From stony flat expanses to perfect wind-blown dunes, we trek 100km through this stunning landscape with a small caravan of camels. Sign up for £199.
The Sahara desert stretches from the snow capped High Atlas mountains of Morocco in the west, to the Red Sea coast 4800km to the East.
Its landscape varies from a stony flat expanse to perfect wind blown sand dunes, broken only by the occasional oasis. The feeling of space and of solitude is awesome.
With proud Berbers as our guides and a small caravan of camels to carry our supplies we will trek 100km through this varied and stunning landscape.
DAY 1: Depart London for Ouarzazate; transfer to hotel
DAY 2: Drive to M’hamid and the start of the trek; head off into the dunes
DAY 3: Trekking amongst small dunes and tamarisk trees following the Jebel Bani
DAY 4: A mixture of stony plateau and soft sand with camp overlooking the dunes
DAY 5: A morning of rough hamada; lunch under a lone tree and onto camp
DAY 6: Scale the heights of Chagaga, the largest dune in the region: great views!
DAY 7: Cross the Iriki Saltpan, through acacia trees and shimmering heat
DAY 8: Sunrise walk ends trek, drive to Marrakech for a big celebration
DAY 9: Free day to explore Marrakech
DAY 10: Depart Marrakech for London
Find out everything you need to know about taking part in this charity challenge - fill in the enquiry form now and we will immediately send you an email with:
Don't panic, you're NOT registering for the challenge at this stage, just asking for details, and we will never sell your personal details.
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.
This option means that the money you fundraise will be split to cover the cost of the challenge and the charity fundraising. It 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 exact amount retained by the charity varies between challenges - full details are included in the challenge information pack.
This option means that you cover the cost of the challenge yourself so that all fundraising goes to your nominated charity. It 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. 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.
Don’t miss out on what's going on - sign up to our weekly newsletter!
You can take part in Sahara Desert Trek on 31/10/2014 for a charity of your choice.
Fill in the form below now to immediately receive an email with details of:
Information for charities about promoting challenge events on timeoutdoors.