6 Day Morocco Desert Tour
Day 01: Marrakech – Atlas Montains – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate
Staring our 6 day morocco desert tour from marrakech at 8:00 in the morning and we will leave for Ouarzazate. On the way we will cross the Atlas through the surprising 2,260M, Tizi n’Tichka pass. Shortly after crossing the Atlas we will visit the Kasbah of the Pacha Glaoui in Telouet. Passing through various Berber villages we will arrive at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, an incredible fortified city over 800 years old. Films such as Gladiator or The Kingdom of Heaven have been filmed in it. At the end of the visits we will go to Ouarzazate, where you can visit the film studios. Here we will spend the first night in the Riad,
Day 02: Ouarzazate – Agdez – Draa Valley – Tazarine – Mharech Gorges (Dakar track)
After breakfast and visiting the Taourirt Kasbah, we will leave in the direction of Zagora crossing the Anti Atlas mountains and passing through the port of Tizi n Tinifift, at 1,600 meters above sea level. Entering the Draa Valley on a track we will see various Berber villages and kasbahs inside. Leaving the N’kob, Tarazine and Alnif villages behind, we will take another track that crosses lost villages until we reach the Mharech Gorges. Many of these sections are those that are covered during the Dakar Rally. Dinner and night in the riad,
Day 03: Mharech – Oasis Ramlia – Ouzina Desert- Sahara Desert – Camel Trek
Continuing along the track of the Dakar Rally we will cross more solitary villages, we will cross uadis (dry channels), oases and the dunes of Ouzina.Following the route we will visit the Berber villages we will take the road in the direction of Erg Chebbi, the highest dunes in Morocco. Lunch with Berber pizza with Berber family. and we will arrive at Merzouga, facing the high dunes of the Erg Chebbi. In the hotel we will leave what we do not need and the dromedaries await us to go into the desert, while the sun sets, until we reach the tents camp in the middle of the desert of high dunes, where we will spend the night in a tent. Dinner and night in a tent under the stars of the desert.
Day 04: Sahara Desert- Visit Nomad Familiy – Khamlia – Merzouga:
We wake up before sunrise to watch the sunrise. Return by dromedary to the Hotel. Shower and breakfast. We left to go around the Erg Chebbi, a stretch of sand desert where the Great Dune of Morocco is located, over 250 meters high, connecting by track with part of the route followed by the old Paris-Dakar, with the mountains that limit with Algeria in the background. Stop at the Tissardmin oasis and continue to a nomadic settlement where we will know some secrets of his life and customs. Later stop at a panoramic point where you can see the Erg Chebbi as a whole. Stop in Khamlia, Mali’s native town, where we can relax with a tea while enjoying a small concert of Gnawa music. Return to the lodge, lunch and free afternoon to climb the dunes and take advantage of a romantic sunset. After dinner, a Berber show with drums awaits us. Dinner and accommodation in Hotel,
Day 05: Merzourga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley
Breakfast and shower and refreshment.Once cleared, we will leave towards Rissani, origin of the Alaouí dynasty and first imperial city of Morocco.We will take the road towards Erfoud, rich in black stone and marine fossils (if you want, we can stop at a fossil factory) and we will arrive at the Palm Grove of Tafilalet. We will visit the Gorges of Roda and we will arrive at the Dades Valley, Dinner and night in Hotel,
Day 06: Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Skoura – Marrakech
Leaving the Dades Valley behind along the route of the “Thousand Kasbahs”, we will pass through the amazing Valley of Roses and arrive at the Skoura palm grove, where the most famous kasbah in the area is located. From this point we will begin the return route to Marrakech arrival at your Hotel end of the trip.