Sahara Charity Trek
8th - 16th March 2014
Sponsorship level: £2,000
Imagine the feel of the Sahara desert underfoot, taking in mesmerising landscapes beyond your wildest expectations and dramatic sand dunes as far as the eye can see.
Trekking the Sahara Desert will provide you with an unbelievable experience which you will never forget. For those of you with a desire to take part in charity trekking challenge of a lifetime for a charity close to your heart then this is the trip for you.
The following gives you a brief taste of the challenge ahead but for more detailed information please do not hesitate to contact one of the Overseas Team on 020 7424 5511 who will be delighted to help you!
Fly to Ouarzazate. Overnight in hotel accommodation.
Onwards to Zagora, along the long Palmerie of the Draa with crumbling Kasbahs ditted among the palms.
Pass the cliffs of the southern Dra in the direction of the first Dunes of Ait Oumir.
The high dunes of l'erg Zaher, at night spend some time under the stars.
Climb to the summit of the Zaher dune to see the sun rise, head north to cross the river bed of the Dra.
Hamada du Dra on to Djebel Bani. Leaving L'oued El Attach (The river of thirst) camp at the dune of Bouguern.
Back through sand dunes and the rocky Hamada desert to the last oasis camp before Mhamid.
Visit to the world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, the ancient Kasbah which has been a backdrop for many films.
Return flight to London.
There are still some places available on our next Sahara Desert Trek.
Enquire about Sahara trek availability now!
Skyline Events are acting as agents for the tour operator (ATOL number 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?
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?
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.
How do I book my place?
As soon as possible! Simply click here to book online today. Places are extremely limited and get snapped up quickly so to avoid disappointment sign up today and don't miss out!
Registration Fee: £299
Sponsorship Level: £2,000
Enquire about availability NOW! while places still remain
|Your Sahara Desert trek takes place:
8th - 16th March 2014
|Book now for a deposit of just:
|Additional sponsorship to raise:
|Number of days:
||9 days(8 nights)
||A good standard of hotel is used with individual showers, when not camping.
||Usually 8-30C at this time of year however the temperature will vary but the desert is usually dry and clear.
||Flights and all interval travel, accommodation, all food while camping and most except 1 meal while in hotels, refreshments (water is scarce and primarily used for drinking), guides, a doctor and medical support. Camping equipment is also provided.
Choosing Your Charity
We want to make choosing a charity as simple as possible for you. With so many different charities out there you might not have a clear idea of who is going to benefit from all of your time and effort.
Here at SkylineOverseas we work with hundreds of UK based charities on our charity treks and bike rides, simply take a look at our list there is definitely plenty of choice!
Weve given you a few examples of our most popular charities below to help you decide but should you have a cause that is close to you or know of a cause that you havent seen in our charity list then we can certainly contact them on your behalf and arrange everything for you.
Some of the popular charities people with us chose to support include:
(click on a link to order your free information pack now)
Breast Cancer Care
Institute of Cancer Research
Kidney Research UK
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Make a Wish Foundation
Your Local Hospice
With so much choice making a decision can take some time which is also why you are able to order a free information pack on your chosen event and then decide which charity to raise money for when you book.
There are a limited number of places available on our next Sahara Trek, further dates maybe available so please call us for details.