4 Day Trip from Marrakech to the Desert
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges
We will pick you up at 8 in the morning and then travel through Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m / 7414 F) while enjoying magnificent views of the mountains and the Berber villages along the way. Stop for lunch and tour at the World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou. (This famous kasbah was used as a setting for more than 20 films.) They pass through Ouarzazate and continue towards the Valley of the Roses and the Dades Valley, Skoura Oisis with Authentic 17th Century Kasbah, the Valley of the Thousand Kasbahs and the Dades Gorge. Night in a hotel.
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Merzouga Camel trek Night in desert camp
Breakfast at the hotel. They go out to the Gorges of Todra: a massive failure, rising to 300 m in a narrow valley with thickstudded palmeries and Berber villages. After lunch in the gorge, we will go to the great dunes of Erg Chebbi where you can take a camel ride (about an hour and a half) to get to your nomad Berber tents, dinner, camp fire, drum part and a stay of a night in the desert.
Day 3: Camel trek back to Merzouga – Draâ Valley – Ouarzazate
After seeing the sunrise in the desert we return to the camels in Merzouga after breakfast and take a shower in the hotel and then start our journey towards Ouarzazate through the Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains (Tinjdad, Tenghir Todra, Boumalene- du-dades) we arrived in Ouarzazate in the evening / night.
Day 4 : Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait ben Haddou – Atlas – Back to Marrakech
Dalir de Ouarzazate in the morning, we will visit the UNESCO protected site of Ait Ben Haddou. One of the most impressive Kasbah and well-preserved fort in Morocco. Many films were filmed here as the gladiator. Leave Ait Ben Haddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains. We will cross the High Atlas through the highest road in Morocco pass Tizni Tichka 2260m in height offering stunning views of valleys, mountains and many nearby Berber villages. Arrive at night ..
The price includes :
- Pick up from your hotel / riad.
- Private tour in 4×4 vehicle A / C
- Driver / guide who speaks English
- Camel excursion
- One night in the Berber camp in the desert at half board.
The price does not include :
- tickets and tips