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Desert Hike

Zagora Tuareg Ride

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Summary program: 

Duration: 8 days and 7 nights, including 6 days on horseback 

Day 1: Arrival at Marrakech or Ouarzazate airport, transfer and night at the hotel.

Day 2-7: 6-day horseback riding in Zagora, with nights in bivouac

Day 8: transfer to Ouarzazate or Marrakech airport and departure.

Detailed program :

Day 1: Flight and transfer to the Ecolodge  in Ouarzazate

Arrival at Marrakech or Ouarzazate airport.
Option transfer to the Ecolodge, evening meal and night (80€pp). 

🚕Via Marrakech airport, the taxi coute 130€/6 places, 3h40 fromroad. Try to arrive at the same time in Marrakech to take the taxi together!

🚕Via Ouarzazate airport, taxi costs €15/6 places, 15 min drive. 

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Detailed program: to come (draft)

Day 1: Flight and transfer to the hotel in Ouarzazate

Arrival at Marrakech or Ouarzazate airport. Transfer to your hotel (your choice, see booking, preferably choose the same hotel for all. Allow 20-40€/night).

Via Marrakech airport, the taxi costs 150€/6 seats, 3h40 drive. Try to arrive at the same time in Marrakech to take the taxi together!

Day 2: Transfer Ouarzazate --> Zagora, then hike the dunes of Tinfou to Oued Draa ~ 2H30 IN SADDLE

Meet at 7 a.m. at your hotel reception. 200km, 4h drive. Reception, allocation of horses, saddle-up. Village of Tinfou where huge dunes threaten to silt up the houses. Ride between the ksours and the cultivated fields of the palm grove.

Day 3: Hike from Oued Draa to Nesrate ~ 5H IN THE SADDLE

Ride along the wadi until the Drâa wadi crosses the Jebel Bani. Then we enter the palm grove of Nesrate.

Crossings of ksours, and gardens in the palm grove.

Day 4: Hike from Nesrate to Ouled Driss ~ 5H IN THE SADDLE

Crossing an old palm grove near the village of Nesrate. Crossing Ksours (small decorated villages). Arrival then at the palm grove of Tagounit. Again a crossing of dunes. Crossing the Jebel Selmane pass. 

Plateau (reg) to enjoy beautiful gaits. And back to the Draa Valley, with dunes. 

Day 5: Hike from Oued Driss to  Oued Naam ~ 5H IN THE SADDLE

Arrival on horseback in the village of Ouled Driss. Bounou palm grove with a ksar (fortified village).  Beginning of the Draa Valley. Crossing dunes populated by tamarisk. Perhaps you will be lucky enough to come across nomadic camps! (khaïma: low tents made of goat and dromedary wool).

Day 6: hike from Oued Naam to Jebel Bani ~ 5H IN THE SADDLE

Saddle up and horizon as far as the eye can see. Huge dunes of the Sahara. Then we will cross a desert plateau with the presence of some umbrella acacias. 

Arrival in a small oasis, at the foot of Jebel Bani.

Day 7: Hike in Djebel Bani and transfer Ouarzazate  ~ 6H IN THE SADDLE

Climb from Jebel Bani to Jebel Saghro. Arrived at the top, we will contemplate the plateau of Feïja. Crossing the Jebel Bani (last mountain range before the Sahara) by small paths. 

Crossing the reg of Feïja. . Farewell to the team and the horses. Transfer to Ouarzazate to your hotel (170km - 3h30 drive).

 

Day 8: transfer to the airport & flight

Transfer to Ouarzazate or Marrakech airport & flight.

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Bivouac with a large Berber tent, igloo tents, a shower cabin with WC.

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Stewardship to move the bivouac:

we take care of everything! 

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Starry nights like you won't see anywhere else 

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Tasty meals that will thrill your taste buds!

Fabulous landscapes (click to enlarge!)

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Désert Randonnées Amazir Cheval - Zagora

Désert Randonnées Amazir Cheval - Zagora
Voyage à cheval dans le désert de Zagora

Voyage à cheval dans le désert de Zagora

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Voyage à cheval dans le désert de Zagora ~ randonnée équestre avec Amazir Cheval en novembre 2022

Voyage à cheval dans le désert de Zagora ~ randonnée équestre avec Amazir Cheval en novembre 2022

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Quand tu fais connaissance avec le #cheval que tu auras pour la semaine 😍 #Zagora #Horse #stallion

Quand tu fais connaissance avec le #cheval que tu auras pour la semaine 😍 #Zagora #Horse #stallion

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Cheval dans le désert vue panoramique

Cheval dans le désert vue panoramique

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Photo gallery of our hikes in Zagora in November 2022!  

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