In the desert (8days)
It's a trip
that starts from Marrakech with three days walking in the dunes of ergs in
Merzouga region (Erg Echebbi and Erg Znaigui). The ideal time is from the
months October until May. For those seeking the pleasure of walking in the
sand and watching the stars, this wonderful site will make them appreciate
the immensity of the sky. The height of the great red dunes can reach 200m,
sunset is impressive.
- Day 1:
Arrive Ouarzazate and transfer to the 3*hotel.
- Day 2: We leave Ouarzazate and we drive to Skoura on the road of
one thousands Kasbahs, then to Tinghir where we visit Todgha gorges. We
continue to Erg Echebbi not far from Merzouga. There we meet our camel
drivers and we walk for about one hour to our camp, night in tents
- Day - 3 and 4: Far from the noise of the road we spend two days in
the desert walking and moving from Erg to Reg; Sunrise should not be missed
from the top of a big dune of Erg Echebbi. We begin the first day of walking
in sand whose colour changes with time of day. We continue our trek south,
the landscape changes, we crossed a wide Reg with black pebbles, and the
fortified village N'fis before arriving at camp in Erg Znaigui the sand
becomes golden. Afternoon short walk through the dunes. Night in the tents.
- Day 5: After breakfast we will drive back to Merzouga village then
to Rissani (place of shrine of Moulay Ali Cherif founder of the Alaouite
dynasty) then Alnif where we stop for lunch. (Night under
nomad tent in a camp in Tazarine).
- Day - 6: From Tazarine we drive to Ouarzazate (capital of cinema
in Morocco, visit of Aït Benhaddou village which was recognised by
UNESCO, before facing the Tizi N' Tichka pass to Marrakech. Night in the
- Day 7: Marrakech
- Day 8: Transfert to the airport.