Coast To Coast Rainforest Trek

Trek for girls and young women around the world!

The trek

We have teamed up with Girlguiding UK to offer this amazing opportunity.

Trek across coffee plantations and oak forests into the dense tropical rainforest, taking in Costa Rica’s highest active volcano. Costa Rica’s rainforests are world-famous for their diversity – and this is an incredible opportunity to experience one of the world’s most incredible eco-systems while raising money for a really great cause. All money raised goes directly towards our work with Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world.

This is a tough, strenuous challenge over a range of wild terrain – it’s adventurous, rewarding and a world away from the norm!

Itinerary for the Coast to Coast Rainforest Trek

Training guide for the Coast to Coast Rainforest Trek

When: 7 Nov – 18 Nov 2018

Registration fee: £399 

Fundraising target: £3600 – this covers your donation to WAGGGS, flights, accommodation, trek guides and other support. It does not include your registration fee.

Please note: The land only option fundraising amount is £3250 - this is minus flight costs and allows you to join the trip in country after purchasing your own flights



How do I reach my fundraising target?

Your fundraising target and registration fee are broken down into three payments:

First payment - £1440 (40% of target) by 15th May 2018

Second payment - £1440 (40% of target) 31st August 2018

Third payment - £720 (20% of target) by 15 October 2018

You’ll receive a supporter pack when you sign up, chock full of fundraising ideas to get you started. Our dedicated fundraising team can also help you create a tailored fundraising plan to support you in reaching your goal.

What will my fundraising total cover?

The £3600 includes your donation to WAGGGS and all travel between London and San José. It also covers your accommodation and all meals (except three as specified in the itinerary). 

Group leaders, a doctor, cooks and drivers will all support you on the trek and the cost includes these.

It also covers safety equipment and instruction, plus any entrance fees to reserves and sites on the trek itinerary. 

How fit do I need to be?

This trek is designed to be challenging for those of good health and fitness and is achievable for most people provided they train well in advance. After you have signed up we will supply you with a thorough training guide.

Can I do this on my own?

Yes! We have a trek briefing day where you will meet everyone before you travel.

If you have any questions please email changinglives@wagggs.org or call Kelly on +44 20 7443 6477

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