Sometimes we all need to get off the beaten track or realise a life-long ambition; and what could be better to add to that feel-good-factor, than raising money for a good cause along the way! The team at Classic Tours offer a range of amazing and inspiring charity challenges all over the world. From trekking in Iceland, climbing Kilimanjaro, meeting monks in Burma, or getting hot and steamy on the Inca trail…
There is something for everyone and they’re also great for companies wishing to tackle something that little bit different as a team. So, what are you waiting for? Here are a few examples to tickle your taste buds.
This long-weekend challenge links two great European cities and covers around 300km in just three days. We cycle through undulating countryside towards the south coast, before crossing into France by ferry. From Dieppe, we continue through sleepy Normandy villages with some challenging hills to conquer along the way, until we reach the Eifeel Tower in Paris. There is time to explore this beautiful city before taking the Eurostar home.
Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £745. Download the full pack here.
Experience four days in the wilderness of one of the world’s most diverse trekking areas. Discover colourful rhyolite mountains, huge glaciers, steaming hot springs, serene lakes, immense waterfalls and deep canyons – the list is endless!
Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,072. Download the full pack here.
Cycle through the breathtaking scenery in a place of awe-inspiring beauty that stretches from Egypt to Jordan and from Jerusalem to the Red Sea. Here the forces of nature have conspired to create unique geological formations in a habitat that is home to an amazing variety of over 1,000 flora and fauna.
Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,714. Download the full pack here.
Additional challenges in 2013 include:
- Hike the Himalayas: 28 Sep – 8 Oct
- Conquer the Great Wall of China: 18 – 27 October
- Cycle Nepal: 2 – 11 November
- Sisters Cycle Cuba (just for the girls): 9 – 18 November
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
Exploring Burma (Myanmar) is like discovering South East Asia as it was 20 years ago. The diversity of its people, culture and landscape combined with a rich history make it one of the most fascinating countries in the region. Discover a land of ancient temples, golden pagodas and magnificent monasteries where monks collect alms each morning.
Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,795. Download the full pack here.
The Inca Trail is rated amongst the ten best trekking trails in the world due to its striking beauty, ancient Inca ruins and diverse ecological zones. This trek follows the classic Inca tail to Machu Picchu – the ‘Lost City’ of the Incas. It is one of the world’s most fascinating and important archaeological finds and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,865. Download the full pack here.
An extreme cycling challenge through the French Alps. Experience spectacular mountain scenery while riding 525km in five days. This thrilling route offers incredible views across sweeping valleys, deep gorges and alpine villages. Discover some of the highest roads and mountain passes in Europe. Tackle the classic climbs of the Tour de France and then enjoy exhilarating descents through this rugged landscape. Finish in the world renowned principality of Monaco on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.
Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,138. Download the full pack here.
This six day bike ride covers 476km in total, in the east of this amazing island – cycling through highland villages, paddy fields, lush tropical fruit plantations and coastal trails. The terrain is an exciting combination of dusty red-earth off road trails and tarmac. Far away from the modern comforts of daily life, this promises to be an unforgettable experience.
Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,794. Download the full pack here.
Additional challenges in 2014 include:
- Bike for Kids Cycle India: 8 – 17 February
- Conquer Kilimanjaro: 13 – 23 March
- Sisters Cycle / Trek Kenya: 25 October – 2 November
- Run Morocco: November – tbc
If you would like to take part in any of these challenges for Just a Drop, please contact Nicola Swann at email@example.com or visit the Classic Tours website at: http://www.classictours.co.uk