- Discovery of the ochre city, Marrakech, of oriental charm.
The camel trekking in the region of Taghbalte does not involve any particular physical effort. It offers a great variety of desert landscapes (rocky desert, oases and dunes) and unforgettable discoveries ( fossils, rock engravings, camel-riding and encountering Berber tribes of the region).
It is an ideal tour for a first approach of the desert in family or with friends.
Day 1: Transfer from airport and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Early morning drive to the south of the Atlas passing the Tizi n'Tichka pass (2260m). We pass Ouarzazate and drive along the Draa valley to Tamshalte.
Day 3: During this day we will traverse a scarcely populated area. Visite of the gravures rupestre of Ait Ouazik. After about 5h30 hiking we camp amid the date trees in the oases of Ait Ouazik.
Day 4: We follow a sotny valley which then opens in a vast plateau. We walk through the desert in a great silence that invites to meditation. We pause at midday to avoid the sun's intensity under any vegetations that we can find. Camp near gardens cultivated by the women of the village of Ait Attman.
Day 5: By mid afternoon we stop to camp in a magnificent environment of desert dunes at Serdrar. At the end of the day you may try riding a camel.
Day 6: In the morning, walking in the mountain of Ser Drar. Crossing of impressive set marble blocks with fossils before approaching the village of Timganin. Night at Tazarine.
Day 7: Transfer to Marrakesh where we arrive in the afternoon. Night in the hotel.
Day 8: Transfer to airport.
Physical condition This trek requires good physical condition
Climate In the desert: days are hot but the wind may considerably cool the atmosphere. Nights are cold.
Luggage During the hike: your luggage is carried by camels. However, you should take your personal belongings which you may need during the walks (waterbottle, camera, sun cream, etc..)
Price for 3/4 persons: 600€
Also see tour packages in:
Africa Morocco Macau Outdoor: Land Rambler Hiking & Trekking Desert Expeditions