Petra Trek

Ready for a challenge? Join EY foundation and Charity Challenge for a trek to Petra!


Join us for an 8-day trip filled with adventure, involving over 75km of trekking, exploring historical sites and learning about the rich history of Petra!


The money you raise from your trek will support the EY Foundation's efforts to assist young people from low-income backgrounds by offering them paid employability skills training and work experience, mentoring, and alumni activities.


Trekkers will cover their own costs, ensuring that all sponsorship and Gift Aid funds are donated to EY Foundation.


Please note: applicants under the age of 18 will not be considered for this trek. 


The challenge will take place from 25th November till 2nd December 2023.



Petra, Jordan. We will depart from the UK on 25th November 2023 from Gatwick/Heathrow, London.



Day 1 (Saturday 25th November): UK to Amman

Day 2 (Sunday 26th November): Amman citadel tour, Dead Sea and transfer to campsite

Day 3 (Monday 27th November): Trek Wadi Feynan to Wadi Barwas (15km, approx. 6hrs)

Day 4 (Tuesday 28th November): Trek Wadi Barwas to Ras El Feid (14km, approx. 8hrs)

Day 5 (Wednesday 29th November): Trek Ras El Feid to Shkart Msei’d (16km, approx. 9hrs)

Day 6 (Thursday 30th November): Trek Shkart Msei’d to Beidha 'Little Petra' (14km, approx. 6hs)

Day 7 (Friday 1st December): Explore ‘Little Petra’, the Ad Deir Monastery & Classical Petra (16km, approx. 8hrs)

 Day 8 (2nd December): Return to UK


For more details, click here.


How much do I need to raise?

Each participant must reach a £1500 minimum fundraising target.

Please note: this sum stays the same for each individual even when fundraising as part of a team.



The cost of this challenge is £1,894, plus the fuel element of the air taxes (capped at £150). This includes a £350 non-refundable admin fee.


This cost includes flights, visas, accommodation, insurance, food, a tour guide and much more!


I’m in! How do I sign up?

To apply to take part, please complete our application form here by 6th April 2023. There are limited places up for grabs and we will let you know if you are successful with your application.


If you have any questions, please email:

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