5 Days Morocco desert Trekking is a walk in the big dunes of southern Morocco with a professional nomadic guide and camel drivers. A camel caravan carries the luggage. Fascination of desert immensities, unusual encounter with nomads, study and observation of animal and plant life, relaxation, silence and total forgetfulness of civilization and the modern world in absolute calm in the heart of the great desert of the Moroccan Sahara, at sunrise and unforgettable sunsets. During the hike you live according to the rhythm and the intensity of the sun, everyone advances at his pace accompanied by the camel drivers. Before each stage departure, they gather the camels, who have fed on desert shrubs during the night, collect the wood for the fire, prepare the tea, make the bread baked in the sand. You sleep under the stars, under tents. You will taste the Moroccan cuisine prepared by the camel drivers. Regular breaks punctuate your walk to eat, drink, observe, contemplate … All this from mid-September to mid-May, when the moderate temperature makes the stay pleasant for a camel trek. We organize hikes from 2 registered participants, and on the date of your choice.
Pick up from 8 oclock to 9 oclock am
Departure early morning from your riad/hotel in Marrakech and travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and valleys with a snaky road, beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages along the way.Visit several kasbahs along the way, including Tamnougalte and Ait Benhaddou. A 16th century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou is one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa river valley. Arrival in Zagora the capital of dates. Afterwards, continuation towards the gateSahara desert, Mhamid with Khalil. Dinner and night in camp In Nomadic standard camp.
After breakfast In the camp, we leave on foot From Mhamid accompanied by the guide and the camel caravan. hiking in the desert of the Sahara and head for the Palm Grove. Tea and lunch will be served in the shade of Tamaris.After a rest, we leave to the sanctuary of Sidi Naji. Oral tradition relates that this marabout lived there, 18 grandfathers! A place full of history and local custom. the bivouac will set at the foot of the sand dunes At night.
To the rhythm of the sun, the tents will decline. Leave to a place called ”Erg Ait onir ” through the rocky plateaus. Lunch will be near a Tamaris. By late afternoon, the camp arise while you enjoy the sunset, at night the lunch will be served (meat tajin, soup, bread)
On the beauty of the place, you will have breakfast near the tamarisk trees, we continue our way through a chair of big dunes to ‘Douab’ a place full of desert foxes if you luck you will see them or find their truck. where you will have lunch and take a nap, after that we will back to Mhamid where you will spend the last night in the camp, couscous will be served fun dinner.
after having breakfast, the car will take you back to Marrakech and drop you in your riad with beautiful memories.