Day 1: Marrakech- High Atlas Mountains- Ait Benhaddou- Ouarzazate- Dades Valley:
We will start our journey from Marrakech heading to our destination Dades Gorges. We will travel across Tizi n Tichka pass 2260 metres. It is a nice panoramic, impressive view which offers us rich opportunities to have some fabulous, memorable pictures. We continue our trip driving to UNESCO heritage, Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, which is one of the most exotic and best-preserved Kasbahs in the entire Atlas region. After having our lunch in the Kasbah, we will tour around this historical castle to discover its sceneries, and then we continue our route towards Dades Gorges through Ouarzazate, Skoura enjoying the fantastic valley of Boumalne Dades where we will spend the night in a Riad/Hotel.
Day 2: Dades valley- Todra Grges- Rissani- Merzouga (camp in desert):
After we have our breakfast in Riad we say farewell to Dades gorges driving along Dades valley. Here we will have chance again to see thousands of old Kasbahs made of red mud and sometimes with straw. We will have a stop in Todra Gorges to have a walk and enjoy sceneries. Subsequently, we travel to join the desert of Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga. Alongside the way we will see numerous Berber villages; we go through Tinjdad, Melaab, also we will pass through Rissani, and finally arrive to our guest house in Merzouga. After relaxing for a while enjoying a glass of mint tea (Berber hospitality), camels are waiting to take you on a desert adventure through sand dunes. Camel trek takes about 1h: 30min / 2h to get to our desert camp where we will spend over night. Once in the camp you will have tea, then dinner. After dinner we will sit in a circle shape around fire playing drums, Berber traditional music and riddles, jokes. For calm lovers, they can go for a walk and sit on dunes watching stars, moon and enjoying the silence of desert. Berber tents are at your disposal to sleep whenever you feel tired.
Day 3: Sahara Desert lifestyle and sightseeing:
Wake up early to see the beauty of sunrise in the desert. Subsequently, you take camels back to the hotel. After having breakfast and shower, you have free day around, you will have a unique opportunity to visit Gnaoua village “black people” originated from Mali, Niger, Burkinafasso…They will entertain you with their authentic instruments. After spending a worthwhile moment with Gnaoua, we drive to Rissani city to see the largest market of the region. People from all surrounding areas accede to this city to buy their life requirements. Lunch is in this city “Rissani”. Afterwards, we go back to Merzouga to spend night in hotel.
Day 4: Merzouga – Ziz Valley- Midelt – Fez:
After your breakfast we leave Sahara to Fez. On our long way we will pass through Erfoud, Errachidia, enjoying the natural landscape of Ziz Valley. We will stop in some natural impressive views, and then we continue towards Medilt city. Additionally, we will go further to join the cedar forests, then the beautiful city of Ifran, before we arrive to your riad/hotel in Fez. End of our services.