Tour of the deep south

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TOUR OF THE DEEP SOUTH

DAY 1

Departure from Marrakech 0800. Ouarzazate via the Tizi N’Tichka pass (2260 m). Stop to visit the former Palace of Pasha El Gualoui, in Telouet. Then on along the Aït Ben Haddou valley,. This is film-making country, the backdrop to such films as Laurence of Arabia, Romancing the Stone and Mary of Nazareth. Camp near the Ksar.

DAY 2

Leave Aït Ben Haddou passing through Amerzgane and Taznaght on the way to Foum Zguid, where we spend the night under canvas. A beautiful road through oasis and villages.

DAY 3

We leave Foum Zguid and our route to the night’s camping place at Chegaga leads us into the desert-arid plains- black peaks and valleys of sand and tamarinds. There are three days of desert life and experiences before you at this point.

DAY 4

We leave Foum Zguid and our route to the night’s camping place at Chegaga leads us into the desert-arid plains- black peaks and valleys of sand and tamarinds. There are three days of desert life and experiences before you at this point.

DAY 5

On towards the El Maider dunes, a prefect place to observe the symphony of colour that is sunset in the desert. Another night in the peace and silence of the desert.

DAY 6

A relaxed and colorful day as we visit the Tafilalet valley, cradle of the Alouite dynasty.We set up camp near Merzuga and climb some of the Erg Chebbi dunes.

DAY 7

Off to Erfoud via Tinerhir with a visit to the fossil beds and a night under canvas in the Todra gorge between beetling cliffs.

DAY 8

Deeper into the Todra gorge towards Tamtatouchte, Know as the farthest village from ” civilization “. Here Man lives in harmony with a harsh, unforgiving and yet infinitely beautiful natural world. Another camp is set up for us in the Dades gorge near Msemrir.

DAY 9

Through the Dades gorge to Boumalne ; Klâat Mgouna and to Boutaghrar for overnight accommodation in the tents.

DAY 10

From Boutaghrar across the Iguernane plateau to set up camp in Skoura.

DAY 11

Setting off in the Ourzazate direction we visit the town and its Kasbahs and camp near Taliouine.

DAY 12

Up to the Tizi N’Test pass, wonderful villages and spectacular landscape. This is a chance to see “the argan” a type of tree that exists only in Western Morocco and Mexico.The last night of the trek is spend in the village of Imlil, 68km Marrakech.

DAY 13

Return to Marrakech in the morning.

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January 23, 2017