Tazzarine Desert Trek 7 Days

Tazarine camel trek 6 days 

 

Discover the great Moroccan Sahara Desert with its landscapes, Berber kasbahs and ksours , sand dunes, camels and wonderful gorges. The trip starts from the stunning region of  Tazzarine and provide transport from Marrakech to the starting point of the Trek . Tazzarine longtime considered the gateway to the desert, offers defferent landscapes and palmgrove, green oasis with large desert plateaus.
Itinerary of Morocco desert hiking:

Day 1: Arrive in Marrakech and overnight in the hotel.

Day 2: Marrakech – Ticha pass 2200 m – Ourzazate City – Tamsalt:
We take the route to the south. We traverse the High Atlas via Tizi N’Tichka pass. After Ouarzazte we cross the Saghru Massif to arrive the green Draa Valley and its castles. We continue drive to the village of Tamsalt where we will meet the team of camels that will accompany us throughout the trek. We amp near the village.

Day 3: Tamsalt – Ait Ouazik:
We trek on a vast plateau of acacias trees, its shade where we will take breaks. We trek to reach the village of Ait Ouazik where henna planted, there are also some palms and almond trees. After lunch we will discover rock carvings site dating from 3000BC. The time e when was still rhinos and giraffes. Overnight in tents. 5 hours trek.

Day 4: Ait Ouazik – Amrad:
In the morning we visit the village of Ait Ouazik citadel then we take a trail passing through the small gorges; After we pass the gorges we will meet the caravan waiting us for lunch. In the afternoon we continue walkking to Amrad village. Our camp near the village. 5 hours trek.

Day 5: Amrad – Foum Tiza Dunes:
We walk through a large plain from where we can some small sand dunes. We will discover the Khettaras, ancestral system that used to supply oasis in the area with water, we continue to Foum Tiza dunes. Overnight in tents. 6 hours trek.

Day 6: Dunes Foum Tiza – Tazzarine Oasis:
In the morning, we head west to arrive Serdrar, the Black Mountain where we will find fossils. We have lunch in the shade of palm trees then we continue to the edge of Tazzarine oasis. Overnight in tents. 5 hours trek. .

Day 7: Tazzarine Oasis – Marrakech:
Drive Back to Marrakech. We arrive in the afternoon. Overnight in hotel. .

Day 8: Flight back home.