Tourism

Five feel good charity trips for 2019

As 2018 wraps up and clients begin planning their 2019 trips, why not suggest a trip that will help make the world a better place?

Travel has so many benefits on a personal level, but what if we told you there was a way to experience the trip of a lifetime while raising money for a good cause?

The Huma Charity Challenge does just that.

Since its inception back in 2013, Huma Charity Challenge, the fundraising arm of World Expeditions has raised more than $5 million dollars for charities around the world, including Can Too, GI Cancer, Oxfam, The Luke Batty Foundation and Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia.

Whether it’s tackling an ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, hiking the Great Wall of China or trekking to Everest Base Camp, Huma Charity Challenge has a vast array of inspiring adventures and challenges that will help you discover your inner philanthropist.

“When you sign up for one of our challenges, you are making a commitment to yourself to train and get physically and mentally fit, you are making a commitment to the charity to fundraise for their cause, and you are making a commitment to complete the challenge, whether it’s a trek, cycle or climb,” Huma Charity Challenge organiser, Fiona Windon said.

So, with this in mind, here are five Huma Charity Challenges that will make you look and feel good in 2019:

1. MARCH |Conquer Kozi for R U OK?

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Join one of Australia’s most respected personal trainers, Steve “Commando” Willis, on this 18km trek to the summit of Australia’s highest mountain and help raise funds for R U OK? From 8-10 March 2019. More information here.

2. MARCH | Climb Kili for Can Too

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Take the Challenge to summit Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, and help raise much needed funds for Cancer Research. This 11-day trek, led by adventurer Heather Hawkins, departs 20 February 2019. More information here.

3. MAY | Trek the Larapinta for Vinnies

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A spectacular seven-day outback trek along the iconic Larapinta Trail to raise much needed funds for St Vincent de Paul (Vinnies). Departs 2 May 2019. More information here.

4. MAY| Walk the Way for the Jodi Lee Foundation

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A six-day guided walk along the final and most popular stage of the Camino to raise funds for the Jodi Lee Foundation (includes accommodation, breakfast and dinners and luggage transfers). Departs 31 May 2019. More information here.

5. MAY & OCTOBER |Tackle the Great Wall of China for your favourite charity

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Sign up for this eight-day Open Challenge trek along a remote section of the Great Wall of China in Hebei Province and raise funds for a charity of your choice. Two departures in May and October 2019. More information here.

For more information or to register for a challenge go here or telephone 1300 720 000.

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