Trek in Jebel Saghro, Ouarzazate 6 days
Trekking in Jebel Saghro
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.
Day 1: Marrakech - 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 2: N'kob - Tiguiza
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 - tagine, couscous, harira soup.
Night at the bivouac Tiguiza
Day 3: Tiguiza - Berkou Canyon
Overnight in tents at Berkou Canyon(1600m)
5,30 hour walk
Day 4: Canyon Berkou Canyon - Tadaout N Tablah
Walking through the Berkou Canyon, climbing a small hill to 1960m
Overnight in tents in the middle of Tadaout N'Tablah; a rocky surreal landscape at 1800m
5 hour walk
Day 5 : Tadaout N'Tadlah - Do Bab Ali
We will leave Tadaout N'Tablah to achieve the gigantic cliffs of Bab N'Ali (1620m). An afternoon descent to the camp at 1563m.
5 hours walk, overnight in tents in front of the Bab N'Ali site
Day 6: Do Bab Ali - Marrakech
5 hours drive to return to Marrakech by Ousdiden. We will pass by the Tizi N'Tichka at 2260m to reach Marrakech in the afternoon.
Duration: 6 days
Destination: Do Bab Ali
English speaking guide, cook, muleteers & mules for luggage all the meals during the trek + mineral water, coffee, tea, accommodation and transportation from and to Marrakesh.
Not included: Travel insurance, soft/alcoholic drinks, tips and personal expenses