Overseas Challenges

Kilimanjaro summitSometimes 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.

2014 Challenges 

AlpsClassic Climbs: French Alps

Cycle logoDates: 28 June – 5 July 2014

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.

 

MadagascarCycle Madagascar

Cycle logoDates: 18 – 27 October 2014

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.


 

Run Morocco

Run Morocco

Runner logoDates: 10 November - 16 November 2014

Fancy doing something totally different? Sign up for Run Morocco and run 100km in 4 days – the equivalent of 4 half marathons!   This run of a lifetime sets off close to the Sahara Desert and winds through the Atlas Mountains.  Discover the dramatic and breathtaking scenery of Morocco through the landscapes of some of the most epic films ever made including Lawrence of Arabia and Raiders of the Lost Arc.  Finish in the imperial city of Marrakech with its bustling central square and exotic traditions.  Sign up to Run Morocco for charity and do something extraordinary in 2014!

Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,273. Download the full pack here.

 

2015 challenges 

 

Events_Challenge_Overseas_Classic Tours_LaplandArctic Dog Sledding, Lapland

Dates: 30 January – 3 February 2015

This once in a lifetime challenge will take you through the pristine landscape of Swedish Lapland. Get set for an action-packed Arctic adventure in what is often described as ‘Europe’s Last Wilderness’. Traverse an exciting mixture of trails from tundra lowlands to high mountain areas and spend each night in wilderness base camps. So, what are you waiting for? Join us in Lapland for an Arctic Dog Sledding challenge across the frozen wilderness!

Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,549. Download the full pack here.

 

Events_Challenge_Overseas_Classic Tours_PeruThe Classic Inca Trail: Peru

Hiking logoDates: 14 – 23 May 2015

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.

 

Events_Challenge_Overseas_Classic Tours_IrelandCycle Ireland

Cycle logoDates: 27 June – 4 July 2015

Saddle up for a thrilling north to south ride across the length of the Emerald Isle. Take in some of Ireland’s most stunning scenery as you cycle from Ireland’s most northerly point, Malin Head to Mizen Head on the south coast. Journey over rolling hills and rugged mountains through a myriad of beautiful landscapes.

Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,095. Download the full pack here.

 

 

 

Events_Challenge_Overseas_Classic Tours_ParisLondon to Paris: Tour de France Special!

Cycle logoDates: 22 – 26 July 2015

This spectacular long weekend challenge from London to Paris, covers 420km in four days. Cycle through Kent with sweeping views of the North Downs to the white cliffs of Dover. Then set sail to France for three more action-packed days of cycling, to finish in Paris and see the grand finale of the Tour de France!

Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £849. Download the full pack here.

 

 

Events_Challenge_Overseas_Classic Tours_KilimanjaroConquer Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Trek logoDates: 17 – 27 September 2015

Climb through the lush rainforest and alpine meadows of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. This is a very challenging event and not for the faint hearted!

Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £2,099. Download the full pack here.

 

 

Events_Challenge_Overseas_Classic Tours_Costa RicaCycle Costa Rica

Cycle logoDates: 21 – 30 November 2015

As one of the most ecologically diverse countries on Earth, Costa Rica boasts a plethora of national parks, species of bird and diverse wildlife including crocodiles, monkeys, and armadillos. Saddle up for a spectacular cycling adventure from the heart of Costa Rica to the Pacific Ocean.

Tour cost (incl. reg fee): £1,760. Download the full pack here.

 

 

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If you would like to take part in any of these challenges for Just a Drop, please contact nicola.swann@justadrop.org or visit the Classic Tours website and select Just a Drop as your chosen charity: http://www.classictours.co.uk