03 days Sahara Experience ; Minibus , camel Ride , USV Safari , Sand Boarding , meeting with locals , moroccan gastronomy , star gazing
Day 1 Marrakech-Ait Ben Haddou-Ouarzazate-Agdez-Zagora
We head off from Marrakech towards Zagora at 7/30 am in one of our modern minibuses. We continue through Tizi n Tichka pass to visit two Kasbahs, Tamdakhte and the UNESCO World heritage site at Ait Ben Haddou. Later we continue to Ouarzazate and Agdez from where you will experience panoramic viezs of the Draa valley. We travel along the valley to reach Tansikht discovering kasbahs and Berber villages along the way to Zagora.
At Zagora we mount camels and our guides leads us to thr authentic desert camp, where you shqre the traditional lifestyle of the nomadic Bedouin people. We have a traditional Berber dinner including mint tea whilst listening to Saharan music around a camp fire. We spend the night here, camping in the desert.
Day 2 Zagora-Tamegroute-La Vallee de Nessrate-Mhamid-Chegaga-Erglihoudi
After watching a spectacular desert sunrise over the dunes we climb into our 4X4 and star tour Saharan desert adventure. Chegaga has the biggest sand dunes in Morocco which reach over 300 metres high. We then visit the Qoran library and small underground streets before continuing along a most beautiful route to Mhamid village, the last village before the expanse of the Sahara opens before us. Here we will travel along a sandy road famous owing to its links with the Paris-Dakar Rally which pass through here too.
We have lunch of a selection of meats and salad, seasonal fruits, and tea before you try your hand at dune walking and sand boarding. Next we head back to your 4X4 to travel to the desert location, Erg Lihoudi, where we will spend the night under the stars in a traditional tent. You will relish the amazing sunset over the huge dunes here before settling around the fire for a traditional dinner, songs and musical entertainment.
Day 3 Erg Lihoudi-Zagora-Kasbah Taourirte-Marrakech
We depart early in the morning heading for Zagora in our 4X4 where we join the minibus and driver to travel back to Marrakech via the Draa Valley and Taourite Kasbah.