Day 1: Marrakech- Ait ben Haddou Kasbah- Ouarzazat- Dades valley
This trip starts from Marrakech through the Atlas Mountain TIZI-N-TICHKA reaching Kasbah AIT BEN HADDOU, one of the most beautiful villages in Morocco nominated a UNESCO world heritage site since 1987. After exploring this area, the road will be to to DADES Gorges at your hotel with dinner and breakfast included. Between Ouarzazate and DADES, we will pass by the Valley of roses in KELAAT M’GOUNA, a famous place for an annual roses festival.
Day 2: Desert Tour: Dades valley- Gate of Sahara, Merzouga Erg Chebbi
After breakfast in Dades valley, we will continue our road to Todra gorges “Todgha gorges” through Tinghir. Stopping for a while to take some photos and admiring the Canyons view. by the afternoon, we will get to Tinejdad where you will have lunch and then going to Erfoud where we will pass by Fossil craft workshop; the famous clothing and accessories brand. We’ll continue then to Merzouga Erg Chebbi. After resting for a moment in Merzouga, there will enjoy Camel rides and trekking activity through the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in desert to get to the traditional camp (Nomad, Berber tents) where you will be spending the second night. This is a good opportunity to sahara sunset and sunrise. The night will be animated by drums music.
Day 3: Desert Tour: Merzouga, Khamlia, Rissani, Erg chebbi dunes:
At the early morning, on sunrise time,to catch the beauty of sunrise in the desert. You will ride camels to return to your hotel. After having breakfast, we will visit Gnaoua village Khamlia where we will be entertained by local famous music instruments by Gnaoua band. we will give visit to nomads Families and we will drive to Rissani city to see the largest “souk” traditional market of the region. Locales from surrounding areas accede to this city to shop for their every day needs. After lunch in Rissani: Madfouna, Tajines, Mint Tea drink… “Madfouna, a famous meal in the town” we will take the road back to Merzouga where to spend the night.
Day 4: Desert Tour: Merzouga Sahara to Ouarzazate
The 4th day of our “desert tour” trip, we’ll leave the Sahara towards the African Hollywood, Ouarzazate where some famous Hollywood movies were filmed ‘Atlas studios’ ; Gladiator to Babel, before featuring in Game of Thrones. Before reaching Ouarzazat, we will travel through Rissan, Alnif, Nakob and Zagora, another desert’s gate where we will explore some Kasbah and the Palms trees forest. After having lunch in Zagora, we will leave to the African Hollywood, Ouarzazate where you will have some time to explore this the area by yourself.
Day 5: Ouarzazat to Marrakech via Tizi-N-Tichka pass in Atlas Mountains
on the 5th day, we will return to Marrakech through the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass and we will have a stop at a village named “Taddart” located at half of the road between Marrakech and Ouarzazat.