Sat 09 Feb - Sat 16 Feb 2019

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The challenge

  • Experience the land, the people and the wildlife of the Sahara Desert
  • Cover 100km on this five-day trek
  • Pass through valleys, gorges, plateaus, sand dunes and oases
  • Climb Jebel Lamrakeb for incredible views of the region
  • Celebrate the group’s impressive achievement in Ouarzazate

Rediscover true adventure in the awe-inspiring Sahara Desert. 

This five day trek covers 100km passing through Morocco’s forbidding landscape punctuated by peaks, gorges, dunes and oases. At night, sleep under Africa’s star strewn skies and enjoy traditional Berber hospitality. 

This challenge goes beyond the Jebel Saghro region, starting on the Maider El Kbir plateau, before ascending Jebel El Mrakib, and admiring the stunning views. Walking through palm gorges, the route joins the dry Rhris River and heads towards an oasis of tamarisk trees. The final days are spent trekking along the Tikertouachene River, before celebrating a successful end to the challenge in Ouarzazate.

This trek is challenging, unforgiving, and life-changing.

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Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

It was a phenomenal experience, something which was way out of my comfort zone but I'm so glad I took on the adventure. The team was super supportive, and made the whole challenge a lot more enjoyable.

Aatteeqa Karim

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

The unforgettable vastness of The Sahara - the vivid red sunsets that covered miles on the western horizon and not forgetting the fun we had racing down the sand dunes!

Ali Cork

Sahara Desert Charity Trek in Morocco

The best part of the day was the end; the camp fire, eating under the stars with good company. As clichéd as it sounds, an experience of a lifetime!

Faisal Khan

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We hold an Air Travel Organiser's Licence granted by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 6546. Many of the flight-inclusive challenges on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. This ATOL protection only covers challenges that include flights booked by Charity Challenge and that originate in the UK. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking conditions for information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLcertificate

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