Sawadi, charming ecolodge in southern Morocco

M'Hamid Desert

This two-day excursion can be done on a standard car but a 4WD (4x4) is recommended. Starting at Ouarzazate one descends towards Zagora along the beautiful Draa valley wit its gorgeous Kasbahs and villages. Continuing south along the Draa valley, one reaches Ouled Driss a few kilometres before reaching M’Hamid with its lush palm grove surrounded by stone and sand.

Depending on the season and the wishes of the guests,  a portion of the trip either going or returning can be done along tracks ( to go on those tracks it is essential to utilize a 4WD vehicle). Lunch is available picnic style while on the road going and returning. Lodging for the evening in luxury tents, dinner and breakfast the next morning are at a new small design hotel with pool located at Ouled Driss. From this location and depending on the time of arrival, camel back excursion to watch either the sunset or sunrise over the desert.

The cost of this trip is 3,200 dhs for two or 5,300 dhs for four persons.