Merzouga desert trekking 4 days Ideal trekking for those who have a week and who wish to discover the great outdoors of the Moroccan South.
Program: Merzouga desert trekking 4 days
Day 1: Departure from the hotel and hike to the Oasis of Merzouga
After breakfast and having saddled camels, we go through the desert to an isolated oasis. Lunch is a long pause picnic in the shade. We then continue through the dunes and get to the Oasis of Merzouga in time to get on the main dune (150m) and see the sunset. In the Oasis, we spend the night in a nomadic tent after dinner and a around the campfire, listening to the rhythms of the drums. The desert sky is incomparable. You will see the stars and the moon as never before. You can ski or ride a snowboard in the dunes.
Day 2: Oasis – Berber family in the desert
After breakfast we drive to 2:30 pm and arrive for lunch at an oasis. We continue to a Berber family living the desert, with whom you will share dinner, a traditional couscous, handmade by the women of the house. Optionally you can sleep in the house, in a small tent, where even the stars. You will see a beautiful sunset.
Day 3: To the Desert Aznigi
After breakfast, we take the camels, and continue in the desert. Lunch is a picnic with a Moroccan salad and grilled chicken. We then continue to Anizgi, for dinner and our last night in tents in the desert. You discover the difference between the Tuareg Berber customs and traditions.
Day 4: Aznigi – Back at the Palais des Dunes
After breakfast you continue through the desert to a first village (Tamardanit) and then to the abandoned village of French MIFISS. There you can visit the mines. You will then end the day in a village Gnawa, where you are regaled couscous and listen to Gnawa music. After tea, around 17h, you go back towards the Hotel du Palais des Dunes, where you spend last night.
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Included in the price:
– 3 nights at the bivouac and in the desert (tent, mattress and blankets are provided)
– 3 dinners / 4 breakfasts / 4 lunches
– Our assistance
– Personal expenses