DAY 1 : MARRAKECH - ATLAS MOUNTAINS - KASBAH AIT BENHADDOU - OUARZAZATE - DADES GORGES :
4 DAYS TOUR MARRAKECH TO SAHARA DESERT IN MERZOUGA
Go deep into the Moroccan Sahara on a 4-day, private tour from Marrakech, and discover mountain kasbahs, gorges and a stunning desert landscape.
Depart Marrakech at 7:30am by 4x4 and head into the High Atlas Mountains to discover ancient Berber life in this remote region then cross the high Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2265m). Continue toward Ounela valley until you reach the small Kasbah of Pasha Glaoui, Talouet and Ait Ben Haddou. The most famous Kasbah in Morocco is a UNESCO World Heritage site, which we will visit after lunch (own expense). Next, head towards Ouarzazate a cinema city famous for its international desert location. Pass the small town of Skoura built up around a beautiful oasis and continue on till you reach to the wonderful valley of roses. Dades valley, with its spectacular rock formations is popular with climbers and trekkers. Eventually you will arrive at Dades gorges where you stay overnight in a hotel with dinner included.
* Pick up from your hotel in Marrakech
* Transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle
* An experienced English speaking driver / guide
* Camel ride in Merzouga desert
* Accommodation in desert camp and hotels
* Drop off at your hotel in Marrakech
NOT INCLUDED :
All lunches and soft drinks
Tips and anything not mentioned in program
DAY 2 : DADES GORGES - TODRA VALLEY - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA DESERT CAMEL TREK:
Morning departure to Merzouga Desert, we visit the Palmeraie area which has thousands of palm trees... Then, get to Todra Gorges visit it by walking tour arround, Continuation through Tinejdad, Erfoud then have lunch at Rissani and visit Alaouit's first King Tomb (Current Moroccan Royal Family). Then we arrive to Merzouga Desert where you will enjoy a camel ride through the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, observing the sunset over behind dunes. Night at nomadic private tent.
DAY 3 : MERZOUGA DESERT - NKOB - DRAA VALLEY - OUARZAZATTE AIT BENHADDOU :
After breakfast, depart towards the Draa Valley through Alnif, Nqob, Tazarine. You cross the most mystery desert’s landscapes, dotted with oasis. Continue to Agdez along the Draa Valley, lunch and arrival to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
DAY 4 : AIT BEN HADDOU KASBAH - ATLAS MOUNTAINS MARRAKECH
After breakfast, we visit the ancient Kasbah ofAit Ben Haddou, which is a UNESCO world Heritage listed site. Hundreds of movies were filmed here. After visiting the Kasbah we continue back to the pass Tizi N'Tichka, lunch and arrival to the red city Marrakech.