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25 March

Dalai Lama Himalayan Trek

Minimum sponsorship option Self funder option
TrekkingTrekking - 12 days
Date: 25 March 2015
Charity Challenge


TrekkingTrekking - 12 days
Place: Dharamsala, India
Organiser: Charity Challenge
Date: 25 March 2015
Duration/distance: 12 days
Under 18's:
Difficulty: Level 3
Payment options: Payment options explained
Minimum sponsorship option: £325 registration fee + min sponsorship
Self funder option: £325 registration fee + tour cost (no min sponsorship)
Date not suitable? No problem, this challenge is also available in...
November 2015

Challenge details

Your two week expedition follows the Uhl River, through rhododendron and evergreen forests. The route takes in Hindu settlements and isolated Buddhist monasteries.

This once in a lifetime adventure combines fantastic Himalayan trekking with a trip to the exiled Tibetan community of India. The challenge starts and finishes in Dharamsala, the centre of the Tibetan Community and the home of the Dalai Lama, at the heart of the highest mountain range on Earth.

Your 2-week challenge follows the Uhl River, through evergreen and rhododendron forests. The route passes isolated Buddhist monasteries and Hindu settlements. The region is still largely unvisited, making it an unspoilt and pristine trekking area.

What's Included?
  • International flights to/from India.
  • Internal transfers.
  • All meals and drinking water.
  • All accommodation (tents and hotels).
  • Group first aid supplies.
  • English-speaking challenge leader.
  • Full local support team.
  • A Charity Challenge T-Shirt.
  • Discount from Nomad Travellers Stores for personal equipment.

Find out more today
Secure your place on this challenge with one of our charity partners - just click on a charity logo on the right for further details.

Charities with places

Limited charity places are available in Dalai Lama Himalayan Trek - click a logo for details about the charity and how it will help you:

  • secure your place in the event
  • raise any sponsorship needed
  • get kit, training advice & race-day support

Choose your own charity

Want to do this challenge for your own charity?
You can do this challenge to raise funds for your favourite charity. To find out more, please click here.