In the depths of the Moroccan Sahara, this camel trek brings you to discover a desert with many facets, in an almost unexplored region. Nomadic territory Aït Khebbach, the dune cords of erg Ouzina follow the Tassilian plateaux immersed in dunes of the black schist circus of Zireg. Trekking between Saharan villages and palm groves in the middle of the desert, you hike alongside your camels in ocher, yellow and black landscapes dotted with dunes. A trip for the lovers of rare circuits and the desert, wishing to live a strong Saharan experience!
Day 01: Arrival day:
Arrival at the airport. Welcome and transfer to your hotel. Possible to visit the square depending on your arrival flight.
Day 02: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Merzouga desert – Ighrm(Driving a 4WD)
You follow the road along the valley of Dades where a multitude of palm groves and ksour adobe. You pass south of the Jebel Sagho before turning to the desert and joining your evening stage in Taous. You meet your team of camel drivers and their camels. Small setting on the crest of a mountain before joining your bivouac in the sand.
Day 03: Taous – Jdaid Dunes(Trekking and camel riding):
Accompanied by your camels, you leave Taous to join the sandy wadis and the fields of dunes of Hou Moudaras including the visit of engraving stons. You enter into a true Saharan universe. You come down to a wadi for lunch under the acacia tree, then you pass between palm groves and small regs before arriving at the village of Jdaid, near which you visit an other site of cave engravings. Installation of the bivouac in the heart of the dunes.
Day 04: Jdaid dunes – Erg Ouzina (Trekking and camel riding):
You continue your camel trek towards a cordon of golden dunes leaving behind the erg Jdaid. You reach Ouzina and its hillside dunes. The softness of the dunes contrasts sharply with the darkness of the mountain surrounding the erg. Installation of your bivouac in Ouzina dunes
Day 05: Ouzina dunes – Tabkhoute Oasis – Ramlia dunes(Trekking and camel riding):
From your bivouac, you will leave the dunes of Ouzina and you will enter a real Saharan space, between the sandy zone and the mountains of Ifrda and a mountain formed as a Tajine. You will continue to west to cross the mountains and Oasis of Tabekhoute, the land of the nomads, you will have the opportunity to meet a few families in this unique and isolated Saharan land.
Day 06: Ramlia dunes – Mhamed gorges – Black Hamada – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley(driving 4WD)
Today, you will start driving a 4WD towards Todra gorges where the breathtaking landscapes will amaze you. You will cross a massif dry river with wild tamarisksenter, You then go up through the village and the splendid plain of Mharich gorges. After the black Hamada stonny desert, you will reach the road in Tazoulayte that will take you to the Oasis and Tinghir Valley then visit Todra gorges. You will reach Ouarzazate at the end of the day. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah:
After breakfast in the hotel, you will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazat. The route through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip, then you will enjoy the fertile Rose valley and the rock formations along the way. We’ll stop at Kalaat M’gouna, “the rose city”. On to Ouarzazate , “the Hollywood of Africa”, whose geography and beautiful landscapes has attracted many world class movie producers. Here we will have the opportunity to visit some Berber Kasbahs such as Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, one of the place where the caravan route start to Mali, Algeria and other african countries, it famous with some films like The Mummy, Gladiator, lawrence of Arabia . From there we will cross the High Atlas Mountains with amazing landscape and Berber village until Marrakech where we will make first contact to the famous place of Jam el fn.
Day 08: Marrakech – airport