The south of Morocco offers landscapes and panoramas of breathtaking beauty. Treat yourself to a 5-day tour to Erg Chegaga and experience a never-ending enchantment. Be amazed by the magic of the infinite spaces, the repeated dunes, the green oases and the authentic Kasbahs.
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Leave the hectic pace of Marrakech and drive in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle through the panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains, crossing the Tizi N’Tichka pass located at 2260 meters above sea level to find yourself first at Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou the crossroads of Berber civilizations registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop for lunch in Ouarzazate the pearl of the south, before continuing your journey to Zagora through the village Agdez and the Draa Valley. Settle in for dinner and overnight in Zagora at your charming hotel.
Departure from Zagora towards Tamagroute which shelters a very rich library of Koranic, scientific and literary works as well as several artisanal workshops of pottery. Thereafter, continue the road to M’hamid El Ghizlane the gateway of the Moroccan desert to Africa and the habitat of the blue men, before ending up at Erg Lihoudi where you will admire the orange light that falls on the desert and reflects the immensity of sand during a camel ride, once your hike is completed, return to M’hamid to spend the night in bivouac.
Departure in the morning to Erg Chegaga is where your real experience of the still wild desert begins, beyond, the first real dunes heralding the great desert with their silent and golden expanses, it is ideal for hiking at the slow pace of camels or the excited hikes of motorsports. Upon arrival at your bivouac campsite, prepare for an evening of nomadic drumming and enjoy dinner under the stars and around the fire in a large, friendly gathering of nomadic cultures.
Admire the sunrise and enjoy breakfast in the desert before heading to Foum Zguid across Lake Iriki in a 4*4 for an exciting track adventure via the old Paris-Dakar route. Then, go to Taznakht to have lunch and discover this small town famous for its beautiful carpets with shimmering colors and decorative patterns typically Berber. At the end of the day, you will arrive in Ouarzazate where you will spend your 4th night at your charming hotel.
This day is devoted to the visit of the city Ouarzazate the desert pearl that attracts tourists of different nationalities with its jewels of original Berber architecture, such as the Kasbah of Taourirt, this fascinating building that still proudly stands its towers. Designated as a popular destination for the shooting of famous Hollywood films, Ouarzazate differs from other cities in that its ideal climate has led to the establishment of the film studios where Gladiator, The Mummy and other great films were shot. After living the dreams of the Moroccan south that can’t be counted, it’s time to take the road back to Marrakech via the Tizi N’Tichka pass and enjoy a lunch surrounded by the panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains.