Sahara and oasis 5days/4nights
1 -day / Marrakech/Ait ben Hadou/Ouarzazate/Dades
Today’s departure at 7h30 pick up from your accommodation and drive to Hollywood of morocco about 4h drive ,first stop will be at Zat valley , then you continue your adventure along the majestic beauty of the high Atlas mountains , through the scenic road of Tizi n’tichka the highest pass in north Africa (2260 meters ) lush oasis valleys and mountainous areas highly popular with trekkers ,then you continue to explore the beauty of this area including the fabulous UNESCO world heritage site of Kasbah Ait ben Hadou, famous for international film makers , after that we drive to Ouarzazate a short stop ,coffe , then continue driving on the road of a thousand Kasbah’s towards Skoura Oasis with its beautiful Ksars and Kasbah ,after that once you are in a rose valley we’ll stop to see and learn about the rose products ,then we drive to Dadess valley a long river up to the beautiful and narrow gorges ,dinner and breakfast in a hotel in the gorge.
2-DAY : Dades gorge-Todra gorge-Erfoud-Merzoga
After breakfast we leave the hotel to Todra gorge, about 1h drive .departing from the main road at tinghir 13kms away at the end of a valley with stunning palmeries and Berber villages is the magnificent Todra gorge,here a massive fault in the plateau divides the high Atlas from the Jebel Saghro , with a crystal clear river emerging from it , with the gorge rising to 300meters at its narrowest point. Short walk and then continue on to Erfoud and Rissani the last Moroccan town before civilization ends , then you enter the Sahara ,end of the road ! you will stop by the edge of the massive sand dunes where you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea in your accommodation auberge/hotel
3- day/ Merzouga ( Erg Chebbi)
Today is a day for exploring the Sahara desert and the Berber and nomad lifestyle by 4WD vehicle and camel ride . after enjoying your breakfast , you will start your exciting day , exploring the massive beautiful sand dunes of ( Egr Chebbi ) and some of the small Berber communities , such as Khamlia village we’ll visit them and entertainment by their spiritual Gnawa music comes with a glass of mint tea . after that you continue toward the lake of Dayte Sarji ( only in spring season it’s full of water which attracts lots of birds and wildlife .also you will visit one the nomad family and the black volcanic rocks of fossils . having lunch and break in your auberge then head to the mysterious sand-sea of Erg Chebbi by camel ride guided by an experienced camel-man ,there you can enjoy the sunset and a special Berber dinner in a Berber tent.
Wake up earlier in the morning , on the camel back to the auberge/hotel, breakfast and shower ,then drive to Agdez town , the first stop will be at Rissani village ,visit Moulay Ali Cherif mausoleum ( the founder of the Alaouite dynasty of Morocco and the prince of Tafilalt region in1631, then visit the Souk of Arissani the largest in that area and the old Kasba then head west through the arid desert landscapes and the fields of Acacia trees ,stop for lunch in Alnif village after that drive on to Agdez passing by Tazzarine village and the gorgeous oasis of N’koub , arriving to the Daraa valley with its green palm grove ,fruit trees and the beautiful old Ksars . arrive to Agdez overnight at your accommodation .
After breakfast we leave the charming Agdez north to Marrakech through the scenic road of Tizi N’tfifit 1710m we’ll stop for a picture on the panoramic view of Ait Saoun , then continue to Ouarzazate visit the studio of cinema the Kasbah of Taourirt and drive back to Marrakech via the high Atlas road of Tizi N’tichka a few stops for pictures and facility , arriving at Marrakech by the end of the day the driver will take you to your accommodation .