4-Day Tour: Desert Adventure through South of Morocco

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Duration
4 days
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What You'll Do
  • Conquer the breathtaking High Atlas mountains via the Tizi'nt Tichka pass (2260 m high)
  • Visit the monumental Kasbahs of Telouet and Ait Ben Haddou
  • Explore Ouarzazate, Todra Gorges, Dades Valley and Draa Valley
  • Spend the night in a traditional berber tent in the desert of Merzouga
  • Enjoy a Camel ride in the spectacular Merzouga dunes
Overview
Immerse yourself in Morroco and visit Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah, Dades Valley, Draa Valley and the Todra Gorges on this amazing tour. Another memorable part of the experience includes spending a night in the middle of the Merzouga desert.
What to Expect
Sit back and relax as you are personally collected from your hotel at 8:00. Enjoy the spectacular scenery as you cross the High Atlas by the Tizi-N-Tichka pass 1.4 miles (2260 meters) high. The landscape is breathtaking and the tiny villages blend in with the brilliant colors of the mountain. The next stop is Ouarzazate where you can enjoy a moment to rest. After lunch enjoy your drive through the Rose valley en route to Tinghir then to the Todra Gorges, an impressive location which has featured in many different films. Be treated to a delicious dinner and a night in a riad in the Todra gorges or in a kasbah in Tinghir.

After breakfast you will embark on a journey toward Erfoud via Tinejdad. Lunch will be provided whilst on the road and after crossing Erfoud you can eagerly await your arrival in Merzouga through a succession of ksour (fortified villages), oasis’ and palm plantations. From here onward you will begin a camel trek over the sand dunes at the sunset, taking approximately 2 hours before arriving at the bivouac, a camp with traditional nomadic tents located amongst an oasis where you will spend the night. Enjoy playing drums with the camels guides around a fire in the middle of your bivouac whilst enjoying a well earned dinner.

Today you have the opportunity to depart early in the morning to admire a breathtaking sunrise, breakfast will be served in the dessert. Following your meal we will depart for Ouarzazate via Alnif and through Tazzarine, N'Kob and Tansikht. You will take the course of the Draa wadi, bordered by palm trees and pink bay-trees sprinkling a string of oasis’ and irrigating the long valley for more than 124 miles (200 km). Enjoy a break for having lunch in Tamnougalt palm grove close to Agdez village. Following this, you will be driven toward Ait Ben Haddou, crossing the mountain via Tizi-n-Tinififft which is 1 mile (1660m) above sea level. After arriving in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, you will reach a friendly guest house where we will spend the night.

After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to visit the Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah at your leisure. Enjoy the traditional scenery and ancient architecture as this village is a UNESCO World Heritage listed site. Following this, you will journey back to Marrakech via the beautiful Ounila Valley along the recently rennovated caravan trail which was previously used to exchange products coming from Sub-Saharan Africa with Marrakech. Enjoy lunch at Telouet, the former seat of the ancient El Glaoui family's power and a kasbah located at a high elevation above sea level, before returning to Marrakech through the magnificent High Atlas mountains.
What's Included
  • Transport in an air conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • English speaking driver
  • Gazoline
  • Transport insurance
  • Hotel or riad with half board accomodation
What's Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver
  • Items of personal nature
Meeting Point

We can meet you in your hotel or Riad, if the Riad is inside the medina we can meet you in the nearest place accessbile by car.

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