Atakor mountain range
The volcanic mountain range of Atakor is situated in north Tamanrasset .
The highest point is
Mont Tahat (2918 m). It is the "koudia", the skull of Hoggar.
From this mountain range rise large valleys
and wadis which flow to Chotts, Niger and Tchad in the past.
The mountain Assekrem,
(2730m), is a meditation place for Christians, at the Hermitage of
Father de Foucauld.
Assekrem is a wheather center which points to the meteo in Hoggar, which indicates low temperatures in winter nights.
Amis (tamacheq): camel
15 days trekking with pack camels
rocky peaks rise above sky-line.
if possible and crossing the village of Tagmart.
Sun rise at the Assekrem
5 to 6 daily trekking. 4X4 assistance. Packs camels carry the luggage.
Time to discover
rupestrian engravings and
paintings. Magic and silence admiring the mountain range of Assekrem.