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- Air conditioned Minivan or 4WD
- Bottled water during the tour
- Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast included
- Half-board accommodations in selected hotels and Kasbahs
- Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each)
- Local guide in Ait ben haddou Kasbah
- Professional driver/ Guide
- Anything not mentioned in the program
- Entrance Fees
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Driver through the atlas mountains and explore the berber villages
- Enjoy the beautiful landscapes and the change f sceneries on the road to Ouarzazate
- Discover the Unesco Kasbahs and berber architecture
- Explore the plam groves, canyons and the beautiful gorges
- Ride camel and enjoy the beauty of the desert
- Enjoy the beautiful sunset and a night in desert camp under the stars
- Discover the hidden Berber culture and meet the local people
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5
Marrakech- High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate - Skoura
Departure from Marrakech towards Ouarzazate through the high atlas mountains and the road of Tichka pass (2260M high), then the valley of Ounila and discover the sites of Telouet and Aït Ben Haddou. Visit of the unesco world heritage site and after lunch we will continue to the palm grove of Skoura where you will spend the evening and the night in a guest house.
Skoura –Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud - Merzouga
Leave Skoura by the tracks for an authentic discovery then join the valley of the roses and the Dades gorges, after the visit of the big canyons of dades and stop for photos at the monkey toas rocks we will continue towards Tineghir and the Todgha Gorge, after the gorges our journey continue to Merzouga, stop for lunch at the village of Tinejdad. And then, continue to Erfoud on the way we will stop to discover the Khettaras (irrigation system) that give the landscape a very special aspect, and then continue driving through a beautiful road marked out by Ksours and oasis before reaching Merzouga
You will join the desert camp on the back of camels after a camel ride of about 2 hours which will allow you to enjoy a beautiful sunset behind the dunes of Erg chebbi. Evening at the bivouac settled in feet of the sand under the stars.
Exploring the desert and meet the nomads
Early wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes and enjoy the changing of colors with sun rise, ride camel back to the hotel to start an explorative journey around the village of Merzouga. We will start from the village of Khamlia, the village of black people originally from Africa to enjoy a moments with them while playing the Gnawa music. After that, we continue to visit the fossil factory of Mifiss then continue to meet the local nomads who will welcome us and let us get inside their daily private life. After, we will continue to visit the city of Rissani, one of the oldest cities in Morocco and the old capital of Morocco; visit the souks and have a traditional lunch of Madfouna (a traditional berber meal). Come to the hotel by 4PM and have free time to climb the dunes and take some photos or you can ride camels again and sleep at the desert camp.
Merzouga- Alnif – Tazzarine – Draa Valey - Agdz
On your way back from the bivouac you will take the direction of the Drâa Valley crossing the Jebel Sagho and its austere landscapes. You will pass by the villages of Alnif, Tazzarine, then N'Khob on the road of the kasbahs and we will reach the Drâa valley; the largest palm grove in Morocco. Evening and night in Agdz in a guest house.
AGDZ- OUARZAZATE - MARRAKECH
Last day of the tour and return to Marrakech, after leaving Agdz, you will drive through the rocky gorges of draa valley to reach Ouarzazate, where we will stop for lunch and visit another unesco world heritage kasbah of Taourirt, before heading back to Marrakech through the same road of the high atlas and tichka pass.