SAHARA - Tibesti

The wild mountains of the Tibesti massif, represent a master for the most hardened Saharan travelers, for years a destination but difficult to reach due to wars and rebellions, it has become a viable destination if accompanied by good local guides who know the territory and population. , the mythical ethnic group of the Tubu.
For hikers and mountaineers it offers superb destinations in majestic fossil volcanoes such as the ascent of the Emi Koussi, and the descent into the Trou au Natron caldera

per adult from

$6,886

NZD

Duration

19 days

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  • What's included :
    • 18x Breakfast
    • 17x Dinner
    • 18x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 19 nights
    • visitation rights
    • double curtain
    • Entry/Admission - Lakes of Ounianga
    What's excluded :
    • international air flight
    • seen
    • travel insurance
    • drinks except mineral water
    • sleeping bag

  • Day 1: N'Djamena

    Stop At: N'Djamena, N'Djamena
    arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: hotel

    Day 2: N'Djamena -Mao

    Pass By: Kanem Region, Kanem Region
    We leave N’djamena in the direction of Massakory and take the only stretch of paved road along an area that is already typically Sahelian.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 3: Mao - track to Zouar

    Stop At: Mao, Chad
    Mao, the capital of Kanem and the ancient seat of a sultanate, characterized by the typical white limestone brick buildings in the classic Sudanese style.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 4: Track direction Zouar

    Pass By: Kanem Region, Kanem Region
    We leave the city, to begin the great crossing of the desert which, along the cliff of Angamma, will take us to the foot of Tibesti

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 5: Track - Zouar

    Pass By: Zouar, Chad
    in the evening we will camp near Zouar in the past seat of the Derdè, the highest and only recognized political and religious authority of the Toubou ethnic group.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 6: Zouar - Trou au Natron

    Pass By: Trou au Natron, Chad
    the track begins to climb on a track drawn on huge expanses of pumice stone formed when the region's volcanoes were in full activity

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 7: Trou au Natron

    Stop At: Trou au Natron, Chad
    Optional excursion to the bottom of the volcanic caldera, in about 6 km we overcome a difference in height of 700 meters
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: picnic
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 8: Trou au Natron - Bardai

    Pass By: Bardai, Chad
    we begin the slow descent towards Bardai crossing the Oudinger gorges, the sometimes difficult track takes us to the rock station called "Homme de Gonoa"
    Finally, the track crossing an oasis of greenery takes us to Bardai, the region's capital, a field near the oasis

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 9: Bardai - Zoumri

    Pass By: Tibesti Region, Tibesti Region
    We leave Bardai following the green path along the Enneri Zoumri, where acacias and tamarisks abound, then the track alternates with very rough and stony sections

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 10: Zoumri - Yebbi Bou

    Pass By: Yebbibou, Chad
    along the gorges of Yebbiguè to the "cachee" oasis of Yebby Bou with its characteristic Tubu constructions.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 11: Yebbi Bou - Track to Gouro

    Pass By: Tibesti Region, Tibesti Region
    along the way we will witness an exceptional variety of landscapes, we pass from arid plateaus at times enlivened by some steppes and complicated paths traced in a sea of stony ground characterized by steep slopes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 12: Track to Gouro - Gouro

    Pass By: Gouri, Chad
    We arrive in Gouro, a small oasis inhabited by the Toubou ethnic group surrounded by beautiful palm groves and the historic carrefour of the caravans that connected Abechè capital of Ouaddai to Libya.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 13: Gouro -Lac Ounianga

    Pass By: Lakes of Ounianga, Chad
    We leave the oasis of Gouro heading south to reach the beautiful lakes region of
    Ounianga Unesco World Heritage Site

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 14: Lac Ounianga

    Stop At: Lakes of Ounianga, Chad
    Visit of the lakes of the Ounianga Kebir, Ounianga Sahir and Buku region The landscape is incredible: lakes surrounded by palm groves that emerge unsuspecting from the sand, multicolored sandstone rock formations, yellow and orange dunes that descend to the water
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 15: Ounianga - Bir Kora

    Pass By: Ennedi Region, Ennedi Region
    We leave the Ounianga lakes region with a south-southwest route towards the oasis of Wadi Doum, following the Bir Kora trail

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 16: Bir Kora - Kalait

    Stop At: Bichagara, Chad
    we continue towards the Way oasis, the Bichagara rock painting site and the Wadi Doum oasis, before reaching the village of Kalait, currently the most important market in Ennedi
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 17: Kalait - Bathandjenna

    Pass By: Oum-Chalouba, Chad
    We leave the settlement of Kalait again after the necessary supplies and an integration of fresh food, passing through the abandoned village of Oum Chalouba
    likely sightings of herds of gazelles crossing the protected area of Wadi Achim

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bivouac

    Day 18: Bathandjenna - Moussoro

    Pass By: Bahr el Gazel Region, Bahr el Gazel Region
    following the Wadi Achim we reach the bed of the Bahr El Ghazal, the ancient emissary of Lake Chad. This, along with numerous other temporary waterways, testify to the ancient appearance of the area

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: bivouac

    Day 19: Moussoro - N'Djamena

    Pass By: Moussoro, Chad
    Last route on the track along the Bahr el Gazel in Massakory we take the asphalted road again to finally get to N'djamena. Accommodation at the hotel and free dinner

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel, shared day use room or scheduled night
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Ndjamena Airport, N'Djamena Chad
    Departure Time :
    10:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Eyte Voyages Tchad

Activity ID: V-166907P8

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