This tour will start by Picking you up from the Hotel / Riad where you are staying in Marrakech, and drive towards Dades Gorges crossing Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m altitude), with stops to enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Berber villages. Arrive in the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou which is recognized by the UNESCO World Heritage as a historical site. In this spectacular setting, many films have been produced as “Gladiator”,” the Jewel of the Nile”…, you will have free time for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon we will continue the trip to Ouarzazate, which is considered the great gateway to the desert. Following the thousands of Kasbahs along the way, we will visit the Great Kasbah of Taourirt, we will continue towards the Valley of Roses passing through the great palm grove of Skoura and Boumalne until arriving at the Dades Gorges. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After having breakfast, we will head to Merzouga passing by Dades Gorges to enjoy the panoramic view of the Dades Valley. Following the route, we will reach one of the southern strongholds: Todra Gorges, where we will walk through marvelous Canyons and enormous walls of great beauty that reach almost 300m high, and offer a great opportunity for mountain climbers to enjoy the fabulous views of this stunning place and take photos along the way. Then, we continue the way to get Tinejdad where you will have free time for Lunch and to Erfoud with a stop to visit a local fossil craft workshop. Afterwards, we continue the route until we reach the impressive Merzouga dunes where we will have a minty tea of hospitality while relaxing. We will leave the luggage and get ready for the camel ride to the camp in the heart of the desert, that will take around 1h: 30min enjoying the beauty of the dunes and witnessing an incredibly memorable sunset in one of the highest sand dunes in the desert and spend unforgettable moments doing some sand boarding. After the dinner is served, you will be requested to gather around a fire in the middle of the dunes to enjoy some amazing Berber music with different dances under a starry sky.
We will wake you up before dawn to watch the sunrise on the highest Dune and take lovely pictures to remember. Once again you will have the chance to enjoy the camel trek back to your Hotel. After taking a shower, you will be served a special Moroccan breakfast. We will start our itinerary through Rissani, one of the oldest cities in Morocco known for its exotic Souk,. Along the way, we will discover another beautiful part of Morocco that is the Draa Valley where we will make several stops to enjoy this amazing valley that runs from the north to the south of Morocco. It’s considered the longest river in Morocco (about 684 miles). We will cross the Anti Atlas to arrive at Ouarzazate, including lunch on the site. In the afternoon we will cross the High Atlas Mountains via Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m altitude). Before the tour ends we will make sure to drop you at your accommodation in Marrakech.
End of your trip.