Explore the deep gorges of the High Atlas Mountains. Admire the diversity of the Sahara and one of Mother Nature’s amazing masterpieces formed over the course of millions of years from the and Precambrian and Jurassic Eras.View dates Trip notes Book trip
Early departure from Marrakech, drive through a beautiful green valley rich with vegetation along the sides. Winding slopes and perfectly camouflaged Berber villages up to the Tichka peak of the High Atlas panoramic stop (2260 m a.s.l.). We then continue to the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou: Fascinating 800-year old Berber architectural structures.
Once arrived to the top of the Kasbah hill, we will enjoy the great view towards the ancient caravan roads to Marrakech and the distant peaks of the High Atlas Mountains. Visit of the Kasbah ruins, silent witnesses of the ancient culture of the Kasbah inhabitants.
We drive through the Rose Valley road passing through Ouarzazate and Skoura palm plantations. Overnight stay at local hotel in the Rose Valley.
Getting to the Dades Valley and Todra Gorges, following an awesome road and high colorful peaks and cliffs. Stop for sight-seeing and a break, then we continue on the desert road to Erfoud. The road is rich with black stones containing marine fossils (Option: Visit to one of the marble fossils industries).
From Erfoud we will drive through a rocky desert trail to Merzouga. Overnight stay at a hotel near the Erg Chebbi dunes.
The day is dedicated at discovering the Sahara desert. We will drive through the desert on a 4×4, visiting the nomads, oases and dunes at Erg Chebbi. We also go to the village of the dark-skinned Khamlia people and enjoy listening to original music and folk songs of the Gnawas. From there back to the hotel. Camel ride at sunset and overnight stay in a Berber tent in the heart of the dunes. A day full of adventure and culture.
Early morning wake-up for camel riding and watching the impressive sunrise. Arrival to the hotel to freshen up and have breakfast. We then leave the desert dunes and drive back to Rissani and from there to the village of Alnif, where we will take the road through the Jbel Saghro Anti-Atlas chain with the grey-black mountains with different remarkable shapes, then cross the main Berber village of Tazarine and N’kob and from there to the Draa Valley.
Once back on the road we will drive southeast to the city of Zagora. Overnight stay at hotel.
Crossing of the Draa Valley oasis, the Anti-Atlas Mountains and the pass of Tizi N’Tniffift back to Ouarzazate. Visit of the Taourirt Kasbah and lunch. Afternoon drive back to Marrakech through the High Atlas.
Children policy: 10 - 3 years old 50% off. Under 3 years free of charge.
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