Tours dedicated to our guests for a period of 3/6 days. These tours have been personally tested by the staff of the Riad and exclusively individual . When the journey becomes a discovery and frees the heart
Difficulty ' : media
We offer this trek with the help of Lachen , a guide LOCAL expert who knows all these areas and Paul, experienced trekker . The trek lasts 2 or 3 days according to the training staff of the participants.
Day 1: Marrakech - Imlil - Toubkal Refuge - 2 hours drive - at 4/5 of the trek - 10 km - 1467 m of ascent .
Arrival in Imlil from Marrakech to 10 ( departure at 8.00 am from the Riad with Paul). Imlil in 1996 was the scene of some animation when I get ' Martin Scorsese to shoot some scenes of Kundun . The snowy peaks of the Atlas replaced the Himalayan peaks , the Kasbah on the hill was turned into a Buddhist temple and filled with hundreds of Tibetan monks. Of this event we can still see the giant prayer wheel in the Kasbah Toubkal .
It begins the path that is not ' particularly steep climbs steadily but then requires a minimum of training staff . During the first part of the route will cross the small village of Sidi Chamharouch to 2310 meters where there is a shrine of the same name .
A huge boulder painted in white next to the sanctuary (closed to non-Muslims ) seems to have precipitated dale mountains burying Sidi Chamharouch , seen by many as the " King of the Djinn " entities ' spiritual recognized by the Berbers , basically animists . According to tradition, Sidi Chamharouch wandering the mountains in the form of dog during the day and then transforms into a man at night and return to his house Aroumd . The faithful come in this location ' from around the country in hopes of being cured of diseases, particularly from epilepsy and mental disorders of various kinds.
Arrival in the afternoon at the Refuge Toubkal GTA and that 'already ' visible at a time about the arrival of the first stage . Dinner and overnight bag .
Day 2: Refuge Toubkal - Summit of Toubkal - Imlil - 6 hours trek - 12 km - difference in height of 960 m uphill and downhill.
Departure from the refuge of Toubkal in the early hours of dawn to get to the Tizi n'Toubkal ( 3940 m) , the step that is silhouetted against the sky coming from the trail. From the pass, the trail turns left (north - east) and follow the ridge to the summit ( 4167 m). If the heat does not 'get the mist will have' a view in all directions Atlas .
Descent towards Imlil . For Imlil we will be accommodated in the house of Lachen , our guide , in villaggo Ait Souka , a Berber lunch in the company of his family. Return in the evening to Marrakech at the Riad .
This two-day trek can ' be extended to three in the case of little training on the part of the participants. In this case, the expected return to the refuge of Toubkal after climbing to the summit of Toubkal , dinner and overnight. Return the next day to Imlil .
Clothing : Of course by high mountains with good hiking boots . Backpack , snowshoeing and anything else necessary for personal use (gear, toilet , etc. .. ) Optional mattress , sleeping bag , tent.
IMPORTANT: The price ' including transportation to / r Marrakech, overnight shelter, dinners , water and lunch at the home of Lachen , including drinks (water and tea ' ) . Other types of food and beverages must be purchased at several Imlil before departure and are borne by the participants .
QUOTE: The trek as described has a minimum of two participants and the cost for the 2 days and ' of Euro 150 per person , transport from Marrakech to / r included .
In the case of the extension of a day or only one participant to talk to Paul at the Riad to define the additional price .
The dunes of Erg Chebbi are magical and spectacular , the only true Saharan erg in Morocco. A huge expanse of sand dunes transported that are typical of the Algerian Sahara . It ' a magical landscape that deserves more' than a hasty visit at dawn. The dunes themselves are fascinating and change color at different times of the day going from pink to red to gold . This ' really is the ideal place to appreciate the mmensa clearness of the sky and the desert.
Tour 4 days - Difficulty ' : Easy
The tour described hereunder requires a minimum of two participants from
Marrakech :
1 day: morning departure 08.00 from Marrakech to Ouarzazate Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 with air conditioning, in the company of Zaid , our guide and driver who will condurra'attraverso Trail of salt, for a true off-road , until Ouarzazate .. Visit the spectacular Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou . Arrival in Ouarzazate. Visit the Kasbah of Tinrit and Medina . Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ouarzazate.
Day 2: Departure in the morning towards the magical du Draa Valley , a long ribbon of palm trees , the Kasbah and the Berber villages . The Draa and ' one of the rivers more' long of Morocco : Atlas is born and reaches the Atlantic Ocean to Cap Draa . The fertile palm groves of the Draa are filled with date palms , olive trees, almond trees and citrus groves. The area most ' prosperous and ' quela between Zagora and Agdz for a stretch of about 95 km Arrival in the afternoon departure to Merzouga and the dunes of Erg Chebbi camel . Dinner and overnight in the desert.
Day 3: Departure to Merzouga and continue the tour to the Valley and the Dades Gorges . The valley is opening a path between the Atlas Mountains and the rugged chain of Jebel Sarhro . The oases more ' vast and the myriad of Kasbah have earned it the nickname " Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs ." More 'forward in the valley open up the spectacular Gorges du Dades and Todra , dotted with palm trees and deeply dug into the slopes of the Atlas . Dinner and overnight in the area.
Day 4: Departure from Dades Gorges and return to Marrakech in the afternoon.
Day 1: Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Zagora
Breakfast at Riad and departure in 4x4 to Ouarzazate via N'Tichka Hill , the highest pass in Morocco with amazing scenery and a multitude of Berber villages embedded in the mountains . Continue along the Draa Valley with its impressive palm grove and continue to Zagora . A Koranic Library Zagora visit of the Kasbah and the subterranean . Dinner and overnight at the hotel .
Day 2: Zagora - Tafrawt - Irramilia Erg - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga.
Starting at dawn in the Quad with a stop of about 280 km off-road , stage of the Paris -Dakar in the desert . The dunes of Erg Chebbi and Irramilia , shocking and beautiful. This stage is obviously deeply guides who know the desert as it really is with the Quad in the middle of nowhere . Lunch in a rifucio to Tafrawt . Back to Merzouga in the evening with dinner and overnight at the hotel .
Day 3: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga
Full immersion in the wilderness in the Quad with a visit to the mine of fossils 360 million years ago . The route continues on a track always the Paris-Dakar by visiting villages , nomads of the desert and oasis where magnificent many major films were shot . Stage Erg Chebbi, a desert of fine sand and high dunes where you wait for the sunset . Camping in the wilderness and outdoor dining with grilled mutton .
Day 4: Merzouga - Draa Valley - Marrakech.
Departure from Merzouga 4x4 on a desert track until the Draa Valley , where the incredible spectacle of 10 million trees will amaze you. Following the valley will go to the mountain of Jebel Saghro with a superb view over the valley. Arrival in Marrakech in the evening and return to the Riad.
The program includes:
2 days in the Quad with petrol and including full board .
4 * Hotel in Zagora
4 * Hotel in Merzouga
Night in tents in the desert with dinner of barbecued mutton
4X4 with driver and guide + petrol
Technical assistance during the days in the desert with a 4X4 and a 4X4 trailblazer in the queue.
It is not included:
anything not mentioned in the program .
Price per person ( min. 2 people) : 735 Euros
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