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Within a single week you can achieve an incredible expedition immersing you in the beauty and solitude of the desert with golden dunes, mirages and mesmerising landscapes. Following in the footsteps of Berber tribes you'll witness breathtaking vistas throughout.
On a journey through bare fields and palm trees you'll cross some of the highest dunes in the region. A golden sunrise wakes you each day and the quiet of the desert instils a sense of calm in the serene desert which may be difficult to experience in our everyday surroundings.
If you are looking to step out of your comfort zone, enjoy delicious traditional Moroccan food and make lifelong friends around the campfire whilst on a challenging trek, then this is the trip for you!
Day 1: Travel
Depart for Ouarzazate, Morroco. Meet our local guides and travel to our hotel for a good night's rest before the challenge begins!
Day 2 M'Hamid approx 3 hours trekking
Depart early on our journey to the edge of the desert for the start of our trek. We enjoy lunch and stop to purchase a traditional headscarf. On arrival at M'Hamid we load up the camels and start our trek through bare fields and palm trees.
Day 3 Draa and the dunes of Ait Oumir approx 6 hours trekking
Pass the cliffs of the southern Draa towards the spectacular dunes of Ait Oumir. After lunch we continue over sand dunes before reaching our camp in the shade of the Tamarisk trees.
Day 4 L'erg Zaher - highest dunes of the region approx 6 hours trekking
Following the banks of the Draa we catch our first sight of L'erg Zaher which are the highest dunes in this region. In the afternoon we tackle the steep climb and deep sand of the dune, reaching the top with breathtaking views. We camp under the stars at the foot of the dune.
Day 5 Erg Smar dunes and M'hamid approx 3 hours trekking
After packing up camp we head towards the dry river bed of the Draa to the Erg Sar dunes. After a short drive to M'Hamis we enjoy lunch before driving back to Ouarzazate. An evening celebratory meal to toast our awesome achievement!
Day 6: Travel