South Asia

The 4997 project - into the Himalayas

April 17 - April 28, 2021 (Apply by January 17)

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.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.

Available for:   Singles   Couples   Families   Groups 

Ages 18 - 75   ·   $738
Ministry Details

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.

Participant Profile

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.

How to Find Us

Please See "Travel".


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.

All prices do not include airfare

Photos from South Asia

Stories from South Asia

Ministry multiplication

COVID-19 has not stopped God's work in remote places in South Asia.

'Invirtiendo mi tiempo'

Durante una caminata por las montañas, Rachel tiene presente en su mente una sola cosa: la gente necesita escuchar el nombre de Jesús.

'Investing my time'

While trekking through the mountains Rachel keeps one thing in mind: People need to hear the name of Jesus.

Aquellos que nunca han escuchado

Maya, una escritora de OM en Asia, llegó a una aldea remota junto con su equipo, el cual (a pesar de las malas circunstancias) compartieron acerca de Jesús con tres personas que nunca habían escuchado de Él.

Yo estuve perdido

En una caminata con OM, David esperaba practicar inglés y ver nuevas aldeas, pero terminó aprendiendo la mayor lección de la vida.

Jesus, el Rey Resucitado

Cuando Rita escuchó que Jesús murió por sus pecados y resucitó de entre los muertos, Rita no pudo evitar sorprenderse por esta nueva verdad encontrada.