Camel trek

Desert Caravans from Chinguetti to the Vallée Blanche

Duration 15 days;

The Grande Traversee de l’Adrar, 4 to 5 hours of walking per day

The route:

Arrival in Nouakchott. (Atar) Reception at the airport.
and immediate departure or transfer to the hotel and overnight

Departure by 4×4 for Chinguetti, the 7th holy city of Islam, dating from the 11th century, with its dry stone houses and its famous mosque declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
we visit the old town, the museum and the library, admire a sunset over the dunes
Accommodation in a hostel.

here we join the team camel drivers each has a camel for his luggage, departure to the white dunes of erg Ouarane. We meet, depending on the season, nomads and their beautiful white tents
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

We then continue towards zarga, We see on the horizon the beautiful mountain of Mount Zarga which rises from the sands and which marks the beginning of the Adrar plateau.
Bivouac under the stars or in a nomadic tent.

Always in the dunes and always the mountain of Zarga, We continue in the erg Ouarane. Perhaps we will have the chance to observe an arrowhead or a polished stone from the Neolithic period. At the end of the afternoon, ascent of Mount Zarga by a magnificent path on the dunes. Playful descent.
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

Departure towards the crater of Aouelloul. It is one of the smallest known meteorite impact craters. It was discovered at the end of the 1930s by A. Pourquié and Théodore Monod of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, who published a description of it in volume 13 of the IFAN review. (Monod. 1951). But it was known from time immemorial by local people who called it “hofrath A’welloul”.
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

We leave in the direction of the well of Tifrit.
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

Journey between sand and reg in the Tifrit wadi.
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

We then head to the oasis of Berbera. Visit of the oasis, Meeting with the nomads. near the guelta.
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

Departure of the caravan through the gorges towards the Timinit wadi. We cross very beautiful landscapes of dunes and oases
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

We walk on the plateau and take a pass to descend into the wadi of Tirabanne and then the wadi of Oujeft then that of wadi El Abiod. (the white valley)
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

We leave in the direction of the mountain of Chatou in the middle of the El Abiod wadi, then towards the oasis of Tougag.
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

We leave for the summit of the Tifoujar pass, the view is impressive, a cut of 200 meters in height literally throws itself into the EL-Abiod wadi at the bottom of the white valley,
the dunes rise to attack this totally sandy pass,
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

We leave in the morning towards the pass of N’Tourvine. Magnificent scenery, arrival at Terjit where an oasis of thermal waters awaits us with wonderful basins in which we can bathe.
Bivouac with tea under the stars or in a nomadic tent

Transfer by 4×4 to Nouakchott. (Atar) and transfer to the airport.

 

To request information, reservations and prices: Contact us

    * The price includes :
– Airport reception
– Accommodation
– Full board
– Camping equipment (nomadic tent)
– Transport in 4×4 vehicles
– 4×4 fuels
– camels
– the camel team
– Accompanist
– To cook
– Entrances to sites and museums and libraries

* Not Included in the price:
– Steals and charges
– Visa fees
– Travel assistance insurance
– drinks and personal expenses, tips
– All unspecified costs

For inquiries, reservations : Contact us

 
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