DAY 1: MARRAKECH - ATLAS - AIT BENHADDOU - SKOURA - DADES
Today we drive towards Ouarzazate, via the Atlas Mountains crossing Tizi-in-Tichka pass. We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate. The kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs, and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue on our way to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate. “the Hollywood of Africa”. On, through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs”- the fascinating “sand castles”.we will continue in our journey to 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 in the heart of the Dades Gorge.
Today we drive through 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 , where your camel will be awaiting you. before you mount your camel, guided in desert to explore within the sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA - AGDZ - MARRAKECH.
Today 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 Ouarzazate, via alnif,Tazarine,Nkob and Agdiz; will enjoy the sightseeing of the fascinating Draa Valley which has hundreds of Berber Kasbahs; so as to continuing to Marrakech through the famous Tizi –in-Tichka pass over the High Atlas Mountains. Arriving Marrakesh .where the tour end.
3 DAYS MERZOUGA CAMEL TRIP FROM MARRAKECH VIA DADES VALLEY AND WE SPEND A NIGHT IN DESERT CAMP
What’s included in this Desert Tours From Marrakech: – Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C – Driver/guide – Fuel – Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included) – Camel Trekking & Night in Desert – Camel Per person – Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert – Sandboarding in The Dunes
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