A true trekking challenge. From £1350 per person.
Trek 100 km in 5 days, over varying desert terrain, experiencing dramatic changes in temperature and desert camping.
Day 1 Marrakech – Ouarzazate
Arrive and met by our guide at the airport. We transfer via Tichka Pass, the highest and most beautiful road pass in Morocco, to the south of Morocco, to Ait Ben Haddou and onto Ouarzazate. Overnight in a 3 or 4 Star hotel in Ouarzazate, lunch and dinner.
Day 2 Faija to Amda Noumssafi
After an early start we transfer to the start of our trek at Plateau Faija where we will have lunch and then trek through Jebel Bani, Col Umm Laachar and finish at Amda Noumssafi. Approx. 3 hours trekking. Overnight desert camp Amda Noumssafi, full board.
Day 3 Amda Noumssafi – Chegaga
Passing by Lmhasser, we will set out along a dry riverbed taking us out into the desert sands. From there, we will start at a rocky plateau, just after the pass at El Abbes we head to Chegaga, taking in the deep desert's stunning views and atmosphere. 7 – 8 hours trekking. Overnight desert camp Chegaga, full board.
Day 4 - Chegaga – Bougarn
Today will take us out of the multitude of small dunes in Chegaga toward the direction of Mhamid and Oued Draa. We will have lunch under the trees at Tamarist and then head on to the dunes of Bougarn. Today will be arduous on our feet as we trek over hard, rocky terrain and hot sand. 7 – 8 hours trekking. Overnight at desert camp Bourgarn, full board.
Day 5 - Bougarn - Wadi Naam
An early start so we can appreciate a spectacular desert morning. The small shrubs, small dunes, Tamarist trees and desert acacia create a wonderful atmosphere as the sun rises in the east. We will then head out across the dunes and desert plain to camp at Oued Naam. 7 – 8 hours trekking. Overnight desert camp Oued Naam, full board.
Day 6 - Oued Naam - Mhamid – Ait Ben Haddou
On final day of our challenge we head to Mhamid, we will take a well-earned rest before returning to Ait Ben Haddou just after lunch. Tonight we can celebrate our achievements. 3 – 4 hours trekking. Overnight 4 Star hotel in Ait Ben Haddou, full board.
Day 7 – Transfer to Marrakech
After breakfast we will transfer back to Marrakech for our flight home.
The Trip Includes:
Tribal Tracks Leader; International economy class flights between London and Marrakech; UK international departure tax; Passenger Service Charges; Accommodation in shared rooms in Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou; Accommodation in shared tents on desert trek; Supporting In-country guides; Camel supported trek; All transfers by minibus or bus as per itinerary; All meals from dinner on day of arrival to breakfast on day of departure; Vegetarian or other meal plan can be provided, please specify at time of booking
The Trip Excludes:
Personal Travel Insurance, Immunisation costs; Personal equipment and clothing; Boots suitable for desert trek, Sleeping bag; Visa fees (currently not required for UK passport holders); Any locally paid international airport departure taxes; Items of a personal nature; Tipping for local guides and driver; single supplement
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