The basics

Trekking in the desert is a unique and beautiful experience. To make the most of this experience it is best to be prepared and have the right gear and equipment.

Here are some key general points regarding the treks we are organizing:

SOME PRE-REQUISITES:
– Be in good physical shape
– Used to walking several hours a day
– Have medical insurance
– Have a valid passport, with at least 6 months of validity

HIKING LEVEL:
You must be able to walk at least 6 to 8 hours/day, with different gradients (max. 800m) and on variable terrain.

TYPE OF TREK:
During the hikes, you will only need to carry your day pack, with everything you will need for the day. When camping, the rest of the gear, and also our food and water, will be carried by a separate vehicle to our next camp site.
Most treks include sleeping 4 to 8 days outside, either in a tent or with just a sleeping bag.

COST:
In general, it includes all meals, local transportation, and lodging. It may also include entry to special sites such as Petra.
It does not include the flight and entry visas.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING:
 - Passport, medical insurance
 - Water bottles to carry up to 4.5 litres of water
 - Hat, sunglasses
 - Good hiking shoes, sandals for the evening
 - Comfortable day pack
 - Good sleeping bag, sleeping pad, tent
 - Warm clothes for the evening
 - Towel and toiletries
 - Toilet paper and matches
 - Flashlight and extra batteries
 - Sunscreen
 - Insect repellent
 - Personal first aid and medications, spare glasses
 - Snacks
 - Plate, soup bowl, spoon, fork, knife

Tempted ?! It is guaranteed happiness ! Contact me for more details and to discuss possible itineraries.

Trips can be customized: together we can plan an itinerary and trip that match the desires and wishes of the group.

If you have friends and acquaintances who might be interested in the hikes posted on this site or future ones, please share this link with them. The local guide speaks English, but I can ensure all translations into French and Italian !

Sunrise over campsite in the Negev desert

Sunrise over campsite in the Negev desert

One comment

  1. This is a nice website. Good job! I want to go.

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