The British Heart Foundation has launched a new range of World experience events for 2007/8, including a cycling trip in Egypt.

The trip aims to show people an interesting corner of the world but with an additional emphasis on exercise that is good for your heart. The cycling trip lasts nine days and takes place from November 24 to December 2nd 2007. Starting in Cairo, the route follows the River Nile and passes though Esna and Aswan, before finishing in Luxor. Although the terrain is flat, it is described as ?challenging? as roads are dusty and in poor condition.

A period of three to six months of training must be embarked upon beforehand in order to complete the ride. Registration fee is £350 and you must raise a minimum sponsorship amount of £2,800, part of his forms a donation to the BHF the rest the travel expenses incurred.

Experience participants have raised over £4.2million for BHF since 1994.

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