Mountains and Sahara By 4*4
Season : all year
Steps :04h to 6 hours drinving and 1h to 3h walk.
Level : easy.
Transfer : en 4*4.
Team : guide, cuisinier, chauffeur.
On ground : mountain, Sahara...
From Marrakech and the Tizi-N-Tichka 2260m, through a succession of different landscapes, mountains, oasis, dunes, palm groves, Regs, Ergs ... Throughout this beautiful lanscape and not far from the Algerian border and the land where the ancient caravan pass, we will explore the full range of reliefs Sahara: mountains, dry lakes and large dune massifs of sight ...
This beautiful route will lead you to the deep south Morocco, Draa Valley, Jebel Saghrou, the Dades Valley. The roses valley ...
Trip Highlights :
- Moroccan southern.
- Dunes and mountains.
- Kasbahs and Oasis.
- Draa valley...
- 3 nights hotel / Riad in a double room B & B In Marrakech.
- 5 nights in tent in Sahara or guest house.
- A small tent for the kitchen and a large one with carpet for meals.
Day 1: Transfer from the airport to your hotel in Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakeh ----- Tizaline.
Morning head from Marrakech to Tizi-N-Tichka pass, arrival in Tinzaline village, visit the Safran fields. Overnight in guest house.
5 hours driving.
1 hour walk.
Day 3: Tinzaline ----- Chegaga dunes.
We cross Taznakhte and foum zguid Cities… we will pass in dry and big Iriki lake. Meet our caravane near the dunes and let’s go to camel-riding for 2 hours to enjoy the sunset from the top of the sand dunes. Overnight in tents.
6 hours drinving.
2 hours camel-ride.
Day 4: Chegaga ----- Draa valley.
We spend the morning driving along the Draa valley, offering a fascinating range of contrasting sceneries, colourful and quaint oases, verdant palm-groves wisely cultivated and fortified mud-red villages. Overnight in guest in Camp.
5 hours drive.
1 hour walk.
Day 5: Draa valley ----- Djebel Saghrou.
Throughout the day, we discover the Draa Valley, its fortified villages, kasbahs and large palm ... and then drive up to Nkob and Ighazoune villages... departure for a 3 hour walk to the heart of Jebel Saghrou to join our camp at Bab-N-Ali ...Overnight in tents.
4 hours drive.
3 hours walk.
Day 6: Saghrou ----- Roses Valley.
We continue in the Djebel until the roses valley, visit Dades gorges. Arrive in the roses velley for the night and dinner in a guest house.
5 hours drive.
Day 7: Roses valley ----- Ouarzazate ----- Marrakech.
Ouarzazate has 3 studios of cinema and beautiful kasbahs . Optional visit of Taourert Kasbah Then head to Ait ben Haddou village. We explorethe most preserved village of the south Morocco, classified as one of world’s heritages by UNISCO in 1987 and a series of movies were made in thi svillage like « Gladiator », « Prince of Persia » …We walk in the village and we continue crossing the spectacular High Atlas Mountains Pass (Tizi-n-Tichka 2260 m ALT ).
Night in Hotel.
Day 8 : Marrakech.
Day to explore the red city « Marrakech ». There are many historical sites in the medina to explor, Koutoubia mosque 12th century, the royal necropolis of the Saadians 17th century, the beautiful Bahia palace 19th century and the , the Djamaa Fna square and the famous souks of Marrakech.
Day 9 : Transfer to the aeroport and flight.