Trek in to sahara desert south east of morocco & draa valley including morocain holyoud in ouarzazate city this traditional Mud Brick city on the edge of the High Atlas Mountains . It is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and has featured in many films, mostly as a replacement for Jerusalem.It has appeared in more than 10 movies, including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator.
ITINERARY & TREK DETAILS:
Day 1: Arrive in Marrakesh airport, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel ( Marrakech ).
Day 2: Marrakech/ M’hamid / Ras Enekhal
Depart from marrakech towards M’hamid elghizlane, the last village in the est of morocco before reaching the dunes and borders with Algeria, via Agdz, Zagora and the Draa Valley. Meet our local team (camel drivers) and walk to our first campsite. Picnic lunch along the way.
Driving 8h Walking 1h
Day 3: Ras Enekhal / Sidi Naji
After breakfast, we head to our next campsite in the marabot of Sidi Naji, crossing the large plateau and dunes, snaking across the dried rivers and streams of the area. We stop for lunch and then continue on to our campsite. /
Day 4: Sidi Naji / Erg Ezzahar
An easy walk to the Lucky Dune of Erg Ezzahar(250m), experience the beautiful view of the red and golden dunes of the Moroccan Sahara. Have lunch at our campsite and then a free afternoon. Optional ascent of the biggest dune in the region to enjoy the sunset. / Walking 6h
Day 5: Erg ezzahar / Essemar / Sedrate
We start the day climbing the dunes, before crossing the plateau. Enjoying views of the Draa Valley and Tamaris and Acassia trees, before reaching our lunch place in a very old settlement of the Nomads in Essemar, near to a well and local farms. Continue to Erg Sedrate where we camp among the dunes.
Day 6: Sedrate / Erg Chegaga
Walk on the dunes and cross the Draa Valley to have lunch in the shadows of the trees, have siesta and continue to Erg Chegaga, the biggest dune in the desert. We camp here and there is an opportunity to ascend the dune for sunset. / Walking 5h
Day 7: Erg chegaga / Ouarzazate – marrakech
Return to Ouarzazate by 4 x 4, crossing the largest plateau of Iriki to reach Foum zeguide town, stop for lunch in restaurant ( include) in Taznakhte and finally reach Ouarzazate then marrakech.driving 8h.
Trek grade: medium
Group size: Min 2 and Max 15
Starts/Finish: marrakech city
Availability: october to april
Group 2-3: 600 € Per person
Group 4-6: 550 € Per person
Group 7-10: 500 € Per person
Group 11-15: 450 € Per person
One person: On request
*Private transport to and from marrakech
*Hotel pick up and drop off
*Accomodation in Marrakech
*All meals during your 7 days trek + coffee and tea
*Accomodation in the tents
*Camels to carry your bags
what’s not included:
*Soft Drinks and water
about the Price/Payment:
The price quoted is per person and we quote in Euros (€), but you can pay in Sterling (£)/ US Dollars ($)/ Moroccan Dirham.