Join us for a cycling adventure in Spain this April! Ride through the winding roads around the ancient city built by Caliph Abd al-Rahman III and learn about Islamic history and influence. This charity bike ride lets you explore the mountains, cities and ancient palaces by bike, all while raising money for Orphans in Aceh, Indonesia.
On this Andalusia Bike Challenge, you will visit Andalusia, Cordoba, Zuheros, Alcala la real, Granada, and Al Pujarra. You will cycle 200km across the stunning Spanish scenery of Andalusia and discover a land steeped in Islamic history. Andalusia was under Islamic Moorish rule from the 8th-15th centuries, which left behind a legacy of beautiful architecture, scientific development and peaceful multi-faith alliance. It is an opportunity for you to connect with your history, spirituality and identity.
It is a moderate to high intensity bike challenge for cycle enthusiast.
What is it?
Cordoba to Zuheros
Begin a 45-kilometre journey to Zuheros, before spending the afternoon and evening exploring the village
Zuheros to Alcala la Real
Next up is a 55-kilometre journey to Alcala la Real
Alcala la Real to Granada
You will ride another 55 kilometres to Granada, the city famously known as the last Muslim Kingdom, followed by exploring Alhambra.
Departure to Malaga and flight home
Granada to Alpujarra
A final bike ride of approximately 40 kilometres to the lower Sierra Nevada mountain region and the Alpujarra Mountains
Visiting historical places, namely the Great Mosque of Cordoba, Madinat Al-Zahra & the lost city built by Caliph Abdul Rahman III
Welcome to Spain!
Transport from Malaga to Cordoba for briefing, followed by dinner
You will be contributing to the construction of the Darul Ehsan Orphanage, an integrated boarding school that teaches both Tahfiz programmes & secular education for orphans in Aceh, Indonesia.
Support our efforts to improve their lives through education. Through this Bike Challenge, you are raising money for the construction of academic facilities and amenities such as classes, laboratories, a library, an auditorium, a guest house, sports facilities as well as a mosque. Be part of their story through Wakaf, an ongoing charity which benefits the generations to come.
Through education we can give the orphans hope and help them realize their dreams. Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much more.
To improve lives through education
Construction of the Darul Ehsan Orphanage academic facilities & amenities