YES! Most people embarking on this trip will have never done anything like this before and will be just like you! Some people choose to bring friends or family but most come alone and make a whole host of new friends along the way!
You don't need to be a fitness fanatic to do this event. The majority of people who take part will be just like you and will not necessarily have done anything like this before. However to get maximum enjoyment from this challenge training is vital and we will provide you with a detailed training plan which we strongly recommend you stick to. We will also be on hand every step of the way to provide training advice.
YES! Once you have started you will find that raising the minimum sponsorship is easy and most importantly fun! We will provide you with a breakdown of examples of how to raise the sponsorship money in an enjoyable way and we will of course be available every day to help you with more ideas! You are doing something quite simply amazing so make sure you tell everyone you know, and before you know it you will be racing towards your fundraising target!
It is usually possible to extend your stay after the trip for a small administration charge and subject to availability, giving you the opportunity to explore some of this stunning country in your own time!
YES! One of our highly experienced tour reps will be on hand to help you in the lead up to the event. You will be sent a full confirmation pack shortly after you register on the event which will give you all the information you need but we are always here to make the event as enjoyable and hassle free as possible! And there will even be the opportunity to meet your fellow participants at a special gathering before the event!
Most Icelandic meals you'll experience on the trip will start with a soup then a fine hearty meal consisting of lots of meat and fish.
You'll need to bring with you a sleeping bag and sleeping mat but apart from that we will be providing everything. We'll send you a full packing list once you've registered
YES! Vehicles will take the group to the start of the trek and meet us at the end of each day. The vehicles carry all the luggage, food, water and camping equipment. You'll just need to carry those essentials like water and a camera!
The average group size is about 40 people although this does vary considerably from trip to trip
We will be camping whilst actually on the Trek and staying in hotels on our first night and on the two days at the end of the Trek.
Flights and all internal travel, accommodation, all meals (except celebration meal, and lunch and dinner on day 8), water, refreshments, guides, a doctor and medical support
You will need to be over 18 but there is no upper age limit. If you are over 65 will just need to get a medical form signed by your doctor.
You must have travel insurance cover in order to participate in this challenge. You can either arrange this yourself (as long as your insurance company is aware of the nature of what you are doing and that it is a charity event) or we can help you arrange this.
As soon as possible! Simply click here to book online today. Places are extremely limited and get snapped up quickly so to avoid disappointment sign up today and don't miss out!