For lovers of sand and adventure, this circuit is for you! Three days of travel only in the desert, landscape, nature, sand, walks, connection, disconnection, peace... Erg Lihoudi and Erg Chegaga, complete adventure in 4x4.
From Marrakech we will cross the Atlas and the Draa Valley, we will enter the desert and spend two nights in different camps, in the Lihoudi dunes (the first Saharan dunes) and the second night in Chegaga, where we will glimpse a sea of sand of about 45 km of horizon. The third day we will return to Marrakech through a different area, visiting the old Paris Dakar rally.
Pick up at the accommodation in Marrakech and start of the trip to the south. We cross the High Atlas, at its highest point the Tizi'n Tizcka Mountain (2,260m). At the foot of the mountain we will find the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. We continue through Ouarzazate and from there to the Draa Valley, one of the most beautiful routes in the country. We will pass through Zagora, the last city before entering the desert; Tamgroute, where we find the green ceramic cooperative and we will arrive at Tagounite. At the end of Tagounite we will enter the track that will take us to the desert. We will arrive at the Erg Lihoudi camp, they will receive us with a welcome tea ceremony, a typical Moroccan dinner and we will spend the night in a haima.Day 2 Erg Lihoudi - Ouasi Sacre - Erg Chegaga
After breakfast, we will go on a dromedary excursion through the dunes. We will get into the 4x4 and we will travel, for about 3 hours, off road track, with different landscapes; hammada (stone desert), an oasis... until we reach the Chegaga dunes, where we will find a sea of sand with dunes 300 m high and an extension of about 45 km. They will receive us with the tea ceremony, as a sign of welcome. We will spend the night in the haimas camp.Day 3 Erg Chegaga - Lake Iriki - Foum Zguid - Tazenakht - Atlas - Marrakech
After seeing the sunrise, if desired, and having had breakfast, we will follow the route through the old Paris Dakar Rally, which will take us to more desert landscapes, we will pass by Lake Iriki, surrounded by dunes and which at some times of the year carry water. We will follow the track to Foum Zguid, where we will return to asphalt. From there we will pass through Tazkakht, the Atlas and arrival in Marrakech. Where we will transfer you to your accommodation or at the airport (for departures after 9:00 p.m.).
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