Sahara Trek, Dra Valley 8 Days

Sahara Trek, Dra Valley 8 Days


Description of the Stay
Sahara Trek, Dra Valley 8 Days , an authentic camel trek in the Draa valley will allow you to explore a string of oases, immense palm groves and a mass of dunes as far as the eye can see. You will discover during this desert hike the ksours and kasbahs with traditional architecture. A journey that already smells of hot sand and mint tea …
Highlights of the Trek:
· Discovery of the Draa valley and its palm groves.
· Atmosphere and folklore by the team.
· Camel ride.
· Bivouacs under the stars at the foot of the large dunes.
· Hot meals cooked on site.
· Discovery of Berber villages.
· Camel trek offering a peaceful rhythm

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Day 1: Reception at Marrakech or Ouarzazate airport and transfer to the hotel.

Reception at the airport, transfer and installation at your hotel, free time. At the end of the day, you will be able to enjoy the medina and the souks near the Jemaa el Fna square.

Overnight at the Hotel Sherazade, free dinner.

Day 2: Marrakech - Zagora - Ouled Driss

Departure from Marrakech by minibus towards Zagora via Ouarzazate. We drive through the famous Draa valley with its impressive palm groves, kasbahs, ksars, oases ... In the afternoon we drive to Oulad Driss, where we spend the night in a typical kasbah in the middle of the oasis on the edge of the desert. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Oulad Driss - Bounou - Sidi Naji

After breakfast we meet our Camel Drivers, and load our luggage. Departure of the caravan towards the dunes, a magnificent and wild landscape, sand dunes, dry plateaus, tamarisks and acacias, with the Jbel Zagora mountain range in the background. Lunch in the shade of an Acacia tree . We penetrate further into the large dunes of Sidi Naji (approx. 5h hike). Camp near the Marabout in the middle of the dunes.

Day 4: Sidi Naji - Erg Zaher

Today we leave Sidi Naji, away from the sandy deserts and walk along the dried up lakes lined with tamarisk trees. You immerse yourself completely in the Sahara, in one of the most beautiful dune regions in Morocco. After lunch in the shade of some trees, we continue the tour towards the dunes of Erg Zaher. After a glass of Moroccan tea, we climb the great dune to experience an unforgettable sunset. From here you have a wonderful view of the Chegaga dunes. (approx. 6h hike). Outdoor tent camp in southern of Erg Zaher.

Day 5: Erg Zaher - Ait Ounir

A quiet day: We resume the hike in the middle of the dune and walk back to the northeast along the Draa Wadi, which is then lost in the sand. The dune of Ait Ounir slowly appears in a desert-like and wild landscape (approx. 4h hike). Lunch and camp in Ait Ounir near the dunes. Afternoon hike in the area or free time, reading, or just sit on a dune..

Day 6: Ait Ounir - Ras N'khel

Today we move in a dune landscape that allows us to return to the famous Draa Valley and the Ras N'khel palm groves near the village of Mhamid. Lunch in the shade of a tamarisk grove. In the middle of the dunes, under palm trees, we spend the last evening with the caravan (approx. 6h hike). Tent camp in Ras Nkhel.

Day 7: Ras N'khel - Marrakech
half an hour hike through the dunes to meet the minibus, return to Marrakech via Zagora and Ouarzazate, arrival at the hotel in the late afternoon.
Overnight at the Hotel Sherazade.
Day 8: Transfer to the airport and return flight, alternatively an extended stay (on request).

Depending on your departure time, transfer to the airport by your guide, assistance with check-in formalities and flight to destination. Beslama.

This program may suffer some variation at the discretion of the guide depending on the weather conditions, the physical / technical conditions of the participants or for any unforeseen event that may be detrimental to the safety of the group and the proper development of the program. You have to accept the guide's decisions on matters of organization, logistics and security. Any extra expenses for accommodation, meals, transportation and others as a consequence of this variation, will be borne by the participants.

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