The 4997 project – into the Himalayas

This remote Himalayan country has many unreached people groups. Millions are untouched by the transformational impact of the gospel. We are working hard to see vibrant communities of Jesus followers among these least reached, and invite you to become part of this.

Dates

17 April 2021 – 28 April 2021

Cost

AUD 880.00

Application Deadline

7 February 2021

Open to

Singles

Open to

Marrieds

Open to

Families

Open to

Groups

Join us for The 4997 project. Put your faith in action and climb up to a 4997 metre Himalayan peak for the least reached! Experience OM’s ministry in a Himalayan region first-hand, increase your awareness and raise finances for the work of OM among those that have never heard of Jesus. Each trekker is expected to raise funds; our aim as a trekking team is to raise £15,000 towards the work of OM in the Himalayas among those that have never heard of Jesus.

Fly into the capital city and stay at our Training Centre. Visit the team members that are working amongst unreached people groups before travelling north. While climbing a 4997m mountain you will learn about Hinduism and Buddhism, and pray for unreached people groups. Be part of the work we do in the remote villages, see earthquake relief projects and meet our Himalayan ‘Social Mobilisers’. Experienced team members will accompany you on this trip.

You are ready and most welcome to join when you: have a basic understanding of English language; have a learner's attitude are open to God changing your life; are confident in your identity in Christ Jesus; are passionate about sharing His truth with others; are in fairly good health condition, both physically and emotionally; will be flexible with any changes or circumstances;
In the city you are based in dormitory-style rooms with bunk beds and shared bathrooms. On trek you stay at guesthouses. Be prepared to sleep on whatever you bring or what is provided for you.
Local Asian food will be served, especially during trekking. Be ready to enjoy the food served for the team. Please advise of dietary restrictions.
17th April is arrival day, and 28th s departure day. You are responsible to arrange and pay for your own flight once you have been accepted for the trip by OM. You’ll be picked up at the airport of arrival and all other travel within that country is covered.
Participants will need to be in good health both physically and emotionally. Be prepared for a bumpy bus ride, long hikes in mountainous areas and interaction with local people. Please inform us if you have any health issues.

Majority of nationalities can get visa upon arrival.

There is an information packet available after accepting your application. This packet will contain all the necessary details about what to bring and not to bring. The basic costs are for meals, permits, accommodation and in-country travel. This does not include the cost for any home country travel, return flights, visa, vaccinations and insurance which are the responsibility of each participant.
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