Atlas Mountains To Desert : In very short periode you are able to visit both Atlas Mountain with its berber villages, valleys and sahara desert. A trek of this sort takes you from the red city of Marrakech to the High Atlas Mountain discover the berber villages of the three valleys, Ait Mizan with nice view over the Atlas Mountain chain including Toubkal peak , Imnan with its nice terraces, berber villages huddeled on the Imnan river and Azzaden with its coulorfull villages , beggest the Area.
Atlas Mountains To Desert Itinerary :
Day 1 : Imlil – Tizi n’Tamaterte
The first day is 5-6 hours walking and will take you from Imlil (1740m), to Tizi n’ Tamterte (2300m), to Tachdirt. There will be lunch on the pass after Tizi n’ Tamaterte head to the last village, Tachdirt or Tinghourine, and spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 2 : Tinghourin – Tachddirt
The second day will bring you 6 Tinghourine/Tachdirt to Ikkis, Aguersiwal (2100m) and to Matat to Ait Aissa. The route – Tachddirt Tachddirt-Ikkis-Aguersiwal-Matat-Ait Aissa 6-7 hours of trekking and take you from waterfalls in before you takes you by other picturesque villages and along the Oudit Pass (2200m). In the evening in the Ait Aissa, there is a gite to stay in and a steam bath (hamam) if you would like to use it.
Day 3 : Ait Aissa – Tizi Oussem – Imlil
The third day is 6hours will take us first to visit the beggest waterfalls in the Toubkal National park ,then join the path that goes over Mzik pass 2500m with fantastic view over the Ait Mizan valley, lunch in Mzzik and trek dwon to imlil, night in our Guest house (private rooms with private facilities), including Dinner and breakfast.
Day 4 : Imlil – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorge
On day 4, you and your party will transfer to the World Heritage site at Ait Benhaddou, which has provided the cenery for over 20 films. You will pass lots of spectacular views and beautiful villages before you get to the desert, at which point the scenery will transform into riversides of oases and kasbahs. Upon your arrival at the Valley Of The Roses, a Moroccan dinner will be waiting for you in a beautiful hotel in Dades.
Day 5 : Dades Gorge – Merzougua – Erg Chebbi
After your breakfast at the hotel, you and your group will transfer to the Todra Gorge, a gigantic fault line that divides the Atlas Mountains as a narrow valley peppered with Berber villages and rises to 300m. After your lunch, you will head deeper into the desert, to a tiny village called Merzouga, where you will trek overnight with the camels (you will get to sleep, do not worry!) to the beautiful Erg Chebbi dunes – the highest dunes in Morocco. You will then ride your camels for an hour and a half at sunset and sleep under the stars at a desert camp after a welcome Berber meal.
Day 6 : Erg Chebbi – Marrakech
The final day will present you with wonderful views of sunrise in the desert. You will then journey by camel back to Marrakech to arrive in the evening.
The price includes:
- 2 Nights in Marrakech
- Transport to and from Marrakech
- Qualified English speaking guide
- Mules to carry the baggage and food
- Accommodation in local house, tent or refuge
- All food during the trek
- Cook to prepare all meals
The price not includes:
- Personal Insurance