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m'hamid village

FROM VILLAGE TO DUNES (8 days,5 days walking)

Dynamic tour.

Experience magnificient dunes, including the highest in the region. See the
colours change over the sand as the sun sets and rises across the dunes.
Visit a very old settlement of the Nomads. Enjoy traditional Moroccan
souks in Ouarzazate.

Highlights Include

  • Souks in Ouarzazate
  • Magnificient sand dunes
  • Sunsets and sunrises of the dunes
  • Nomad School
  • Iriki Plateau

Day 1:  Arrive in Ouarzazate, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel

Day 2:  Ouarzazate / M'hamid / Ras Enekhal

Depart from Ouarzazate towards M'hamid elghizlane, the last village in the est of morocco before reaching the dunes and borders with Algeria, via Agdz, Zagora and the Draa Valley. Meet our local team (camel drivers) and walk to our first campsite. Picnic lunch along the way. 

Driving 5h Walking 1h30

Day 3:  Ras Enekhal / Sidi Naji

After breakfast, we head to our next campsite in the marabot of Sidi Naji, crossing the large plateau and dunes, snaking across the dried rivers and streams of the area. We stop for lunch and then continue on to our campsite. 

Walking 4h30

Day 4:  Sidi Naji / Erg Ezzahar

An easy walk to the Lucky Dune of Erg Ezzahar(250m), experience the beautiful view of the red and golden dunes of the Moroccan Sahara. Have lunch at our campsite and then a free afternoon. Optional ascent of the biggest dune in the region to enjoy the sunset.

Walking 6h

Day 5:  Erg ezzahar / Essemar / Sedrate

We start the day climbing the dunes, before crossing the plateau. Enjoying views of the Draa Valley and Tamaris and Acassia trees, before reaching our lunch place in a very old settlement of the Nomads in Essemar, near to a well and local farms. Continue to Erg Sedrate where we camp among the dunes. 

Walking 6h

Day 6:  Sedrate / Erg Chegaga

Walk on the dunes and cross the Draa Valley to have lunch in the shadows of the trees, have siesta and continue to Erg Chegaga, the biggest dune in the desert. We camp here and there is an opportunity to ascend the dune for sunset. 

Walking 5h

Day 7:  Erg chegaga / Ouarzazate

Return to Ouarzazate by 4 x 4, crossing the largest plateau of Iriki to reach Foum zeguide town, stop for lunch in restaurant ( include) in Taznakhte and finally reach Ouarzazate.driving 4h

Day 8:  Departure to the airport

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