Explore Morocco with maroc-randotrek





Experience Moroccan Sahara.(4 days walking trip in the desert).

During this trip we drive to the south of Morocco, and we start our walking trip from in palm filled oasis in Zagora. In 4 days we explore many groups of massive dunes known as Ergs, the most impressive one is Erg Chegaga. On the way back to Marrakech, we stop in Tamegroute to visit a site of a brotherhood (Zaouia Naciriya) dated back to 11C and an old library which contains more than 4000priceless books.

Erg Ezehhar, during the sandstorm the wind makes a strange noise while stroking these dunes. they are called howler dunes.


The dunes of Chegaga form one of the most beautiful Erg of North Africa, thanks to its big dunes of nearly 200m of height.


Trip program:

-Day 1: Your arrival to Marrakech (meeting with your leader in the hotel).

-Day 2: Transfer to Zagora in the south of Morocco, across the high-Atlas mountains, night in a hotel. 5 hours drive.

-Day 3: Transfer to Oulad Driss, and we start our walk from Bounou to Sidi Naji (night in the tents) One hour drive and 5 hours trek.

Day 4: We visit the shrine and we continue our walk to Erg Ezehhar, (screaming dunes), 3h30mn walk, in the afternoon 2 hours around the Erg.  night in the tents.

Day 5: Today we cross Oued Dra and we head to the north to join another beautiful site called Bouguern, 5 hours walk, night in the tents.

Day 6: We cross a large plateau of small stones of different colors and sizes and some acacia trees, to Oued Naam, lunch by a well, afternoon we continue for about 2 hours to Mhamid (last night in the tents)

Day7: Today we drive back to Marrakech. Visit of the library in Tamegroute. About 7 hours drive. Night in the Hotel.

Day 8 : Transfer to the airport.



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Highlights of the trip:

-Visit of  Ksar Tamegroute  dated back to 17century.

-Visit of  library in Tamegroute.

- 4 days trek in the desert with camels..

-3 nights in the tents by the dunes.

-Drive across the high atlas mountains.



Price: 390€/Person



- Full board during the hike.

-4 nights in igloo tents in the desert

-services of a professional guide, a cook and camel drivers during the hike,

-transfer to the starting point of the hike and transfer back to Marrakech.

Not included:

- Travel Insurance.

-Drinks and personnel expenses.

- Tips.