In the south of Morocco there are two large ergs of dunes. A sea of sand where life seems to lose its breath and time stands still. Four days walking along the dunes of Zhar, Chagga, tamarisks trees along Draa River, plateaus and desert mountains! This is a truly spectacular tour for those who need some silence and order in their life!
PRICE PER PERSON: From 410 €
– Group 1 – 2 person: On request – Group 6 – 10 people: 460 €/person
– Group 3- 5 people: 615 €/person – Group 11 – 15 people: 410 €/person
Comfortable sportswear and hiking boots, hat, fleece jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, headtorch, water bottle, sleeping bag.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
Day 1: Airport - Marrakech Hotel
Transfer from the airport to your accommodation. The first evening you will be able to spend by yourself and explore the vibrant life of Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech - Ourzazate - Draa Valley
After breakfast we head to the south of Morocco passing the High Atlas mountains. Amazing scenery is guaranteed! We will stay overnight in a nice camp or a hotel in the Palmery (your choice).
Day 3: Draa Valley - M'Hamid
After breakfast, we will head to Zagora and OuladDriss village. We will spend the morning driving along the Draa valley with its fascinating range of contrasting scenery, colourful oases, verdant palm groves, cultivated and fortified villages. We will at stop at OuladDriss for lunch and a cup of mint tea at a local’s house. In the afternoon we will be able to admire the first desert landscape and enjoy the 3H camel trek through the oases and the dunes of Bounou. Our light nomadic camp will be set up in the middle of the dunes of Mhamid.
Day 4: M'Hamid - Sidi Naji
We will leave the dunes of M’Hamid and walk between the dunes and plateaus following the caravan footsteps across the soft curves of sand dunes and the flatness of the hammada (black desert). We will take in the tranquility of the open blue sky and the silence of the sand dunes. Overnight camping in the dunes of Sidi Naji. 4H walk
Day 5: Sidi Naji - Erg Zhar Dunes
Today we will discover the magic of the Sahara desert with its endless sand dunes and breathtaking scenery. After the 5H walk through almost undiscovered places we will get to the spectacular Erg Zaher dunes where you will breathe the clean air of the Sahara desert and explore the diversity of ever-changing landscapes, splendid sand dunes that change color as the day goes by.
Day 6: Erg Zhar - Erg Smar Dunes
After breakfast we will start walking towards the Erg Smar dunes. In the evening we will make a campfire and admire the bright stars and night sky. 5H walk
Day 7: Erg Smar - Erg Chegaga Dunes
We will enjoy one last day in the dunes meeting the nomadic families of the Ait Atta Berber tribe and learn about the life in this wild corner of Morocco. 5H walk
Day 8: Erg Chegaga - Marrakech
Today we will take the road back to Marrakesh over the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, 2260m. We will arrive in Marrakech around 5:30 pm. Back to noisy civilization!
Day 9: Transfer back - Marrakech Airport
Transfer to the airport.
Goodbye and see you on your next trip to Morocco!