Atlas & Sahara Hiking Trip

Code: ASHT4
10 days / 9 nights
  • Atlas & Sahara Hiking Trip

A wonderful excursion for hiking enthusiasts and animal lovers. Travel by mule through the High Atlas, by donkey through the palm plantation of Drâa, and on a camel trek in the desert. This tour provides a unique opportunity to discover the superb regions of Southern Morocco and its remarkable inhabitants from the High Mountains to the golden desert sands and from Marrakech to the imposing and magnificent dunes of Chegaga.


Highlights:
Walks with mule, ass or dromedary, in the mountain, through the oasis, and into the desert
Meeting the welcoming inhabitants of the South and enjoying their simple and friendly hospitality.
The beauty of the landscapes and architecture from the majestic mountains to the splendor of the desert.
The breathtaking sunsets and sunrises on the dunes of Chigaga


Start in: Marrakech / End in: Marrakech


PRICE 4 adults: $676 per person


ITINERARY:

Day 1 : Marrakech

Upon your arrival in the renovated Ménara Marrakech airport, you will be greeted by our team and driven to the hotel. Depending upon available time, you will enjoy a visit to the city before dinner.

Day 2 : Marrakech - Anmiter 2 hour 30 minute afternoon

Transfer to Telouet and hike to Anmiter Cross the High Atlas by the spectacular road leading to the pass of Tichka (2260 m), descend to the splendid Telouet site, where lunch awaits you. During the afternoon, a two-hour walk leads you to Anmiter a small and picturesque Berber village. Spend a relaxing night at a comfortable inn.

Day 3 : Anmiter - Tizki 6 hour 30 minute hike

Excursion by mule through the stupendous raised valley and the colorful Berber villages. Picnic break. Dinner and night at the home of a local inhabitant.

Day 4 : Tizki - Tissergat 2 hour morning hike

Two-hour journey by mule to Ameddakht and the asphalt road. Travel the road of Ait Ben Haddou in an SUV and visit the world famous kasbah classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Travel Site. Enjoy a relaxing lunch. In the afternoon, cross the Eastern edge of the Anti-Atlas with its impressive reliefs, then descend the splendid valley of Drâa to the kasbah of Tissergat (Zagora), for dinner and a restful evening.

Day 5 : Tissergat - Ouled Alhaj 4 hour 30 minute hike

Travel by donkey through the palm plantation of Drâa where you will stop to enjoy a wonderful picnic Travel to Ouled Alhaj for dinner and a relaxing evening in your comfortable accommodations

Day 6 : Ouled Alhaj - Wadi Ben Hakki

After a small journey on donkeys during the morning, take the SUV to descend deep into the valley of Drâa, Journey to Tamgroute, spiritual center and home to an ancient Islamic university whose library contains invaluable medieval manuscripts. The small and charming city also features skilled artisans who produce traditional green enamel pottery. Join the caravan to begin the excursion on camelback to the Wadi Ben Kakki.

Day 7 : Wadi Ben Hakki - Mezouaria 4 hour 30 minute

Keeping step with the camels continue your excursion through the plateau and the tamaris dunes. Spend a splendid night under the endless skies and glittering stars.

Day 8 : Mezouaria - Chigaga 2 hour morning hike

A morning hike to the Naâm Wadi where you will enjoy a relaxing lunch and board vehicles to transport you to the imposing and magnificent dunes of Chigaga.

Day 9 : Chigaga - Marrakech

Journey by trail to the lake of Iriki (drained) then to the small town of Foum-Zguid. Leave the desert to travel to Taznakht, in the Anti Atlas Travel, via Tichka and the beautiful road of the laurels to arrive in the late afternoon for you stay in Marrakech

Day 10 : Marrakech

Depending on your scheduled departure time, enjoy free time before transport to the airport where you will be assisted until boarding. Or extend your stay and explore the magnificent city of Marrakech.


What’s Included:
Transfers Marrakech – Anmiter & Chegaga – Marrakech
9 nights camping in the Moroccan desert (tents, mattresses, and blankets are provided)
Camels for luggage and transportation
services of a cook and a local English speaking guide
Meals: 3 meals per day during the trekking
Local Tax
Our assistance


What’s not Included:
Flight
Lunches
Drinks
Tips


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