Overseas challenges

Are you feeling adventurous?

Achieve a personal goal, raise money for a cause you care about, broaden your horizons, get fit and experience one of the most spectacular sights the world has to offer! How many more reasons do you need to undertake an organised challenge for Refuge!

There are so many different challenges that you could take on to raise money for Refuge – from trekking to Everest base camp in Nepal and horse riding in the Andes to cycling from Paris to London – the sky’s the limit!

Here are just a few of our favorites…

Kilimanjaro Climb, Tanzania

Follow in the footsteps of Cheryl Cole and Gary Barlow by taking on an incredible challenge for charity – climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The Kilimanjaro trek takes in rainforests, unspoilt wilderness and countless different eco systems before you reach the summit to enjoy breathtaking views from the top of the world’s highest freestanding mountain.

Taking an alternative, un-crowded route, this trek has been carefully planned to ensure that youacclimatise well to the altitude.

Click here for more information about the Kilimanjaro Climb

Explore the Inca Trail, Peru

Trek the Inca Trail, passing spectacular ruins and camping out under the stars, before reaching the lost city of Machu Picchu in the Peruvian Andes. We can guarantee that your first view of the lost city of the Incas will be a truly magical moment.

Click here for more information about trekking the Inca Trail

Great Wall of China Trek, China

This stunning route twists and winds past mountains, as well as farms and orchards alive with activity. Taking in the crumbling watchtowers and steep staircases, this trek is demanding but incredibly rewarding. The trip ends in Beijing to explore the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven.

Click here for more information about trekking the Great Wall of China

Husky Sledding, Lapland

Phil Davies drives his huskies to raise money for Refuge

In 2008 Refuge supporter Phil Davies took on an incredible challenge to raise money for women and children who have experienced domestic violence – husky sledding across the frozen wilds of Lapland! This amazing once-in-a-lifetime experience gives participants the chance to drive their own team of huskies, and there is a good chance of seeing the enchanting northern lights. Click here to find out more about this incredible trip into one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth.