Two days, 215km, two wheels…..reaching 2000 disadvantaged children. What are you waiting for?
Thank you very much for taking an interest in joining our London 2 Amsterdam cycle challenge for Down2Earth International. All funds raised go towards sustainable living projects for disadvantaged children and communities in India.
You will be helping small grassroots NGOs to meet basic human needs such as food, shelter, safety and education. Our projects aim to promote child rights, environmental consciousness and communal harmony. By taking part in this challenge you can raise vital funds for projects such as:
• Food growing projects in child shelter homes
• Clean sanitation facilities such as toilets and water tanks
• Vocational training and Livelihood opportunities
• Community based health camps
• Positive engagements for children and communal harmony events
• Environmental education
The best part is you don’t have to take too much time off work! We start on a happy Friday and arrive back in London in time for a Sunday evening bath. We have space for 15 cyclists on a first come first served basis. Pay a £95 deposit to secure your place which counts towards your fundraising goal of £1100.
The 215km cycle challenge begins in London, ending in Europe’s cycling capital, Amsterdam. Departing London heading east, our route takes us over rolling Essex countryside, a rich agricultural county filled with historic towns and villages, all the way to Harwich before arriving at the port of Hook of Holland. Our final days ride we set out along the coast before making our way across the canals and fields leading us to Amsterdam.
Day 1: Beginning our challenge from the Olympic Park, you will set off on the longest, leg of the cycle ride. Leaving central London we head north-east passing through the beautiful countryside in Essex as you head towards Harwich and the North Sea. The ferry leaves in the late hours, so you will have time for a meal before settling down for the night in your ferry cabin on route to Hook of Holland. Meals on the ferry are not included in the cost of the challenge. Approximate Distance 135km
Day 2: We begin our final day, cycling out of the Hook of Holland, You will cycle past the famous city of The Hague, cycling close to the coastline on cycle paths through the dunes. We break for lunch in the early afternoon and then press ahead on the final stretch cycling along the many canals into the city of Amsterdam. We celebrate our achievements with a celebratory finish dinner. Overnight hotel in Amsterdam. Approximate Distance 80km
Day 3: Today you will travel back to London on the Eurostar.
Your bike will be taken back to London ready for collection on arrival at St Pancras Station.
Experienced support staff
All meals (excluding ferry crossing)
Ferry Crossing & Cabin
What’s not included?
Accommodation in London.
Meals on Ferry
Bike & Helmet
Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks.
How to book your trip
Please complete the registration and medical form. A registration fee of £95.00pp is required to secure your booking. On receiving your booking form we will confirm your reservation. Payment can be made via the online booking system or cheque made payable to Adventurous Ewe Ltd.