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    Default Chad 2019 - Central African Savannah and Wonders of the Sahara

    Hello 4x4 community

    If I search for Chad in this forum l couldn't find any newer trip report or maybe any report at all.

    Many of you've heard about the success story of African Parks in Zakouma National Park in Chad.
    I was fixed with the first report I read from 2014/15 about Zakouma. How can I get there by my self without spending this extraordinary amount of money for Camp Nomad? On the other hand problems for me was flying from Europe to Chad for one week only it doesn't make sense to me. What does the country has on offer too? There are two World Heritage Sites in the Sahara. Lets try to combine this two very different places in one trip and we realised this dream in March 2019.

    We went for one week to Zakouma as a Fly Inn Safari and afterwards as on a road trip to Ennedi and the Ounianga Lakes.

    Anybody interested to come with us in an virtual way?
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    Here are a few pictures from our first two days in Zakouma.

    If you like you can find much more in the first part of our trip report on our homepage.
    I'm very sorry that you have to struggle with Google English to read it but my English is too bad to wright a report out of my native language German.

    Here is the link to part I.

    Enjoy
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    Before we continue I would like to post a video of our very privileged encounter with half of the famous big herd in the Salamat river.


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    A few pics from the next days.
    It's from part two on our homepage.
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    It's only four minutes of half an hour - amazing.

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    As most of you have already seen there is a third part about Zakouma on our homepage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by botswanadreams View Post


    It's only four minutes of half an hour - amazing.
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    Wow, amazing video!

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    I have been reading the trip reports from your Chad trip here and on your website with great interest. Many thanks

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    Many thanks @tashtego9 and @paparata for your interest to follow us throughout Chad. Ok, I know Chad is not the normal safari destination in Africa but worth a visit for people like to see a bit more from this amazing continent.

    Our long way to the Ennedi Massive in pictures you can find in part 4 on our homepage. This are only a few of them.
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    The trip report is with part 8 now finished. You are very welcome to have a quick look at https://www.botswanadreams.de/reisen...a/tschad-2019/


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    Thank you so much for a really interesting trip report. The combination of interesting places and wild life that you viewed was inspiring. We self drove in Algeria in 1994 and your photos of the desert areas of Chad remind us of the remote parts of Algeria that we encountered. We too had the thrill of finding pre historic rock art and evidence of ancient cultures such as grinding stones, sharpened stones for cutting and ostrich shell necklace pieces. And of course meeting people in really inhospitable desert and having tea. And always the heat.
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