The ride of the desert 2021
“I’ve always liked the desert. You sit on a sand dune. You can not see anything. Nothing is heard. And yet something shines in the silence. ” Thus, in a nutshell, Antoine de Saint-Exupery talks about the desert, an emotion that cannot be told but only experienced …
Shared guaranteed departure dates, minimum 1 person departing from Italy
PARTICIPANTS: MIN 4 MAX 9
Arrival at Ouarzazate airport and independent transfer to the Hotel Les Jardin. Meeting with the guide and the other members of the group for dinner. Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast, meeting with our correspondent at the hotel reception and departure by car to Tinghrir, through ocher-yellow valleys dotted with Kasbahs and oases that mark the beginning of the desert. Lunch and departure for the horse trekking towards Erfoud. Dinner and overnight in a tented camp in the desert dunes.
We will ride through the desolate landscapes of the desert, rocky terrain interspersed with reddish dunes, as in Ergchebbi. Here we will leave the horses to continue with the camels, more suitable for climbing the high dunes. Possibility of overnight stay and dinner in a guest house in Ergchebbi for those who do not want to continue by camel; for the others dinner and overnight stay in a nomad camp hidden in the dunes.
We recommend getting up at dawn to admire the sunrise over the dunes; abundant breakfast and departure by camel to return to retrieve the mare. On the saddle towards the state of Algeria admiring the suggestive succession of dunes before reaching the plain and a lake, very often dry, except after very rainy winters. Dinner and overnight in a mobile camp.
Breakfast and departure to reach the town of Rissani and its oasis. We will arrive at the hotel in time for lunch, and in the afternoon, you can drive to the desert town of Rissani and visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif, first king of the dynasty and the noisy souks. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the oasis.
You will ride out of the oasis through the endless plains interspersed with dunes. In the afternoon you will reach the area of underground channels hidden in the mountains, where we will camp for dinner and overnight.
More dunes and infinite spaces, up to an impressive monument built by a German artist entirely in natural materials on the horizon. When we meet the motorized vehicles we will leave the horses and drive back to Ouarzazate, where you will have the last overnight stay.
Breakfast and autonomous transfer to the airport in time for your flight to Italy.
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
from € 1,280 - excluding flights
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
from € 1,120 - excluding flights
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