Join us through the 2019 Himalayan 4997 trek. Put your faith in action and climb up to a 4997 metre Himalayan peak for the least reached! Experience first-hand, increase awareness and raise finances for AIDSLink Nepal’s work with families living with HIV and AIDS.

This remote Himalayan country has many unreached people groups. Millions are untouched by the transformational impact of the gospel. We are working hard to see vibrant communities of Jesus followers among these least reached, and invite you to become part of this.

For this trip, we ask you to raise funds for every meter in altitude you reach to support the work of reaching out to the least reached.

 Dates Monday, 04 November – Sunday, 17 November 2019
 Apply by Friday, 30 August 2019
 Cost £440
 Ages 18+
 Suitable for single people welcomemarried couples welcomefamilies welcomegroups welcome Age restrictions for families - see notes below

Ministry Details

While climbing a 4997m mountain, you will see and learn about the country, experience the situation in remote villages, see earthquake relief projects and meet Nepali Community Leaders. Experienced team members will accompany you on this trip.

Participant Profile

You are ready and most welcome to join when you:

  • have at least a basic understanding of English language
  • have a learners attitude
  • are open to God changing your life
  • are confident in your identity in Christ Jesus
  • are passionate about sharing His truth with others
  • are in fairly good health condition, both physically and emotionally
  • will be flexible with any changes or circumstances

Accommodation

You will stay in a shared community house and in trekking huts. In the city you are based in dormitory-style rooms with bunk beds and shared bathrooms. On trek you will stay at guesthouses. Be prepared to sleep on whatever you bring or whatever is provided for you.

Food

Local Asian food will be served, especially during trekking. Be ready to enjoy the food served for the team. Please advise us of any dietary restrictions.

Travel

You are responsible to arrange and pay for your own flight. We will pick you up at the airport. All other travel within the country will be taken care of.

Health

Participants will need to be in good health both physically and emotionally. Be prepared for bumpy bus rides, long hikes in mountainous areas and interaction with local people. Please inform us if you have any health issues.

Visa

British citizens require a visa for Nepal. Visas are available to obtain on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport and at some land borders. To obtain a visa upon arrival by air in Nepal you must fill in an application form on arrival and provide a passport photograph. A single-entry visa valid for 15, 30 or 90 days costs US$25, $40 or $100. 

Notes 

For UK residents only. 14 - 18 year olds are welcome to apply but must have parental consent and be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please use the shortened application form below if you're under 18.

Price excludes flights, insurance and any possible vaccinations. 

There is an information pack available after your application is accepted. This pack will contain all the necessary details about what to bring and what not to bring.

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