Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Valley of the Roses - Dades Gorges
Meeting at 8h00 AM with your driver at your riad/hotel, and depart from Marrakech to Dades valley, through the Tizi- N-Tichka pass (2260m) in the High Atlas Mountains. From Marrakech to Ouarzazate, you will enjoy the scenic road, beautiful landscapes with a different architect of the Berber villages along the way. Afterward, you go further southeast to the green valley and the city of roses via the fascinating Skoura Palmerie. Later we reach Dades valley where you will spend the night.
Day 2 : Dades Gorges - Todra Gorges - Merzouga
After breakfast, we depart from your hotel in Dades valley at 8 a.m., taking the road of 1000 kasbahs drives around the colorful Berber villages of the Dades valley. 45 km further, you will get to Tineghir with its beautiful palm grove and Jewish quarter. You continue to Todra Gorges (Todgha), free time to go on trek along the canyons of about 300m high, a favorite place for rock climbers. Afterwards, you will leave to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara Desert and you will have time for lunch on the way before you arrive in Erfoud. Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Around 16.00 we go to ride the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the Sahara desert during the sunset. When we arrive at the camp, dinner and music with drums waiting for us. In the middle of the Sahara, this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures. We will spend the night in nomad tents.
Day 3: Merzouga - Ouarzazate
Early morning, you will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, followed by breakfast in the camp. We ride the camels camel back Merzouga. We depart through Rissani, a small Saharan town in the southeast of Morocco, here we can stop to visit a fossil workshop before we continue to Agdez and Draa valley junction where we head north to Ouarzazate after crossing the small volcanic Atlas Mountains. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.
Day 4: Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Hadou - Marrakech
After breakfast, we can enjoy a visit to cinema sets & studios located in Ouarzazate which is known as Hollywood of Africa. Afterwards, we will visit the universal Heritage Site of Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. Ait Ben Hadou is the World Heritage site that has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built. We continue our way to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka pass. Break for lunch in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. In the afternoon we reach Marrakech and the driver will drop you off in your Riad/Hotel and this is the end of our services.