Enjoy a unique experience in the Merzouga Desert. Cross the High Atlas Mountains and the majestic TIZI N ‘TICHKA Pass before arriving at KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU for a visit and a lunch break before taking the road to the valley of Dades full of beautiful kasbahs, stroll the GORGES of DADES and take incredible photos, then discover the amazing walled gorges of Todra and its unique palm grove oasis, Discover the spectacular gorges of Dades and Todra. , Introduce yourself to the local lifestyle by riding the high dunes of Merzouga on camels and witness one of the most extraordinary sunrise in the world.
|DESTINATION||Sahara Desert, Ouarzazate & Kasbahs|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 08:45 AM for a prompt departure at 09:00 AM|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:00 PM|
|DRESS CODE||Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and sun glaces|
Departure in the morning from your accommodation at 8 AM and drive towards the Atlas Mountains. Our next stop will be Tichka pass to take some beautiful photos for the amazing landscape, then, continue to reach the fortified village of Aït Ben Haddou and its surroundings, Explore the fortified village, marked as world heritage by unesco since 1987, then, lunch on site while we admire one of the most fascinating places. After lunch, our journey continues by the road to reach El KalaaM’gouna, capital of the rose, continue through the road of 1000 kasbahs enjoying the beautiful architecture of the Jewish tradition, It is by the valley of the Roses and its sublime panoramas on the mountains ochres and roses cut by the valley of Dades which gives life to a luxuriant vegetation to which cling many small traditional Berber villages, drive along the green valley to reach the top of Dades gorges, where we will spend the night in Riad of Kasbah.
After breakfast, walk in the gorges of Todra and in the luxuriant palm grove of Tinghir, which stretches for about 30 km, Since its source springs rocks in the gorges, the water of the river is distributed all along the palm grove through the canals. Continue east towards Tafilalet, the meeting point of old caravans. Lunch in a local restaurant, and then continue to reach the city of Erfoud, known for its Goniatite quarries (fossilized black marble). After visiting a fossil site(optional) we will continue driving towards the great sand dunes of Merzouga and dunesof Erg Chebbi some of which reach 250 meters in height. Camel ride (about 1 and half hour) to enjoy a beautiful sunset over the dunes and join the bivouac, comfortable nomadic tents with private shower and toilet, for dinner and overnight.
Early wake up to enjoy a beautiful sunrise over the golden dunes and admire a change of colors with sunrise, then, camel ride back to your hotel where you will meet your driver again, for a new adventure desert tour to explore the wonders of Sahara, a full day tour to enjoy the splendor of Erg Chebi and its dunes, you can experience a quad biking tour to stroll the dunes (optional), then, continue to visit the nomads and discover the hidden silent life of the local nomads, Lunch in a local restaurant, then, our explorative journey will continue to visit the Gnaoua village of black people originally from the sub-Saharan, we will enjoy a moments listening to their music, after that, we will drive back to you hotel. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to experience a Sand boarding, or just relax at your hotel enjoying a moments at the swimming pool.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Morning departure for the Draa Valley via the city of Rissani (cradle of the Alawite royal dynasty) and the Bougafer massif in the Anti-Atlas Mountians, stop for lunch in N’kob. After lunch, we will head towards Marrakech through the amazing landscapes and berber villages of draa valley, we will drive through Ouarzazate crossing the High atlas Mountains to reach Marrakech by the end of the afternoon.