Embark on a thrilling adventure with Jason Leonard and other rugby legends as they trek through jungle, rivers and mountains on the border between India and Nepal. Four days including two trekking on foot and in Heritage Land Rovers, overnight in a mountain hut, a day spent playing rugby and fishing with the kids of the rural tea plantation village of Saraswatipur, and visiting world famous sites in Darjeeling and "the best curry house in the world" in Delhi.

For info contact Sally Pettipher 

Minimum fundraising pledge £10,000. To set up your fundraising page go to the Trek fundraising page

Day -1:

  • London Heathrow to Delhi overnight

Day 1:

  • Delhi to Bagdogra Airport, Siliguri, North Bengal. Indian bus to Saraswatipur Tea Plantation. Presentation of kit to rural children’s project
  • Official opening of the Atlas Foundation community centre in Saraswatipur
  • Trek through ancient jungle, and river plains, home to wild elephants and leopards. Fish for your supper. Overnight in the village.

Day 2:

  • Adventure driving on Indian mountain roads in Heritage Land Rovers to Maneybhanjyang. Final tough 1,000 vertical metres on foot up to Sandakphu at 3,600m carrying your own supplies.
  • From here the 8,000m peaks of the Himalayan massif is laid out: Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and the giant Everest. Overnight in trekkers huts at Sandakphu

Day 3:

  • Sunrise over the Himalayas and trek down 1,000m. 
  • Heritage Land Rovers drive down the mountain roads. 
  • Arrive in Darjeeling, for tea (or stronger!) and a well earned shower

Day 4:

  • Darjeeling historic breakfast and helpful hangover support.
  • Indian bus back to Bagdogra Airport for flights to Delhi and curry in the world famous Bukhara Restaurant.
  • Very late night / early morning flights back to the UK or on to Hong Kong for the Rugby Sevens

Atlas Trek 2019 Fundraising page Atlas Trekkers in 2019 have committed to raising £10,000 each to support our work with the rural poor in India, and elsewhere. In 2019 they will meet the children of Saraswatipur in North Bengal before trekking uphill into the Himalayas bordering India and Nepal. Find out more