Closed for several years, the plateau of Tassili N'Ajjer is accessible again. According to UNESCO, since this site is classified there, this strange lunar landscape of great geological interest shelters one of the most important prehistoric rock art ensembles of the world. More than 15 000 drawings and engravings allow to follow since 6000 BC. BC until the first centuries of our era, climate changes, migrations of wildlife and the evolution of human life on the borders of the Sahara.
Yann Arthus Bertrand has shot the end of his documentary "Algeria from the sky" (in French), here is an excerpt on rock paintings of SEFAR.
At the east of Tamanrasset, between sand and rocks, the oasis of Djanet attracts and fascinates the traveler. It still prevails the bewitching atmosphere of travels in days of yore, when the long caravans loaded with spices, salt or tea, reached without restrictions countries called today, Libya, Niger, or Mali. Because, just there, behind its generous ramparts, starts the infinite of yellow, pink and black sands, the desert of barren rocks where the sight is led astray.
You won’t soak in without a reliable and cautious guide. Whose perfect knowledge of the region is the guarantee of a total security and a successful travel in the desert. By foot, on the back of a camel or in the 4x4 cabin, it’s him that will be able to initiate you to the mysteries of the Sahara, this untrammeled country of which he knows the slightest secret.
Trekking tours, camel trip, hiking, or 4x4. Our team is constituted of professional tuaregs, experimented, who will take you to encounter Sahara, its inhabitants and their culture.
For you, words like Ténéré, Kel-Ajjer, Tassili, guelta or meharee, will take the unmatched relief of the things you lived.