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Trek Vietnam 10 - 20 Oct 2019

Challenge Yourself and Make a Difference!

Registration Fee: £250

Minimum Sponsorship: £3,750

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

A land of staggering natural beauty, Vietnam is an exotic and compelling destination. This is a country with a long history of colonial influence, known for its rural charm and quaint agricultural traditions.

This challenging trek takes place in Mau Chai National Park, an area southwest of Hanoi which offers some of Vietnam’s most spectacular scenery and is fantastic trekking country. Home to a variety of diverse and colourfully dressed ethnic groups, we trek through unspoiled jungle, over ancient mountain passes, around terraced paddy fields and into friendly villages.

After six days of spectacular trekking through the heart of north Vietnam, we head to its charming capital, Hanoi, where we visit bustling markets, stroll down tree-lined avenues and soak up the elegant charm of the former French colonial city.

Cancer Fund for Children are delighted to offer you the opportunity to experience this amazing country for yourself. By signing up to this trek, you will be taking on a remarkable physical challenge and most importantly, raising funds to help children across Northern Ireland living with the effects of a cancer diagnosis.

Trek Vietnam Highlights:

  • Discover Hanoi, an elegant, busy city with tree lined boulevards and bustling markets
  • Enjoy the unique experience of family homestay accommodation in rural villages
  • Hike through lush landscapes, surrounded by bright green paddy terraces and ancient cliffs
  • Take a longboat down the Ma River, along the old Viet Minh supply routes
  • Witness the cultural diversity of various ethnic minority groups that have lived here for hundreds of years

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Depart UK

Day 2: Arrive Hanoi

Day 3: Hang Kia / 3 Hrs Trekking

Day 4: Buoc Village / 6-7 Hrs Trekking

Day 5: The Ma River / 6-7 Hrs Trekking

Day 6: The Hills of Pu-Luong / 6-7 Hrs Trekking

Day 7: Hin Village / 5-6 Hrs Trekking

Day 8: Ba Village / 4-5 Hrs Trekking

Day 9: Hanoi / Free Day

Day 10: Depart Vietnam

Day 11: Arrive UK

What’s Included:

  • International and Domestic Flights
  • All accommodation – 3* hotels and traditional communal longhouses
  • National Park entrance fees
  • All meals, including breakfast, lunch and dinner (except during free time)
  • Luggage and participant transfers
  • Action Challenge Trek Leader
  • Expedition Medic
  • 3 litres of treated water for each day you are trekking

You must:

  • Be 18 years and older
  • Have a good level of fitness and are willing to do additional training
  • Be committed to raising the minimum sponsorship amount
  • Have a sense of adventure!

Register your interest today to receive a full itinerary and FAQ sheet!

This will be a tough challenge, and while walking / hiking experience is not necessary, it would be beneficial. As long as you are willing to take on the required training, there is no reason you cannot ake part!

Please note, this online enquiry form is to request an information pack only. If you are then interested in signing up, please do not hesitate to get in touch by phone or email. You will be required to have a meeting with a member of our Fundraising Team before your registration is accepted.

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