|DAY 1: MARRAKECH - AIT BENHADDOU - OUARZAZATE - DADES
Forwarding southwards in the morning after breakfast is a rewarding trip one should never miss! The spectacular Tizi In Tichka pass, about 100km of charm curves on the High Atlas mountain, is there to make you start appreciating what's the south of the kingdom really looks like and how magnificent it is!! a First stop is to visit "Ait Benhaddou Kasbah" a 16th century fortress classified by UNESCO as a human international patrimony. Many big movies were turned there (Gladiator, Laurence of Arabia, kingdom of heaven...). We stop for Lunch even at the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah or in Ouarzazate (the capital city of cinema in Africa). We will go through Ouarzazate, taking the road of 1000 kasbahs, the next town called Kelaat Mgouna, a Berber town that celebrates the Rose Festival. You continue along the valley of roses to Boumalen Dades for dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: DADES - GORGES OF TODGHA - DUNES OF MERZOUGA
After breakfast, departure from your hotel in Dades, at 8am, taking the road of the desert. You continue along the valley to Dades. 53 km later you will come to Tineghir known for its fascinating palm, and the Jewish quarter. You continue to Todra Gorge, free time for lunch and to make the trek (30 to 40 min) along the canyon about 300 m height. Then you will go to Erg Chebbi dunes of Merzouga and the Sahara. You take a camel ride for sunset 1:30 to get to the oasis where the bivouac. Spend the night in the bivouac in Merzouga dunes nomadic tents or outside under the shooting stars. Tam Tams initiation (music) with the camel. Dinner and overnight in the desert camp in Merzouga.
DAY 4: DUNES OF MERZOUGA - OUARZAZATE - MARRAKECH
Morning departure towards Marrakech, from Merzouga road along the Draa Valley, a valley surrounded by palm groves, fields and many villages of adobe, lunch in the road (you choos the village) continuing the road by the Anti-Atlas' Mountain black "then to Marrakesh by the Tichka.
ITINERARY :MARRAKECH - AIT BENHADDOU - OUARZAZATE - DADES - GORGES DU TODGHA - DUNES DE MERZOUGA - MARRAKECH
RATE :250€/ per person (2 person minimum)*
- A comfortable minibus for transportation, driver and fuel.