5 DAYS TO THE DESERT FROM MARRAKECH



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DAY 1: MARRAKECH – AIT BENHADDOU – DADES VALLEY:

   Our wonderful journey starts from your accommodation in Marrakech, for a tour around some of Morocco’s special destinations and, the first one for today will be the kasbah of Ait Banhaddou, On the way you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can see , valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages. We will stop by, so you can get the chance to take some great pictures and, to admire the beauty of this area dotted with tiny berberic villages. Arriving to a world Heritage site the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou, this place belongs to one of the most important families between the 16th and 17 th century in Morocco, “the Glaoui’s family” ; and a place that attracted many film makers, that he took a part in their movies such as ” Jesus of Nazareth “. A lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area. After a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate, to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt ; Next we will visit the city of rose’s and, it’s valley, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see.
Eventually, passing by tiny berberic villages in Skoura we will stop at Boumalene Dades, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner and, spend the night at a local Riad.

DAY 2: DADES VALLEY- MERZOUGA VIA TODRA GORGE:

  After breakfast at the beautiful town of Boumalene, we will head over to a special destination today, the magnificent Merzouga, passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco, a unique place, recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular Canyons in the world.
Eventually, when arrived at khamila , inhabited by Senegalese musicians, and black gnaoui musicians, where you will have the chance to meet local people and know more about their everyday life, also you will visit khamila children literacy fund.
Overnight and, dinner at a small Berber guest house.

DAY 3: MERZOUGA AREA, CULTURE AND TRADITION

  After a traditional breakfast, you will explore more the beauty of khamila village, to enjoy folk dances, and black gnaoui music.following by the spectacular lake of Merzouga with its rich birds species, you may also want to visit the nomad wire house where you can see some Berber handicrafts. Afterwards we will check up in a hotel, where you can take a shower, refresh and restore, next All unnecessary luggage will be left in safe rooms at the hotel, because today you will live a unique experience ; Camels will be waiting for you, to take you in a wonderful experience, through the golden sandy dunes of Erg Echebbi, taking you to another world, while you’re on top of camels you will admire the unique sunset in the middle of Sahara.
Eventually, you will arrive at our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner in a friendly mood, while listening to berberine music show under stars. Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.

DAY 4: MERZOUGA – OUARZAZATE:

  After a calm relaxing night, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss as spectacular sunrise in the desert. Enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camels to the hotel, where you can get a shower and restore. Afterwards, we will continue towards the gate of the desert, the city of Ouarzazate, via Tazarine and, the beautiful town of Nkob, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch among local people. Before continuing, on the way we will pass by the magnificent Draa Valley.
Eventually, when arrived you will enjoy dinner and, spend the night at a local guest house.

DAY 5: OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH:

   After a traditional breakfast, we are going to explore Ouarzazate the city that attracted with her unique landscapes many producers to give it a part in the film, with her biggest film studios in Morocco. And of course the famous kasbah of taourit.
Next you are going to head out to explore the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Hadou, a world Heritage site, which was a part of many universal films such as “Gladiator” . Afterwards, you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can admire, valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages.
Eventually, arriving to the red city “Marrakech”, where unfortunately our unforgettable experience will end.

Included in this tour:

 ✓  Private Morocco tour in comfortable A/C vehicle

 ✓ Private driver/guide during the trip

 ✓  Pick up / drop off from Hotel/Riad.

 ✓  Accommodation in hotels during the tour

 ✓  Sleeping in desert tents in desert camp (Desert tours)

 ✓  Camel trek in the desert (Desert tours)

 ✓  Dinners and breakfasts

Not Included:

  ✗  Plane ticket to and from Morocco

  ✗  Lunches and drinks during the tour

  ✗  Entrance fee to museums and attractions

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