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8 DAYS ALGERIA DESERT TOUR

CIRCUIT "THE TASSILI FRESCOES"



Man invented the clock, but God invented time (Tuareg proverb)




Algerian Sahara - 9 day trip with seven hiking mule

South of Tassili N'Ajjer tray Sefar is a wonderful maze of canyons, sand, peaks and arches. You explore on foot this great open-air museum, porting is provided by donkeys because the platform is inaccessible to camels. Upon return, the vehicle you are going through huge waves of the sea sand Erg Admer. A trip to surprise one of the most fantastic landscapes of the Sahara and the magic of lights, those of the first morning of the world.



Highlights of 8 Days Algeria private tour:


  • Discovery tray Sefar an open-air museum, "riddled" with rock and only accessible to hikers paintings.
  • Ethical: you cook mainly gas, wood being used for the preparation of the cake and tea. Your waste is collected and sorted. The local team is responsible for burning what can be, the rest is reported on Djanet.



Program of this Algeria desert Tour :



  • Day 1: - DJANET - CAMP    arrival at the airport, you are greeted immediately and you go by jeep towards the plate Ajjers. You stop at Akba Taffelelet, the starting point of your hike and meeting with your mule team (30 min drive).


  • Day 2: AKBA TAFFELELET - Tamrit - 5 to 6 hours trek - CAMP Early in the morning, you take the neck Taffelelet to get on the board. Setting up camp at noon and in the afternoon, you walk through the forest of stone Tamrit, a dazzling site where you sneak in late narrow corridors of sand, bordered by high sandstone columns of 10-20 m . Rock paintings and engravings succeed ... The Grand Canyon and the valley Tamrit cypress millennia are amazing witnesses of a time when the Tassili enjoyed a Mediterranean climate.


  • Day 3: Tamrit - ITINEN TIN - TIN TAZAREF - 5 to 6 hours trek - CAMP This plateau is a museum and navigating this chaotic maze, through these stone cities, from painting to painting. Stroll among the needles Tin Itinen and sites of rock paintings depicting hunting scenes, herds of cows and various gods.


  • Day 4: TIN TAZAREF - SEFAR - SEFAR WHITE - 5 to 6 hours trek - CAMP Visit the famous white Sefar site. It is a maze of strange sandstone towers sculpted by the wind, forest of stone of immense wealth. All periods of artistic expression Tassili men meet there. Cattle, sheep, antelopes and especially human or divine representations are multiplying on the walls. We will focus in particular on the famous frescoes of the "god of prayerful."


  • Day 5: SEFAR BLACK - TIRRESOUTINE - 5 to 6 hours trek - CAMP In the morning, visit the famous site Sefar black and discovery of the great god Orantes. It is found here that few works of Bovidian time. The majority of paintings encountered evokes an earlier period, that "men round head." A very characteristic style of this place ... You continue to Tiressouten for overnight camping.


  • Day 6: TIRRESOUTINE - ALADOUMEN - 5 to 6 hours hiking - CAMP Crossing the plateau of Aladoumen. Along the way you learn a few new paintings and can find the same as that used bovidiens pastors to achieve their frescoes ocher shale.


  • Day 7: ALADOUMEN - Djabaren - 5 to 6 hours trek - CAMP Then you reach Djabaren, renowned as one of the richest archaeological sanctuaries in the world. More than 5,000 paintings and engravings let imagine the presence of more than twelve different civilizations, and the whole history of the prehistoric Sahara.


  • Day 8: Djabaren - DJANET - 5 to 6 hours trek - PLANE Since Djabaren, you get off the shelf to find your vehicles that lead you to Djanet. Visit the small capital of Do Ajjers shower and then departure to the dunes of Erg Admer. Tegargart bivouac, near the site of the rock engravings "crying cow". Transfer to the airport of Djanet


  • Day 9: - Return flight




Useful Information: prepare your trip in the Tassili :



Travel conditions


  • Transport of cargo, equipment for bivouacs and food reserves by pack animals (camels, mules) or in vehicles, depending on the type of circuit.
  • All our guides are Tuareg. Their incomparable knowledge of the country is the guarantee of a successful in the most perfect security and travel in keeping a fragile eco-system.


Equipment


The weight of your baggage must not exceed 20 kg.

non-rigid travel bag not to hurt the carrier animals.

very strong travel bag in canvas, marine-type bag or tote.

Sleeping Bag (mountains from December to February type) and cloth bag.

Clothing linen or cotton (long-sleeved shirts for sun). A sweater and / or a warm jacket for the evenings. Good shoes and comfortable sandals or sneakers.

wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, protective sunscreen.

Gourde, flashlight (extra batteries), kit and towels.

Your personal antidiarrheal drugs, aspirin, bandages, etc..

A small bag will be useful for your business road, water bottle and camera, luggage is easily accessible throughout the day.


Provide a lighter and plastic bags (capacity 10L) to burn paper and sanitary napkins to save the desert unsightly traces of our passage.