Trekking

Erg Ait Ounir

Start from M'hamid: 3 days / 2 nights

Route from M'hamid : M’hamid – Sidi Najji – Ait Ounir – M’hamid

Start from Marrakech: 5 days / 4 nights

Route from Marrakech: Marrakech - Rass Nkhal - Sidi Najji - Ait Ounir - M'hamid - Marrakech

Daily routine in trekking

During the trekking the routine of the days will be similar. In the early morning you are free to enjoy the sunrise which is highly recommended getting up to see. Our guide will be happy to bring you to a good dune to admire it. Next, you will get your breakfast prepared by our cook. Then we will start the route for the day. We will arrive our lunch place after some hours of walking, where you will have time to relax. Our cook will prepare the famous tea for you and cook a fresh meal. In the afternoon we will continue our way again with some hours of walking before arriving at our destination of the day. Our team will build the camp for the night and you will have the option to explore your surroundings. Then our guide will accompany you to enjoy the sunset in the dunes. The dinner will be prepared again by our cook. Every meal will be different and show you an example of the Moroccan cuisine. We will share the evening around a fire with music, and enjoy the sky full of shining stars and have a great time before you will go to sleep in your tent.

Start from M'hamid

Trekking Day 1

M’hamid – Sidi Najji

  • (optional breakfast)
  • Trekking in the morning: 3 hours
  • Break with tea and lunch
  • Trekking in the afternoon: 2 hours
  • Sunset, dinner, music around the fire

Trekking Day 2

Sidi Najji – Erg Ait Ounir

  • Sunrise and breakfast
  • Trekking in the morning: 3 hours
  • Break with tea and lunch
  • Trekking in the afternoon: 1 hours
  • Sunset, sand bread, dinner, music around the fire

Trekking Day 3

Erg Ait Ounir – M’hamid

  • Sunrise and breakfast
  • Trekking in the morning: 3 hours
  • Break with tea and lunch
  • Trekking in the afternoon: 1 hours
  • Arrival in M’hamid: about 17 o’clock

Prices per person

2 persons: 190 Euro
3 persons: 175 Euro
4 persons: 160 Euro
5 persons: 145 Euro
6 persons: 130 Euro

 

Included in the price: 2 overnight stays with breakfast, lunch and dinner, water and fruits during the trekking, short rides with dromedaries during the trekking or in the evening for sunset

Not included in the price: riding dromedary (20 Euros / trekking day), travel insurance, special drinks, tips, desert clothes

Start from Marrakech

day 1 (jeep)

Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou – Rass Nkhal

We will pick you up early in the morning at about 8:00 at your riad or hotel in Marrakech and begin our tour. The journey will lead us over the High Atlas and the pass Tichi n’Tichka with its highest point Col du Tichka (2260 m). We will do several photo stops on the way to admire the astonishing view and landscape. Along the curvy street over the High Atlas, we will see different kinds of trees, rivers and a lot of typical small Berber villages. We will continue until we arrive in the Antiatlas, where we will visit the beautiful Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. This Kasbah, built of pieces of clay and included on the Unesco World Heritage list, is the most famous one in Morocco. It was the film set of many popular productions like Gladiator or Game of Thrones. There or in Ouarzazate we will take a lunch break. After Ouarzazate, the Draa Valley begins. This is the long oasis that extends until M’hamid and is full of date palms and is yet another impressive landscape to drive in. The most beautiful part of the Draa Valley with millions of date palms is between Agdez and Zagora. In the evening we will arrive in Rass Nkhal, the place where you will eat your dinner and spend the first night in tents under a sky of stars.

day 2 (trekking)

Rass Nkhal – Sidi Najji

  • Sunrise and breakfast
  • Trekking in the morning: 3 hours
  • Break with tea and lunch
  • Trekking in the afternoon: 2 hours
  • Sunset, dinner, music around the fire


day 3 (trekking)

Sidi Najji – Erg Ait Ounir

  • Sunrise and breakfast
  • Trekking in the morning: 3 hours
  • Break with tea and lunch
  • Trekking in the afternoon: 1 hours
  • Sunset, dinner, sand bread, music around the fire


day 4 (trekking)

Erg Ait Ounir – M’hamid

  • Sunrise and breakfast
  • Trekking in the morning: 3 hours
  • Break with tea and lunch
  • Trekking in the afternoon: 1 hours
  • Arrival in M’hamid, night in a bivouac


day 5 (jeep)

M’hamid – Marrakech

After a relaxing night and the breakfast, we will head back to Marrakech again over the High Atlas. The lunch break we will take in Ouarzazate. Along the way we will have the possibility to do stopovers in pottery shops or manufactories for argan oil and products (coopératives féminines de l’huile d’argan). In the evening we will arrive in Marrakech and drop you off at your hotel or riad.

Prices per person

2 persons: 480 Euro
3 persons: 450 Euro
4 persons: 420 Euro
5 persons: 395 Euro
6 persons: 370 Euro

 

Included in the price: 4 overnight stays with breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trekking, dinner or breakfast in the days of travelling by jeep, water and fruits during the trekking, short rides with dromedaries during the trekking or in the evening for sunset

Not included in the price: lunch and drinks in the days of travelling by jeep, riding dromedary (20 Euros / trekking day), travel insurance, special drinks, tips, desert clothes