Saghro Mountain and Draa Valley Hiking

Saghro Mountain and Draa Valley hiking will allow travelers to discover a different landscape starting with the crossing of the mountain of Saghro called “Moroccan Hoggar”, which has a long ridge parallel to the High Atlas. The southern slope of Saghro is wider and slopes down more gently, the journey is combined with a portion of desert Morocco precisely Draa Valley offers a wide variety of landscapes: regs (rocky plateaus), dunes, palm oasis, fortified villages adobe …
It was long a place of passage of caravans to the Sahara. This hike will approach smooth desert areas. Southern Morocco opens from Zagora on a territory with sumptuous landscapes made dunes and oasis framed by the Jbel Bani.

Itinerary :

Day 01 : Arrive in Ouarzazate
Transfer and overnight at the hotel.

Day 02 : Ouarzazate – Dades Gorge – Tagdilte
Transfer by Minibus via the Road of the Roses valley, Dades Valley which we will visit on our traverse and we end our day in Tagdilte village at the foot of the mountain of Jabel Saghro. We meet our mule team with their mules, after loading our luggage we leave for 1-hour walk to reach our first camsite. * 5 hours drive, 1h walking. * Overnight camping

Day 03 : Tagdilte-Tizi Ifard – Almou n Warg
We begin our journey by an arid plateau dotted with small oasis of almond trees, oleander … we then tackle a climb to the Pass of IFARD at 2450 m of altitude. Very nice view of the Dades valley and M’goun Mountains befor we stop for our lunch. In the afternoon we descend on the way to Almou N` Ouarg (2300 m). * 5h30m to 6h. * Overnight camping

Day 04 : Almou n Warg – Kwawch – Igli
Spectacular journey, starting with a climb to reach the highest peak of the course, the Kouaouch 2600m, then long descent with a nice overview of the mountains (Atlas and Sarho) lunch at Tassigdelt then we continue the descent into a beautiful rocky framework, we set up our camp in the small Oasis of Igli (1700 m). * 6h walking * Overnight camping

Day 05 : Iggli (1600 m) – gorges Afourar – Bab Ali
We’re off to a great day strolling through the beautiful gorges of Afourar which houses some villages made out of mad with tiny terraces, lunch at the exit of the gorge near by the water. In the afternoon we get the local transport to reach the village of Nkoub. Night and dinner in a beautiful Kasbah. * 5h walking * 1h 30min driving about 22 km * Night in a beautiful Kasbah

Day 06 : Nkoub – Zagora – Nasrat Dunes. 210km
Minibus transfer via the road of the Daraa valley, the road winds up till Zagora amidst beautiful palm groves and ancient villages. Meet our team Camel in Nsrat village lunch on the way. Short walk 1 h 30 between dunes and palm. * 1h 30min walk * Overnight camping at the foot of the dunes

Day 07 : Dune Nasrate – Sidi Salah Tidri
We pass Nasrate dunes and a large plateau, before arriving to the oasis and the village of Sidi Salah. Lunch at the village exit. In the afternoon we will walk through the dunes till we get to our campsite * 5 h 30 walk * Overnight camping

Day 08 : Tidri – Dunes Erg Sahel
To discover the beautiful site of tumulus Larjam evidence of the occupation of this region by man, and are the first in the region. turning south, where the route alternate furrows Saharian dunes and large spaces. Installing the campsite in the dunes of Erg Sahel. lunch at the campsite. * 5 h / 5 h 30 walk. Overnight camping.

Day 09 : Sahel Dunes Erg – Erg Lahniti
We leave the dunes of Erg Sahel full course west for a nice step in a Saharian universe, crossing open spaces dotted with residues of old pottery, arriving to the dunes of Erg Lahniti lunch on the way to the camp. * 5h 30mn walking. Overnight camping.

Day 10 : Erg Lahniti – Oulad Driss – Zagora – Ouarzazate
We cross the dunes of Lahniti and daraa to join the largest palm grove of Oulad Driss, we recover our transport and return to Ouarzazate via Zagora.

Day 11 : Hotel – Airport
Transfer to the airport, « End of our services. »

Saghro Mountain and Draa Valley Hike Prices:

Groupe Size234567+
Price in €/person1350126012101155990930
Price includes:
  • picks up & drops from and to the airport by private car/Van/Bus/ Taxi.
  • All the transfer that specified over in the program by private car/Van/Bus/ Taxi.
  • A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder English speaking Guide.
  • 8 nights in camp, 3 nights in the Hotel.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trip except in Marrakesh city.
  • Mule and camels with team to carry your luggage and our equipment in Saghro mountain and desert sand dunes of Chegaga.
  • Mineral water during our trip outside of
    Marrakesh.
  • Campsite This is the high level classic style of trekking also known as camping (fully organized treks) supplying all camping equipment (sleeping, kitchen, dining and toilet tents etc) along with the food and cooker will prepare hot meals with attention towards variety and hygiene and nutrition to serve you.
Price does not include:
  • All kinds of drinks except water and mint tea.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips for staffs and drivers.
  • Other items not mentioned over in package included.

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