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Day 1: Reception at Ouarzazate airport - Transfer to the hotel

Day 2 : Ouarzazate - Ait Youl

Transfer from Ouarzazate to the valley of Dades and Ait Youl, 1km from Boumalne Dades, the road towards the gorges of Dades. Starting point of our walk: Ait Youl of Dades - M'Goun Boutahrar valley. Four and a half hours on foot to meet our muleteers and the road to the Dades valley. We leave this beautiful valley for another dry and arid landscape to finally arrive at the beautiful green valley of M'goune. Night in transit in Boutahrar.

Day 3 : Bou Tharar ---------------------Aguerzka

Ascent of Wadi M'GOUN upstream, panoramic view of the villages perched on the mountainside: AÏT MRAW, ISSOUMER, IGHERM, AQDIM foot in the water. Arrival in AGUERZAKA, night in transit accommodation.

Day 4 : Aguerzka ---------------------Ait Hamed

Crossing a pass and a desert plateau with a panoramic view on the southern slope of the High Atlas, night at the transit accommodation Ait Hamed.

Day 5 : Ait Hamed ---------------------Ibroussne

Crossing of the AGOUTI gorges. Crossing of several villages. Entering the valley of Roses, crossing the Col Mougltate, panoramic view of the valley. Crossing of the old Jewish villages of Tourbiste. Walk in the middle of the gardens of the valley of Roses with the colors of the red earth (clay). Night in Ibroussne with the locals.

Day 6 : Ibroussne ---------------------Kelâa m'gouna

We are in the heart of the valley, kasbahs are numerous, walk in the middle of the gardens and Berber villages, meeting with the local Berber population.

End of the hike

Image Credits: "Village of Ait Youl, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco, in the Rose Valley" by FuriousYogi and "Paisatge del vall de Roses, el Kelaa M'gouna, un dels últims oasis anant cap a Merzouga, prop del desert del Sàhara" by Lluc Ulldemolins are licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0. Sources: Wikimedia Commons.



Day 1 : Ouarzazate - M'hamid

Morning departure from Ouarzazate in 4x4 towards M'hamid through the Drâa valley, passing through Agdez, then through a pleasant route lined with fortified villages and green oasis, crossing the huge palm grove of the Draa valley (major date producing area in Morocco). Lunch in Zagora, in the afternoon continuation towards the last village of the valley. The paved road ends there; to reach the camp in Erg Lihoudi by dromedary (about one and a half hours). Local welcome before sunset on the dunes; candlelight dinner, unforgettable evening around the wood fire with nomad songs; night under the nomad canvas or in the open air.

Day 2, 3 and 4:

Early morning departure on dromedary for 3 days and 3 nights, passing through different landscapes (Erg, Reg, Hamada, Oasis.). Arrival at the dunes of Chigaga in the evening of the 4th day, after having crossed 60 km of the Sahara. You will enjoy a wonderful sunset at the top of Erg Laabidlia, dinner and night in the bivouac at the foot of the dunes.

Day 5:

After breakfast, transfer back to Ouarzazate.

** Trekking: five hours of walking per day. You will be accompanied by camel drivers/guides who will take care of cooking and setting up the tents for the night as well as dromedaries to transport the equipment.

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