Discovering Nomad Life 12 Days Trek
Discovering Nomad Life 12 Days Trek (Réf.LSDTDM12)
Length: 12 days / 11 nights
Start and end at: Marrakech
Lodging: Hotel or riad in Marrakech and bivouac in the desert
Transport: SUV or minibus
Discovering Nomad Life 12 Days Trek Program
Day 1: MARRAKECH
After your arrival in Marrakech, you will be guided to a nearby hotel where dinner will be served.
Day 2: MARRAKECH – OULED DRISS (M’HAMID)
Transfer from Marrakech to M’Hamid, and after a roadside lunch you will be driven to Ouled Driss to sleep (a few kilometers away from M’Hamid)
Day 3: OULED DRISS – SIDI NAJI
Departure from Ouled Driss early in the morning. After a few hours of walking, lunch will be eaten in the shade of the acacias. After a few hours of rest, walking will continue until the tomb of Sidi Naji. The bivouac will be set up for a night sleeping under a tent or under stars.
Day 4: SIDI NAJI – ERG ZAHAR
After crossing a rocky plain dotted with tamaris trees before arriving at Erg Zahar, a huge dune towering over one of the most beautiful desert landscapes.
Day 5: ERG ZAHAR – ERG SADRA
A few hours of walking will lead us to Erg Smar to eat lunch and to continue to Erg Sadra
Day 6: ERG SADRA – ERG LAABIDLYA (CHEGAGA)
This day will lead us to Erg Laabidlya, the largest dunes of the region where we will discover nomad lifestyle. The bivouac will be installed in the middle of this ocean of sand and on top of 300 meter-high dunes, where you may indulge in beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
Day 7: ERG LAABIDLYA – OUM LALAAG
After a short half-day of walking,the caravan will rest at Maihat Assolah before arriving at the sacred oasis Oum Lalaag to rest and pass the night.
Day 8: OUM LALAAG – KRAYAAT JMAL
After continuing our walk and discovering desert plant life, we will arrive at Oum Laatache around noon, lunch and rest near a well, and departure for Krayaat Jmal where you may sleep under the stars.
Day 9: KRAYAAT JMAL – BERTAM
A change in landscape, we leave Krayaat Jmal to find a well-earned rest stop among the dunes of Bertam.
Day 10: BERTAM – OULED DRISS (M’HAMID)
After a quiet departure from Bertam – walking will continue until the volcanic rock-dotted rocky plains of the Drâa Valley. You will arrive at Ouled Driss in the late afternoon and shower and sleep.
Day 11: OULED DRISS (M’HAMID) – MARRAKECH
Transfer toward Marrakech, and after a visit to Tamegroute ( pottery studio and ancient Coranic library), and roadside lunch, you will arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon.
Day 12: MARRAKECH
Transfer to the airport and assistance until boarding.
– Transportation in private SUV with air-conditioning and driver/guide (including petrol)
– 1 night in a 3* hotel or riad
– 1 night in the camp in the desert (with tents, matresses, sheets and covers provided)
– Breakfast and dinner during the trip
– Camel trekking
– The promotional tax for tourism
– Our assistance