Transform2019 Greece -Backpacking Challenge: Greece

Transform2019 ( is a unified effort around the Mediterranean to create momentum for the gospel by mobilizing people and training them in telling their personal God story.

Following the Transform 2019 Conference, come join us on a 3-day, 200 kilometre prayer and backpacking trip. Travel through the Attica region of Greece and stop to pray for the people you meet along the way. The goal is not the destination, but the journey!

8th to 13th July 2019– central conference in Athens, Greece
13th July 2019 – 16th July 2019 Backpack towards Chalkida

The price quoted here does NOT include the costs of flights and travel insurance, but does include a $150 non refundable deposit.
Dates:Mon 08 Jul 2019 – Tue 16 Jul 2019
Apply by:Mon 20 May 2019
Cost:820 NZD (participants from New Zealand)
single people welcome married couples welcome families welcome groups welcome

Ministry Details

Volunteers will backpack from the conference site in Athens towards Chalkida. The goal is volunteers will pray for at least 20 people a day during their travels. They will meet many Greeks and will oftentimes have to rely on the hospitality of the locals.

Participant Profile

Volunteers must be flexible, adventurous, and in good health.


During the conference, participants will stay at our main conference site.

During the outreach, participants may camp along the way, stay with churches, or stay with locals.


Meals will be organised by the team leader. Volunteers may stop to eat in different towns, pack food, or eat with locals.


You will need to book and pay for your own travel to Greece on the 8th of July. Please fly in to Athens International Airport (airport code ATH).

The conference will take place in the area of Athens, Greece. Detailed information about travel to the conference site will be given to you by your local OM office.

Volunteers will travel on foot to Chalkida. Following the outreach, any necessary transportation will be organised by OM but you may need to pay the cost of this transportation.


Volunteers must be in good health for this outreach. They must be capable of travelling on-foot upwards of 50km a day, while carrying a pack.


Citizens of the EU, Schengen Member States, USA, and Canada do not need a visa for this outreach. All others may need a visa. If a visa is required, and a fee is involved, it is the participant’s responsibility to pay the fees. You can check if you need a visa here:


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All prices for short-term trips outside of New Zealand are listed in $NZ. Airfares and travel insurance extra.