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Sahara Trek March 2013

9th - 17th March 2013

Imagine the feel of the desert underfoot, taking in mesmerising landscapes beyond your wildest expectations and dramatic sand dunes as far as the eye can see.

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Trekking the Sahara Desert will provide you with an unbelievable experience which you will never forget. From the vast emtpiness of the desert to the warm friendship of the itinerant berbers this natural wilderness will both inspire and challenge you on what is undoubtedly the trip of a lifetime:

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Fly to Ouarzazate. Overnight in hotel accomodation.

DAY 2: Onwards to Zagora, along the long Palmerie of the Draa with crumbling Kasbahs ditted among the palms.

DAY 3: Pass the cliffs of the southern Dra in the direction of the first Dunes of Ait Oumir.

DAY 4: The high dunes of l'erg Zaher, at night spend some time under the stars.

DAY 5: Climb to the summit of the Zaher dune to see the sun rise, head north to cross the river bed of the Dra.

DAY 6: Hamada du Dra on to Djebel Bani. Leaving L'oued El Attach (The river of thirst) camp at the dune of Bouguern.

DAY 7: Back through sand dunes and the rocky Hamada desert to the last oasis camp before Mhamid.

DAY 8: Visit to the world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, the ancient Kasbah which has been a backdrop for many films.

DAY 9: Fly home from Ouarzazate.

All you need to do to experience this fantastic challenge is raise the minimum sponsorship and in return you can join us on the trip of a lifetime in one of the world's greatest desert environments

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Skyline are acting as agents for the tour operator ATOL 10069

Is the trip for me?

YES! Most people embarking on this trip will have never done anything like this before and will be just like you! Some people choose to bring friends or family but most come alone and make a whole host of new friends along the way!

How fit do I need to be?

You don't need to be a fitness fanatic to do this event. The majority of people who take part will be just like you and will not necessarily have done anything like this before. However to get maximum enjoyment from this challenge training is vital and we will provide you with a detailed training plan which we strongly recommend you stick to. We will also be on hand every step of the way to provide training advice.

How much do I have to raise?

See below.

Will I be able to raise the sponsorship level?

YES! Once you have started you will find that raising the minimum sponsorship is easy and most importantly fun! We will provide you with a breakdown of examples of how to raise the sponsorship money in an enjoyable way and we will of course be available every day to help you with more ideas! You are doing something quite simply amazing so make sure you tell everyone you know, and before you know it you will be racing towards your fundraising target!

What deposit do I have to pay?

£299

Can I extend my trip?

It is usually possible to extend your stay after the trip for a small administration charge and subject to availability, giving you the opportunity to explore some of this stunning country in your own time!

Will you help me?

YES! One of our highly experienced tour reps will be on hand to help you in the lead up to the event. You will be sent a full confirmation pack shortly after you register on the event which will give you all the information you need but we are always here to make the event as enjoyable and hassle free as possible! And there will even be the opportunity to meet your fellow participants at a special gathering before the event!

What is the food like?

Fresh meat and vegetables are the staples on this trip - featuring the traditional Moroccan dish called the 'Tajine' which usually contains lamb and lots of veg!

What do I need to bring?

You'll need to bring with you a sleeping bag and sleeping mat but apart from that we will be providing everything. We'll send you a full packing list once you've registered

Will you carry my luggage whilst I'm walking?

YES! Vehicles will take the group to the start of the trek and meet us at the end of each day. The vehicles carry all the luggage, food, water and camping equipment. You'll just need to carry those essentials like water and a camera!

How many people can take part?

The average group size is about 40 people although this does vary considerably from trip to trip

What type of accommodation will I be staying in?

We will be camping whilst actually on the Trek and staying in hotels on our first night and last night.

What's included in the cost?

Flights and all internal travel, accommodation, all meals (except celebration meal, and lunch and dinner on day 8), water, refreshments, guides, a doctor and medical support

Is there an age restriction?

You will need to be over 18 but there is no upper age limit. If you are over 65 will just need to get a medical form signed by your doctor.

What about insurance?

You must have travel insurance cover in order to participate in this challenge. You can either arrange this yourself (as long as your insurance company is aware of the nature of what you are doing and that it is a charity event) or we can help you arrange this.

ATOL

Many of the flights and flight-inclusive holidays 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. 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

How do I book my place?

As soon as possible! Simply click here to book online. Places are extremely limited and get snapped up quickly so to avoid disappointment sign up today and don't miss out!


Location: Morocco

Registration Fee: £299

Sponsorship Level: £2200

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