Hiking in the Desert Sahara to erg chegaga 15D 14N. (15 days 14 nights).
Day 01: arrival to the airport of Marrakesh, reception and transport to the hotel.
Day 02: guided tour in the red city, Marrakech with its main historical monuments.
Day 03: Marrakech – Ouarzazate.
Through the Tichka road of the High Atlas (2260 m). Visit the Glaoui Kasbah at Telouet. Continue to the Fortier village of Ait Ben Haddou which is classified as a world heritage. Dinner and night stay in a hotel in Ouarzazate.
Day 04: Ouarzazate – Zagora – Ait Isfoul.
Crossing of the Anti-Atlas by the pass of Tinifift (1660 m) to reach the Valley of the Draa (Caravan road) marked by its former villages in Pisa (Ksours and Kasbahs). We drive along large Palm Groves to the South. Lunch in Zagora (gate of the desert). Afternoon we meet our camel team, load the luggage and then we will walk 2 hours to get to the first bivouac in the evening.
walk to the rhythm and footsteps of the camel in the desert through dunes and oases of the Draa. We cross vast plateaus stony and fossilized, shady mostly by Palm trees and date palms and other trees like Acacia Radiana, Tamarix, and Taoursa (Kalotropis procera). On the fine sands of the dunes, we find traces of the Fennec, desert Fox, beetles and other small insects. It’s a simple nomadic and semi-nomadic life; you will have the opportunity to discover with their flocks (camels and goats) and their big black tents. We’ll enjoy the sunrise and sunset each day, relax, meditate, and the all-day-long-changing light. Keep an eye on the thousands of stars every evening. The Cook will make the most delicious Moroccan dishes considering all tastes.
Day 12: Chegaga – Foum Zguid – Oulad Berhil.
Transport on 4 WDs through the dry lake Iriki to join the road to Foum Zguid, continue to Taznakhte, Aoulouz to Oulad Berhil, and the region of Taroudant. Dinner and night stay in the hotel.
Day 13: Oulad Berhil – Marrakech.
Crossing High Atlas by Tizi-n-tast (2100 m). On the road, we will visit the Mosque of Tinmel. Dinner and night stay in a hotel in Marrakech.
Day 14: Free day in Marrakech.
Day 15: Transport to the airport.
Also included in the fees
All the Minibus and 4 WDs transfers.
Accommodation (Riads, Hotels, home stay, Bivouacs, Gites) or double room.
3 daily liters of water per person.
An English, French, Arabic, and Berber speaking guide.
Muleteers and mules.
Tents Igloo of 3 places for 2 people.
A kitchen tent and another tent for toilet.
A thick foam mattress per person. The bivouacs at night are usually next to a water point.
Travel insurance (Cancellation and repatriation).
Fees do not cover:
Insurance: Every participant must have a personal insurance.
Access for the visits.
The flight ticket.
Addition to single rooms.
Tips and other beverages (except mineral water and tea).
The mules to ride are available upon request.