From Marrakech or Ouarzazate, in a 8-day trek in Morocco in the desert, you will cross as the nomads the great wilderness of the Moroccan desert, to the rhythm of the caravan of your dromedaries, hiking or camelback. You will like the bivouacs on the edge of small oases or in the dunes, you will discover the sumptuous landscapes of southern Morocco. And succumb to the magic of the Sahara and its starry nights.
Day 1:Marrakech-----Mhamid (desert morocco)
Transfer from Marrakech airport to M'hamid by small bus or 4x4 to reach the Moroccan desert by a great road through the High Atlas via the Tizi -N- Tichka at 2260 m altitude breakfast Ouarzazate. Destination village Agdez, the old fort, through the Tizi -N- Tinifift to 1710m : it is there that begins the Draa Valley the longest river of the kingdom (1220 km). Jebel Saghro north, east Jebel Bani , south Hamada du Draa and west the mountains of the Anti- Atlas. Arrival at the bivouac in the desert near Mahmid last oasis village of Draa Valley. And musical evening, night home stay or camping in tents or under the stars.Day 2:Mhamid------ camel tour to desert Sidi Naji
After breakfast, we began the camel ride through the ancient kasbah of the palm, stop for lunch in the shade of tamarisk, nap and resumed walking around 16:00 to go to Sidi Naji, where is the grave of an old marabout, became a place of pilgrimage for the nomads. Bivouac around the fire, bread sand animation.Day 3: Desert Sidi Naji------Erg Ezzahar
We go through all the reg Bousnina, stop in a nice spot for lunch (the landscape changes every 2 hours) and then went in the evening to large dunes Zahar rising to over 200 meters. These majestic dunes, it dominates the sea of sand to admire the sunset and enjoy the beautiful panorama. Bivouac, nomadic animation, sand bread.Day 4:Erg Ezahar------Erg Essmar
We cross the Draa Valley, lunch beside a well to enjoy the freshness. After lunch and a nap, we continue towards Erg Smar our camp.Day 5 Erg Essmar---------Erg Chegaga
Cross the reg Erg Sidra to go in the evening the big dunes Chegaga to admire the sunset of these majestic dunes. Sea sand is dominant.Day 6 : Erg Chegaga----Oued Laatach
Morning among large dunes to enjoy the view and the sea of sand, you can go to the big Abidlia (large dune). After lunch, we begin to circle to the starting point Mhamid heading towards Oued LAATACHE to spend the night.at camp.Day 7:Oued Laatach-------Mhamid
We cross the Draa Hamada up the valley to make the evening Mhamid overnight at the camp.Day 8 : Mhamid ------ Marrakech
Return to Marrakech via Tamgroute where we will stop at Zaouia Naceria, one of the most prestigious zaouïas of North Africa. Its medersa has a very rich and unique library: Ancient manuscripts dating back nine centuries, precious scientific treatises, religious works from the Andalusian Golden Age and illuminated Korans.
At the exit of the village, there is the cooperative of the potters, the other pride of Tamgroute.
These pottery workshops, the oldest and most famous in Morocco, have existed since the 16th century. Seven families work there, 260 people. Potters still work in a traditional way. They extract their clay in underground galleries, and prepare their slip by treading under foot. They cook their pottery in traditional ovens heated with palms and dry bushes The ceramics of Tamgroute, of a subtle green, between Reseda and Fir is very famous throughout Morocco.
Arrival at the end of the day in Marrakech and check in at your hotel or riad