Dulce Duna tour 7 days and 6 nights
Day 01: Marrakech – Col Tichka 2260 m – Marrakech – Agdez – Draa Valley – Zagora – Mhamid (400 kms)
We leave by minibus or 4 × 4 from Marrakech around 7:30 am to 8:30 am towards Col Tichka, the most beautiful and highest road pass in Morocco, snowy in winter, descent to the great south of Morocco just after the pass, meadow landscapes -desertics – arid, oasis, picnic lunch just after Ouarzazate, then Ait Saoune pass and finally a long descent to the famous Draa valley with 200 kms of date palms (harvest in October) by Agdez, we will discover landscapes magnificent, ksars which were fortified villages, a small stop is planned in Zagora, Departure in 4 × 4 to the starting point of our journey in the desert and to the place of the first camp, RASS NKHEL Mhamid where we will meet our team from camel drivers to Overnight Camp at the Oasis.
Day 02: Oasis – Sidi Naji 4h30
Get up early, load the dromedaries and head to HAMADA, 30 minute hike through the plateau and the Dunes and tamarisk before the Duib desert, then the easy stony descent, a real virgin sand desert, a bit of vegetation, a few nomads in tents made by BÉDOUINES. goat and camel hair). The midday meal in the middle of the desert valley, then through the valley and by a small new pass we arrive at the camp, near a small marabout, continuation of the caravan, 5h30 of walk. Camp at the foot of the marabout Sidi Naji.
Day 03: Sidi Naji – Erg Ezahar the howling dune about 20 kms – camp at the foot of the dunes 300 METERS D ALTUTUDE
We go out, walk on a dry river bed to finally launch ourselves into the immense desert which begins with a vast stony plateau just after crossing Bour. Beautiful panoramic view of the sand desert (huge dunes too small from afar) on a path not suitable for camels, a beautiful climb to the port and descent on large black slabs, limestone rocks well eroded by the wind and heat of the sea. ; it looks like a carved mountain. In the small water point of a single palm tree, you can eat. Then the stone desert.
The desire for water, sand makes us accelerate the walk to reach the dunes of Erg Ezahar, a beautiful walk towards the sunset. Night and camp at the foot of the dune.
Day 04: Erg Ezahara – dunes of Bougarne
After the multitude of small dunes at the exit of Chegaga starting in parallel towards the east of Djbel Abbés, direction Mhamid, Oued Draa. In principle, the Chegaga tray, in turn sown by the Draa valley. Zagora wheat, 2km long. Have lunch under the tamarisk trees, then continue to the dunes of Bougarne, a magnificent less frequented region, enjoy sleeping under the stars. It would be the biggest stage of the day and the rest of the stages. 5 hours of camping.
Day 05: Dunes of Bougarne – Dunes of Oued Naam – about 16 km – 5h30 of camping
Departure very early to enjoy the sunrise on the beautiful dunes of Bougarne (small dunes of Tamaris trees, bushes of the Acacia desert, camels walking on the less stony tray. In the afternoon, around 2:00 p.m., we had our salad Fresh fruits, bread, and tea or coffee of course. We set up our tents near a well. 16km stage. Camp 5h30 mn.
Day 06: Dunes of OuedNaam – Mhamid
We leave good hours to walk. Our stage of beautiful desert landscapes, we get lost in a huge tray of small dunes with bushes and tamarisk, we find ourselves in the dunes on the road that leads to Mhamid. Lunch and visit of the Kasbah of ancient manuscripts of mathematical philosophy books … return through the Draa valley, then we continue to our camp in the heart of the palm grove.
Day 07: Mhamid – Ouarzazate – Marrakech – (07h by car)
Departure in the morning to Ouarzazate, lunch in the kasbah of Ait ben haddou and visit of this world heritage classified by Unesco, then we continue to Marrakech and finish our services after leaving you at the hotel.