4 Days from Marrakech to Sahara via Ouarzazate
Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Boumalene du Dades
We will start out for the Dades Gorges after compilation at your riad or hotel in Marrakesh after we will begin to the Dades Gorges. Passing via the remarkable Tizi nTichka in the high Atlas Mountains and we will then see the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou that has been the background for many films including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator and Alexander. We’ll enjoy, after lunch, the beautiful natural views and chronological monuments of Taourirt Kasbah in Ourzazate and the Valley of the Roses, well-known for its annual Festival of Roses. On our way we will pass via the Berber villages of El Kelaa des M’Gouna and Boumalene du Dades where we will ordain the night.
Day 2 : Dades Valley- Merzouga via Todra Gorge
From Boumalene Dades we will start to Merzouga bypassing the Berber village of Tinghir and the Todra Gorge where the rocks face are as high as 600m and only 10m wide. We will then go by several Berber communities, discontinuing for lunch at either Tinjdad or Rissani where you can taste the native specialty, Berber pizza. We will put together our way to Merzouga to start our camel trip. All needless baggage will be put in safe rooms at the hotel. To a Berber camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the highest in North Africa, the camel trip will take us in the 90 minute. The camp contains several relaxed Berber tents prepared with beds and covers, a restaurant, a kitchen and a natural W.C. Amusement provided with Berber drums about the camp fire, we will have dinner, in the evening.
Day 3: Ouarzazate-Merzouga
Before sunup, you will be getting up to mount the sand dunes for incredible
Photo possibilities. we will then get our destination back to the hotel for
Showers and mealtime before we carry on our trip to Ouarzazate, going
by Alnif, Tazzarine, Nkob, and the Draa Valley.
Day 4 : Marrakech – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, we will start out to Marrakech, going by the impressive High Atlas Mountains and we will then turn you to sleep at your riad or hotel.