Morocco Camel Trekking from Marrakech to Mhamid Sahara desert 4 Days
Morocco Camel trekking from Marrakech to Mhamid sahara desert overview :
Morocco Camel trekking from Marrakech to Mhamid sahara desert is an ideal Morocco desert trip for those who have time to know and explore the moroccan sahara desert, Erg Chegaga , Draa Valley , Zagora desert , Ouarzazate , Ait ben haddou and its destined to people who love the adventures and dirt roads .This 4 days desert trip starts from Marrakech.
Morocco Camel trekking from Marrakech to Mhamid sahara desert highlights:
Drive through Tizi n Tichka Pass 2260 meters altitude in the High Atlas Mountains
Visit UNESCO World Heritage site Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of the Taourirt Kasbah and Film Studios in ouarzazate.
Camel trek over Erg Chigaga Dunes.
Spend the night in a Berber camp.
Visit a Quranic library with more than 4000 ancient manuscripts.
Drive across an old Dakar track.
Morocco Camel trekking from Marrakech to Mhamid sahara desert itinerary:Day 1:
Marrakech – Draa valley – Zagora:
Morocco Camel trekking from Marrakech to Mhamid sahara desert start at 7;00 am through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) – the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and valleys with a snaky road, beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way. Visit several kasbahs along the way. The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa river valley. Arrival to Zagora. Dinner and night in a Riad or hotel.Day 2:
Zagora – Mhamid – Erg Chegaga:
After the morning meal, we will have enough time to visit Zagora and its surroundings especially the Jewish quarter in Amzerou and the palm groves. Afterwards, we continue our trip towards the doorway to Sahara Desert (Mhamid). Along the way, we stop in the original town of the 16th century dynasty ( Saadian), Tamgroute, to visit an old Coran library and a subterranean kasbah. We arrive to Mhamid where the Draa valley and civilization end. After lunch we drive tozard Erg chegaga to arrive before the sunset. Than, you will start the nomadic life by riding the camels and travel along the desert with its different face of life and also diverse components. Dinner and night will be enjoyed under the nomad tent or under the star light in the middle of nice sand dunes.Day 3:
Erg Chegaga -Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Ait Benhaddou:
After enjoying the sunrise over sand dunes, breakfast is served to you, then departure in 4×4 via the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid, crossing Iriqui lake. Lunch in the berber village Taznakht. Arrival to Famous Ksar Ait Benhaddou A 16th century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou is one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of 2000, Gladiator night in Riad.Day 4:
Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech:
After the breakfast we have an hour to visit the site of Ksar Ait benhaddou then we continue our trip inside the high mountains of the Atlas before we head out to Marrakech.
What’s included in Morocco Camel trekking from Marrakech to Mhamid ?
English speaking driver.
Pick up and drop off at your hotel.
Air conditioned minibus or 4×4 jeep.
Dinner & breakfast are included in the Zagora hotel.
Dinner & breakfast are included in sahara desert camp.
Cameld rides & overnight in a private nomad traditional tent.
Dinner & breakfast are included in the hotel at Ait Benhaddou.
Shower facilities are available.
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