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Vietnam CEO Challenge

February 9 - February 17

This Epworth charity challenge provides the opportunity for senior corporate executives to spend quality time together with our Group Chief Executive Lach Henderson his executive colleagues. It also provides the opportunity to experience the stunning rural landscape of Northern Vietnam and interact with the ethnic minorities in the area. From the vibrant centre of Hanoi we travel deep into the valleys and karst scenery of Ninh Binh and the mountains of Sapa, where we walk and cycle between the traditional stilted villages of the Vietnamese minority groups.

Dates: 9th – 17th February 2018
Trip duration: 9 days
Days walking/cycling: 7 days
Location: Vietnam
Challenge grade: Moderate to challenging
Accommodation: Hotels and ecolodges
Cost: $15,000.00 (includes $10,000.00 in fundraising)
Beneficiaries: Patients at Epworth HealthCare

• Trek amongst Northern Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups
• Cycle through remote rice terraced fields and jungles of Northern Vietnam
• Explore the streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Day 1 Depart Australia, arrive Hanoi, Cycle to Long Bien Bridge
Day 2 Full day’s cycling along Red River and West Lake
Day 3 Hike the Jungle Trail to Cuc Phuong National Park, Ninh Binh
Day 4 Cycle the Van Long Nature Reserve, drive to Hanoi, overnight Victoria train to Sapa
Day 5 Arrive Lao Cai, transfer to Sapa, trek to Topas Ecolodge
Day 6 Spectacular Sapa cycling challenge day
Day 7 Walk around Sapa surrounds and markets, drive to Hanoi, celebration dinner
Day 8 Morning cycle, return to Hanoi, fly Hanoi to Australia
Day 9 Arrive Australia

Trip Includes
• Return international airfare from Australian gateway cities
• Local experienced bilingual guide accompanying the group
• 7 nights’ accommodation in hotels and good eco-lodges
• 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners
• 21 speed bikes and support vehicle on cycling days
• Airport transfers
• Services of a bilingual guide
• Private vehicle transport through out
• Site entry and national park fees

Not included
• Meals and beverages not indicated in the itinerary
• Personal expenses such as bar, telephone and
• Laundry bills
• Tips and gratuities

Scott Bulger, Epworth Medical Foundation 03 9426 6133

Further information
Download a detailed itinerary of the Epworth

Register online with $200 deposit with our travel partner Huma Challenges


February 9
February 17
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Scott Bulger
03 9426 6133


Hanoi, Viet Nam + Google Map

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