PREHISTORIC ROCK ART AT AIT OUAAZIK

The Ait Ouaazik site is near Tazzarine in the pre-Sahara. This is a full day’s round-trip out of Aitisfoul and about one third of it is on piste (unsurfaced tracks).

The rock engravings may date back approx. 5000 years and feature various wild animals and cattle.

Details:

  • Cost for two people: $300 us

  • Price includes: private 4×4 vehicle and driver, guide, gourmet picnic lunch

  • Departure time: 8:30 am

  • Return time: by 5:00 pm

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ERG CHIGAGA GREAT DUNES BY 4X4

This is a full day’s round-trip out of Aitisfoul to the longest sand dune field (‘erg’) in Morocco. The entire journey will be off-road across desert terrain as Erg Chigaga is 60km from the end of the road at Mhamid, the doorway to the Sahara.

Details:

  • Cost for two people: $225 us

  • Price includes: private 4×4 vehicle and driver, lunch at Berber desert camp, camel trek out from camp (approx. 1 hour)

  • Departure time: 9:00 am

  • Return time: by 6:00 pm
     

ERG CHIGAGA DUNES BY 4X4

This is a full day’s round-trip out of Aitisfoul to the longest sand dune field (‘erg’) in Morocco. The outbound route will take you via the Tagounite palm oases on the Draa Valley. The return journey via Tamegroute. Approx. Most of this journey will be off-road across desert terrain as Erg Chigaga is 60km from the end of the road at Mhamid.

Details:

  • Cost for two people: $275 us

  • Price includes: private 4×4 vehicle and driver, lunch at Berber desert camp, camel trek out from camp ( 1 hour)

  • Departure time: 8:00 am

  • Return time: by 7:00 pm

CAMEL TREKKING + PICNIC

Trek by camel-back beneath the palm trees through M’hamid’s old settlements on the banks of the Draa River course. Stop for lunch in shade once the palm trees give way to the beginnings of the dunes in the west. Complete the circuit back to M’hamid across the open desert terrain.

Trekking duration will be approx. 5 hours with plenty of time for breaks and lunch.

Details:

  • Cost for two people: $200 us

  • Price includes: private camel trek with guide, gourmet picnic lunch from Chef Mohamed.

  • Departure time: 9:00 am

  • Return time: by 5:00 pm

 

 
 
 

For info on these experiences or to make a custom itinerary + overnight treks before you arrive, please contact us.