Walking in Djebel Saghro (southern Ourzazate) means winter warmth, light, shapes and colors, highlands with amazing rock formations and basalt peaks, deep canyons and oases lowercase valleys surprisingly hidden in vast green spaces lunar landscape of barren mountains.
This range also forms a bridge between two contrasts: the snowy peaks of the High Atlas and the Sahara. In winter, it is the kingdom of nomads of Ait Atta that find refuge there.
- Grade: B
- Duration: 6 days
- Destination: Atlas mountains
- Accommodation: Local Berber house or gite
Ouarzazate - N'kob
At 8 AM departure to Ouarzazate by minibus. Lunch break in Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara. Afterwards we will continue to N’kob. We will be in a beautiful part of Djebel Saghro where we will also enjoy the descent to the famous Draa Valley (more than 4 million palmtrees, the largest palm grove in Morocco). 5 hour walk, night in a lodge (the owner, Alilouche, the leader of our team carriers is a true nomad true. He and his team will handle the transfer of our luggage during ascending to Jebel Saghro).Day 1
At 7 AM start of the trek. We will cross a plateau surrounded by austere peaks to the oasis of Hanedour. We will continue to the Hanedour valley. In the afternoon, after 2 hours of walking, we will arrive at the bivouac, near impressive rock formations where our team will have put up tents. Lunch and dinner will comprise of typical Moroccan dishes –
- English speaking guide and cook
- Muleteers and mules for luggage
- All the meals during the trek + mineral water, coffee and tea
- Comfortable accommodation
- Excursion with local guide
- Transportation from and to Marrakech
- Travel insurance
- Soft drinks
- Tips and personal expanses
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