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From Marrakech, Round desert trip in 7 days

Circuit 6M – 7 days Round Trip – Marrakesh towards m’hamid/ERG Chegaga and Merzouga (1500 km/R)

1st day: departure from Marrakech to Zagora, passing through the mountains of the Tizi N tichka with lunch along the way, arrival in the afternoon at Ouarzazate with visit to the Kasbah, departure for Zagora (across the Draa Valley) where will we have dinner and accommodation in a riad.

2nd day: departure from Zagora and move to Tamagroute where we will visit the Qur’anic library and women’s artisanal cooperatives. In the afternoon visit to the Kasbah of M’hamid and departure for ERG CHIGAGA (60 km away from M’hamid), sunset walk in the desert with the camels, dinner and accommodation in a nomads’ bivouac.

3rd day: after breakfast, we will travel in 4×4 through the dunes of Lac Iriqui and the plains of black pebbles, we will take again the asphalted road towards the village of Foum Zguid, to arrive at Taznakht where we will visit a cooperative of Berber carpets made by women of the surrounding villages. Return and accommodation in a riad in Ouarzazate with dinner.

4th day: departure from Ouarzazate towards the Gorges du Todgha, passing through the beautiful path of the Valley of roses, trekking along the gorges, with dinner and accommodation in a typical riad to the Gorges du Todgha.

5th day: in the morning you will depart towards the dunes of Merzouga, stopping in an archeological zone where there are many prehistoric fossils, lunch in Rissani, a typical Berber village with an ancient Kasbah. Afternoon arrival in Merzouga and sunset route ridding camels. Dinner and accommodation at Merzouga in a nomads’ bivouac, an night with traditional music of the Sahrawi desert.

6th day: departure from Merzouga to Ouarzazate, along the route we will pass through the Berber villages of Anif and Tazarine, where we will take the road to the Draa Valley, here we will visit the palmeraie. Accommodation in a typical riad.

This is a sample tour, circuits are fully customizable.

Please contact us further information and ask for a personalized tour.