Hike the Himalayas

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Trekking 11 days Trekking - Dharamsala, India
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This superb trek takes place in the foothills of the magnificent Indian Himalayas. After a short stop in Delhi, head to the enchanting town of Dharamsala, residence of the Dalai Lama.

CHALLENGE OVERVIEW
Activity:
Trekking - 11 days
Location:
Dharamsala, India
Duration/distance:
11 days
Team entries:
May not be suitable for teams - please check
Beginners:
May not be suitable for novices - please check
Under 18's:
May not be suitable for under 18's - please check
Women only:
No - mixed challenge
Difficulty:
Level 3
Payment options:
Minimum sponsorship option:
£299 registration fee + min sponsorship
Self funder option:
£299 registration fee + tour cost
 
CHALLENGE DETAILS

The Classic India Challenge

This superb trek takes place in the foothills of the magnificent Indian Himalayas. After a short stop in Delhi, head to the enchanting town of Dharamsala, residence of the Dalai Lama with a distinct Tibetan influence. Before starting the challenge there is chance to visit the Dalai Lama’s house and monastery. The trekking route follows mountain trails offering spectacular vistas across sweeping green valleys and snow-capped mountain ranges. Sleep under canvas in picturesque surroundings far from the stress of everyday life. Finish with a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra before flying home.

DAY 1: Fly London – Delhi.

DAY 2: Free time in Delhi. Sleeper train to Pathankot.

DAY 3: Coach transfer Pathankot – Dharamsala. Free time to explore Dalai Lama’s home.

DAY 4: Start trekking into mountains. 7-8 hrs

DAY 5: Hike through small villages to riverside camp. 7-8 hrs

DAY 6: Wonderful views of Dhaula Dahr mountain range. 6-7 hrs

DAY 7: Challenging day. Trek on glacier. 7-8 hrs

DAY 8: Steep descent to Dharamsala. Celebratory meal. 6-7 hrs

DAY 9: Morning free to explore Dharamsala. Transfer to Pathankot for overnight sleeper train to Delhi.

DAY 10: Early morning arrival Delhi. Optional visit to the Taj Mahal or free time in Delhi.

DAY 11: Fly Delhi - London.

HOW IT WORKS

This is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. The payment options are explained below.

Minimum sponsorship option
This option requires you to pay the above registration fee at the time of booking and pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for your nominated charity. The charity will then cover the full cost of the challenge out of the sponsorship you raise. The amount retained by the charity varies between challenges - full details are included in the challenge information pack.

Self funder option
This option requires you to pay a registration fee at the time of booking and pay the final balance to cover the full cost of the challenge before your departure. As you have covered the full cost of the challenge yourself, 100% of any fundraising is kept by the charity - full details are included in the challenge information pack.

Full details of all funding options are included in the challenge information pack we'll send you - just select a charity and complete the request form.

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