Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Skoura Oases – Roses Valley – Boumalene Dades
We lift you up from the Riad or Hotel and go away Marrakech to start our tourin the Dates Valley. We bypass via Tizi-n-Tishka in the high Atlas Mountains where we stop to be grateful for the mountain landscapes.
We go on trip to the Ait Ben Haddou village which is known by UNESCO as a world heritage. It is a well-known as place for many films, counting ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Alexander’. We get our lunch here before going on our way taking pleasure with the natural beauty of the views and chronological monuments such us
Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and Roses Valley, which is famous by the festival of Roses. We also exceed via the little Berber villages of Skoura and ‘El Kelaa des M’Gouna’ and ‘Boumalene Dades’. The latter is our final pause for the day.We shall keep on during the night in the hotel which contains dinner and breakfast.
Day 2 : Private camp and not a busy touristy one (Camel ride and night in a camp) “Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Tinjdad – Merzouga”
From Boumalene Dades we go to Merzouga in one of biggest hills of dunes in Morocco,Erg Chebbi.Via the berber village Tinghir we see Todra Gorge where the escarpment are as high as 600m and only 10m apart.We go away from Todra passing via many Berber villages to go by Tinjdad where we can pause for lunch or if you like go on to Rissani where you could have restricted department,Berber Pizza for Lunch if we get there by Midday.After Lunch we continue our way to Merzouga where we will put our baggage in temporary housing. Toward the middle of the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi camels ride us to a Berber camp. The highest sand dunes in North Africa” 20 km long and 5 to 8 km wide”.
It is an exclusive and varied surroundings. From the hotel to the camp where we continue the spirit of the nomadic Berber lifestyle that the camel trip gets about 1hr 30 min. Giving essential facilities with the dunes where we setup 3 Berber tents with extra restaurant and kitchen. The shelters are well prepared with beds, covers, and pillows. After dinner we will meet around the flame and enjoy the voice of beating drums under the stars by traditional Berber.
Day 3 : Fez- Ifran- Midelt – Ziz Valley-Merzouga
The sun come out above the horizon; before sunrise, our camel guardian will get you up to mount the dunes ,whereas during the winter season, in the time days are shorts, we will begin the camel trip and on route stop to assemble the first light. Arriving at the hotel we will be capable of having showers and breakfast, before going on to Fez.
We go away from Merzouga on route to fez,going by many places: Arfoud, Errachidia, Ziz Valley, Meditlt, Cedar Forests of Azrou, Ifrane and Fez.On a beautiful day you can catch a quick look of the Barbarian Apes that survive in the forests.We will pause for lunch the length of the road in one of the many eating places. Our conductor will make sure you arrive at your selected Riad or Hotel that you will abscond at your Riad or Hotel at the end of the 3 days travel around.
We hope that you have taken pleasure in Morocco and all it has offered and wish you well on your forward voyage.