5days to Experince the Nomadic life from Marrakech via Ouarzazate and Zagora
This 5 days Morocco desert trip from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga will take you deeper into some areas of Morocco’s Sahara desert rarely frequeted by tourists. This is the perfect desert trip for serious adventure seekers who want to travel off the beaten track to reach the extreme south east of Morocco.
DAY 1 | Marrakech – Tichka Pass – Telouet – Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou
Departure from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou, we will cross the mountains of the High Atlas,
pass by “Tichka”, arrived in Telouet, visit the Kasbah Telouat, Lunch, and the afternoon
continuation along the old caravan route that came formerly of Timbuktu. We join the famous
kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, After the visit of the Kasbah.
Overnight at your hotel.
DAY 2 | Ait Ben Haddou – Canyon of Agdez – Zagora
The first part to Agdez, we will cross mountain landscapes with impressive cliffs and stone
screes, sometimes black and shiny. After the passage of Tizi N’Tnifite, the road descends to
Agdez and join the river Draa, offering a beautiful view on the fortified valley of countless
Kasbahs and Ksour earthen. After Agdez, we continue along the famous road to Zagora,
passing by the “Draa” palm grove 220 km long, 18 km wide and more than 1.500.000 palm
trees. Arrive in Zagora Accommodation and dinner at your hotel.
DAY 3 | Zagora – M’hamid – Dunes of Chegaga
departure to Chegaga, stop in Tamgroute is a former religious center well known in its library,
Other pottery workshops still use the archaic furnaces and natural colors. We continue to
M’hamid, the last town before entering the desert. Arrive at the bivouac in the middle of the
dunes, admire the unusual sunset, Dinner and night in nomad tents.
DAY 4 | Chegaga – Dry lake of Iriki – Foum Zguid – Ouarzazate
After a night in the serenity of the desert and a magical sunrise, we take the sandy tracks back
to the dry lake of Iriki. Continue by the wild path of Foum Zguid to Taznakhte, the famous
carpet weaving center, where we can discover some of the wonderful Berber carpets. Take
lunch and join Ouarzazate. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
DAY 5 | Ouarzazate – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
After breakfast and before leaving, we will enjoy the visit of the city of Ouarzazate and the
Kasbahs as well as the famous cinema studios. Return by the road of the High Atlas, crossing
the mountains and the villages and arrive in Marrakech ..
End of your tour: 5 Days Tour from Marrakech to Mhamid
location : ait ben haddou
location : Zagora
location : Mhamid desert camp
you have to choose between:
|Private Standard Desert Camp||included in the total price|
|upgrade to deluxe hotel and desert camp||70 euros per person|
camel ride 1hour at sunset and sunrise
1st night at hotel/riad ait ben haddou
2nd night at hotel zagora
3rd night at Mhamid desert camp
4th night at Ouarzazate
Lunches on the way
The hotels located outside Marrakech 5-10kms, the extra charge of pick-up will be 25€
The road to cross through the atlas mountains is blocked in winter, the other alternative is going via Taroudant, with supplement of 10€ per person, it is mandatory.
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