From Saghro mountain to Draa Valley

Trek from Saghro Mountain to Draa Valley

Trek from Saghro Mountain to Draa Valley will allow travelers to discover a different landscape starting with the crossing of the mountain of Saghro called "Moroccan Hoggar", which has a long ridge parallel to the High Atlas. The southern slope of Saghro is wider and slopes down more gently, the journey is combined with a portion of desert Morocco precisely Draa Valley offers a wide variety of landscapes: regs (rocky plateaus), dunes, palm oasis, fortified villages adobe ... It was long a place of passage of caravans to the Sahara. This hike will approach a smooth desert areas. Southern Morocco opens from Zagora on a territory with sumptuous landscapes made dunes and oasis framed by the Jbel Bani.

From Saghro mountain to Draa Valley

Highlights of the Trek
- Length of stay: 11 days.
- Remark: you can hike for several days to discover Saghro Mountain, also you can walk for several days along of Drra Valley in the désert, please contact us if you hope to choose only one of both.
- Accommodation during this trip: 3 nights in the Hotel, Riad or Kasbah / 7 nights in camping trek
- Trip Name: Tekkking Saghro mountain and Draa valley
- Destination: southern Morocco
- Grade: sporty
- Trip starts- ends: Saghro mountain/ Mhamed
- Best Season: Period: October, November, February, March and April.
- Number of participants: from 3 people.


Day 1 Arrive in Ouarzazate, transfer and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 Ouarzazate - Dades Gorge - Tagdilte
Transfer by Minibus via the Road of the Roses valley, Dades Valley which we will visit on our traverse and we end our day in Tagdilte village at the foot of the mountain of Jabel Saghro. We meet our mule team with their mules, after loading our luggage we leave for 1 hour walk to reach our first camsite. * 5 hours drive, 1h walking. * Overnight camping

Day 3 Tagdilte-Tizi Ifard - Almou Do Warg
We begin our journey by an arid plateau dotted with small oasis of almond trees, oleander ... we then tackle a climb to the Pass of IFARD at 2450 m of altitude. Very nice view of the Dades valley and M'goun Mountains befor we stop for our lunch. In the afternoon we descend on the way to Almou N` Ouarg (2300 m). * 5h30m to 6h. * Overnight camping

Morocco desert trip

Day 4 Do Almou Warg - Kwawch - Igli
Spectacular journey, starting with a climb to reach the highest peak of the course, the Kouaouch 2600m, then long descent with a nice overview of the mountains (Atlas and Sarho) lunch at Tassigdelt then we continue the descent into a beautiful rocky framework, we set up our camp in the small Oasis of Igli (1700 m). * 6h walking * Overnight camping

Day 5 Iggli (1600 m) - gorges Afourar - Bab Ali
We're off to a great day strolling through the beautiful gorges of Afourar which houses some villages made out of mad with tiny terraces, lunch at the exit of the gorge near by the water. In the afternoon we get the local transport to reach the village of Nkoub. Night and dinner in a beautiful Kasbah. * 5h walking * 1h 30min driving about 22 km * Night in a beautiful Kasbah

Day 6 Nkoub - Zagora - Nsrat. 210km
Minibus transfer via the road of the Daraa valley, the road winds up till Zagora amidst beautiful palm groves and ancient villages. Meet our team Camel in Nsrat village lunch on the way. Short walk 1 h 30 between dunes and palm. * 1h 30min walk * Overnight camping at the foot of the dunes

Morocco desert trip

Day 7 Dune Nasrate - Sidi Salah Tidri
We pass Nasrate dunes and a large plateau, before arriving to the oasis and the village of Sidi Salah. Lunch at the village exit. In the afternoon we will walk through the dunes till we get to our campsite * 5 h 30 walk * Overnight camping

Day 8 Tidri - Dunes Erg Sahel
To discover the beautiful site of tumulus Larjam evidence of the occupation of this region by man, and are the first in the region. turning south, where the route alternate furrows Saharian dunes and large spaces. Installing the campsite in the dunes of Erg Sahel. lunch at the campsite. * 5 h / 5 h 30 walk. Overnight camping.

 Morocco desert tour

Day 9 Sahel Dunes Erg - Erg Lahniti
We leave the dunes of Erg Sahel full course west for a nice step in a Saharian universe, crossing open spaces dotted with residues of old pottery, arriving to the dunes of Erg Lahniti lunch on the way to the camp. * 5h 30mn walking. Overnight camping.

Day 10 Erg Lahniti - Oulad Driss - Zagora - Ouarzazate
We cross the dunes of Lahniti and daraa to join the largest palm grove of Oulad Driss, we recover our transport and return to Ouarzazate via Zagora.

Day 11 Hotel - Airport:
Transfer to the airport. End of our services.

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Cost details
NB: Price on request. This will depend on the number of participants. So for any quote request please contact us

Costs we provide include the followings:
- picks up & drops by private car/Van/Bus/ Taxi.
- All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trip.
- 7 nights in camping during the trek, 3 nights in the Hotel, Riad or Kasbah, HB.
- A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder English speaking Guide
- Team and camels to carry your baggage and our equipment.
- compsite This is the high level classic style of trekking also known as camping (fully organized treks) supplying all camping equipments (sleeping, kitchen, dining and toilet tents etc) along with the food and cooker will prepare hot meals with attention towards variety and hygiene and nutrition to serve you.

Excluded from costs are the following:
- All kinds of drinks like beer, coke/fanta/sprite, and alcohol.
- Travel Insurance (Essential).
- Personal trekking equipment.
- Tips for staffs and driver's.

Trekking equipment checklist:
When selecting your personal items, keep in mind the number of days you’ll be camping, the time of year and the altitude, we advise our clients bringing these items but depending of season other ways you can contact us .

Sun hat, Gloves, Sunglasses, Sun block for lips, Long underwear, Medical first aid kit, Flash light, Batteries and bulbs, Swiss army knife, Towel and toiletries, Down sleeping bag, Down jacket, Long sleeved shirt, Jumper or fleecy jacket, T-shorts, Mountain, trekking boots, Comfy shoes for around the camp, Polypropylene /wool socks, Light cotton socks for under wool socks, camera with extra battery.