Trekking inSAHARA .
|Explore the Moroccan desert: Berber kasbahs, remote sand dunes, camels and wonderful desert gorges.The can be an inspiring night, with the air being crisp, clean and clear, the stars are so close that you can almost touch and silence is deafening.|
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech. Transfer to the hotel in the center of the city! Can spend the afternoon visiting Marrakech.
Day 2Marrakech - Faija. We take a scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazate and Zagora. It takes about 8 hours drive, passing the long date palm oases, Berber villages and incredible scenery. In Zagora we leave the van and take a more appropriate vehicle that will take us Faija. There we meet the camels and cameleers.
Day 3: Faija - Camping. Today, we begin our trek. In the morning, we load the camels and head to Hamada. We have a beautiful view of the mountains Saghro, with little vegetation, and perhaps nomadic Bedouins. After lunch in an oasis, we walk along dry riverbeds and arrive at the campsite at sunset. Running time: 6:30
Day 4: Camping - Dunes Chegaga. We climb the Col Abbes, where we can observe the immensity of the desert. Far we can already see the dunes Chegaga. We come to them later in the afternoon. Running time: 6:30
Day 5: Chegaga Dunes - Dunes Bougarne. After walking a multitude of small sand dunes Chegaga, we continue to M'hamid. We eat under the trees Tamares and in the evening we reached the dunes Bougarne, a site rarely visited by tourists. Time: 5h
Day 6: Bougarne Dunes - Dunes of Oued Naam. We wake up early to watch the sunrise over the dunes Bougarne. The rest of the day we walk on a huge rocky plateau, and we reach the dunes of Wadi Naam late afternoon. Running time: 6:30
Day 7: Oued Naam Dunes - Dunes Mhamid - Marrakech. This last step of the hike takes place along beautiful desert landscapes, and a huge plate of small dunes. Without realizing it, we reach the dunes Mhamid then Regaga. Here the trek reaches an end. Later, we continue driving along the Draa Valley to Zagora. Transfer to Marrakech. Running time: 3h
Day 8: Transfer to the airport.
Trekking in Morocco