MOUNTAIN DESERT AND OCEAN

Ideal for summer, visiting the Atlas, sleeping in Haima and relaxing in Essaouira.

 

Day 1 MARRAKECH - ALTO ATLAS - DRAA VALLEY - Lihoudi Dunes

 

Pick up at your hotel or Riad accommodation in Marrakech at 7:00 o'clock or at the Menara-Marrakech airport as agreed.Departure to the Sahara in the area of M'Hamid, in the south of the country. We stop in a mountain village, Taddart, obligatory stage for every Moroccan traveler ... We pass through the High Atlas, going up by the Tizi N 'Tichka pass of 2260m altitude to the beautiful lunar landscape of the Anti Atlas. We continue to the south of the country, crossing the spectacular Draa Valley, a mosaic of colors created by its palm groves, kasbahs, orchards, and Berber villages. We stopped near Agdz, in the old kasbah of Tamnougalt, to eat on the terrace of a riad enjoying a landscape of extraordinary beauty. Arrived in the desert, where we camped in the haimas between dunes over 100 meters high of Erg Lihoudi, the Dunes of the Jews. Tea ceremony, and dromedary ride to enjoy the sunset. Dinner prepared by our Berber chef, followed by an evening with percussion music. Night in Haima. (This haimas camp is located in the desert, all the haimas are provided with mats, blankets, pillows, sheets and the floor lined with typical Berber carpets)

 

Day 2 KASBAH OF OULED DRISS AND GRAND DUNES OF CHIGAGA

 

 

In the morning visit of the old kasbah of Ouled Driss, still inhabited by locals. From there 4x4 excursion to Erg Chigaga, the large dunes of 300 meters high and 45 km long, where we enjoyed the sunset with camel ride. Night in Haima. * (Exclusive use). There are showers and bathrooms.

 

 

DAY 3 ERG CHIGAGA - FOUM ZGUID - TAZENACKHT - TALIOUINE-TAROUDANNT

 

Return circuit, touring the impressive mythical (Paris Dakar) track of Chigaga- Foum Zguid. Visit of Tazenackht, famous for the elaboration of carpets, and the picturesque village of Taliouine. Night in Taroudannt.

Distances: 6 h + stops

 

 

DAY 4 TAROUDANNT - ESSAOUIRA

 

In the morning we visit Taroudannt, a city of artisans hidden behind some stupendous walls and the peaks of the High Atlas.Arrival in the afternoon to Essaouira, where we can enjoy walks through its white-blue medina, concentration of artisans, musicians and artists, and of course cozy restaurants ..

Distances: time: 3,30 h + stops

 

 

 

DAY 5 ESSAOUIRA-MARRAKECH

 

In the morning return trip to Marrakech. On the route we will visit a women's argan cooperative. Arrival at noon to Marrakech and end of our services.

Distances: 2, 3 h + stops