These programs are ideal for the group that wants to be physically challenged. Setting a goal, working hard to achieve it and then finally succeeding, is an incredibly empowering process. Give your students the chance to push themselves, and to find out what they are truly capable of on one of these programs that incorporate big, multi-day treks.
Tanzania – Climbing Kili:
Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with a challenging seven-day trek through five unique climate zones on Mount Kilimanjaro, the roof of Africa. Improve your safety and chances of summiting by allowing your body to better acclimate to the altitude with this seven-day route. Recover from your climb with a relaxing trip to a secluded hot spring and an epic safari experience in search of African wildlife.
Peru – Peru By Backpack:
Your students will become experienced backpackers by planning their meals, housing, and travel arrangements, and trekking across the diverse Peruvian terrains. Explore cascading waterfalls and small mountain towns, and meet locals who will help you get to your next destination. Embark on two treks to discover the Andes, explore Machu Picchu, sleep under the stars, and gear up for the unknown.
Thailand & Myanmar – Southeast Asia by Backpack:
Become an experienced backpacker by planning your meals and taking charge of your travel arrangements as a group during this off-the-beaten-path journey through Thailand and Myanmar. Start with an epic cross-country train journey across Thailand traveling along the northern border between Thailand and Myanmar and exploring remote highland communities. Venture to destinations rarely visited by tourists in the Mon and Karen states in Myanmar.
Nepal – The Yeti Expedition:
From the colours and magic of Kathmandu’s markets to the serenity of Himalayan trails, this 10 to 18-day adventure offers an intriguing blend of trekking and service. The rugged foothills of the Annapurna Range will reward those willing to break a sweat with stunning views of mountain vistas, you’ll come away with a full and real appreciation of this fascinating land. Then put on your service shoes and dig into the ongoing projects with our community partners. Live in a village and support local people through earthquake relief, infrastructure, or education enrichment.