Berber ride with family

Duration : 9 days

Morocco, Desert

Level : all

from 750 € / p. from 6 to 12 persons

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Description

Stroll in the country of the Berbers... Bewitching the desert of the Tuaregs... Camel trekking for magical nights in the red dunes of the Erg Cherbi, magic palm groves, shared with the association of Alnif...

Go for a change of scenery filled with exchanges, discoveries, laughter and joy. You will live a beautiful experience to the sound of Berber music.

3% of the rate will be donated to the Equilibre association.

Program

D1: Arrival and visit of Marrakech.
Welcome at Marrakech airport. Transfer and installation in a riad of the medina.
Lunch and stroll in the medina to meet the jugglers of the Jemaa el-Fna square, storytellers and snake charmers, visit of the souk ...
The Marrakech medina is the largest in the Maghreb. Like many Moroccan sites, it is listed by UNESCO as World Heritage of Humanity. Its maze of streets, where the true heart of Marrakech beats, will immediately transport you in the mood of this trip.

D2: Transfer to Skoura.
After a breakfast in the square, the journey begins: let's go to the Tichka pass and the Ouarzazate valley.
A stop in Ouarzatate and we will go to Skoura where we expect Driss, Hackim and their family in their hostel. You will visit the palm grove (one of the largest in Morocco) and observe its irrigation systems. Your walk will take you to the Kasba Amerhidil that you will visit.
5 hours drive, night at the Ben Moro family inn.

D3: Ride to the desert.
After a nice breakfast on the terrace, you will follow the thousand Kasbahs road to go to Merzouga, the desert gate.
You  will ride camels to sleep in the dunes of Erg Cherbi.
6 hours drive, night in Berber tent.

D4 and D5: The magic of the desert.
Salem will welcome us after this hike for a breakfast in his ksour. You will then go to the hotel with its swimming pool at the foot of the dunes. In the evening, you walk barefoot in the sand to enjoy the sunset on dunes more and more red.
Merzouga visit, the last village before Sahara with its Tuareg inhabitants.
Nights at the inn.

D6: Transfer to Alnif.
Before leaving the desert, we will stop to visit the souk of Rissani with its donkey market and eat the famous Berber pizza. We will then go to Alnif, a typical small town in southern Morocco. You will visit the Kasbah and enjoy the legendary Moroccan hospitality.
Meeting with the association Tassourt and meal in the family of Jamal.
3 hours drive, night at the Meteorite hotel.

D7: Alnif.
You will enjoy the morning to do your shopping at the souk, go to the hammam, visit the Alnif skour, visit the school (partner of the association), talk with the Alnifois ... At noon, you will eat the best fries of the world at Houssine and Lo.
In the afternoon, if you wish, we will leave in search of the famous Trilobite. This Permian fossil should not worry you, Mohamed will be there to explain everything to you.
Overnight at the Meteorite hotel.

D8: Return to Marrakech.
After saying goodbye to our friends in Alnif, we will take the road to Marrakech for a last Moroccan night.
7 hours drive, night at the riad.

D9: Last Moroccan breakfast, last visit of the souk, then transfer to the airport (according to flights schedules).

The price includes

  • Supervision by the mountain leader.
  • Minibus transfers during the trip.
  • Full board accomodation (inns, lodges, tents).

The price does not include

  • Return flight to Marrakech.
  • Drinks and personal expenses.
  • Additional visits.
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".

Accommodation

  • Stay based on accommodation in a double room.
Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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