Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Valley via Ait Benhaddou.
Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
Meet you in Marrakech and drive to Ouarzazat through the dramatic Tizi ntichka pass (2260m), over the High Atlas Mountains, appreciate the beauty of the landscape on the twisted road through the Berber villages. Get to the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, a UNESCO matrimonial historical site, now, a house of many Glaoui family members. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazat, “the Hollywood of Africa”. On, through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs”- the fascinating “sand castles”. Stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose’s city” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to our hotel overlooking the Dades Valley. Hotel Xalucadades. Dinner Bed and Breakfast. DBB
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at Xaluca Dades Hotel.
Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga Erg Chebbi via Todra Gorges.
Stop At: Todgha Gorge, R 703 near the town of Tinerhir, Tinerhir 45520 Morocco
After breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the valley to see the amazing rock formation “the monkey toes”, and the still-standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul. Leave the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Get to the Gorge and walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continue our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch; afterwards, we leave for the village of Merzouga - the home of your guide Youssef- where your camel will be awaiting you. You will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you Mount your camels and stay overnight at the Luxury camp of Bouchedor.
Duration: 4 hours
Accommodation included: Bouchedor Luxury desert Camp.
Day 3: Merzouga- Back to Marrakech
Stop At: Merzouga, Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
After breakfast with the Bedouin family you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga. Enroute you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes - changing with the light as the day progresses. Arriving late morning back in Merzouga.After shower in the guesthouse,we will leave for Rissani - once Sijilmassa - is the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the woman veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We’ll continue driving towards Agdez, via Alnif and Tazarine, before we get to the fascinating Draa Valley at the edge of the Atlas Mountains, along which lay hundreds of Berber Kasbahs. Get to your accommodation in the evening to Marrakech.
Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation included: drop off at your Hotel.