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Tag 1       _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_Arrival in Nouakchott night there
Tag 2       _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_And the journey begins. Drive in 4x4 to Aleg. night in the tent
Tag 3       _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_Proceed to the crocodiles of Matmar. Night there in the tent 
Tag 4       _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_Continue to Tidjikja Night at the hostel
Day 5             and definitely calls the desert. Drive in 4x4 to Tichit. night at the hostel
Day 6           Preparing for the big desert safari.
Day 7 - Day 15 On the old caravan routes in the desert of Mauritania
Day 16/17Now back in the car we finish the road of the caravans to Oualata
Day 18      Arrival in Oualata around noon. Time to visit this world heritage site.
Day 19      Last 100km of track to Nema. From here we are now on the road of hope. (route de l'éspoir)         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_          und fahren bis Kiffa . night in the hotel
Day 20     Kiffa. Unwind, rest, visit the city
Day 21     First part of the return trip to Nouakchott. Overnight on the go.
Day 22     Arrival in Nouakchott. Total culture shock after all the rest enjoyed. sightseeing
Day 23     And bye. The journey is over
We reserve the right to make program changes due to external circumstances
Travel Advice:
Mauritania is now (again) considered a stable country. The French
The government already included the restrictions in its considerations in 2017
"Journeys to Mauritania" presented in a very differentiated manner. the
Tour operators have then started again to travel to
offer to Mauritania. The travel advice of the Swiss
see government
Conditions: Are included:
  • The trip is intended for people in good physical and mental condition. We are 8 / 9 days on foot in the desert.
  • It is to be expected with 4 - 6 hours march / day.
  • Full board applies to the entire journey from arrival in Nouakchott to and including departure there.
  • The journey to and from the end of the hike is carried out with Toyota Highlux.
  • During the hike we move on our own. Dromedaries carry the food and all other necessary luggage.
  • A car is available for the entire trip. This is always available in the background. (emergencies)
  • Overnight in tents. Exceptions are specifically listed.
  • A touring pharmacy is available for initial medical care.
  • Morocco - Mauritania is a trade name used by Edi Kunz for his ventures. Legal responsibility lies in the hands of the Mauritanian company "phare du désert" based in Nouakchott.
  • We are the link between the customer on the one hand and Phare du désert on the other hand and are responsible for all organizational matters. 
  • We personally accompany our customers on this unique journey.
The Mauritanian representation:
Le phare du desert - Mauritanie Assistance,SA
Av. Mokhtar Daddah, immeuble Essalam, 108
Tel + 22245249922
NIF 00043463

Are not included in the price:
Arrival and departure (we are happy to help you find flights)
Visa fees (about 60 euros)
Personal expenses
Any costs that may arise that were not foreseeable
The price:
The price for a group of more than three people is EUR 2880/person
Medical supplies:
The medical care in Mauritania is sufficient. Up to and including Nema, all places are provided with the necessary hospital. In addition to basic medical care, which is provided by the Mauritanian agency, military units are almost everywhere on the journey along the old caravan route. They are responsible for the well-being of travelers. In addition, the escort vehicle is ready for emergencies.
Medical Precautions / Vaccinations / Suggestion:
No vaccinations are required when entering from a European country
Attention is drawn to the fact that good insurance, which also includes repatriation, is a must.
Date of the trip:
Sun 16.1. until Mon 07.02.2021 

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