Draa Valley & Sahara Desert

Draa Valley & Sahara Desert

8 DAYS, 7 NIGHTS

Day 1: Arrival to Ouarzazate

Meeting at Ouarzazate airport and transfer to your hotel. Diner and breakfast included. Free sightseeing around.


Day 2: Transfert from Ouarzazate and hike to Ait Issfoul

4 hours drive and 2 hours of walking.
we leave from Ouarzazate by minibus to go down the Draa Valley via Agdz, Zagora, Tagounit. You will arrive at the beginning of the afternoon in the oasis of Ait Issfoul and you meet your camel team. Beginning of the hike through the palm grove and the henna gardens. Installation of your camp in the red dunes of Bougayoir.
First night in the bivouac in the desert. A double tent for the night and a mess tent for meals.


Day 3: Ait Issfoul - Tidri

3 to 5 hours of walking.
You go through the Zaouiat and the village of Sidi Salah to reach the sandy slopes of Tidri. Installation of the camp at the foot of the peaks overlooking the Wadi Draa. Optional walk in the afternoon to discover the rock engravings.


Day 4: Tidri - Erg Sahel

4 hours of walking.
Step south on the left bank of the Oued Draa, direction erg Sahel, total immersion in this Saharan universe at the end of the world. Installation of the camp of the dunes virgins.


Day 5: Erg Sahel - Erg Laaniti

4 hours of walking.
Crossing the great Saharan spaces, discover the ruins of old abandoned Saharan villages, in places crossed by sites dotted with old pottery. Installation of the camp at erg Laaniti vis-a-vis Ksar of Bounou.


Day 6: Erg Laaniti - Mhamid El Ghozlane

4 hours 30 minutes.
Day of discovery of natural resources in the heart of the palm grove of Mhamid. Visit ancient villages. The path goes to the edge of the palm grove to your camp between dunes and palm trees.


Day 7: Mhamid El Ghozlane - Ouarzazate

250 km and about 5 hours drive.
Short walk in the morning to reach the minibus in the center of Mhamid, then you return to Ouarzazate up the Draa Valley. On the way you have lunch in a nice restaurant in Zagora and you arrive in the middle of the afternoon in Ouarzazate.
Installation at the hotel.


Day 8: Ouarzazate

Breakfast at the hotel, end of the trek. Transfer to Ouarzazate airport.
Possibility of transfer on Marrakech with supplement.

Included services

All land transfers
Trekking guide
Cook and all food
Camels to carry the luggage and camp equipment
Nights in hotels and camps

Not included services

Soft drinks
Mineral water
Local tips
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