2023 Namibia

October 2023

2023 Namibia

FUNDRAISING: This charity challenge will be announced shortly.

Together, our goal is to raise USD 20,000. To ensure we achieve our targets, we request each individual to fundraise USD 2,000 so that together, we can succeed.

FITNESS LEVEL: This will be a test of fitness and determination. There is no technical climbing, but there will be some challenging sections. Regular fitness training and long-distance walking is highly recommended. Click here to read more about the challenge difficulty levels.

TRAINING: We run a variety of training sessions throughout the year and our Hiking for Good programme (between mid-Oct to mid-Mar) that we encourage you to take part in before the challenge. 

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COST INCLUDES:

  • A challenge, adventure and charity experience of a lifetime!
  • An opportunity to visit the charity and experience the difference your fundraising will make
  • Access to a range of Gulf for Good hiking and training activities in the UAE 
  • Fundraising approval and advice regarding fundraising events
  • Pre-challenge briefing 
  • Discount with Gulf for Good partner outdoor outfitters
  • Safety, medical and equipment advice
  • Internal ground transfers
  • Accommodation, food and water
  • Experienced Guides who are First Aid certified and Gulf for Good support team
  • In-country medical and vehicle back up
  • Ethical, global standards for in-country guides and porters
  • AED 500 admin fee to GFG and is based on a minimum of 8 pax 

PAYMENT DEADLINES:

Either pay at once or opt for our easy instalment plan below.

  • On registration AED1,000 (USD275) deposit toward the Challenge Expenses (non-refundable and non-transferable) paid to Gulf for Good to reserve your space on the challenge
  • Friday 21st July 2023: AED4,500 (USDXXX), 50% remaining balance towards the Challenge Expenses paid to Gulf for Good
  • Friday 1st September 2023: AED4,500 (USDXXX), 50% final balance towards the Challenge Expenses paid to Gulf for Good
  • Saturday 14th October 2023: AED5,000 (USD1,360) minimum Charity Donation paid to International Humanitarian City

(USD1 = AED3.67)

EXCLUDES:

• International flights
• Visas
• Tips and spending money
• Vaccinations
• Insurance
• Kit items
• Drinks (other than water)

This challenge is pending approval by the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department 

 

Day1

Saturday 21st October

Arrive in Windhoek, transfer to hotel

Bike allocation and orientation around bike trails in nature area near Windhoek

Overnight Windhoek, Weinberg Hotel

Day2

Sunday 22nd October

Spitzkoppe granite inselberg

Overnight camping

Day3

Monday 23rd October

Cape Cross Lodge, Skeleton coast

 

Day4

Tuesday 24th October

Save the Rhino camp, camping, Brandberg West

Day5

Wednesday 25th October

Huab River area, Desolation Valley, camping

Day7

Thursday 26th October

Ai-Aiba Lodge, Erongo Mountains, single trail biking

Day8

Friday 27th October

Okahandja Country Hotel, biking single trails at Ongeama nature reserve

Day9

Saturday 28th October

Transfer to the airport 1.5 hours

Departure for Dubai

To be confirmed

We will shortly have more details regarding our charity in Windhoek

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