Atlas Valley & Sahara Desert Tour 5d/4n

Strongly recommended year round, this is a fantastic trek for those not climbing Toubkal. It offers in our opinion the best mountain scenery and Berber villages within the Imlil and Toubkal National Park area & best 3 days to Erg Cheebi and Ait ben Haddou kasbah

ITINERARY

Day 1: Marrakesh – Agersioual – Tizi Oudit (2200m) – Tizi Oussem (1850m):

​You’ll leave the vehicle on the road up towards Imlil at Agrersioual village (1,650m) where you will meet your Berber muleteer and guide. Your first day will be an easier aclimatisation trek in the Ouirgane National Park. The terrain here is gentler with copper green soil and juniper trees. Overnight in Gite in Tizi Oussem, a small rustic Berber Village. Aprox. 5 hrs walking time.
Day 2: Tizi oussem (1850m) – Tizi Mezzik (2500m) – imlil (1740m)

​Today involves a fantastic climb out of the Azzadene Valley. You’ll head up the valley towards Tamsoult from where you’ll headup towards the pass at Tizi n Mzik (2489m) where you wil have lunch before descending down into Imlil. where you will spend a night in Guest house . Aprox. 4-5 hours walking.
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Day 3: imlil – Tizi -n-Tichka – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley/Gorges
we will pick up you from your GuestHouse we will start our journey from Imlil to Dades Gorges. Across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and we continue to Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksour).you’ll take your lunch at Ait benhaddou or ouarzazate and continue to Dades valley, we well spend the night in a riad/hotel in dades gorges
Day 4: Dades Gorges – Tenghir – Todra Gorges — Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga
After breakfast, we go from DADES to Toudra gorges, tenghir and to the Sahara desert of Merzouga, berber villages are scattered along the way. we’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet then we continue to Merzouga , Camel Ride & Night in Desert
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Day 5: back to Merzouga – Agdz – Ouarzazate –Marrakech trough Tizi-n-Tichka
After seeing the sunrise in desert we go back on the camels to Merzouga after the breakfast and take shower in Hotel then start our journey to Ouarzazate trough the Berber villages of the atlas mountains ( Tinjdad , tenghir todra gorges ,Boumalene-du-Dades ),will visit the majestic Atlas Mountains. Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby. arrive a in evening
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Detail about the package

Atlas Valley & Sahara Desert Tour 5d/4n

Atlas Hiking & Desert itinerary is one of the perfect mixture for aspirants’ hikers. trek in imlil valley explore the life style of the locals ans discover Sahara Desert.

Atlas Hiking & Desert is a medium hike in 2 valley trek and 3 days  crossing the Atlas Mountain to the southern flanks to Desert all through, flourishing high valleys around the roof of Africa to some of the most contrasting and varied landscapes of South eastern, impressive canyons, Kasbahs, Oasis and stunning Sahara sand dunes.

Atlas Hiking & Desert itinerary start from Marrakech to High Atlas Toubkal Massif, hiking from Imlil for the trek in 2 days then a trip by jeep to the south via Tizi-N-Tichka in the Caravan road from Telouet Valley to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah paasing by Ouarzazate to the road of thousand Kasbahs, to the canyons of Dades and Todra before arriving to Merzouga highest sand dunes in Morocco, the way back to Marrakech via the volcano Massif Saghro and the longest valleys Draa before paasing again by Ouarzazate and the road to the red town.

Price : €199

Guidance

The trek Will be Guided by qualified Local Guide From Atlas Mountains Who is ready to Help you get to your destination and tell you every thing you need About the Area

Tour Services

We will Pick you Up from your accommodation in Marrakech or wherever you are in Morocco on Very comfortable private Transport. and drop you Off There after the Tour.

Food & Beverages

The Food will be provided During The Trek. Please if you are allergic to something Let us Know ahead. NB: Lunches for the Desert Tours are not Included.

Places to be

Maps & info

  • Group 1 person        :  On request
  • Group 2 – 3 people   : 470€/person
  • Group 4 – 7 people   : 360€/person
  • Group 8 – 12 people : 280€/person
  • English speaking guide, and cook
  • Muleteers and mules for luggages
  • Full board on trek + mineral water, coffee and tea
  • Accommodation in a berber villages (Gites)
  • Ground transfers by minibuses / taxis: ( hotel – trek – hotel 
  • Mess, cooking & toilet tents (camping option )
  •  4×4 / mini-bus with english speaking driver
  •  1 night in a hotel at Dades gorges (HB)
  •  1 overnight camping on the Dunes (HB)
  •  Camel ride on the dunes.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Soft/alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and personal expanses
  •  Lunches
  •  Entrance fee (Monuments visits)

This trek runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.
We usually have several treks departing each week that you may join , please get in Touch!!

Easy – Medium – Hard

he accommodation during this trek will be in village simple gites inside berber villages (Tizi oussem ) then Night in Nice Guesthouse in imlil ( dar adrar )

fallowed By Night in Hotel then night in nomad Tent on Desert

  • Good walking boots and socks / good trainers
  • Personnel First aid Kit
  • 3 to 4 season sleeping bag
  • Day sack/backpack
  • Head torch / headlamp
  • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
  • Water bottle or camel back (recommended) 

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