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what makes us different?

We are an adventure travel company with fundraising at our heart. 


You are joining the specialists in worldwide trekking and cycling challenges. Established in 1994, we have explored the world with over 120,000 participants and helped them raise over £100,000,000 for charitable causes. For three decades we have been known for our professionalism and our friendly, flexible and safe approach. We’ve been the proud multi-award winners of Best Escorted Adventure Travel Holiday Company from the British Travel Awards, solely voted for by our customers.


We conduct extensive risk assessments, regularly review emergency procedures, keep abreast of current FCO travel advice, organise recces and do our due diligence on airlines, suppliers, equipment and route checks. We are held to industry standards with the Package Travel Regulations, ABTA and AITO.

We are ATOL bonded for your financial protection. This stands for Air Travel Organiser’s Licence and is designed to reassure you that your money is protected and you will receive support in the event of a travel company failure. For more information about the ATOL Certificate you will receive from us, if you are travelling on one of our overseas challenges, please take a look here.

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We want you to succeed. Many of our team have previously worked for charities, so we understand your priorities and challenges when it comes increasing income and raising awareness. Supporter care is just as important to us and we pride ourselves on delivering a personalised, caring supporter journey.



Our sheds are full of bikes, our cupboards are full of boots and our minds are full of adventures. Our office team have backgrounds in charity, travel and supporter care. Our highly experienced and qualified leaders, crew, and medics have extensive event and travel guiding experience and are experts in their field. Our mission is to provide challenges that enable everyone to achieve their personal ambitions, be that going above and beyond for charity or breaking out of their comfort zone and fulfilling a lifetime goal.

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We are thrilled to have an official partnership with Enthuse. Their dedication to transforming digital fundraising and putting charities first aligns perfectly with our approach to charity relationships and seamlessly with our ethos.

Enthuse has a proven track record of assisting thousands of charities in raising more funds for their causes, and this was the cherry on top when we decided to partner with them. Their platform is designed to strengthen supporter relationships through a personalised and consistent experience, which we have learned the importance of over our 30 years in challenge fundraising, and it's a message we pass on to all of our charity partners.

Team DA and Enthuse's positive team of experts have a close working relationship, and we are constantly exploring ways to enhance the benefits for our clients and participants. Together, we aim to empower charities to do more for their causes and supporters, creating a transformative approach to challenge fundraising that will undoubtedly enhance the impact of charitable initiatives.