5 Days Trek Atlas and Sahara desert tour from Marrakech
5 Day Atlas Valley Trek & Erg Chebbi Sahara Tour. Perfect combination of 2 days atlas valleys trek & 3 days desert tour which will take you to the Moroccan Tour, The Atlas Mountains reward their visitors with a stunning combination of valleys, summits, and traditional villages climbing to mountains. On this active adventure through one of Morocco’s most naturally beautiful regions, you’ll experience magnificent views and enjoy meeting local people along the trail. From the comfort of your cozy accommodation recount the day’s exploits while enjoying home-cooked dinners each night. Designed with the outdoor enthusiast in mind, the challenging but rewarding hikes are taken at a leisurely pace, allowing plenty of time to catch your breath, then the chance to lose it all over again while admiring the stunning views.
Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil (1740m)– Tizi Mzik pass(2484m)- Tizi Oussem village (1850m).
After breakfast in Marrakech, pick up & drive towards the high Atlas Mountains via Tahnnaout, Oued Ghighaya & Asni, enjoy the stunning view of the villages along the valley. Arrival to Imlil (65km from Marrakech), meet the trekking crew (guide & muleteers) have a cup of mint tea for the welcoming. Then start the trek towards Azzaden valley via Tizi Mzik pass (2684m), spectacular view over Imlil valley including several nighbouring high Atlas Peaks, Lunch will be served right at the top of the pass, after lunch a downhill walk to the Azzaden valley through juniper forest to get to Tizi Oussem village. Overnight at the Berber gite. 6 hrs walking.
Day 2: Tizi Oussem (1850m) – Id Issa village (1800m) – Tizi Oudid pass(2100m) – Mattat - Armed village
After breakfast, enjoy the sunshine on this colorful valley with its marvelous typical Berber villages, leave Tizi Oussem & continue down to Id Issa village, before heading up to Tizi Oudid mountain pass (2000m), cross Matat village after a wild juniper forest, get lunch under walnut groves and relax near the river. Night in Berber Lodge in Aremd Village 6:00 hrs walk
Imlil - Tichka pass (2260m) - Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah - Dades Gorges
Once you have taken breakfast you will begin your drive to the Sahara. You will firstly cross Tizi n’Tichka Pass of the High Atlas mountains. Passing through many Berber Villages along the way you will have a chance to view riverside oasis and barren hillsides that are clustered with Kasbahs. After lunch you will drive further to Valley of Roses, with beautiful views of the Dades valley and the valley of a thousand kasbahs. You will stay overnight in Dades.
Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Merzouga sand dunes
After breakfast you will be taken to Todra Gorge. After this stop you will head onwards to ‘Auberge du Sud’ at the dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Merzouga Erg Chebbi - Marrakech
Wake up in the morning to enjoy sunrise in Chebbi Dunes. After breakfast we will return to Marrakech via Ouarzazate, arrival around 18 pm.
Included in this trips
Group 1 person : On request
Group 2 people : 495£ / person
Group 3 people : 435 £ / person
Group 4 – 7 people : 320 £/person
Group 8 – 12 people : 275 £/person
Included in this trips
Private transport 4×4 for all trips
English speaking Guide in Atlas Mountains
Muleteer Team in the Atlas Mountains
2 nights accommodation in the Atlas Mountains: Lodges