Sahara Desert Trek - Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
Join us for a truly unforgettable experience and trek across one of the most breath taking and largest deserts in the world – The Sahara!

The trek over four days, will take you on a path through ever-changing landscapes and a climb to the top of the massive Chegaga Dunes, where you will witness the magnificent desert sunrise.

The days will be hot and the trekking will be tough, but the support team from Global Adventure Challenges will help you conquer the mammoth desert!

With traditional Berbers as guides you’ll experience the delights of Morocco first hand, in addition to being mesmerised by the remoteness and solitude that the Sahara brings.

If you want to take part in an overseas challenge event to support your local air ambulance but have limited time, this most unique trek challenge is for you.
Day 1 Depart UK on a flight to Morocco and transfer to a hotel.

Day 2 Transfer to M’hamid, the gateway to the Sahara via the Draa Valley. After lunch, trek to Bougharn Dunes. Around (2-3 hours of trekking).

Day 3 Follow the ever changing landscape and trek to foot of Chigaga Dunes. (6-7 hours trekking).

Day 4 Climb the Chigaga Dunes and witness the incredible sun-rise over the Sahara! Trek to Erg Aghaul. (7-8 hours trekking).

Day 5 Trek to Foum Zguid and then transfer to Ouarzazate. To celebrate the end of the trek their will be a celebratory dinner ‘Moroccan style!’

Day 6 Transfer to airport for flight to UK.
Option A - Minimum Sponsorship Registration Fee £175 + Min Sponsorship £1824

Option B - Self-funding Registration Fee £175 + Self Funding £912

For further information email info@gwaac.com

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity are challenging you to trek the Sahara Desert in 2020, run in conjunction with our partners Global Adventure Challenges.

Download the Global Adventure Challenges brochure here.

There are two dates for you to choose from but get in quickly as spaces are filling up fast! 

 

12th March - 17th March 2020

 

5th November - 10th November 2020