1 - Transport
In addition to the Royal Air Maroc flights from Casablanca (daily) and Marrakech (Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday), Ouarzazate airport is served directly from the following cities:
Bordeaux Tuesday / Saturday - Ryanair
Marseille Wednesday / Sunday - Ryanair
Madrid Tuesday / Saturday - Ryanair
Charleroi (Belgium) - Sunday / Monday / Friday - TUI
Paris Thursday / Sunday - Transavia (from November)
Airport Zagora welcomes four flights a week from Casablanca: Monday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday - Royal Air Maroc
Route from Marrakech or Ouarzazate to M’Hamid by road
There are several options for getting to M’Hamid:
Utiliser votre propre véhicule (prendre la N9) jusqu’au village de M’Hamid 250 kms depuis Ouarzazate et 450 kms depuis Marrakech par le col du Tichka
Take a bus from CTM Marrakech / Ouarzazate / M’Hamid)
We offer a foray into the desert, adapted to the arrival and departure times of the CTM buses (see our tours departing from M’Hamid)
Or entrust us with your transport in a private car (4/4 or passenger vehicle). It takes about four hours to reach the village of M’Hamid from Ouarzazate, descending along the magnificent Drâa Valley and an hour and a half from Zagora. We can also provide transport from Marrakech.
2 - General
Recommended period: September to May in groups of 2 to 18 people.
Pour celles et ceux intéressés par cette aventure, voici quelques informations recommandées :
- Being accompanied by experienced guides and guides not only to feel safe, but also to discover and appreciate their philosophy of life.
- Eau et nourriture : l’élément indispensable est l’eau. La quantité requise: 3 à 5 litres/personne/jour ( vos accompagnateurs se chargent de son transport). Les repas sont préparés sur place : pain cuit dans le sable, délicieux tajines, thé nomade à volonté, fruits etc.
- Option: have dry and nutritious food (cereal bars, dried fruit, etc.) in reserve.
- Equipment: good walking shoes, sleeping bag, sportswear, sweaters and anoraks in winter. The nomadic turban are very useful. Possibility to buy desert clothes on site.
- Also provide: flashlight or headlamp, matches, wet wipes, small sachets to put your waste that you will keep and put in the trash cans of the base camp. Keep the desert clean. Preferably use degradable items, and remember: there is no recycling option in the desert! The waste that you abandon will remain there long after your passage.
- Do not forget your usual pharmacy
- The dromedary is a means of locomotion but also a companion, treating it well makes its company pleasant and walking next to the caravan can be more relaxing than getting on its back.
- Profiter d’observer le ciel et ses constellations dès la nuit tombée. En cas de pleine lune essayer de faire une ou deux étapes durant la nuit