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We offer incredible challenges across some of the most amazing countries in the world. Our great relationships with universities mean that you can sign up to an exclusive challenge with other like-minded individuals from your society or join one of our open challenges with students around the country.

The challenges we offer are all run directly by ourselves and our huge network of Country Managers and teams, supported by Challenges Abroad interns. This allows us to offer a different experience than everyone else, an experience which we know is second to none. Our talented UK team will support you all the way from sign up until your departure, and when you arrive in country you’ll have the support of us here in the UK as well as our professionals in country.

To book on to one of our programmes you need to sign up with a participant fee of £275 which then confirms your place. Once you’ve paid this you will be sent a welcome pack with loads of useful information about your challenge as well as some key fundraising ideas. Our team at Challenges Abroad and the charity will then support you over the following months with all the help you need to reach your target.

You can either search on the right to find the trips your university are running, or if you want to browse through our challenges and different trip dates then select one of our full range below. We promise getting involved with us will ensure you have an incredible summer.

All Our Challenges

Thailand Education Challenge

21 Days (28 with Extension)
  • Volunteer with local Buddhist communities
  • Discover Thai culture and true ethnicity of Asia
  • Explore Bangkok & Thailand
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£2,250

Social Enterprise Challenge – Thailand

28 Days
  • Volunteer in rural Northern Thailand
  • Work closely with rural communities
  • Develop a local social enterprise
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£2,450

Social Enterprise – Cambodia

2 weeks
  • Volunteer with local NGOs
  • Visit Angkor Wat
  • Discover the local Khmer culture
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    £1,575

    Romania Challenge

    21 Days
    • Discover a new culture in eastern Europe
    • Volunteer in rural care homes
    • Teach, mentor and make a difference
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    £1,150

    Nepal Recovery Challenge

    21 Days
    • Support communities affected by natural disasters
    • Volunteer to help people return to regular daily life.
    • Explore the amazing Nepalese culture
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    £1,950

    Media Literacy Challenge – Peru

    21 Days (26 Days with extension)
    • Experience living in the Sacred Valley
    • Take part in an optional trek to Machu Picchu
    • Teach media skills to local children
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    £2,450

    Media Literacy Challenge – Nepal

    21 days
    • Experience Nepali culture
    • Work on your own projects
    • Excite young people through media
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    £1,950

    Machu Picchu Challenge

    21 Days (28 with Extension)
    • Discover Magical Machu Picchu
    • Volunteer in the Sacred Valley
    • Experience Traditional Peruvian Culture
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    £2,850

    Maasai Land Challenge

    21 days (26 with Extension)
    • Explore beautiful rural Tanzania
    • Meaningful community volunteering
    • An optional exhilarating safari
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    £2,250

    Kilimanjaro Challenge

    11 Days (16 with Extension)
    • Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
    • Meaningful community volunteering
    • An optional exhilarating safari
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    £2,950

    India Development Challenge

    21 Days (28 with Extension)
    • Experience real Indian culture
    • Volunteer in disadvantaged communities
    • Explore the Golden Triangle tour (optional)
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    £1,950

    Inca Land Challenge

    21 Days (26 Days with extension)
    • Experience living in the Sacred Valley
    • Take part in an optional trek to Machu Picchu
    • Volunteer with local schools and villages
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    £2,450

    Himalaya Challenge

    21 Days (26 Including Extension)
    • See the best of India without the congestion and pandemonium of the big cities
    • ​Work on meaningful educational and renovation projects
    • Test your limits on a tough but worthwhile trek through the Himalayas
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    £2,350

    Health Promotion Challenge – Cambodia

    21 days (28 with extension)
    • Volunteer in South East Asia’s best destination
    • Get hands on medical experience
    • Address healthcare issues in the local community
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    £2,250

    Football Challenge – Tanzania

    21 days (28 days with Extension)
    • Teach football to local children
    • Meaningful community volunteering
    • Take part in our optional safari
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    £2,250

    Cambodia Community Challenge

    21 Days (28 with Extension)
    • Volunteer with local NGOs
    • Support courageous community projects
    • Discover the local Khmer culture
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    £2,250