Best Desert Tour: 4 day Desert Excursion
Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Dades Gorges :
Departure from Marrakech, Tizi-n-Tichka’s pass (2.260 mt) and road to Ait Benhaddou; berber villages on the way. Arrival to Ait Benhaddou and visit the Kasbah and Lunch. Passing Skoura palm trees valley via Ouarzazate . Visit ting the magnificent kasbah of Amridil. Then we will head off towards the Roses’ valley at many berber villages. Dades gorges through Boumalne. Arriving to the gorges and meeting with local people and their herds. Overnight stay in Hotel by the gorges of Dades.
Day 2 : Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga :
After breakfast we will be departing for Todra gorge, one hour away along Tinghire valley. We will be heading towards Merzouga through Tinjdad, Erfoud and its famous fossilizes marbles and Rissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet and Merzouga desert. Once we get at the feet of the dunes we will start riding Camels to reach the bivouac at the center of Erg Chebbi dunes. Then we enjoy the sunset with lovely Berber mint tea. Dinner in the camp and nigh in Nomad Tent.
Day 3 : Merzouga – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate :
Early morning departure to be at the sunrise on the dunes,. return by dromedaries to the hotel. to take the breakfast and start to the huge palm groveof. Tafilalet through Rissani. Way towards Alnif (lunch on the spot),. Tazarine Oasis, N’kob and the Draa Valley. Next,. way to Ouarzazate via the small Berber. village named Agdez and the mountains of the Anti-Atlas.
Day 4 : Ouarzazate – Taourirt – Marrakech :
Breakfast and departure from Ouarzazate : visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and the cinema studios. Head off to the village of I Merzgane and the village of Ighrem. Lunch break in the middle of mountain and way back to Marrakech across Tizi-n-Tichka’s pass. Arriving bet late to Marrakech.