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Camino De Santiago 2025

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Join us on a classic Camino de Santiago experience!

30th April – 4th May 2025

Trekking the final 67km of the famous Camino Frances – the French Way! Starting in Palas de Rei, we begin our three-day trekking adventure along this popular pilgrimage route. We will trek through rolling green landscapes, traditional villages and picturesque woodlands on our way to Santiago, discovering local traditions and meeting fellow pilgrims along the way. Today the Camino is more than a pilgrimage, it is a remarkable journey and a unique experience. Our final destination is the magical Santiago Old Town, a wonderful UNESCO World Heritage site, home to the stunning Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela!

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Key Points

🚶Challenge Distance – 67km Approx

👌Challenge Grading – Difficult

📅 Challenge Duration – 5 days (30th April – 4th May 2025)

⌚Activity Duration – 3 days

🛌 Accommodation Type – Hotels/Hostel (twin share ensuite)

Optional Single Occupancy Supplement

Solo adventurers who would prefer their own room or tent can request a single occupancy upgrade 

Payment Options

Minimum Sponsorship:

You pay the non-refundable Registration Fee of £199 to Global Adventure Challenges. In addition, you then commit to raising the minimum sponsorship of £2,300. Please send the sponsorship money to Hospice in the Weald as you raise it. 80% of the minimum sponsorship (£1,840) must be received by Hospice in the Weald by 29th January 2025. Failure to do so may mean non-participation in the challenge. The balance of the challenge costs will be paid for you by the charity out of the sponsorship raised. All outstanding sponsorship must be sent to the charity no later than 3 weeks after your return to the UK. Please do try and raise as much as you can, as every penny you raise over the minimum sponsorship will be retained by the charity too. 

Self Funding:

You pay the non-refundable Registration Fee of £199 to Global Adventure Challenges. 12 weeks before the challenge you will receive a reminder to pay the challenge balance of £1,357.00. This is in addition to the Registration Fee and is to be paid no later than 12 weeks prior to departure – 5th February 2025. Although there is no minimum sponsorship, we would love you to consider raising funds on your incredible journey for Hospice in the Weald. 

Frequently Asked Questions

I’m interested... What do I do now?

You can register online below – payment of the registration fee is due at time of booking. All payment options and costs are explained above. Once your registration is received we will get in touch with further information on what to expect from this awesome adventure!

Is this trip for me?

Absolutely! The trek is suitable for all abilities with the correct training. The minimum age for this trek is 18 years old (if you are aged between14 – 17 years you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). The one thing everyone will have in common is a great sense of adventure and the desire to help Hospice in the Weald. Whether you are taking part as an individual or as a team with friends, team spirit will be flying high on the challenge.

How fit do I need to be?

This trek has been graded as Challenging (1) on GAC’s challenge grading scale and is designed to push your boundaries, however it is achievable by anyone as long as you fitness train beforehand. Remember, you are trekking for 3 consecutive days, covering approximately 67km – the fitter you are, the more you will enjoy this challenge. Training tips can be found on the Global Adventure Challenges website to point you in the right direction.

The trek may not be suitable for all people due to restriction posed by limitation in mobility, physical or cognitive disability, pregnancy or other various medical conditions. If you have any doubts regarding your suitability for your challenge please contact our office to speak to one of us.

What is the challenge grading scheme?

GAC challenges are graded on a scale from 1 to 3 to indicate the level of difficulty, 1 being the lowest challenge grade and 3 being the most challenging. (1 = Challenging, 2 = Tough and 3 = Extreme).

Do I need specialist kit?

We will supply you with a kit list of what to take once you register to take part. Apart from some broken in trekking boots you do not need any specialist kit.

Do I have to carry my own luggage?

No – all you will need is a small day pack while trekking to carry items such as a camera, sunscreen, energy snacks, waterproofs, warm clothing etc.

Food Matters...

All meals will be provided from dinner on Day 1 through to breakfast on Day 5. GAC cater for most dietary requirements as long as we know in advance – just fill in the appropriate section on your registration form.

What support is there on the challenge?

There will be a strong support team with a professional local and Global Adventure Challenges leader and a full, comprehensive first aid kit will be taken, together with  a UK Doctor.

What happens if I get tired?

There will be regular rest stops for drinks and snacks – there is no problem if you need to take more rest stops.

How do I go about raising the sponsorship?

Once you have signed up you will receive a fundraising pack from Hospice in the Weald to make your fundraising as easy as possible. You will also receive a few tips and ideas from Global Adventure Challenges to help you on your way.

Secure your space now on this trip of a lifetime!

For further information about this Trek, please contact or call us on 01892 820533.