Neonatal Nurses Lyndsay and Emily are taking part in the DIFC Sahara Trek in order to raise money for The Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Trust. They both work on the Unit and know just how much the funds they raise will help the babies they care for on a daily basis.
Imagine the feel of the Sahara desert underfoot, taking in mesmerising landscapes beyond your wildest expectations and dramatic sand dunes as far as the eye can see.
Trekking the Sahara Desert will provide you with an unbelievable experience which you will never forget. For those of you with a desire to take part in charity trekking challenge of a lifetime for a charity close to your heart then this is the trip for you.
The following gives you a brief taste of the challenge ahead but for more detailed information please do not hesitate to contact one of the Overseas Team on 020 7424 5511 who will be delighted to help you!
Fly to Ouarzazate. Overnight in hotel accommodation.
Onwards to Zagora, along the long Palmerie of the Draa with crumbling Kasbahs ditted among the palms.
Pass the cliffs of the southern Dra in the direction of the first Dunes of Ait Oumir.
The high dunes of l'erg Zaher, at night spend some time under the stars.
Climb to the summit of the Zaher dune to see the sun rise, head north to cross the river bed of the Dra.
Hamada du Dra on to Djebel Bani. Leaving L'oued El Attach (The river of thirst) camp at the dune of Bouguern.
Back through sand dunes and the rocky Hamada desert to the last oasis camp before Mhamid.
Visit to the world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, the ancient Kasbah which has been a backdrop for many films.
Return flight to London.
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