ACCEPT THE MOST IMPACTFUL CHALLENGE OF YOUR LIFE
Trek to a Native village in Colombia
23km trek in the tropical forest, Sierra Nevada.
October 25-31, 2020
| Santa Marta, Colombia
WHAT IS IT?
A human adventure, a responsible, physical challenge
Where love of sports and nature united cultures and has an impact.
RuntheWorld and Be Chevere Tours present a mindful adventure near Santa Maria in search of the ancestral native communities of the Sierra Nevada in Colombia.
The tropical plants, multi-colored fauna, ancient rituals, and countryside traditions of the village will take you not just to another continent but another reality, full of surprises and emotions.
In a tropical environment, you will discover educational, cultural and agricultural projects and you’ll meet a group of people united by the same values. You will find yourself in one of the most mesmerizing parts of the planet.
“Walker there is no path, you make the path as you go”. The ancestral walk is for those at an intermediate level of fitness, ready to enjoy 7 days of tropical Colombian climate full of challenges and wonders. The week will be full of sporting activities, adventures in the middle of nature, and the shore of the Caribbean Sea. Come alone, with your partner or colleagues. Make it your own adventure and convert it into a responsible act. We offer a complete pack which covers all the major costs of your stay and includes participation in the projects you visit. What is your role in the adventure? To enjoy, live, and share what you feel. Apart from the economic contribution, you will give visibility to the beautiful initiatives and the people that you meet. You will go home a changed person.
WHAT IS IT LIKE?
A united group, overcoming challenges to contribute to change. This is what it feels like to participate in a RuntheWorld experience in Latin America or Africa. Now you can have this experience and sign up for a trip that will change you forever.
7 days between the Sierra Nevada & the Caribean sea
After landing in the international airport Simon Bolivar in Santa Maria, we will be waiting to transport you to the natural paradise where you will spend the week.
Today is the time to enjoy the evening on a beach of dreams, drink mango juice or coconut water and get to know the travelers with whom you’re going to share this adventure.
Today you’ll wake up to the sound of the waves. You can bathe in the big ocean waves before setting out to Jaider and his family’s cacao farm. This project goes further than feeding a family, it intends to promote fair and traditional farming in accordance with the natural environment. It will fascinate you.
If the songs of the tropical birds don’t wake you up, then possibly the sound of the waves on the white sand will.
Today we will start with the trek towards Saltillo. We will cross a river, bathe in the waterfalls with crystal clear water before eating a delicious coastal lunch. For those that desire, there is also yoga.
Today is the day for a very helpful activity with very special people. The workshop is a learning space where the young people of Costeño Social are given the opportunity to learn about a wide range of values that they work on every day: solidarity, respect, teamwork, sustainable development, healthy diet etc. The idea is to awaken passions and therefore to train professionals at the same time as shaping people. We won’t say anymore as the rest is a SURPRISE.
Today is the day to rest as the following day will be very intense. You can go surfing, tubing or take part in other activities, or simply relax on the beach.
The day has arrived. Today you will get up early to go out and discover the ancestral stone paths of the tropical forest that the natives call “the navel of Mother Earth”. You will meet guardians and you will visit native villages and get to know the projects that you have come to support. In the evening… a party!
Today we offer a goodbye “brunch” before accompanying you to the airport. Now it’s time to return home or who knows… continue the adventure.
Those who have already had the experience
From Nepal to Guatemala, through Madagascar and Sierra Leone, they share their experiences.
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Sharing is living
In the most authentic Caribbean style, our basic option is to share a beautiful room under a high roof made of palm leaves and semi-open. You feel nature, you hear the waves and birds in a mixed space shared with up to nine other people. The bunk beds in the cabins, the fans, the bathrooms and the shared showers will bring you a minimum of comfort and will allow you to enjoy a convivial conviviality with your feet almost in the water.
A little bit of intimacy
“Glamping” is a simple option very suitable for couples or friends who want a private space. Located in front of the beach, these glamorous camping tents have access to shared bathrooms, toilets and double beds. You can hardly be closer to the water and more connected to nature. The “Glamping” option is designed to provide privacy without losing the connection to the group and the unique environment around you.
Like at home
The cabins are solid houses that give the feeling of being at home in this little piece of natural paradise. Double or single rooms with private bathrooms, fans, and hammocks. It will all make you want to stay forever.
The view, the colors, and the sensations make the experience of our most comfortable option even more memorable.
- 6 nights in different standard of accomodation
- All food and drinking water
- All organized activities
- Local ground transport
- Special gift
- Donation of around €50 to the social projects.
- Flights (aprox. €450)
- Travel insurance (€50)
- Drinks (except water, tea…)
Do you want a challenge for your company?
Are you in Human Resources or Marketing and you think things could be done differently? Join our initiative for people with purpose.
- You must have a group of at least 10 people. The experience can be for professional tourism, incentives or team building: authentic, alterbaitve and with a positive impact on participants and beneficiaries.
- You can bring clients, directors, employees and offer a unique experience to your organization.
- Not only will the trip combine the altruistic, ecological and philanthropic values of your company, but also it will promote sporting activities and a healthy lifestyle.
- You will have a unique experience, different to any other business trip and you will support social projects in a country which is searching for peace.
I WANT TO HAVE THE EXPERIENCE
Shall we go to Colombia?
All of this adventure can be experienced first-hand and you will feel the change from within.
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COMPENSATE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT
Finance solutions to reduce the carbon emissions you generate from your travel. We do that as well.
We use Carbon Footprint Ltd which allows you to calculate your emissions and proposes offset projects in various parts of the world.
There are projects that help combat global climate change and take care of disadvantaged communities (providing employment, improving health, biodiversity, reforestation among other projects).
Doing so through certified projects allows you to act much more efficiently than an individual or a non-specialized company can.
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