Erfoud and Merzouga dunes hiking, Morocco desert tour
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Erfoud and Merzouga dunes hiking

Erfoud and Merzouga dunes hiking. 8 Days

Erfoud and Merzouga dunes hiking

Desert Camel Trips

Erfoud and Merzouga dunes hiking

Sunset in Merzouga dunes

Season: October to May.

Itinerary:

Day 1:
Arrive at the airport of Ouarzazate, reception and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Ouarzazate | Tinghir | Erfoud: 340 km :
Transfer by road (approximately 340 km) through the Thousand Kasbahs and the Dades Valley to join Tineghir,stop for lunch. then we continue the road to the starting point of our expedition in Erfoud, Meet the team of camel drivers, load luggage and walk to the small dunes of Ikarian for an hour of walking.
Dinner and Overnight in the Bivouac.

Day 3: Dunes of lkarian | Dunes Moulay Amer:
We begin walkling to a broad plateau with a few palm trees. We arrive at the small village of Tisserdmen, located near a small oasis, stop for Lunch. then we make climbing a small hill. Lovely view of the oasis and dunes of Merzouga. We continue on land that has kept the memory of the pre-saharan history.
Bivouac at the beginning of the dunes. 5 hours of walking.

Day 4: Dunes Moulay Amer | Bouieghd:
We walk in a landscape of sand dunes with the extraordinary colours, golden, tan, red, white. Seasonal lake at the foot of a large dune, that we must climb. Setting up our camp at Bouieghd dunes, lunch. Late afternoon climb to the top of a big dune to to admire the sunset. 5 hours of walking.

Day 5: Bouieghd | Tamrdanite:
We walk on the sand waves. Amazing views of the entire region. We reach the small oasis of Boughanim. stop for Picnic. In the afternoon, we continue our progression from the dunes more and more impressive, then we return to the top of the highest dune. The look is lost on the natural bar separating Morocco and Algeria.
Bivouac at Tamrdanite. 6 hours of walking.

Day 6: Tamrdanite | Znigui:
Leaving the dunes of Merzouga, we crossed a rocky plateau and small Mifisse mountain to reach the dunes of Znigui, amazing lanscapes.
Dinner and Overnight at the Bivouac. 5 hours of walking.

Day 7: Znigui | Agdez | Ouarzazate:
After breakfast, we leave our last camp and walk for an hour. Loading luggage on the vehicle and return to Ouarzazat (about 360 km) by Tazzarine, Stop for lunch. then we continue our journey to reach the Draa Valley, the village of Tansikht. Beautiful views of the palm groves of Agdez, before crossing the pass of Tinififft (altitude 1660m.) And reach Ouarzazate. Overnight at the hotel, Riad Salam 4 ****

Day 8:
Transfer to the airport.

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