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The trek of the sebkhas
   4 days and 3 nights - from 215 to 295 € / pers  

There are few treks down to below the level of the sea! Here is one, thanks to the fertile imagination of Hors Circuit and Bedouin Camp’s team ...

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Route
Camp Bédouin - Oum Dba sebkha - Tah sebkha - Tah desert - El Hagounia - Bedouin Camp 
Highlights Information
  •     Large areas of dunes
  •     The salty Oum Dba sebkha
  •     The bivouacs in the desert
  •     Unplanned visits to the camps of herders of camels
  •     The grand views over the Tah sebkha
  •     Immersion in the Tah erg
Departure : Bedouin Camp
Accommodation:   
bivouac
Walk : approximately 110 km
Difficulty: for all
Period: January to December
Age: from 12 years
Pricing
Base
  • 2 participants: 295 € TTC per person
  • 4 participants: 215 € TTC per person
Allowed number of participants
  • max 8
  • 2 min
Included
  • supervision  / assistance by a 4x4 with driver / guide
  • all the logistics necessary to your meals and bivouacs, in total autonomy
  • rental of full camping equipment
  • all meals (from lunch on the first day till lunch on the fourth day)
  • non-alcoholic beverages at will
  • exclusivity : no other customer present
  • taxes
  • tips
Excluded
  • any accommodation at the Bedouin Camp’s before or after the trek
Program

Duration: The duration of the trek can be quite modified and adapted to your requirements.

Directions: This trek aims to let you enjoy the panoramas of Western Sahara, discover the strange atmosphere of natural depressions and just listen to the extraordinary silence of the desert life.

Distance: Walking distance can vary considerably depending on whether you will cross dunes or go around them,  if you want to explore the cliffs of the sebkhas or not, etc.

Terrain: Flat with a few insignificant ups and downs, except to descend and explore the depths of the depressions. Firm ground, rocky and sometimes very stony with frequent sandy passages. Crossing dunes can be grueling, but most of the time, these passages are insubstantial and can be bypassed.

Difficulty: Only the weather can greatly increase the difficulty of the trek. Depending on their intensity, wind, sand, heat can sometimes allow easy walking sometimes cause discomfort and require a strong adjustment to the program.

Day1
  • Departure from the Bedouin Camp
  • Progress at the bottom of the Oum Dba sebkha to Mount Gara
  • Discovery of the salted area
  • Rise on the cliff bordering the sebkha
  • Foray into sand dunes
  • Wild camping in the dunes
Day2
  • Walking in the dunes towards the Tah village
  • Discover the sebkha of Tah
  • Pre-islamic tombs and panoramic promontory
  • Descent to the bottom of the sebkha (- 55 m below sea level…)
  • Wild camp at the bottom of the sebkha
Day3
  • Walking along the cliffs of the sebkha
  • Access to the Tah desert
  • Establishment of a wild camp in the desert of Tah
Day4
  • Getting out of the desert and progress towards the hamlet of El Hagounia, alternating walking and 4x4 transport depending on terrain
  • Back to Bedouin Camp by a sandy and arid plateau

(*) Program given as an indication, arranged according to your preferences and local constraints