Thu 15 Mar - Sun 25 Mar 2018

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The challenge

  • Trek in the Indian Himalayas
  • Spectacular mountain scenery
  • Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries
  • Experience Tibetan Life
  • Optional extension to the Taj Mahal, Keoladeo National Park and Fatephur Sikri

This unique expedition combines awesome Himalayan trekking with a visit to India’s exiled Tibetan community.  The challenge begins and ends at the heart of the world’s highest mountain range in Dharamsala, where the Dalai Lama and the centre of the Tibetan community are located.

Your expedition follows the Uhl River through rhododendron and evergreen forests. The route takes in Hindu settlements and isolated Buddhist monasteries. The region remains largely unvisited, which makes it a pristine and unspoilt area to trek. Consider extending your stay to explore the Taj Mahal, Keoladeo National Park and Fatephur Sikri.

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Dalai Lama Himalayan Charity Trek

Taking part in this trek was a life changing experience for me.  I not only proved to myself that no matter how hard something seems, anything can be accomplished.  Seeing first-hand how people in these communities and villages live and exist was very humbling and made me realise just what is important in life.  Everyone should experience this at least once in their lives.

Laura Shone

Dalai Lama Himalayan Charity Trek

This trek is a perfect introduction to India taking you from the madness of Delhi and Agra to the beauty and tranquillity of the mountains.  Two weeks seemed like a month to me as we saw and experienced so much.  I fell in love with the rural villages and mountains and want to return again.

Vanessa Beech

Dalai Lama Himalayan Charity Trek

From start to finish I found the whole trip to be everything I had hoped it would be. The actual daily activities were challenging and yet when returning to camp, a warm atmosphere was present to lighten the mood and raise the spirits. A great experience!

David Hart

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We hold an Air Travel Organiser's Licence granted by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 6546. Many of the flight-inclusive challenges on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. This ATOL protection only covers challenges that include flights booked by Charity Challenge and that originate in the UK. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking conditions for information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLcertificate

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