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Journeys designed by Dusko M DuSwami


Morocco - W Sahara - MAURITANIA - Senegal

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


Itineraries change! Every year there’s something new!

Fly-in: Casablanca, Dakhla or Nouakchott.

Day1 - arrival Casablanca

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

3 - 72km, Tiznit - Sidi Ifni. Ex-Spanish colony, quiet town on the beach. Natural arches, 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. Saharan spa at the end of the day.

6 - 345km, Boujdour - Dakhla. Dakhla is DuSwami’s 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. More of that bizarre moment,

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. Guelb er Richat - the eye of Africa - yes, and that too.

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.

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 or you can continue to Senegal.

20 - flight home from Dakhla

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

Prices: from 2900€/person.

Price includes:

  1. -accommodation in cozy little family-owned hotels, guesthouses - sometimes these can be exclusive establishments... sometimes a little  less exclusive...

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

  3. -brilliant logistics & 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.