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Journeys designed by Dusko M DuSwami


Morocco - Western Sahara - MAURITANIA

  1. -“Anytime” if you’re a group of 4 passengers.

- 1-3 SUV’s in our convoy in West Africa!

We may start the journey in Casablanca, Dakhla, Nouakchott.

Day1 - arrival Casablanca

2 - 542km, Casablanca-Tiznit, cool town on the edge of Sahara with a great little bazaar/medina

3 - 72km, Tiznit - Sidi Ifni. Ex-Spanish colony, cool town on the beach. Art-deco architecture.

4 - 400km, Sidi Ifni - Tarfaya, scenic coastal drive.Dunes+Atlantic. Tarfaya famous for Saint Exupery and his pilot job. We spend the night in a VERY exotic location in the middle of nowhere.

5 - 288km, Tarfaya - Layounne - Boujdour; capital city of W-Sahara, Boujdour: cool Sahrawi town with great but really simple grilled fish and nice little fishing harbour. We may also spend the night in a remote Saharan “spa”.

6 - 345km, Boujdour - Dakhla. Dakhla is my favourite city in W-Sahara, great CORNICHE, great coffee, great tajine, great dunes, fantastic location, fantastic kite-surfing.

7 - 370km, Dakhla - Mauritania border: most bizarre border crossing on the planet.

8 - 30km, border - Nouadhibou.

9 - 480km, Nouadhibou - Nouakchott, truly exotic African capital city with west Africa's best fishing market and NO other "tourist" sights

10 - 0km, Nouakchott, chillout, hubble-bubble, beach, etc.

11 - 520km, Nouakchott - Chinguetti, Islam's 7th holiest city - but the only one in the middle of NOWHERE

12 - 120km, Chinguetti - Ouadane, desert village with lovely architecture

13 - 180km, Ouadane - Atar, great camping in my friend's great campground

14 - 50km, Atar - Terjit, my favorite oasis in the Sahara!!!!!!! Super-scenic.

15 - 0-70km, Terjit, chillout, daytrip to Mherir Guelta possible

16 - 410km, Terjit - Nouakchott

17 - 200km, optional: Nouakchott - Senegal River and Diawling national park with flamingoes, pelicans, wild boar, cows and lonely shepherds

18-19 - 2x500km, sunny drive back to Dakhla

20 - flight home from Dakhla

....and a lot of stuff in between.

Prices: from 2500€/person.

Price always includes pretty much “everything” except airfares:

  1. -local food/drinks

  2. -accommodation in cozy little family-owned hotels, guesthouses or campgrounds with rooms - sometimes these can be exclusive establishments... sometimes less exclusive...

  3. -ground transport in sturdy, comfortable, air-conditioned Japan made SUV’s

  4. -organization

Prices are based on 4 passengers per vehicle + guide/driver with booking made at least 6 months in advance. But we still need to hear from you to finalize all the technicalities and the price.

If you want to travel as a couple or as a solo traveler, see the prices below:

1 passenger per vehicle: price above x3

2 passengers per vehicle: price above x2

Discover West Africa in the comfort of our comfortable Japan-made SUV’s: Toyota Land-cruiser and Nissan Patrol. On board with you: AC and a cool mix of world music, jazz and smooth pop.