Atlas Valley Trek & Erg Chebbi Sahara Tour Perfect combination of 3 days atlas valleys trek & 3 days desert tour which will take you to the Moroccan Chamonix “Imlil” from where you will take day walks and explore the berber villages prior to travel over the Atlas Mountain on the following days to get to Dades gorges for 1st stop, carry on to Merzouga where you will have a camel ride and overnight on the nomadic dunes then driva back through the stony desert “ Tazarine” via Ourzazate and into Marrakech.
Atlas Valley Trek & Erg Chebbi Sahara Tour
Perfect combination of 3 days atlas valleys trek & 3 days desert tour which will take you to the Moroccan Chamonix “Imlil” from where you will take day walks and explore the berber villages prior to travel over the Atlas Mountain on the following days to get to Dades gorges for 1st stop, carry on to Merzouga where you will have a camel ride and overnight on the nomadic dunes then driva back through the stony desert “ Tazarine” via Ourzazate and into Marrakech
Experience the best morrocan landscape
Explore the Berber’s nomad traditions, culture and lifestyle
Hollywood of Africa
Explore magical Marrakech and the colourful UNESCO Djemaa-el-Fna
Sunsets, sunrises and star-gazing amongst the magnificent dunes at Chebbi Merzouga
Experience the nights at the kasbah / camp in Desert
Day 1: Marrakech – Agersioual – Tizi Oudid - Tizi Oussem
After breakfast in Marrakech, pick up & drive towards the highAtlas Mountains via Tahnnaout, Oued Ghighaya & Asni, enjoy the stunningview of the villages along the valet. Arrival to Agersioual (60km fromMarrakech), meet the guide & multeer and then start the trek & climbTizi oudid pass (2000m), spectacular view over ghighaya valley & ToubkalSummit, , down the Azzaden valley through juniper forest to get to Tizi Oussemvillage. Overnight at the Guest house in the village. 5hrs walking.
matat - in atlas mountains
Day 2: Tizi Oussem (1850m) – Tamsoult Waterfalls – Tizi Mezik -Imlil
After breakfast, enjoy the sunshine on this colorful valley &its marvelous typical Berber villages, leave Tizi Oussem & continue up toTamsoulte to visit the highest waterfalls in the Atlas Mountains (100m ofhight), before heading up to Tizi Mezik mountain pass (2400m), after a wildthurifer juniper forest, get lunch under walnut groves and relax near theriver. after lunch 1 hour in Berdoun valley to get to the beautifull village ofimlil
tizi mezik atlas mountains
Day 3: Imlil - Tizi N'Tichka - Dades Gorges
Departure at 7:00 to Dades Gorges through high atlas mountains » Tizi- N-Tichka » (2260m) higher, a long the way, we will havestops to visit and take pictures for a beautiful landscapes with differentcolors and the Berber villages… in the mid day, we will arrive to the OldKasbah of Aït Benhaddou, you will have a free time to visit the Kasbah AïtBenhaddou who has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and severalfilms have been shot there…After your visit and lunch, we will continue drivingto Dades Valley, we will have a stop in Ouarzazate to Visit “TaourirtKasbah” Afterwards, we go further south east to the green Dades valley and thecity of roses via the fascinating Skoura palmery, we will arrive to DadesValley in the evening, Dinner and Overnight in A hotel/Riad 7 hours.
Day 4: Dades Gorges - Todra Gorge - Errisani - Merzouga – Camp
After breakfast and shower, we will start our journey to MerzougaSahara Desert, before we leave, we will visit Dades Gorges and will be a greatopportunity to take a lovely pictures and nice view to see… we will continuedriving toward Tinghir » Todra Gorges » there you will have a freetime to walk around and then we go to the Tinjdad town where we will stop forlunch, after lunch we go to Merzouga Desert where the camel trekking toursstart from, we will pass through Erfoud the capital Moroccan city of fossil’s,we will arrive to Merzouga in the afternoon around 16:00 to be ready for thecamel riding into the erg chebbi dunes, before we leave to desert, the camelswill be packed with water, food, blankets and everything else which we willneed for the trip, each person will have his camel, you will ride camels for 1h30 inside the dunes of Sahara Erg chebbi, at your arrival to the camp »nomad tents » you will leave your luggage in the tent and then youcan walk in the dunes to watch the beautiful sunset and try a sand board in thesand dunes !
After seeing the sunset, you will go down back to the camp, youwill invite with a cup of tea who we called ( Moroccan Berber Whisky )! thenyou will have your meal in the camp » delicious moroccan berber tagine », After dinner, the party will start. Listening tolocal berber nomads musicians play traditional music with drums and dancingaround the campfire, after the party will be great opportunity to watch themagical sky full of stars and take a lovely pictures. Dinner andovernight in nomad camp.7 hous driving
Day 5: Merzouga - Alnif - Tinjdad - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou
After seeing the sunrise in desert we go back on the camels toMerzouga after the breakfast and take shower in Hotel then start our journey toOuarzazate trough the Berber villages of the atlas mountains ( Alnif ,Tazarine, agdz, Draa valley )we arrive to Ouarzazate in the evening, you willhave enough time to walk around and explore the city, 6 hours driving.
Day 6: Ait Benhaddou - Tizi N'Tichka - Marrakech
Leaving Ouarzazate in the Morning ,after visiting studios, we will crossthe High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berbervillages nearby. arrive a in evening in Marrakech. (The end of the tour withExplore Morocco Trekking)
Group 1 person : On request
Group 2 - 3 people : 550€/person
Group 4 - 7 people : 420€/person
Group 8 - 12 people : 360€/person
Not included :
Grade : 1 - 2 - 3
Availability & confirmed dates :
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!!
Accommodation during the Trek :
The Accommodation will be in a simple berber Gite at Tizi oussem Village.
Camping is an option if prefered (june-Octo).
NB : we arrange your accomdations in Marrakech and arrival / departure for smal extra feet.
Essential Equipment & Clothing:
Good walking boots and socks / good trainers
Personnel First aid Kit
3 to 4 season sleeping bag
Head torch / headlamp
Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
Most of those equipment can be rented locally from our equipment shop in Imlil
Prices quoted are per person, based on sharing a twin room/2 person tent (unless otherwise stated). Additional hotel or riad nights after trek from 25 EUR p.p. twin/35 EUR single.
Trek prices may vary depending of the season (High altitude Treks).
Payment : can be done in € / $ / £ or MA