4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH.
DAY 1 : MARRAKECH - HIGH ATLAS - AIT BENHADDOU - OUARZAZATE - DADES GORGES.
Pick up at 08am from your Riad or any point of your choice, starting our 4 days and 3 nights Merzouga desert tour from Marrakech, and crossing the Tizi N Tichka pass of the High Atlas Mountains(2260m) enjoying the mountainous road and the spectacular Berber villages, to reach the Unesco world heritage site "Ait benhaddou village", the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural scenery for many movie producers. You will go on a walk with a local guide crossing the river to the other side to discover The Ksar and climb to the top of the hill through the alleys of Ait-ben-Haddou, which is like rambling through the middle ages for an amazing view on the fertile Ounila river valley, surrounded by desert landscape, and with the snow capped Atlas mountains as a background, the view from the top seems to encompass the whole world. After Lunch we will continue to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate and Skoura and the long valley of roses (the season of roses is in late May). Upon arrival at Boumalne Dades, we will deviate into a secondary road heading up through Dades gorges. From here, we will enjoy beautiful Rock formations (Called the monkey feet) and fortified Kasbahs scenery along the Dades river, with the sunset as a backdrop. After a stop at the canyons for a drink or to admire the majestic scenery, we continue to our hotel. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 2 : DADES - TODRA GORGES - MERZOUGA DUNES - CAMEL RIDE - NIGHT IN A CAMP .
After breakfast and a shower at the hotel / Riad, we will begin our journey via the Todra valley (Morocco’s highest gorge, where alpinists take a rest), which also features a river, palm palms, and a waterfall.
The wheat-growing fields. After this visit, the old kasbahs continue on to Erfoud via the Berber bedouin communities of southern Morocco, arriving in Merzouga. Where will we locate our camels waiting for a Sahara adventure via Erg Chebbi’s sand dunes.
Dinner and lodging in a Berber tent (Desert camp) in the heart of the desert, one of the most beautiful places in the world, where you can watch the sunrise and sunset as well as gaze at the stars.
DAY 3 : CAMEL TREK - VISIT MERZOUGA - NKOB - AGDZ - OUARZAZATE.
Wake early to watch the impressive sunrise. Then head back to the departure place after freshening up and have breakfast in the camp. Continuing our 4 days Marrakech desert tour to Merzouga. Depart towards the Palm grove of Tafilalet and the town of Rissani, where the Alaouite Dynasty originated.
Explore the ancient capital of the Alaouite Sultans before continuing to the village of Alnif, where we will take the road that crosses the Jbel Saghro Anti-Atlas chain. Notice the greyish-black mountains of different and remarkable shapes as you continue to the main Berber village of Tazzarine and N’kob and then drive into the Draa Valley with its rows of stately palms.
In the late afternoon, drive to Ouarzazate via the Anti-Atlas Mountain, through Tizi N nifft. You will spend the night at a Riad or Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
DAY 4 : OUARZAZATE - HIGH ATLAS - MARRAKECH.
Departure will be from the hotel at 10:00 am. Our route will take us through the route of the "Thousand Kasbahs," and a visit to the famous Glaoui Kasbah Taourirt in Ouarzazate. Then we will drive to Amerzgane Village, and stop in Aglmouss Village for a break. Finally, we will drive via the Tizi 'n Tichka mountain pass back to Marrakech.