DUNAS DE LIHOUDI AND CHIGAGA 6 DAYS


 

 

 Morocco is a palette full of colors and contrasts, in which children discover a new culture and customs, and learn the history of a land. New flavors and smells music dances art. We assure you that nobody in the family, and especially children, can resist to go into magical places and live a true adventure.

 

 

 

DAY 1 MARRAKECH- ALTO ATLAS - SKOURA - VALLE DE LAS ROSAS - GARGANTAS DE DADÈS

 

 

In the morning pick up at the hotel or riad of accommodation in Marrakech, and departure to the Gorges of Dadès, passing through the High Atlas, climbing by the port of Tizi N 'Tichka of 2260m of altitude. Visit the Skoura Valley and one of its kasbahs. We went through the Valley of Roses, through impressive palm groves and Berber villages, to the beautiful landscape of the Dades Valley.Dinner and accommodation in riad.

 

 

DAY 2 GIRLS OF DADÉs - Valle del Drâa - Zagora

 

Pick up at the hotel where they are staying and start the trip to the Great South. We continue through the Valley of the Drâa, 200 km of palm grove that make this route one of the most beautiful in Morocco. Formerly this valley was traveled by countless commercial carvans from Black Africa.

We arrived at Zagora considered door of the desert as well as its poster "Tombouctu 52 days". Dinner and night at the hotel / Riad in Zagora

 

 

 

DAY 3 ZAGORA -TAGOUNITE - SAHARA: DUNAS DE LIHOUDI

 

In the morning we will have breakfast and continue our route Tamegroute, ancient religious center famous for its Koranic Library and its open-air pottery workshops. Arrival to Tagounite we will depart to the Dunes, Arrival to the desert, where we camp in the haimas of Erg Lihoudi, the Dunes of the Jews. Tea ceremony and dinner prepared by our Berber chef, followed by an evening with percussion music by the nomads of the desert. Night in Haima. (This haimas camp is located in the heart of the desert, all the haimas are provided with mats, blankets, pillows, sheets and the floor lined with typical Berber carpets) *

 

 

DAY 4 KASBAH OF OULED DRISS - GRAND DUNES DE 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 5 IRIKI - FOUM ZGUID track - TAZENAKHT - OUARZAZATE

 

Return circuit, passing through Lake Iriki and touring the impressive mythical (Paris Dakar) track of Foum Zguid. Visit of the picturesque village of Tazenackht, famous for the elaboration of carpets. Leaving to the city of Ouarzazate. Dinner and night in hotel.

 

 

DAY 6 OUARZAZATE - Kasbahs of AIT BEN HADDOU - TELOUET- MARRAKECH

 

 

In the morning we visit the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, where famous films such as Gladiator, Tea in the Desert of Bertolucci, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia and many more have been filmed. We continue to climb the Atlas, by the old route that the caravans of the Sahara traveled to reach Marrakech. Located at 1,800 meters, is the extraordinary Kasbah de Telouet, former residence of the Glaudi Dynasty. After the visit of the kasbah, we follow the route through the High Atlas, back to Marrakech, making several stops to contemplate the spectacular scenery of the route. We eat on the route in a Berber village of the High Atlas and resume the road to Marrakech, where we will arrive in the afternoon. End of our services.