Our journey for 5 days starts in the red city of Marrakech and is an original experience of the desert, coupled with the discovery of the diverse Atlas Mountains with its beautiful contrasting colors and original Berber villages. Two nights in the Moroccan desert give time for a deeper immersion and coming to rest.
Accommodation, breakfast / lunch / dinner
Transportation with driver in a 4×4 vehicle
Soft drinks in the vehicle throughout the trip
Camel ride in the desert
Flights from the destination country, travel insurance
Alcoholic drinks, tips
Day 1: Marrakech - Aȉt Ben-Haddou - Ouarzazate - Zagora
Day 2: Zagora - M’hamid - Erg Lihoudi Dunes
Day 3: Erg Lihoudi Dunes - Erg Chegaga
Day 4: Erg Chegaga
Day 5: Erg Chegaga - Foum Zguid - Marrakech
You will be met by your driver at the hotel and start the drive from Marrakech over the Atlas Mountains. On the way you will pass the amazing Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui, cross the impressive pass Tizi n'Tichka (2260m) and reach the famous Kasbah Aȉt Ben-Haddou, for which a break as well as time for sightseeing is planned. The journey continues via Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa, to the famous Draa Valley. In the afternoon you will reach your hotel in Zagora, where you will spend the night at the gates of the desert.
Travel time: 350 km, 6.5 hrs
After breakfast, you will continue your journey along the Draa Valley. First, stop during the day in Tamegroute, the village of the green pottery and an unforgettable Koranic library. Arrive for lunch in M'hamid, the last village of the Draa Valley, where the road stops to give way to the sand dunes of the Sahara. After lunch, drive on an unforgettable sandy track through dunes and over plains until arriving at the dunes of Erg Lihoudi. Overnight in our luxury camp, with music of the blue men around the evening campfire, surrounded by the beauty of the starry night sky.
Travel time: 120 km, 2.5 hrs
Early in the morning, wake up for sunrise on the amazing Erg Lihoudi dunes. After breakfast, you will have free time before setting off by 4x4 into the desert. The drive through dunes and across fertile plains with herds of camels brings you to the high dunes of Erg Chegaga, visible from miles around. Enjoy your time with a walk to the highest dunes and an unforgettable sunset. A delicious dinner awaits you at the camp as well as a carefree evening with music around the campfire.
Early in the morning you will wake up to witness the sunrise on the impressive Chegaga dunes. After breakfast, you will have free time before starting a camel ride for an amazing picnic in a secret oasis in the middle of nowhere. There you will spend an unforgettable moment with the nomads before heading to your camp for the last sunset and dinner.
After sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chegaga dunes and a relaxing breakfast, meet your driver who will take you back to Marrakech. This drive will take you on the old Paris -Dakar desert road to Foum Zguid, where you will stop for lunch. Following then continue to Marrakech via the Atlas Mountains, arriving late afternoon to your hotel.
Travel time: 400 km, 8 hrs
Our journey for 5 days starts in the red city of Marrakech and is an original experience of the desert...