LM Sahara Tours and Treks Itineraries

We offer six different treks and tours, please select to view the itnerary.

Zagora + Merzouga 4 Days / 3 Nights

An early departure from Marrakesh by 4x4 transport on to the dunes of Zagora and the dunes of Merzouga returning via the valley of roses four days and three nights at.

Imlil + Setti Fadma 3 Days / 2 Nights

Depart from Marrakesh at 8.00am , arrive at Imlil for lunch, about 1.00pm start a days hike south-eastwards to the terraced village of Timichi to spend the night at Gates guesthouse. A small family run guest house, cosy en-suite rooms, warm blankets for night, djellaba hanging on the rail to keep you warm by the wood fire where we ate home cooked meals.

Merzouga 3 Days / 2 Nights

Departure from Marrakech at 7:00 am by Minibus or 4x4 / visit the Kasbah of At Benhaddou / Ouarzazate/ Valley of the Roses/ Moroccan dinner and evening at a typical small hotel or Auberge with beautiful views of the Dades valley.

Imlil Excursion Trek 1 Day

The Departure from Marrakech is at 8.00 am by Minibus travel (75 Km ) to Imlil via Asni, you will journey across the Atlas mountains, enjoying the views of the area below and experiencing village life along the way. Here you will meet your guide and he will take you for 3 hour walk around Imlil and the area visiting Berber villages and meeting the locals.

Ourika Valley 1 Day

Starting from Marrakech at 9:00am, our driver and vehicle will take you through the wonderful sights of the Ourika valley, in the Atlas Mountains. Continuing on, further into the Atlas Mountains, we pass through and stop off in some typical Berber villages to experience everyday life in this region.

Marrakesh - Zagora 2 Day / 1 Night

This begins with an early morning departure after breakfast, leaving Marrakesh in a 4x4 for a journey to the desert plains of Zagora for camel trekking with stay overnight in bivouac tents in the Sahara desert, leaving early the next morning for some more camel trekking then returning to Zagora To take the 4x4 back to Marrakesh.



Before you Travel

Visas & Travel Permits

UK British, EU nationals, New Zealand, Australian, Canadian and US do not require a Visa, all other nationalities should first contact the Moroccan Embassy before booking. Visas are your responsibility so check well in advance

Vaccinations

It is recommended that you be vaccinated for Tetanus and Polio, if you havent had a booster in the last ten years. Food and water-borne diseases are more common, so we recommend vaccinations for typhoid (valid 3 years) and Hepatitis A (validity varies). Morocco is not a high risk malaria area but if in any doubt please consult a doctor or travel clinic for further information.

Travel Insurance

We recommend all of our passengers must be fully insured for travel. It is essential that you get the correct level of cover and it is advised that you speak to your travel insurance provider for advice. Please ensure that the policy provides adequate cover for hospital treatment, repatriation flights home in the event of you being too ill to continue the tour, personal accident, personal baggage and associated valuables.

Please note that some optional activities may require additional cover. You must bring the policy with you as it is obligatory for joining any expedition.

NB. What is not included are drinks, gifts, tips & gratuities and items that are of a personal nature.

On Your Arrival You will be met at the airport by a Travel and Trek representative and taken to your accommodation. What you are able to do for the rest of this day will largely depend on what time you arrive in Fez.

Moroccan Climate

Temperatures in Morocco are generally high 26c-33c (80- 97), especially during the summer months from May until September.

What to bring (check list will be provided)

Soft Back pack/Rucksack
  • Towel
  • Torch and batteries
  • Camera and spare memory card/film
  • Mosquito repellent/Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Personal first aid kit, antiseptic gel and wipes
  • Waterproof/wind proof jacket
  • A photo-copy of your Air-ticket, Passport, Visa & Insurance*
The hotel will gladly store your main luggage until you return from your trek.

Q: What is the weather like?
A: You need to be prepared for sudden weather changes while trekking. Thats why trekking equipment should be chosen carefully before the trip. There can be Sudden rain storms. The weather during the trekking season is somewhat more stable.

Q: What is the best time for trekking?
A: The best time for trekking is autumn (September through November) and spring (March through May).summer can be very hot 26c-33c (80- 97)

Q: What happens in case of emergency?
Our guides are trained and can deal with most of the basic ailments that occur during a trek. We recommend that every client should have his own insurance before Travelling in case of emergency.

Q: What sort of experience do your guides have?
All of our Guides are authentic Berber people who have many years of experience in the Saharan Desert. Most of them have spent years exploring the country. Our guides are trained in first aid and know how to handle any situation. All our guides speak Arabic, English, Spanish, French & Italian and other languages, They are happy to share their deep knowledge of the country and beauty of Morocco with you. We believe in and follow the idea that its not enough to take visitors to special places or special cultures, we need to provide guides who can get people to feel involved in what they are experiencing, explain it thoroughly and keep them entertained. Our main concern is to make your trip to the Moroccan Sahara safe, memorable and fun-filled adventure!

Cultural awareness

We cannot emphasise enough that we are travellers and therefore guests. So it is our duty to respect and adjust where possible to the people of the region, their customs and views. Your Tour Leader can let you know more as well as brief you on environmental matters.


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