Expedition Volunteers Wanted 2022 / 2023
Original post: Another World Adventures
If you’re looking to do something really extraordinary then how about volunteering to join one of these challenging expeditions?
We work with a number of experts outfits who put together accessible expeditions that are so unusual they are usually reserved for scientific or exploratory programmes or military training. They vary in fitness requirements but all of them are challenging in their own way.
The perfect team members for the treks:
- should be willing to join a team whose shared ambition is to achieve the goal of the expedition
- should have an adventurous and robust spirit
- should be over 21, fit and healthy
- be able to walk up to 25km a day
- be able to carry all their own kit and equipment
- be able to handle tough climates
- generally have a good sense of humour and enjoy team experiences
- should have the drive to achieve something amazing
If this sounds like you, or someone you know, here are some challenging expeditions to consider applying for:
Explore the heart of East Africa on this cycling adventure through Rwanda and Uganda.
Spend 15 days on a bike cycling through a breathtaking labyrinth of trails that will take you along the foothills of mountains, deep into lush valleys, and skirting along the edges of dense jungle. Each day is a new landscape and a new adventure. Apply now.
Join this Siberia arctic expedition for a unique chance to journey alongside nomadic Nenets reindeer herders.
Immerse yourself in the traditional way of life of the Nenets’ on this minimalist Siberia Arctic expedition and have a rare opportunity to join their celebrations at the annual reindeer herding festival.
The aim of this expedition is to cross the Gulf of Ob alongside the Nenets nomads. Apply Now.
A challenging expedition to journey 280km across the Bayuda Desert 280km on foot and by camel.
On this adventure, you’ll travel by foot and by camel across Sudan’s epic Bayuda Desert. Do as the nomads have done for centuries and experience the hot days, cool nights, and the stunning canopy African stars.
Your path will match those of the ancient Meroitic civilization as well as the 1885 military march of the Gordon Relief Expedition. Embrace the silence and serenity of the desert as you travel through acacia forest, undulating sand hills, wadis, rocky outcroppings, and volcanic ridges on your way across the ancient Kingdom of Kush. Apply Now.
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