8 days In the heart of the Berber country

In the heart of the Berber country, 8 days

Description of the stay

In the heart of the Berber country, the Wadi Draa is a series of oases and palm groves, along the Draa valley, between the chain of mountains of the Anti-Atlas and the Hamada of Draa, and of sand. From Ouarzazate to the oasis of m’Hamid, our journey will be the cultural and traditional discovery of a hidden area between earth and sky, between dream and reality. It is a rich and varied culture that presents the Moroccan south-east, whose simplicity and hospitality make us discover their local customs and culinary traditions.


Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in Ouarzazate at Casa / Marrakech; transfer to your hotel in Ouarzazatee.

Day 2: Ouarzazate - Mhamid - Ras-Nkhal

Depart early in the morning to reach m’Hamid, the gateway to the Moroccan desert, crossing the Moroccan Anti-Atlas via the Tifntite pass at 1700 m altitude. Going down the Draa valley and the thousand kasbah, to reach the last oasis before the desert, passing through Tamgroute, a pottery-making village, possibility of making a visit. Then, departure to join Mhamid. Lunch with the locals and in the afternoon, reach the starting point for our hike and meet our team of camel drivers. Musical evening around the fire, night at the bivouac under the tent or under the stars.

Day 3: Rass Nkhal --- Erg Douib ---- SIDI NAJI (5h-8h walk)

After sunrise, breakfast then departure to reach Erg Sidi Naji, lunch in the shade of the de Tamaris. Then, a short walk to reach the place of the bivouac for a night under the stars or in a tent. Evening around the fire with nomadic music.

Day 4: SIDI NAJI --- Bousnaina ----- ERG ZAHAR (The Howling Dunes) (4h walk)

After breakfast, quiet departure for the Crossing of the small dry lake of Bousnina before arriving at Erg ZAHAR, a large dune dominating the most beautiful part of the Moroccan desert.

Day 5: ERG ZAHAR (The Howling Dunes) ------ Erg Lhdaibat (4h-6h walk)

After breakfast in Erg Zahar, we leave this magical desert to reach Erg Lhdaibat. We cross the Draa valley and the small tamarisk forest to reach Nabkt sid tib where we will have lunch under the tamarisk trees. Then, departure after lunch to reach Erg Lhdaibat, night around the fire to the rhythm of nomadic songs.

Day 6: Erg Lhdaibat ---- Erg Khnata (4h-6h walk)

After breakfast, departure to quietly reach Erg Khnata by crossing the small tamarisk forest to reach the bivouac point near m’Hamid. Evening around the fire and this is your last evening with the camel team.

Day 7: Erg Khnata ---- Mhamid ---- Zagora --- Ouarzazate

We leave m’Hamid and the Moroccan desert to reach Ouarzazate. Lunch in Zagora then departure for Ouarzazate. Night at the hotel.

Day 8: Flight departure
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The price includes: the 4×4 vehicle with driver / guide, diesel fuel and vehicle insurance, lunches, dinners, overnight stays and breakfasts during the hike, the guide and the mule team
25% reduction for children under 12

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