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Liwa Desert Marathon Walk (40k) 2 Days

This event is open to all, men and women! 

We ensure that everyone stays hydrated and healthy . We will walk back into our camp for a full lunch and a jump in the spring fed pool on site. Each rest stops will also have food and energizing snacks available. 


Our evening activities on Friday night will include a bonfire and midnight snacks before enjoying the shooting stars and the Milky Way. You cannot see the stars like this until you are far away from the city lights. Its simply spectacular. 

This event is open for all.

Sleeping arrangements are in a group tented area with flush toilets and showers. Private twin rooms are available at an additional charge, the expectation is that we all sleep on mattresses outside under the stars. 


Our trek leaders are trained in Wilderness Advanced First Aid and have mapped the trek prior to our walk. Our teams will be communicating via walkie with the drivers and other leaders, and ensuring the health and safety of everyone in the team. 


Meeting time Friday morning at 9 am in Liwa. Ready to walk. Carpools organized in the whats app group, rides will be available for all from Abu Dhabi. 

We will walk until 12 pm, stopping for lunch in a tented area. WE will resume walking at 2 pm and walk into the sunset. 

Sunset: DInner included
Bonfire and swimming in the spring fed pool

Friday morning; 
Walk start: 430 am is the wake up and breakfast call. 

5 am, head torches, head lamps, we will walk for an hour while the sand is hard and cold to get the maximum number of KM done while its cold.

Finish Walking; We should walk for 6-7 hours and finish by 1 pm in the afternon. 

Afternoon in the desert, departure by 3pm

Certificates given for completion! 


900 dh for twin sharing room

750 for outdoor or tent sleeping option (limited rooms avaiable, first come first serve) 

What’s included:

• Carpool coordination to the Liwa starting point. (Bus additional charge)

• Overnight in Desert Residence on Friday night.

• Lunch, dinner, breakfast and lunch on Saturday

• 1 4x4 car support for the walk

• Trek leaders 1:10

• Resting Lunch camp + lunch

• Bonfire on Thursday night

• SAT phone for emergencies

Not included:

• Camelback bladder

• Trekking poles

• Sand Gaitors (50dh - to keep the sand out) 


If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at

What's next: 

make your payment and you will be added to the whats app group. 

Meeting point on Friday morning

4 pm from Spinneys Khalidiya if you would like to follow the group leaders.