4 Days Marrakech to Erg Chabbi Desert :
1st Day : Marrakesh – Ksar Ait Ben haddou – Gorge Dades.
We will meet you at Marrakesh airport,in order to drive to Ouarzazate, a former caravan town on the silk and salt route in the eastern foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Ouarzazate is known as the Gateway to the Sahara. First of all, we will travel through the dramatic landscape of the High Atlas Mountains passing through the berber town of Taddert and over the 2260 meters high Tizi-in-Tichka pass. We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate. The kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs, and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue on our way to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate. “the Hollywood of Africa”. On, through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs”- the fascinating “sand castles”.we will continue in our journey to stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose’s city” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to our hotel in the heart of the Dades Gorge.
2nd Day : Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Merzouga
After take breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the valley to see the amazing rock formation “the monkey toes”, and the still-standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul. Leave the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Get to the Gorge and walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continue our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch; afterwards, we leave for the village of Merzouga , where your camel will be awaiting you. before you mount your camel, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.
3rd Day : Merzouga – Agdez – Ouarzazate.
After take breakfast ,we will leave for Rissani – once Sijilmassa – is the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the woman veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We’ll continue driving towards Agdez , via Alnif and Tazarine, before we get to the fascinating Draa Valley at the edge of the Atlas Mountains, along which lay hundreds of Berber Kasbahs. We will passe through Agdez to end our journey in Ouarzazate .
4th Day : Ouarzazate – Marrakesh .
After take breakfast, we will depart for Marrakesh through the famous Tizi –in-Tichka pass over the High Atlas Mountains. The range has snow on its peaks most of the year. Appreciate the beauty of the timeless landscapes on the twisted roads through Berber villages. Arriving Marrakesh .where the tour ends.
*Services are including in tour’s price :
- • Tour in WD vehicle/Van with A/C
- • Driver/Guide
- • 6 nights in a Hotel or Riad (Breakfast & Dinner )
- • 1 night in desert camp (Breakfast & Dinner )
- • Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac with guide (Private tents)
- • Kasbah Ait ben Haddou visit
**Services are not including in tour’s price:
- * Lunches