Camel Trekking ERG ZAHER
10 days from/to Marrakech
Uncover the Draa valley, a lush oasis stretching between Agdez and M’Hamid for about 200 km.
The Draa river was the longest river in Morocco, its water flows from the foot hills of Atlas mountains and attain the Atlantic ocean in western Sahara. The magnificent structure of Kasbahs (Kastles) and ksour(fortress village) constructed within the coronary heart of the oasis.
The ladies of the Sahara carrying the standard garments, the blue males with their camel caravan.
The spectacular sand dunes of Erg Zaher and the unbelievable starry sky at night time.
Straightforward trek, 5 to six hours strolling per day, the camels carry your baggage and a Berber prepare dinner prepares your meals. 3 lodge nights in Marrakech, in a single day in tent throughout trekking.
- All transfers according to the program
- 3 nights 3* hotel in Marrakech basis double room with breakfast.
- Full board outside Marrakech
- Camels to carry luggage, equipment & Food
- An English speaking Moroccan guide
- All necessary equipment camp EXCEPT sleeping bags.
- Double tent with foam mattresses.
- Water in bottle.
- Tips for local team
Arrive at Marrakech. Switch to the lodge. In a single day lodge.
Drive to the south by way of Tizi n'Tichka go 2 260 meters. After the town of Ouarzazate, known as the door of the desert, we observe the Draa valley to Mhamid Oasis. Meet our caravan and brief stroll to our first camp within the sand dunes. 8hours to drive, 1h strolling.
Straightforward stroll southward, excellent colours and great landscapes for the primary contact with Sahara: Sand dunes, Acacia and Tamarisk timber, black stony plateau known as “Reg”, we discovered many peaces of pottery! Certainly we hike on the identical means because the previous commerce caravans did a number of years in the past from Morocco to Tomboctou in Mali. Break for lunch at Sidi Naji, a holy place used as a break for previous commerce caravans!. Afternoon now we have to cross many small dunes to achieve our camp. 5 hours strolling.
Good day strolling within the dunes. The goal is to achieve the best dunes of the world known as “ Erg Zaher”. Afternoon we climb Erg Zaher, Stunning view to the “sea” of sand and an incredible sundown from the highest. All the way down to our camp for in a single day. 6h strolling.
In the present day now we have to cross the well-known Draa river mattress. Discover the deserted village El Block. After lunch, we go one other Erg Smar in an effort to attain the crimson sund dunes of Sedrat. Camp within the dunes. 6h strolling.
Straightforward stroll in a large plain. After a break within the shade of Tamarisk, we cross à stunning sand dunes of Chegaga. Camp at Awinat Naji. 4h strolling.
An different half day stroll by means of sand dunes to achieve the holly Erg Laabidlya. Good view to the Bani mountains within the north and the inexperienced “forest” of Calotropis procera “Tawerza” within the north-East. Camp within the dunes. 4h strolling.
Finish of trek, switch by 4x4 by way of the dry Iriki lake to Foum zguid & Tazenakhte cities then to the Excessive Atlas. Proceed by way of Tizi n’Tichka go to Marrakech. In a single day lodge. 7hours to drive.
Free day in Marrakech to discover this capital of Almohad and Saadien dynasties. In a single day lodge.
Switch to the airport. Finish of our companies.