Volunteer on an Expedition
Volunteer on an expedition and really challenge yourself. Expeditions aren't for the faint hearted, but if you want to put your body and mind to the test then they make for an outstanding gap year. Whether you want to head to Everest Base Camp, hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu or scale the peak of Kilimanjaro, there's a volunteering expedition for you.
Many expeditions, such as environmental projects in the Amazon jungle and African wildlife conservation projects, have real environmental benefits. You learn about the local culture, environment and wildlife while helping to preserve them. On an expeditions you’ll and learn some serious skills for life, such as leaderships skills and project management.
There are plenty of opportunities to test yourself on an expedition so see if you can handle the challenge...