Marrakech Chegaga desert 6 days tour ideal tour to visit Todra Gorges and Mhamid desert
Marrakech Chegaga desert 6 days tour
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate
Departure from the airport to the Atlas by Tizi N’Tichka. On the south side of the Atlas, you head towards Télouet to visit the Kasbah of Glaoui. Later, you will arrive in a beautiful valley of Ounila. On this beautiful valley, you will arrive at the most famous Ksar in Morocco, Ait Ben Haddou, classified by UNESCO as world heritage. This Ksar with the Kasbah has been the backdrop for many films like Lawrence of Arabia, Diamond of the Nile, Gladiator. Meals in a hostel. After this stop, you go to Ouarzazate. Capital of cinema and visit the production studios and Kasbah Taourirt, also listed by UNESCO. Overnight at a hotel in Ouarzazate.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Todra Gorges
After breakfast, cross the road of a thousand kasbahs along the great lake. Stop in the wonderful Skoura’s paw and visit the Amridil Kasbah. After this grove you will come to Kelâa M’Gouna. Capital of the Roses. This is where the valley of the roses begins, you will enter the last village of Boutaghar. After this village, you will arrive at the famous valley of the Dades with these grooves. Meals in a hostel. Some stops for you to discover the beauty of nature, towards the gorges of Todra. Overnight in a guest house.
Day 3: Todra Gorge – M’Hamid
After a final tour in these impressive gorges, you will leave this valley towards Alnif and Tazzarine. Tazzarine is known as henna and fossilized marble. The next village is N’Kob with their 50 kasbahs. Meals in a hostel. You will reach the beautiful Draa Valley. Valley lined with palm trees. You will pass through Zagora to Tamghroute. This village is famous for its green pottery and its Koranic library. In the evening, you will arrive at the end of the road and at the beginning in a track of M’Hamid. Night in a bivouac.
Day 4: M’Hamid – Chegaga dunes
Arrival to the vast dunes of the desert and Hamada. Passage through the oases, nomads of companies. Arrival in the beautiful dunes of Chegaga. A world of silence and beauty. This is where you wait for your bivouac in the middle of the dunes. Camels to go through the dunes to climb and see the sunset. Back at the camp, food and music from the nomads await you to end the evening around a campfire and sleep in the dunes to count the stars and look for shooting stars.
Day 5: Chegaga – Fint
Get up before the sun, and go up the dunes to see the sunrise. Return to the camp, breakfast waiting for you before heading to dry lake Iriqui. You will leave the desert to find the road to Foumz Guid. After Foumz Guide, you will arrive in Tazenaght where you will stop to visit the cooperative of the Berber carpets. Take the road to Ouarzazate, but the night will be in a landscape that is the Oasis of Fint. A question of nature around the river. Night in an inn in the middle of this paradisiacal oasis.
Day 6: Fint Oasis – Marrakech
After this night in paradise, return to Ouarzazate to wander through these streets before continuing to Marrakech via the Atlas. Arrival in Marrakech in the evening.
- Departure from your hotel or Riad in a private vehicle, driver speaking English
- Ride on camel
- 4 Night’s accommodation in a double room with shower
- Breakfast and dinner
What is not included:
- Lunch between.
- Optional activities
- Personal expenses.