Charity Challenge is a great new concept in adventure travel and fundraising. Imagine hiking to Everest base camp, cycling through Cuba or climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro - while raising funds for Second Harvest.
Charity Challenge gives you "bucket list" adventures - in buckets! And the best thing about Charity Challenge is that you'll be supporting a worthy cause while participating in an adventure of a lifetime! Choose a challenge based on adventure type, geographic location or challenge grading.
Here's just a taste of some of the great adventures that await you or...
Great Wall Discovery
A once in a lifetime opportunity to walk along one of the world's most iconic structures - The Great Wall of China. Your challenge starts in Jinshanling with a vigorous climb requiring you to mount thousands of steps that loop along the mountains either side of the Gubeikou Gateway. Each day you will trek approximately 12kms along the stony path, twisting and winding its way along the mountains, interspersed with crumbling watchtowers. Find out more >>
Thailand Jungle Expedition
Spend six days trekking, rafting, kayaking and riding elephants through the forests and mountains of the Thung Yai Nareusan Wildlife Sanctuary - home to the Karen people who traditionally live in small villages and forest communities. They know the region better than anybody and will be your hosts and guides for the challenge. Stay overnight in a Karen village consisting of bamboo stilt houses and at a campsite on the banks of the river. Find our more >>
Aztec Volcanoes Bike Ride
A tough six day mountain biking challenge that takes in the smoking volcanic slopes of Popocatepetl and the tropical jungles of the Sierra Madre Oriental. This incredible adventure explores the natural and cultural heartland of the Aztecs.You will traverse a wild and rugged landscape that includes the two highest peaks in the country, cycle through villages steeped in a fascinating blend of pre-Colombian and Spanish traditions and descend the steep winding trails towards the lush farmland and coffee plantations of south-east Mexico. Find our more >>
North Pole Challenge
Make tracks where few have set foot. Traveling across the dynamic polar ice requires patience and agility, not to mention a flexible attitude to deal with the many obstacles that pop up over the course of each day and which ultimately make reaching the North Pole all the more satisfying. You will ski and sledge for around 8 hours per day, in the process encountering many challenges and breathtaking scenery. Find out more >>
Sahara Desert Trek
Uncover the epic views and fascinating communities of the Sahara Desert, which lie hidden from the curious gaze of Moroccan tourism. Your challenge takes you beyond the Jebel Saghro region, a forbidding landscape punctuated by stark peaks, formidable gorges and bright oases. Situated south of the Atlas and Dades Gorge, the region was originally volcanic and the last defense before the Sahara. Find out more >>
How does it work?
You decide on which challenge you'd like to do. Book your challenge with Charity Challenge, indicating Second Harvest as your benefiting charity. Start asking your friends and family to sponsor you on your adventure and raise funds before you leave. Enjoy your challenge with the knowledge that your experience is benefiting the thousands of men, women and children we serve. For a step-by-step guide to getting started, click here.
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Here's a taste of what you'll experience on a Charity Challenge adventure: