Triangle Cycle Challenge

Ride through Rajasthan, a region rich in desert landscapes, fantastic wildlife, exquisite forts, and bustling cities. The route begins in Agra, home to the world famous Taj Mahal. From here, the journey offers you a close up view of all Rajasthan has to offer – before ending in the pink city of Jaipur.

10 days

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India

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Challenging

Mountain TrekTrek
Kilimanjaro Mountain Charity Trek in Tanzania in Africa. Highest Freestanding Mountain in the world

Kilimanjaro Summit Climb - Lemosho Route

This Kilimanjaro trek begins in the lush rainforests of the Lemosho Glades, climbing towards the Shira Plateau. From here it follows the Southern Flank, Barranco Wall and Barafu Route. Our groups have excellent success rates (96%) for reaching the summit, yet Kilimanjaro – with its 1,000m ascent and 2,000m descent – must not be underestimated.

12 days

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Tanzania

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Extreme

Mountain TrekTrek
Kilimanjaro Mountain Charity Trek in Tanzania in Africa. Highest Freestanding Mountain in the world

Kilimanjaro Summit Climb - Rongai Route

At 5,895m, Mt. Kilimanjaro is one of the largest volcanoes to break through the Earth's crust. This challenge follows the beautiful Rongai route, ascending through a variety of farmland and forest. Our groups have excellent summit success rates, but it is important not to underestimate the enormity of this high altitude challenge.

11 days

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Tanzania

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Extreme

Bike
Kilimanjaro to Ngorongoro Crater Charity Bike Ride in Tanzania

Kilimanjaro to Ngorongoro Crater Bike Challenge

Cycling across 350 kms of African savannah against the backdrop of Africa’s tallest free-standing mountain, this remarkable adventure takes you from the western edges of Kilimanjaro to the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, one of the world’s most abundant game reserves. The adventure ends with an optional game drive through the region.

9 days

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Tanzania

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Challenging

Mountain Trek
Lake District 5 Peaks Charity Trek in the UK

Lake District 5 Peaks Challenge

This challenge runs over just one day, but it’s no walk in the park! Prepare for an exhausting but energising journey through the rugged and dramatic landscape of the Lake District, as you venture across 14 miles and over 1,300m of ascent tackling five of England’s most demanding peaks, including its highest – Scafell Pike.

2 days

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UK

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Moderate

Mountain Trek
Lombok Lava Charity Trek in Indonesia

Lombok Lava Trek

As far as mountain adventures go, this is up there with the best but do not underestimate the toughness of this challenge.  Once you've reached the summit the magnificent views of the crater lake will make that gruelling climb worth every moment!

10 days

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Indonesia

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Tough

Bike
London to Paris Bike Ride

London to Paris Bike Ride

Cycle from one great European city to another. Over the course of three days, cyclists will cover 234 miles/377 kms across England and France. Setting off from West London, the group will venture towards Portsmouth , then cross to Caen – where the French leg of the journey commences.

4 days

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UK, France

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Challenging

Trek
Charity Trek with the Maasai Mara in Tanzania

Maasai Bush Trek

Led by Maasai guides, we begin from the bottom of Mt. Longido (2,590m), trekking across the floor of the Great Rift Valley to the foothills of the Crater Highlands. Expect to be captivated by the beauty of this incredible region, otherwise known as “the Cradle of Mankind”.

9 days

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Tanzania

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Challenging

Horse Ride
Charity Horse Ride in Mongolia

Mongolian Horse Ride

At a towering 1,580m above sea level, Mongolia is one of the highest countries in the world and is a beautiful contrast of mountain ranges and open grasslands. Join this challenge for a nomadic adventure across the Mongolian countryside, as you ride over 160kms on horseback across steppes, rivers and mountain slopes.

11 days

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Mongolia

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Moderate

Mountain TrekTrek
National Three Peaks Charity Trek

National Three Peaks Challenge

Brace yourself for a fast-paced and physically challenging adventure, as you take on the three highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales. Considered one of Britain’s toughest outdoor challenges, the National 3 Peaks Challenge takes in Ben Nevis (1,344m), Scafell Pike (978m) and Snowdon (1,085m).

3 days

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UK

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Tough

Snow & Ice
North Pole Charity Trek

North Pole Challenge

Add your name to the short list of adventurers who have journeyed to the top of the world. This challenge is definitely not for the faint-hearted as the route crosses the polar ice cap. The group will face an ever-changing variety of obstacles, while skiing and sledging through this stunning, but dangerous, setting.

16 days

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North Pole

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Extreme

Trek
Poon Hill Himalayan Charity Trek

Poon Hill Himalayan Trek

The Himalayas provide an awe-inspiring backdrop for this challenging expedition through tropical rainforest, rhododendron forest and rice terraces.  The itinerary crosses the Annapurna region, home to Nepal’s most scenic and popular trekking routes. At the top of Poon Hill, take in the splendour of the natural amphitheatre of snowy peaks.

9 days

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Nepal

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Challenging

Trek
Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Trek

Uncover life in the fascinating Sahara Desert in this this five-day trek, covering 100km. This challenge goes beyond the Jebel Saghro region, a forbidding landscape punctuated by peaks, gorges and oases. It is the land of the Ait Atta tribe, who migrate here from the High Atlas Mountains in winter.

8 days

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Morocco

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Challenging

Bike
Charity Bike Ride from Vietnam to Cambodia

Saigon to Angkor Wat Bike Ride

A challenge of great contrasts, this cycling route covers 450kms past plantations, across waterways and through villages in the heart of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, to the ancient sights of Cambodia. Siem Reap is the overall destination, from where we explore the famous city of Angkor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

11 days

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Vietnam, Cambodia

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Moderate

Mountain TrekTrek
Simien Mountain Charity Trek in Ethiopia

Simien Mountain Trek

The Simien Mountains rise to their highest point at Ras Dejen (4,620m) in Ethiopia. Our route leads into lowland valleys and high escarpments, dotted with Amhara villages. The itinerary includes time in historic Gondar and the capital Addis Ababa, offering many encounters with Ethiopia’s ancient culture.

12 days

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Ethiopia

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Tough

BikeMountain Trek
Snowdon Multi Activity Charity Challenge

Snowdon Triple Challenge

Grab this opportunity to pit yourself against the spectacular landscape of Snowdonia National Park in this tough and exciting multi-activity challenge. You’ll challenge yourself mentally and physically as you take on some of the most demanding landscapes in Britain on foot, by bike and in a kayak!

2 days

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UK

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Challenging

Mountain TrekTrek
Stok Kangri Charity Mountain Trek in India

Stok Kangri Summit Trek

Summit India's magnificent Stok Kangri  at 6,114m. The adventure begins at Leh with plenty of time to acclimatise. This stark region of high passes and mountains is softened by the charm of Ladakhi villages and their inhabitants. Stok Kangri is challenging and may involve crampons, ice axes and ropes.

17 days

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India

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Extreme

TrekTrek
Sumatra Jungle Charity Trek in Indonesia

Sumatra Jungle Challenge

Gunung Leuser National Park is one of the few places you can still see Sumatran orangutans in the wild. Throughout this tough trek you will learn to spot an array of plants and wildlife and hone rainforest skills.

10 days

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Indonesia

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Tough

Trek
Charity Trek in Burma

Trek Burma (Myanmar)

Arguably South East Asia’s best kept secret, Myanmar is a blend of unique culture, regal history, jaw-dropping views and a temple-lined landscape. This challenge ventures to Inle Lake through the Shan Hills. Here we trek for five days through mountainous tribal villages and staying in Buddhist monasteries along the way.

10 days

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Burma-Myanmar

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Tough

Trek
Charity Trek to Machu Picchu in Peru through the Lares Valley

Trek to Machu Picchu

This great alternative to the busy Inca Trail is well off the beaten track and offers trekkers a unique view of the diverse surroundings and traditional Peruvian cultures. Wander through the clouds to discover the lost city of Machu Picchu and visit the wonderful hot springs at Baños Del Inca.

10 days

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Peru

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Tough

Trek
Charity Trek in Romania. See Transylvania's castle

Trek Transylvania

This unusual experience crosses the Transylvanian Alps, taking in huge mountains, rugged wilderness and small villages. We also visit King’s Rock National Park, home to the Carpathian Large Carnivore Project which shelters wolves, lynx and bears. Meanwhile no trip to Transylvania would be complete without a stop at Dracula’s castle.

6 days

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Romania

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Challenging

Trek
Vietnam Charity Trek through the Sapa Hill Tribes

Vietnam Trek - Sapa Hill Tribe

The challenge begins in Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi. We head north on the overnight train to Lao Cai. Venturing into the hills, our challenge takes us along scenic trails and off the beaten path, through remote hill tribe villages.

11 days

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Vietnam

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Tough

Mountain Trek
Winter Toubkal Charity Trek in Morocco

Winter Toubkal Trek

Morocco is home to the High Atlas mountain range, including Jebel Toubkal, North Africa’s tallest peak. Beginning in Marrakech, this demanding trip ventures into Berber country to discover the majesty of the mountains and spectacular views. Celebrate your achievement in Marrakech, in between exploring the sights and souks.

6 days

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Morocco

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Extreme

Trek
Yorkshire Three Peaks Charity Trek

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

Trek over the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks in just 12 hours. Conquer Pen Y Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough with an overall ascent of 1,532m – higher than the UK’s largest mountain.  Cover  a  marathon-like distance as we wind our way through the extremely scenic Yorkshire Dales National Park.

2 days

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UK

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Challenging

Water
Zambezi  River Charity Challenge in Zambia

Zambezi River Challenge

Expect a rough ride, with sweltering heat, humidity, blistered hands and harsh conditions – not to mention the crocs and hippos! Paddle your way along the border with Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, steadily heading for Victoria Falls where we raft the most tempestuous rapids in the world.

10 days

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Zambia

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Challenging

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