« The Gates of the Desert – Ouarzazate »
8 days, 7 nights.
Raid in 5 stages, 5 days of motorbike, 150-170 km/day
« DAY1 – ARRIVAL IN OUARZAZATE »
Welcome and transfer to your hotel, day off depending on your arrival schedule, meeting with the team, dinner and night. 4* hotel or similar.
« DAY2 – STAGE1 – OUARZAZATE > AIT BEN HADDOU > OUARZAZATE »
Security briefing at the hotel, presentation of the motorbikes and direction to the mineral scenery of the Atlas moutains via the Assif Mellah track which cuts and crosses the Ounila wadi to reach our lunch break in Telouet with a view of the valley.
Then, by the tracks that wind through the mountains and Berber villages, cultural break (if you want!) at the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, classified as a world heritage site, and return to Ouarzazate for the night by the road to the world-famous (and visitable, if you want!) film studios.
Dinner and overnight. Hotel 4* or similar.
« DAY3 – STAGE2 – OUARZAZATE > ROSES VALLEY > BOUMALNE-DADES »
Going up the bed of a dry wadi and more and more embedded between the mountains, the Saghro plateau, its superb undulating passages as far as the eye can see of rocks and camel grass and its multitude of dry wadis, offer us a magnificent playground with the majestic peaks of the Atlas, snow-covered a part of the year, as a backdrop. Lunch on the track, then by going up by the tracks of the Dadés valley, the palm grove of Skoura offers itself like an island of vegetation in the middle of the mineral landscape.
Dinner and night in a traditional Kasbah.
« DAY4 – STAGE3 – BOULMANE > NKOB > ZAGORA »
The motorbikes climb to the top of the Saghro peak from 500 to 2283 m above sea level at the Tizi’n Tazazert pass, revealing one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding massifs.
Then, direction full south, through green tracks, lunch at Nkob and the Draa valley, gateway to the desert, towards Zagora for a stopover.
Dinner and night. Hotel 4* or similar.
« DAY5 – STAGE 4 – ZAGORA > OULED DRISS > CHEGAGA DUNES »
The desert, its rocky expanses and pristine dunes, on the trail of the ancient caravans to Timbuktu and the mythical tracks of the first few hours of “Dakar” race, in the direction of Tamgrout, a famous potters’ village with a glorious scientific and literary past, proud of its 11th century library. Lunch in Mhamid, the last village before… before nothing, except rock and sand to the dunes of Chegaga.
Dinner and installation for a memorable night, feet in bivouac, head in the stars.
« DAY6 – STAGE5 – CHEGAGA DUNES > FOUM ZGUID > OUARZAZATE »
An extra day under the sign of the desert expanses towards the Bani moutains and a long crossing of the dry lake Iriki, back on the rocky tracks to Foum Zguid for lunch. A slow ascent through breathtaking scenery over the arid Atlas mountains to reach Ouarzazate in the late afternoon.
Dinner and overnight. 4* hotel or similar.
« DAY7 – OUARZAZATE »
Day off, city tour or rest at the hotel swimming pool. Night in a 4* hotel or similar.
« DAY8 – OUARZAZATE »
Transfer to the airport according to your departing schedule.
INCLUDED IN THE RATE
Transfers to and from your hotel, a Ténéré 700, full board accommodation from dinner of the Day1 to breakfast of the Day7, a motorized guide, liability insurance, assistance vehicle (included from 4 participants).
Possibility to rent a 4×4 vehicle for the accompanying persons.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE RATE
“Full-risk” sports travel insurance with hospitalization and medical repatriation (compulsory), motorbike gears, fuel, drinks in general and personal expenses.
A LA CARTE
If your taste and desire take you to other places and other terrains, we put our knowledge of the country and its roads at your disposal to organize your customized tour. Do not hesitate to send us your suggestions!