Embarking on an adventure into the untamed wilderness of Morocco requires courage, resilience, and a willingness to embrace the unexpected. The Wild Sahara itinerary is a testament to the spirit of exploration, taking travelers to the remote Erg Chigaga Sahara Desert region, traversing uncharted territories, and venturing to the pristine coastline of Mirleft before returning to civilization with a well-deserved respite in Essaouira.
This meticulously crafted journey has been years in the making, offering a unique blend of off-the-beaten-path experiences that will leave an indelible mark on your soul. While the days may involve long stretches of driving, the rewards are unparalleled, immersing you in the raw beauty and untouched landscapes that define Morocco’s wild side. Prepare to embrace the unknown and discover the true essence of adventure.
Your journey starts with a morning pickup from Marrakech. Our first destination is the enchanting Valley of Kasbahs, Skoura. After a scenic drive, you’ll arrive in this oasis of tranquility, where you’ll have the afternoon to unwind and immerse yourself in the serene surroundings. Dinner will tantalize your taste buds.
Start your day with a leisurely walk through the picturesque oasis of Skoura before we continue our adventure. Our next stop is the charming town of Zagora, nestled in the scenic Draa Valley. Enjoy the journey and take in the beauty of the landscapes along the way.
Bid farewell to Zagora as we head south towards the remote village of M’hamid. Here, you’ll have the unique opportunity to share a meal with a local family and learn about their culture. Afterward, get ready for an off-road expedition into the untamed wilderness of Erg Chigaga, Morocco’s wildest Sahara region.
Embrace a day of pure desert immersion in Erg Chigaga. Meet nomadic families, trek through the mesmerizing dunes, and gain insights into the desert way of life in Morocco. Let the magic of the desert captivate your senses.
Today’s journey takes you through diverse and challenging terrains. Traverse the ‘badlands’ of Erg Chigaga, including the renowned dry lake bed of Lac Iriki, known for its association with the Paris-Dakar rally. After a stop for lunch in Foum Zguid, continue your adventure through the Anti-Atlas, a UNESCO Argan-tree Bioreserve, until you reach the fascinating city of Taroudant for the night. Dinner awaits to rejuvenate you after the long drive.
Set your compass southwest as we venture to Mirleft, Morocco’s unspoiled beach haven. Discover the hidden gem the French have cherished for years and bask in the perpetual sunshine. Indulge in a delicious dinner to end the day on a high note.
Today is yours to explore and embrace the delights of Mirleft. Dive into thrilling activities like a surf lesson on the renowned “Wild Beach” or opt for organized adventures such as surf camps, 4×4 outings, paragliding, guided walks, and more. Lose yourself in the uncharted territories that await your discovery.
Embark on a beautiful coastal drive from Mirleft to Agadir and onward to the charming city of Essaouira. Witness the scenic beauty unfold as you travel along the picturesque coastline. Arrive in Essaouira and spend the evening exploring its historical ramparts and observing skilled artisans at work.
Enjoy a leisurely day in Essaouira to relax and soak up the laid-back atmosphere. Explore the city’s vibrant streets, admire the picturesque harbor, and immerse yourself in the rich artistic culture that permeates every corner. Take your time to appreciate the beauty that surrounds you.
After a satisfying breakfast, bid farewell to Essaouira and embark on the final leg of your journey back to the captivating Red City, Marrakech. Arrive at your hotel or riad, cherishing the memories of your extraordinary Moroccan adventure. We sincerely hope you had a magical time with us, and we extend our heartfelt gratitude for choosing Medina Travels to be a part of your visit to our beautiful Morocco.