The South Morocco region vast geographically and naturally rich, one of the tourist regions of Morocco with varied landscapes, oases, palm groves, desert, etc.
our hike allows to discover this natural wealth of the South, with an experienced team who knows the region well.
Travel : by minibus or 4 * 4
Accommodation : 3 * hotel half board in Marrakech / Riad in breakfast, Bivouac tent 2 places with mattresses, lodgings during the hike.
Meals : typical Moroccan dishes (tagine, couscous, …). Fresh produce and canned food, picnics or salads at noon, hot meal and evening meal.
Climate dry and warm in spring, cold at night in winter. thunderstorm possible
Framing : Berber guide speaking French and English, cook, camel, attendants.
Portage : camels. Mules.
A pharmacy of first urgency will be put at your disposal during the circuit.
Arrival in Marrakech, reception at Menara airport, transfer and check-in at the hotel. City tour according to arrival times.
Departure early in the morning to the direction of Zagoura, via the Taddert Center, and the Tizi N’Tichka pass (2260 m, the highest road crossing in Morocco), Tizi N’Tinifift (1660 m), stop in Agdz, village fortified which controls with its powerful kasbah the North entrance of the track connecting Marrakech to Timbuktu in Mali. Lunch, and departure to join the famous Draa Valley, one of the longest wadis in Morocco, with its ksours (fortified villages). Arrival in Zagora. Departure through the plateau of Faija, superb desert plateau to the foot of Djebel Bani. Installation of the bivouac and dinner under the beautiful star. (About 370 km).
Beginning of our hike to discover the great sub-Saharan spaces. We meet our camel drivers and we load the dromedaries to cross the Jebel Bani. Walk to reach the pass of Oum Laachar Guattara. Lunch in the shade in the oasis Diabi. Camp near a small spring at the foot of Jebel Abbes. (5h30 walk).
After crossing the gorges of Elabbas, we discover an immense sea of sand that takes us to the foot of the dunes of Chegaga. Installation of the camp next to the well where the nomads vabreuevent their flocks. (5h30 walk).
We cross a multitude of small dunes. Lunch under the tamarisks, and continuation to the dunes of Bougarn. In the evening at the camp, we can make a fire and go up to the big dune. (5 hours walk)
After the sunrise on the dunes, we resume our walk in the middle of the dunes planted with tamarisks and acacia trees. We set up our camp in a beautiful corner near a well surrounded by nomads and their flocks. (5 hours walk).
After breakfast departure via a huge plateau of small dunes that takes us to the road to M’Hamid, at the end of the Draa Valley. From there, return to Marrakech by Ouarzazate and the Tizi N’Tichka pass. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (5h walk and 450 km of road (7-8 h).
Free visit of the city according to the flight schedules. Transfer to the airport.