Day 1 - Marrakech - Aït Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Draa Valley
Departure from Marrakech at 7:20 am
Crossing the High Atlas, the Tizin’tichka towards the village of AitBenhaddou.
Arriving to the site, you will be struck by the splendor of this historical castle which is built on a hill overlooking the area.
Situated in the middle of an arid land of 1160 m height, you are in Ouarzazate now, the city of Thousand and One Nights.
Within the next kilometers connecting Zagora with Ouarzazate, you will discover the most beautiful valleys of the country, beautiful villages full of craft workshops!
The Oasis of Zagora was in the past a caravan center, the starting point of the great trans Saharan convoys.
Once at this city, you will ride camel to get to the camp bivouac.
Panorama of Sunset. Dinner and night in tents.
Day 2 - Zagora – Merzouga
The dunes of MerzougaCaravane
After breakfast, leaving for the famous dunes of Erg Chebbi, Merzouga dunes.
The adventure continues up the valley of the Draa, via Berber villages Tazarine, BeniZoli, Ait Atta at the Anti Atlas till Anif where you stop to eat.
Crossing Rissani first, the former capital of the Alawites sultans.
Then passing through the Erg Chebbi site, after that, arrival at the hostel by foot at the dunes of Merzouga.
Bivouac camp with traditional nomadic tents located in a oasis where you spend the night.
Enjoy Berber night around fire in the camp after dinner.
Day 3 - Merzouga – Dades Gorges
Waking up is expected before dawn to experience the delightful moment of the sunrise over the dunes. Ascending the high dunes of Merzouga, in front of our camp, it will make you able to fully dominate the panoramic view of the sunrise.
While crossing the Taillait Oasis, after Erfoud: a short break is made, to see the ancient irrigation system, before reaching Tinejdad.
On Todra Gorges, you will have free time for lunch and for a walk to admire the beauty of the gorge.
After the pause, our direction will beTinghir, to visit the old Jewish neighborhood and to the Dades Valley.
The night will be spent at the hotel in the heart of the Gorges.
Day 4 - Dades Gorge – Marrakesh
The last step of this tour will take you to the Dades Gorges in Skoura, at Ouarzazate and to Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, then going back to Marrakech.
Along the Dades road you will enjoy the sight of many ksours and Kasbahs surrounded by greenery landscape. You are on the road of thousand Kasbahs.
Kelaat Megouna, known by “The City of Roses” is the capital of the rose, further is Skoura, bordered by a magnificent palm grove.
The Dades Gorges are really full of liveliness.
It’s time to get some free time. Have you lunch and seize this opportunity to wander in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, one of the best conserved ksar. Cross the river. Go on an adventure inside this magnificent citadel.
2 pax : 300 Euro /person
4 pax : 210 Euro /person
6 pax : 170 Euro /person
8 pax : 150 Euro /person
Pick up from hotel : 07:20 am
Arrival at hotel : 07:00 pm
Services included in this tour:
In Zagora : Dinner , night at the hotel , breakfast
At Merzouga : Dinner ,Night in nomad tent camp , Breakfast , Riding camel at sunset and sunrise
Dades Gorge : Dinner , Night at the hotel , Breakfast ,Local taxes