Gap year adventures

Attention all thrill seekers. If you want to go a bit further afield to seek your next adventure we have a range of overseas challenges, perfect to fit in over the long summer break or as part of a gap year

Sahara trek

Great Wall of China Trek

Voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wall of China stretches for 6,000km, snaking over mountains and through valleys as it zig-zags its way across China. During the nine day trek, you’ll help build and restore the Great Wall - exclusive to our partners Global Adventure Challenges - and experience a fascinating culture that has been a vale of mysteries for centuries.

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Sahara Desert Trek 

Take on a challenge of a lifetime trekking through one of the most awe-inspiring and largest deserts in the world - the Sahara. During the five days, you’ll summit Chegaga, the largest of the Sahara’s dunes, witness the breath-taking sunrises and sleep under a blanket of desert stars. Conquering this unique adventure will be an experience you’ll never forget.

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London to Paris Bike Ride

Keen cyclists, this one’s for you! Combining a classic cycling challenge with a worldwide sporting spectacle, the London to Paris Bike Ride is a fantastic four day, 308 mile challenge that takes you to the heart of the party on the Champs-Elysee. On the way, you’ll pass through stunning English countryside and traditional French market towns, pass war memorials of the Somme and finish right in front of the Eiffel Tower. 

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