Marrakech - Dades - Merzouga- Zagora
( 5 days - 4 nights)
1st Day : Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate – Skoura –Rose Valley – Gorges of Dades
Departure will start early in the morning. we will assist you from your host house in Marrakech at 8 a.m. Direction towards the high Atlas Mountains. You will be enjoying spectacular panoramic views and we will stop every now and then for photos. This time the road will be from ounila valley and we will drive throughout the beautiful road towards Kasbah ait Ben Haddou, the seat of the powerful Glaoui tribe. Lunch, and then off we go direct to Ouarzazate where we will visit the cinematographic studios and Kasbah taourirt, the residence of the king of Marrakech at that time is a symbol of power in Marrakech. The journey carries on towards the gorge of dades through the oasis of skoura and the rose valley. Visit the gorges; overnight there in a hotel or Kasbah.
2nd day : Gorges of dades – Gorges of Todra – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga
The morning starts with visiting the todra gorges. After that, we will head to Merzouga through the village of tinjdad. We will stop for lunch and will carry our journey to the village of Erfoud and rissani. In the afternoon, you can have a tour around at the back of the camel for 2 hours in the Sahara. The beautiful landscape of the sunset over the dunes while your camel ride is such a spectacular view... such an unforgettable feeling of exotic memories! After the long walk by camels, 250 meters of dunes of erg Chebbi), you will arrive at the bivouac overnight. Dinner in the spectacular nomad tent over the dunes.
3th Day guided visit of Merzouga
After a good night's sleep and traditional tender breakfast, you are now ready for exploring the area. The program will be visiting the Gnawa people (originally were slaves brought from Soudan). You will be introduced to their spiritual music and their lifestyle. Not very far from there lies the lake of Merzouga with its populations of birds. In the program also visiting some traditional nomad houses where you can find some beautiful articles to buy that usually are at a very best price than in the big cities. The afternoon is your appointment with the camel ride, guided by an advanced experienced guide to explore the ea of sand in Merzouga. Dinner served in front of your tent where you will pass the overnight (tent is equipped with WC and Shower
4th day : Merzouga – Alnif – Tazarine – Nqob – Zagora
So as to be able to enjoy the spectacular sunrise, you will have to wake up really early the following day. The color of the dunes changes accordingly and the shadows are musically transforming from shape to shape. It will give you the impression that you may be watching high-definition tv . the itinerary will carry on through the valley of draa and the village of tazarine (described in the movie “babel” ) and of course not to forget to take pictures of these views. By lunchtime, we will arrive at n’qob for lunch in a panoramic restaurant. After this short rest, the journey carries on to tansikht, and the long road of ancient caravans and thus discover the real Daraa valley with its huge palm trees and ancient villages. Late afternoon we will stop in Zagora for the night in a Kasbah. Then a visit by camels for one hour( or one hour and a half) to enjoy the beauty of sunset from every angle. During the night you will be enjoying the spiritually diverse traditional Saharian songs. Just one word to describe it: unforgettable!
5th day : Zagora – Agdez – Ouarzazate – Marrakech.
A wonderful traditional breakfast will be waiting for you in your hotel/ Kasbah. After that, we will head to Agdez villages, visit the Tamnougalt Kabah before heading to Ouarzazate through the Tizi-n-Tinfifte pass ( 1660 meters high). Once arrived at Ouarzazate, a small adventure that will take you out of the routine. Through a dirt track, we will head to the oasis of fint heartily situated between the mountains, hidden as a rare pearl. At the end of the journey, we will head to Marrakech through the village of Merzgane and Igherm and passing through the pass of Tichka. Arrival to Marrakech by late afternoon.
Included / Excluded
- Air-conditioned vehicles & Professional driver
- Gasoil & insurance
- Wi-fi access
- Mineral water bottles
- Masks & antiseptic hand gel
- baby seats free (on demand)
- 1 night in Dades with diner & breakfast
- 2 nights in Merzouga desert with diner & breakfast
- Nomadic show in Merzouga desert
- Camel ride in Merzouga desert
- 1 night in Merzouga desert with diner & breakfast
- Tourism promotion tax
- Our assistance
- Alcoholic drinks