4 Days from Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert – travel to desert departure Ouarzazate – spend Magic night in desert Camp.
4 Days from Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert
DAY 1 – Getting to Ouarzazate
We collect the entire group at the airport and transfer to the riad to relax and start our adventurous trip. Enjoy a guided tour of Ouarzazate and visit the Kasbah Taourirt and movie studios. And the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou where they have recorded various famous films such as Gladiator, Aladino. There, we will see the impressive Kasbah Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Accommodation in a charming Riad.
DAY 2 – Ouarzazate – The Valley of roses – Gorges Toudra – Desert
After breakfast we travel along the route of the “Thousand Kasbahs” to reach the towering Todra Gorges, hiking paradise.We walked surrounded by large rocks beside the river Todra. Free lunch. Then We continue towards the town of Erfoud to see quarries of fossils of great antiquity. We arrived at the immense dunes of Erg Chebbi, Merzouga. In the afternoon, mounted on dromedaries we’ll get into the desert where we spend the night in a Berber tent. As we continue the way we will see a sunset and sunrise from immense dune. Before sleeping, the Berbers will play drums for us under a starry sky.
DAY 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Tazarine – Draa Valley – Agdez – Ouarzazate
If there is something that no one can miss is enjoying a sunrise in the desert, so this day we will get up early. After contemplating this time we will take camels to approach a hotel where we can shower and breakfast. Then we take the car back to Ouarzazate where we will see a different route. Tafilalet passing the palm grove and the village of Rissani (capital of the Alawites sultans) reach Tazarine (important Berber village) and N’kob (a small ciudadad). Finally, we reach the Draa Valley and its amazing palm grove. In the afternoon we cross the Anti Atlas by the Tizi n Tnifift (1660 meter) towards Ouarzazate. Accommodation in a Riad.
Day 4 : Ouarzazate – Air Ben Haddou – Marrakech
Before coming back to Marrakech, we will visit the old Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, where many famous hollywood movies such as Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia … etc.. have been filmed. We will return to Marrakech through the High Atlas.