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Tassaouet & Sahara Desert

one of our special itineraries, rich in history and culture, hiking in the high valleys of the High Atlas Mountains.


Overview

Trekking Telouet to Tassaouet Valley & Sahara Desert will take you to explore the most and unique landscapes in Morocco, rich in history and culture, passing Telouet Kasbah one of the famous Ksar (palace) in the Moroccan history. After 2h30 drive from Marrakech meeting the trekking team and starting to hike from the salt mines at Telouet Valley then crossing small hills before getting to Ounila Valley and passing Berber villages and Kasbahs then climbing to Anougmar mountain where you will pass next to the lakes of Angougmar, crossing two passes above 2000m before ending your trekking in the ancient village of Magdaz full of Kasbahs and traditional storages presenting a beautiful and historic architecture.

Leaving the mountains to discover the magic of the Sahara desert via Dades & Todra gorges, tracing the off road of the Dakar rally and getting to Merzouga where your trekking with camels will start. Following the night in a traditional fixed Berber camp next to the highest dunes in Morocco returning to Merzouga early morning to carry on your trip back to the north via Errissani, one of the well-known caravan halts and markets before passing Draa valley in the feet of the volcanic Saghro massif and Ouarzazate then arriving to Marrakech via Tizi Tichka pass at 2260m.

Our fanstatic location

Marrakech, Imlil in the Atlas Mountains, Sahara Desert in Zagora & Merzouga.

Our expert Guides

Graduated guides from CFAMM & from Royal Moroccan Federation of Skiing & Mountaineering.

Our beautiful trekking area

Toubkal national park, Tassaouete valley, Roses valley, Jabel Saghro & Sahara desert.

Well-equipped Staff

More then 15 years’ experience, First aiders, Health & Safety, Food Hygiene.


Program

telouet

Day One Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Tighza

Departing from Marrakech, Tichka pass at 2260m, Telouet Kasbah (visit /lunch), Ounila valley, Tighza village at 1500m, overnight in camp/guest house.

ounilla valley

Day Two Tighza - Lake Anoughmar

Tighza, Anougmar plateau, passing next to small lakes, Lake Anoughmar at 2100m, overnight in camp next to the lake.

inoghmar lake

Day Three Inoghmar Lake - Laazban

Anoughmar Lake, Anoughmar pass at 2400m, Ifran at 1800m with a lunch break, Laazban at 2100m overnight in a camp.

Magdaz

Day Four Laazban - Magdaz

Laazban, Afrouk at 1700m, Tideli pass at 2200m, Ingourn plateau, Tassaouet valley, Magdaz at 1650m, overnight in camp/guest house.

merzouga dunes

Day Five Mgdaz - Tassaouet Valley- Merzouga

Leaving Mgdaz and Tassaouet valley by 4WD, Skoura, Roses valley, Dades & Todra canyons, Erfoud with lunch break, tracing Dakar rally on off road, arriving to Merzouga. Starting the 2 hour camel trekking around 6pm to Waha Oasis and spending the night in the fixed camp where you will have the chance to observe the stars which feels like being in the universe thanks to the usually very clear sky and remote quietness of the Sahara desert. Around 6pm starting the excursion with camels to the high dunes overnight in a fixed camp.

draa valley

Day Six Merzouga - Draa Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou.

Back to Merzouga, Errissani, Tazarine, Draa valley, Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou overnight in a Riad DBB

draa valley

Day Seven Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech

Ait ben Haddou - Ounila valley - Telouet - Tizi Tichka - Marrakech




What is included :

Transport minivan/4WD

Qualified Multilanguage guide,Cook man

Mules & Camels

All accommodations

All meals & mineral water

Trekking equipment (Tents, Matrass etc.)

Not Included:

Tips & personal expanses.

Soft & alcoholic drinks

Travel insurance

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