Discover the fascinating communities and breathtaking views of the magnificent Sahara Desert, which lie hidden from the gaze of Moroccan tourism.
Your journey leads you beyond the region of Jebel Saghro, a forbidding landscape strewn with formidable gorges, bright oases and stark peaks. Located below of the Atlas and Dades Gorge, the area used to be volcanic and the final line of defence before the Sahara desert.
This is the kingdom of the renowned Ait Atta tribe, a great warrior community who migrate to this region in the winter, from the High Atlas Mountains. Under the leadership of Hassou Ba Salem, the tribe managed to resist occupation by the French in 1933. They retreated to the stronghold of Jebel Bou Gafer.
The Following Items are Included in the Expedition:
This is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. The payment options are explained below.
Minimum sponsorship option
This option requires you to pay the above registration fee at the time of booking and pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for your nominated charity. The charity will then cover the full cost of the challenge out of the sponsorship you raise. The amount retained by the charity varies between challenges - full details are included in the challenge information pack.
Self funder option
This option requires you to pay a registration fee at the time of booking and pay the final balance to cover the full cost of the challenge before your departure. As you have covered the full cost of the challenge yourself, 100% of any fundraising is kept by the charity - full details are included in the challenge information pack.
Full details of all funding options are included in the challenge information pack we'll send you - just select a charity and complete the request form.
Sahara Desert Trek is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. To get started, just select a charity and complete the request form to get full details about the challenge and payment options.
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Caring today, researching for tomorrow.
The UK's leading veterinary charity; celebrating almost 100 years of caring for the sick and injured animals of people in need.
Every childhood is worth fighting for.
Working together to beat childhood cancer.
We aim to ensure that no child is left out or left behind because of a difficulty speaking or understanding.
AFK provides life-changing equipment, education & training for disabled children & young people all around the UK.
Variety, the Children's Charity, improving the lives of sick, disabled, and disadvantaged children each day.
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Transforming the lives of vulnerable children & young people in the UK.
Dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
Guide Dogs provide life-changing freedom and mobility to blind and partially sighted people.
Age UK's vision is for a world where everyone can love later life.
Sue Ryder provides incredible hospice and neurological care for people with life-changing illness.
WaterAid transforms lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.
Coronary heart disease is the UK's single biggest killer but the BHF is leading the fight against it.
Funding medical research projects to improve the lives and survival for men with the disease, and secure a future without prostate cancer.
Merging in Spring 2015, we will become the largest dedicated breast cancer research charity in the UK.
The only UK-wide charity providing specialist support and tailored information for anyone affected by breast cancer.
No one should have to face cancer alone.
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The leading UK charity striving to beat multiple sclerosis.
Cancer kills more young people than any other disease in the UK. Our expert care means they don't have to face cancer alone.
A world-leading innovation centre who pioneers new treatments that save lives. Invest in a future beyond cancer.
The only national charity fighting pancreatic cancer on all fronts: Support, Information, Campaigning and Research.
Helping Hearts by funding pioneering research & projects to help people live healthier, happier & longer lives.
A new kidney can transform a person's life. Kidneys for Life works to make the kidney last a lifetime.
Working to take the pain away from people living with all forms of arthritis.
The only UK-wide charity making a daily difference to the lives of people with cystic fibrosis, and those who care for them.
We exist to save lives and rebuild futures by funding research, raising awareness and providing support.
We’re the Parkinson’s support and research charity. Help us find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s.
Providing information and support to sufferers of this incurable disease which could affect anyone of any age.
The British Lung Foundation - leading the fight against lung disease.
Research to save lives.
Providing emotional, practical & financial support to serving & ex-serving RAF & families.
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