30 / 12 / 2016 ” Day 1: Marrakech – Ounila Valley – Ait ben Haddou – Ourzazate – Draa valley – Zagora
Departure early morning from your riad/hotel in Marrakech and travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) – the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular charming views of the mountains and valleys, beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way. Take the route to Telouet (for the Kasbah Glaoui) and then follow the course of the beautiful Ounila Valley, in the mountain foothills, to reach Ait Ben Haddou, Lunche then walk through steep streets and visit the most beautiful fortified village in the area which is one of the Unesco Heritagen, we continue our journey, towards Zagora through Tizi-n-Tinififft (1660 m high), a stop in the village of Agdez. We continue our way along the side of Draa Valley with its date Palm trees, oasis and Ksours to reach Zagora. Dinner and overnight in a hotel or Riad
Accommodations: Night in Draa valley Zagora with breakfast and dinner
31 / 12 / 2016 ” Day 2: Zagora – Tamgroute – Mhamid – Erg Chegaga Desert Dunes ( Camel Ride )
After breakfast, we have enough time to visit Zagora and its surroundings especially the Jewish quarter in Amzerou and the palm groves. Afterwards, we continue our trip towards to Sahara Desert (Mhamid). Along the way, we stop in the the original town of the 16th century dynasty ( Saadian), (Tamgroute), to visit an old koran library and a subterranean kasbah. We arrive to Mhamid where the Draa valley and civilization end. Lunch, then we Drive off-road for 2hrs to reach vast dunes of Erg Chegaga, the largest group of sand dunes in the region reached an altitude of 300 m and a width of 40 km , we arrive before the sunset you will start the nomadic life by riding the camels and travel along the desert with its different facet of life and also diverse components.
Celebrate the New Year Eve with dance and live Berber music and drumming in the Sahara desert around the camp fire. Watch the desert sparkled by thousands of starts, and sleep under the Nomad tent
Accommodations: Spend the night in tents with dinner and breakfast
01 / 01 / 2017 ” Day 3: Erg Chegaga – Marrakech
Afer watching the sunrise over the dunes, and eating your breakfast we leave Chegaga towards Foum-Zguid, through the Lake of iriqui and a desert plateau covered with acacias trees. We reach Taznakht where you will have lunch, then we continue to Marrakech through Amerzeggane. We arrive to Marrakech around 18:30.
- Pick-up and drop-off from your Hotel in Marrakech
- 4WD & fuel & native English speaking driver
- Accommodation in Draa Valle Zagora with breakfast and dinner
- Overnight in Nomad tent with breakfast and dinner
- Camels with guide
- Evening Eve With Music