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Join Islamic Relief on an epic multi-day adventure through Pakistan

About This Event

WHERE: Pakistan
WHEN: September 1st – 10th, 2022 (Duration 10 Days)
WHO: Volunteers like yourself from around the world.
WHY: In Pakistan, 24.3% of the population lives below the national poverty line in 2015. In Pakistan, the proportion of the employed population below $1.90 purchasing power parity a day in 2019 is 1.3%. For every 1,000 babies born in Pakistan in 2019, 67 die before their 5th birthday.

Reach New Limits

Join Islamic Relief on an epic multi-day trekking , rafting, and climbing adventure through Pakistan, as you challenge your limits!   Immerse yourself in the landscapes and adventures of Pakistan. Grab a good pair of hiking shoes and wander through the mesmerizing valleys of Pakistan, from Islamabad to Naran.

Join us from September 1 – 10 and get the full experience of exploring Pakistan. Our itinerary will be jam packed with trekking, rafting, and ice climbing all to support those in need in Pakistan. Be prepared for an adventure of a lifetime!

Support People in Pakistan

During the Pakistan Challenge you will have an opportunity to visit projects facilitated through Islamic Relief and meet the right-holders your donations will be supporting. All participants will receive an email with a link to their personal crowdfunding page. Your goal is to raise $2,500!

Our teams will get in touch with you within 5 business days after signing up and provide you with tips and tools on how to kick-start your crowdfunding journey!

DETAILS

LOCATION: Pakistan
DATES: September 1st -  September 10, 2022
ARRIVAL: September 1st to Islamabad
DEPARTURE: September 10th from Islamabad
REGISTRATION FEE: $899 ( flights not included)
FUND RAISING GOAL: $2500 (75% must be raised before travel date)
ACTIVITIES: Rafting, Ziplining, Trekking, Ice Climbing, Exploring

Limited Spots Available!
Secure your spot by signing up today

PACKAGE & INFORMATION

What will Islamic Relief cover with your registration?

  • Transportation within Pakistan, including to/from airport in Islamabad
  • 8 night accommodation
  • 3 meals/day, except arrival/departure days (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Rentals: rafting, ice climbing, camping, other means of transportation within Pakistan
  • Entrance fees for sites/parks

What will I (you) have to cover?

  • Transportation to/from Pakistan(Flight + Baggage expenses)
  • Selected meals on arrival/departure dates
  • Snacks outside of meals
  • Souvenir/Gift Shopping
  • Personal Expenses
  • Medical Expenses (travel Insurance is required)
  • Hiking Equipment (boots, poles)
  • All other expenses outside of Islamic Relief Pakistan Challenge (extra tours, stays, transportation, meals)

Sign Up Eligibility

  • Age: 18 years or older
  • Vaccination Status: Double Vaccinated
  • Physically fit 
  • No serious medical/health conditions that could affect the well-being (ie. physical injuries, heart condition, pregnancy) *Consult with your doctor
  • Must sign release waiver
  • All participants must raise 75% of fundraising goal ($2,500) prior to travel

ITINERARY

DAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 1st
Travel: 
Your Home - Islamabad, Pakistan |   Activity: Travel  |  Overnight: Islamabad, Pakistan

  • Arrive in Islamabad to start your adventure

 

DAY 2 -  SEPTEMBER 2nd
Travel: 
Islamabad, Pakistan - Field Project |   Activity: Project Visit  |  Overnight: Islamabad, Pakistan

  • Visit Islamic Relief Pakistan Projects

 

DAY 3 - SEPTEMBER 3rd
Travel: Islamabad, Pakistan - Naran, Pakistan |   Activity: Travel, Rafting, Ziplining  |  Overnight: Naran, Pakistan

  • Departure from Islamabad and travel to Naran
  • River Rafting in Kunhar River

 

DAY 4 - SEPTEMBER 4th
Travel: Naran - Minapin |   Activity: Travel, Explore  |  Overnight: Minapin, Pakistan

  • Depart for Nagar Valley
  • Stop at Babusar Pass, Lalusar Pass, Junction Point
  • Reach Nagar in the Evening

 

DAY 5 - SEPTEMBER 5th
Travel: Minapin, Pakistan to Hapakun, Pakistan |   Activity: Trek  |  Overnight: Hapakun, Pakistan

  • Depart from Minapin
  • Trek towards Happakum Camp
  • Camp at Rakaposhi Base Camp

 

DAY 6 - SEPTEMBER 6th
Travel: Happakun - Tagaphari  |   Activity: Trek |  Overnight: Islamabad, Pakistan

  • Trek from Happakum to Tagaphari
  • Spend day at Base Camp
  • Camp at Uper Tagphari

 

DAY 7 - SEPTEMBER 7th
Travel: Hapakun, Pakistan - Hunza, Pakistan |   Activity: Trek |  Overnight: Hunza, Pakistan

  • Trek back to Minapin
  • Drive to Karimabad
  • Visit Altit Fort and Eagle Nest

 

DAY 8 - SEPTEMBER 8th
Travel: Hunza Valley, Pakistan - Gilgit, Pakistan  |  Activity: Trek, Ice Climing  |  Overnight: Gilgit, Pakistan

  • Stop at Attabad Lake and Hussaini Bridge
  • Ice Climbing on Passu Glacier (training provided)
  • Depart to Gilgit

 

DAY 9 - SEPTEMBER 9th
Travel: 
Gilgit, Pakistan - Islamabad, Pakistan |   Activity: Travel  |  Overnight: Islamabad, Pakistan

  • Drive to Islamabad
  • Lunch at Besal
  • Arrive in Islamabad in the evening

DAY 10 - SEPTEMBER 10th
Travel: 
Islamabad, Pakistan - Your Home |   Activity: Travel  |  Overnight: Your Home

  • Today you say farewell and head home
*Please note that all activities are pre-planned, but may be subject to change due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.

“If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.”

–Anthony Bourdain

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