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Sahara Dunes Trek

Experience the once in a life time opportunity in Morroco and raise funds for PCRC while gazing at t

Nov 08 2018

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If you are one for an unbelievable, unique experience, filled with mesmerizing landscapes, golden sand dunes and a star-scattered sky, then this challenging trek is the one for you. The beautiful backdrop sets the scene for a challenge that will take you out of your comfort zone. Trek the world's largest hot desert during the day, and enjoy traditional Moroccan food while making friends for life around the camp fire at night. If you have a taste for adventure, visit the Sahara Dunes with us!

Registration fee: £199

Sponsorship target: £1950

Register for your challenge of a lifetime now!

Below you will find the itinerary so you will be able to get a sense of what to expect on the trip. For further details you can download the event brochure.

Day 1 Fly to Ouarzazate
Depart London for Ouarzazate, Morroco. Upon arrival we will meet our local guides and transfer to our hotel accommodation for a good night's rest before our challenge starts in the morning!

Day 2
After an early wake-up call and our first sight of Morocco in daylight we depart on our journey to the edge of the desert and the start of our trek. We stop for lunch en-route and buy a traditional headscarf in preparation for the days ahead. On arrival at the village of M'Hamid we load up the camels and start our trek through bare fields and palm trees. Towards late afternoon we will arrive at M'Hamid El Rhozlane, which will play host to our camp for the night. Approx 3 hours trekking.

Day 3
We wake to sunrise and stillness in the desert air. After a hearty breakfast we set off past the cliffs of the southern Draa towards the first dunes of Ait Oumir. After stopping to re-fuel at lunch we continue over sand dunes before we each our camp shaded by Tamarisk trees. Approx 6 hours trekking.

Day 4
Another day brings new challenges as we trek along the banks of the Draa and catch our first sight of L'erg Zaher, the highest dunes in this region. Our afternoon focus is to tackle the steep climb of the dune, careful with every step we make in the deep sand until we reach the top with breathtaking views. Our camp for the night is at the foot of these dunes. Approx 6 hours trekking.

Day 6
We rise early in time to pack up camp for the final time. We leave camp and head towards the dry river bed of the Draa across which are the Erg Sar dunes where our drivers will meet us. After a short drive to M'Hamis we grab some lunch before settling in for our drive back to Ouarzazate. This evening (after a chance to freshen up!) we will enjoy a celebration meal at a local restaurant to toast our desert achievements. Approx 3 hours trekking.

Day 6 Depart for London
Morning transfer to the airport for our flight back to London.

For further information, please contact a member of the events team on 0203 735 5446 or 


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Event Type

Active & Health – Trekking

Event Contact Details

Lauren Ward

Britannia House , 7 Trinity Street, London, London (Greater London). SE1 1DB


0203 735 5448

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