7 Days Trek Tour In Draa Valley And Desert Dunes From Marrakech

7 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
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Description

During this 7 days trek tour in the Sahara desert and Draa Valley, you will also enjoy the extraordinary landscapes of the mountains, beautiful oases, green palm groves and huge dunes where it is good to sleep under the tent on the sand of the desert while admiring the sunset and the sunrise. This trek in the Moroccan desert will be an exceptional human adventure in the heart of an unspoiled nature and in contact with the culture of the nomad camel men who are so helpful and welcoming with respect of the natural environment and the local development.

DESTINATION Draa Valley And Desert Dunes
DEPARTURE LOCATION                                       Any Place in Marrakech
RETURN LOCATION Any Place in Marrakech
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 07:45 AM for a prompt departure at 08:00 AM
DURATION 7 Days – 6 Nights
PRICE Depends on the number of travelers

INCLUDED

Pick up & Drop off service (from/at your accommodation in Marrakech) Fuel included
Private Transport by an A/C vehicle Professional English speaking driver
Muleteers and mules or camels for luggage transport Official and experienced mountain tour guide
A cook to prepare your meals during the trek All meals consumed during your trek (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Accommodation during your trek tour:  Gites (guesthouses) or campsites You can stop everywhere to take photos

NOT INCLUDED

Travel insurance Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities Fresh drinks (water bottles, juice, wine etc.)
The flights tickets to and from your homeland Anything not mentioned in the program

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trek in the dunes of Sahara desert and the valleys
  • Experience the magic of the nights in desert camps under the stars
  • Discover the berber traditions and culture
  • Enjoy delicious meals prepared by our cook
  • Ideal trek for a discovery of the desert life in all its aspects.
  • Explore the real desert and discover the beautiful life of the nomads .
  • Ride camels and hike to experience the desert Sand dunes.
  • Discover the palm groves and architecture of towns and Kasbahs in the Draa Valley.
  • Experience the magic of the nights under the tent in the desert.
  • Discovery of the culture and life of the nomads of southern Morocco.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Airport – Riad/Hotel in Marrakesh

Arrival, You will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your Riad to freshen up. The rest of the afternoon / evening will be at your leisure, leaving you the option of exploring the exciting city of Marrakesh.

Dinner will not be included on the first day; you may ask the receptionist for restaurant recommendations, or enjoy a meal in the comfort of your Riad.

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Day 2: Marrakech – Tizi-n-tichka mountain pass – Ouarzazate  – Agdez – Zagoura – Lalla Kebira

Transfer from Marrakech (leaving at 8am) over the Tizi-n-tichka mountain pass then down to the south face of the High Atlas into Ouarzazate for lunch. We’ll continue to Agdez from there, and then down the Draa valley passing by several Ksars (fortified villages), some inhabited and some abandoned in ruins. There will be a stop in Zagora, the gateway to the Sahara Desert; your cook will buy provisions here.

Our drive continues towards the Lalla Kebira Dunes (Marabout, St. Kebira), where your campsite is. You’ll be able to take a short walk around the oasis of Lalla Kebira’s small dunes before returning to your camp for the night. The day will have consisted of a total of 71/2 hours driving.

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Day 3: Dunes and Oasis de Lalla Kebira – Beni Ali – Oasis Foum Taqqat

After breakfast, and taking up camp, the team will load the camels whilst you start the trek down the Draa valley in the direction of the Beni Ali oasis for lunch in the shade of the date palm trees. After lunch you will carry on to the wild Oasis of Foum beside the mountainous Jebel Bani, where you will camp overnight.5 hours walking.

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Day 4: Oasis Foum Taqqat – Dunes Nesrate – Ksar Ait Isfoul

After breakfast, you’ll trek down towards the Draa valley through date groves to your lunch site in the Nesrate Oasis. After lunch, we’ll take a lovely walk through Berber villages along the valley towards our campsite at Ksar Ait Isfoul. We’ll spend roughly 5 1/2 hours walking.

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Day 5: Oasis and dunes Nesrate – Zaouiat Sidi Saleh – Dunes Tidiri – Camp

After breakfast, you’ll set off for another nice walk during the day through farmlands and over a small sand dune towards our lunch site near the Marabout (tomb) of Sidi Saleh. After a delicious lunch you’ll carry on to set camp near the dunes of Tidiri. The day will consist of around 5 hours of walking.

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Day 6: Dunes Tidiri – Oasis and dunes Regabi – dunes Erg Lihoudi Camp

After breakfast, we’ll head off for the highlight of this trek, walking through the dunes of Tidiri. Lunch will be just before you reach the Dunes of Regabi, and a further two hours of walking will get you to the final campsite located on the the dunes of Erg Lihoudi. This trek will consist of 6 hours of walking.

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Day 7: Dunes Erg Lihoudi – Village Mhamid or Oulad Driss – return to Marrakech

We’ll have an early breakfast, the crew will load the car then you’ll start the long journey back to Marrakesh with some rest stops on the way to enjoy the views and have lunch/drinks. We’ll arrive in Marrakesh after an 8h (430km) drive. This day will consist of only 2 ours of walking.

– The price of this trek tour depends on the number of travelers, please fill in the booking form or contact us to get the pricing  for your tour.

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