Kerala Adventure in India

Between 20 – 28 November 2010 several members of The Society took part in the fourth Hike for Hope challenge to Kerala in India in support of Prostate Action and Wellbeing of Women (WoW).

The challenge was an amazing five-day trek in one of India’s most stunning locations. Leading the way again was top urologist, Professor Roger Kirby, Chairman of Prostate UK at the time, and leading obstetrician and gynaecologist Marcus Setchell, a trustee of Wellbeing of Women. Over the past three challenges, hikers have raised more than £1.2 million to stop prostate and gynaecological cancers ruining lives. Watch the highlights of the challenge below.

The five-day trek (9 day adventure) took place in the region of Kerala on the south west coast of India tucked between the mountainous Western Ghats and the Lakshadweep Sea. Trekkers had the opportunity to explore an enchanting landscape of forest, tea estates, cardamom plantations, paddy fields and palm trees, camping overnight in picturesque mountain locations. The hike finished with a stay in historic Kochi set on a cluster of islands and narrow peninsulas.