Chad Gerewol Festival Tour


Tour leader: TBC

1 31/08/2024

Arrive into N'Djamena

• Arrive in Chad’s capital, N’Djamena, and transfer to the hotel.

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2 01/09/2024

Journey South

• Today we will depart to locate the Wodaabe tribe.

• As a nomadic community, their location remains undisclosed and can take anywhere between 2 and 8 hours to arrive from N’Djamena.

• In the evening we will have a bivouac dinner in the camp.

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3 02/09/2024

Explore the Wodaabe Camp

• During the day we will tour the camp and witness the Wodaabe preparing for their celebrations. As night falls, the community will gather for a long night of singing, dance, and courtship rituals.

• Camp for the night.

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4 03/09/2024

Gerewol Celebrations

• Today the Gerewol festivities will continue and we will spend the day immersing ourselves in the Wodaabe's way of life and celebrate their traditions.

• Camp for the night.

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5 04/09/2024

Return to N'Djamena

• After breakfast we will spend our final morning with the Wodaabe people.

• After lunch we will return to N'Djamena and spend the evening at leisure.

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6 05/09/2024

Tour of Gaoui

• In the morning we will travel to Gaoui which was once the capital of the Sao civilisation. Here we will visit the former palace of the Sultan of Gaoui and explore one of the finest examples of mud-build architecture.

• Later, we will have a city tour of N'Djamena and visit the Chad National Museum.

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7 06/09/2024

Tour Ends

• Today the tour ends.

• Depart from N'Djamena at anytime.

• Many flights connect via Addis Ababa and Cairo.


  • - Visa support documents
  • - Airport transfers
  • - 3 nights twin accommodation in N'Djamena
  • - Private tents at campsite
  • - Lupine tour leader
  • - Local guides
  • - Breakfast is included each day. Whilst in N'Djamena only breakfast is included. When staying with the Wodaabe tribe all meals are included.
  • - Visa fee
  • - International Flights
  • - Tips
  • - Drinks
  • - Lunch and dinners in N'Djamena
  • - Other personal expenses
  • - Single room supplement - £200 (we can allocate another sole traveller to share with if required, subject to availability).
  • - Sleeping bags
  • Tour Price: £1685
  • Deposit: £350
  • Single Room Supplement: £200
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