Discovery of Chegaga Dunes
Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Draa Valley - Mhamid
Departure from Marrakech early in the morning to the gate of the desert (Mhamid).
Drive through the high Atlas Mountains: Tizi n'Tichka, 2260 meters. Along the way, you will discover Berber villages and dream landscapes, to join the fortified kasbah Ait Benhaddou, classified as a UNESCO heritage. Visit and continue to Ouarzazate for lunch, and the visit of the kasbah of Taourirt. In the afternoon, continuation by the Draa Valley which extends over 200 km.
Take the road to M'Hamid, with a stop at the historic village of Tamegroute to visit the kasbah and the Koranic library.
Join Mhamid at the end of the day. Dinner and overnight in a traditional kasbah.
Day 2: Mhamid - Sacred Oasis - the dunes of Chegaga
After your breakfast. Travel from M'Hamid in 4X4. Desert landscapes as far as the eye can see. Tea break at the sacred oasis before joining the dunes of Chegaga, the highest dunes in the region which culminate at 300 meters and extend over 40 kms.
After installation in the tent, departure for a camel ride to admire the sunset behind the dunes.
Dinner and night in tents.
Day 3: the dunes of Chegaga - Foum Zguid - Taznakht - Marrakech
After enjoying the sunrise over the sand dunes, breakfast at the camp. Departure in 4X4 through the mythical Paris-Dakar road that leads to Foum Zguid, crossing the dry lake of Iriqui. Lunch in the Berber village of Taznakht. Arrival in Marrakech around 19h00.