CHAD 10 DAY ITINERARY - ARCHEI, ENNEDI, CAPITAL, DESERT & HIGHLIGHTS

CHAD 10 DAY ITINERARY - ARCHEI, ENNEDI, CAPITAL, DESERT & HIGHLIGHTS

$4,928 (Per Adult)

$4,928 (Per Child)

$493 (Per Adult) / Day

$493 (Per Child) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration10 day(s)

LocationChad

Start PointNdjamena

End PointNdjamena

AvailabilitySep 23 , 2018 to Sep 19 , 2021

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Summary

FOR CHADIAN CULTURE AND FOR A GOOD SCOPE OF THE COUNTRY, THIS TOUR IS THE BEST OF THE BEST.

Activities

Places

  • Saharan Chad

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at some lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Arrive in Ndjamena

Arrive – Ndjamena Arrive Ndjamena and be transferred to your hotel. Overnight. Hotel Chez Wou or similar with dinner

Day 2 to Day 4Ndjamena – Ouaddai & Mongo Kalait

Drive from Ndjamena through the Lake Chad plains up to Massaguet. On your way visit Bitkine and other villages, stop at the Rock Ab Touyour (mountains of the vultures). From here we are already in the Guera region (Mountainous Sahelian area) marked by granite peaks.
This is the place of the Hadjerai ethnic group (the inhabitants of the stone country) where the population is dominated by farmers and hunters, they are said to have very sophisticated techniques.
We continue through the immense plain and the acacia forest known for its production of Arabic gum. We will visit Mongo, located at the edge of the massif of Aboutelfane (mount Guera, 1500m); drive through a set of hills and inhabited valleys.
We arrive in Abéchéa a transhumance zone and chief-place of Ouaddaï, this city was the former crossroads of caravan roads and used to be a big slaves’ market.
From there, we take the direction of Ennedi in the North; the landscape makes us feeling the desert as we move from sedentary farmers place to nomadic breeders’ area. Visit Arada and take an unpaved sandy road up to Kalait which is the gate of Ennedi.
Camping (3 nights)
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 to Day 7Archei

Region of Archei its paintings and guelta: 120 km
We enter via the complex hydrographic system of Oued Archeï pond. Walk and drive in this spectacular Southern part of Ennedi where leave semi nomads Gaeda, Tama and Zagawa.
Points of interests: castles, cathedrals, arcs and caves everything there is gigantic. In the guelta of Archei, mythical and especially sacred place, the nomad Toubous and their enormous herds of camels will attrat your attention. The last living example crocodiles of Sahara live there. Rock paintings can be discovered.
NB: site of Terkei – Toukou – Manda Guili Cave, Archei and deli caves.
Camping (3 nights)
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 to Day 10Kalait / Abéché /Mongo/N’djamen

Kalait / Abéché /Mongo/N’djamena : 1300 Km
From the village of Kalait, we will drive back to Abeche. Our trip will take a more ethnological aspect here. We will discover Guerra Massif through Mongo the administrative center.
Points of interest: Different ethnic groups, Mountain Abou Telfan and the Peaks of Guerra, isolated villages of Arabic Sara and Sara Kinga village.
After this ethnological part, we will drive back to Ndjamena. Spend one night then the following day relax before being transferred to the airport for the international flight.
Camping (1 night) Breakfast, lunch, dinner
+ 1 night at Hotel Chez Wou
Breakfast for the last day

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$4,928 - $4,928 Duration: 10 day(s)

Destination

Chad