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Experience the different hues of the dunes

Golden Dunes of Merzouga (8 days,5 days walking)

Easy tour.

Enjoy camping among the dunes and experience the magnificient sunsets and
sunrises across the dunes. See the wonderful Rose Valley and the palms of Skoura.
See traditional Nomad life and hear traditional Moroccan music

Highlights Include

  • Magnificient palms of Skoura and the Rose Valley
  • Camping among the dunes
  • Sunsets and Sunrises
  • Mint tea with Nomads
  • Traditional Music
  • Star gazing and camp fires

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

Day 2:  Ouarzazate / Skoura Palms / Rose Valley / Erissani / Merzouga

Depart early in from Ouarzazate to Merzouga via the magnificient palms of Skoura and the Rose Valley to reach Tafilalt region, the cradle of the recent dynasty of Alaouite. Stop for a picnic lunch in Tinjedad and then continue to meet your local team in Znagui. Walk to our campsite among the dunes in Znagui

Driving 6h Walking 1h

Day 3:  Znagui / Elbayaa

After breakfast, we start walking on the dunes, then cross a plateau and travel through Elbayaa village to reach our second campsite where we have lunch. 

Walking 5h

Day 4:  Elbayaa / Merdani

A special day and the longest day walk on the rocky plateau. Stop for lunch in the shadow of Tamaris trees and continue to our campsite in Merdani, near to a well. Possibility of having a Berber shower in the heart of the desert. 

Walking 6h

Day 5:  Merdani / Boughanime

A nice, easy walking day to Bougamime. On the way we walk on the dunes, enjoying the views of different landscapes of green trees and plants; Nomad villages; magnificient dunes. There is a possiblility to share a glass of mint tea with the Nomads in their tents. Continue on and climb the highest dune in Merzouza. From the top we can see our campsite near to palm trees and nomad camp. 

Walking 4h30

Day 6:  Boughanime / Tannamouste

Walk to Tannamouste, crossing the dunes. Stop for lunch and then continue to the campsite near Merzouga. The possibility of enjoying the dark evening around a fire with Gnaoua music played by local musicians. 

Walking 6h

Day 7:  Tannamouste / Merzouza / N'kob / Draa Valley / Ouarzazate

Transfer to Ouarzazate early in the morning via N'kob located in Jebel Saghrou to reach Agdez, Draa Valley. On the way stop for lunch(include) in restaurant at imlifen town and continue on to hotel. 

Driving 6h30

Day 8:  Transfer to airport

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