8 Days Desert and Camel trekking
Day 1: Marrakech – Telouet – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, departure to Telouet Kasbah through the mountains of the High Atlas passing throught the Tizi-N-Tichka arrive (2,260 m). Visit the Kasbah of Pacha Glaoui in Telouet that inludes lunch there. Evening includes a unit Ait Ben Haddou by Ounila valley with its Berber villages, hereinafter referred to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kalaat M’Gouna – Rose Valley – Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges
After breakfast, we drive to Skoura Ouarzazate, where we have a short visit to Amredhyle Kasbah, which is one of the wonders of the thousand kasbahs south. We continue our journey through the Valley of Roses where cross 50 kilometers off the road, through Ait Youl Kasbah, before heading to Boulmane. Lunch on top of Dades Gorges, reaching Tinghir, which has fabulous views, and the Gorges Todra Canyons. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.
Day 3: Gorges Todra- Tinjdad – Touroug – Erfoud – Merzouga
In the morning we will walk around Tinghir palm plantations. We will go to Tinjdad for lunch and visit Touroug Palms plantations, reaching the city of Erfoud, to visit a local fossil craft workshop. We follow the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, Merzouga dunes. Now let’s change our vehicle for camels, which will be taken on a camel ride to enjoy the sunset on the dunes and overnight in a traditional nomad camp. Dinner included.
Day 4: Merzouga – Khamlia – Taouz – Ouzina – Ramlia – Mharch
Early in the morning to admire the sunrise, return on camels to the bottom of the dunes. After breakfast, we went to the village of Khamlia (village of Gnaoua making music in the desert), with a stop for a mint tea in the gnaoua home. Then go to Taouz and recorded then repistres the descent of Ziz River through the track of Paris-Dakar, passing through a small village lost in the desert called Ouzina lunch here before going to Ramlia, crossing Rheris sand river and mountain tracks leading to M’harch. Dinner and overnight at the hotel ..
Day 5: M’harch – Zagora
After breakfast, departure to Zagora through the Paris-Dakar track, which crosses the desert plateaus, hamadas and nomadic tents. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Zagora.
Day 6: Zagora – Tamgroute – Mhamid – Cheguagua
After breakfast, we leave for Tamgroute and visit Zaouia, the old Koranic library, the pottery craftsmen and an underground Kasbah. Then we continue to M’hamid where we have lunch. In the afternoon we will take a track that leads to cheguagua dunes to see the sunset and spend the night at the bivouac with dinner.
Day 7: Cheguagua – Foum Zguit – Taznakhte – Ouarzazate
Get up early in the morning to see the sunrise in the dunes. After breakfast depart for Foum Zguit passing nomads living in tents, the dry lake filled with plants Iriqui and Kassia where we will have a picnic lunch, before continuing to Ouarzazate through Taznakhte desert plateaus. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.
Day 8: Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will visit the city of Ouarzazate, the Kasbah of Taourirt and movie studio, then drive to Marrakech by the Tizi N-Tichka where we will finish the route.