Kasbbah and Desert

6 Days

Overview

Discover Marrakech Ait Benhaddou, Dades Todra and the golden desert of Merzouga in 6 days trip starting from Marrakech.

Itinerary

Your tour will start with an early pick-up. Meet your driver and guide in the morning at your hotel or riad and start your journey crossing the High Atlas Mountains (2260m) towards Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. Stop at the village of Telouet for visiting the Kasbah of Pacha Glaoui (lunch after the visit). After, continue to Ait Ben Haddou via the Ounila valley with its berber villages. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After the breakfast, departure for Agdez via the anti-Atlas at 1660m altitude, then continue towards Zagora along the Draa valley with its procession of palm trees while passing by many typical Berber village arrived at Zagora. Lunch on the place. Afternoon departure for Tamgroute to visit old Koranic library, the kasbah underground and the Manufacture of pottery. Return To Zagora. Dinner and over night in hotel.
Departure to Merzouga passing again by the Draa valley to join the village of Taftechna, the village of Ait Ouaazique with its engravers repestres, the village of Tazarine And Alnif. After lunch we continue towards the impressive dunes of Merzouga (Erg Chebbi ) via Rissani. Then we will switch from our Bus to camels, where we'll be taken on the camel ride on the sand dunes to enjoy the sunset and overnight on a true nomad camp in the deep of the dunes. Dinner and over night in a camp.
Rise early to watch the sunrise and take camel ride back to the hotel for breakfast and shower. After, continue through a stone desert to the stunning Todra Gorge (3.5h driving). Wedged between massive cliff walls, the gorge is filled with a green oasis of palm trees. This serene spot is great for hiking, relaxing on the edge of the river or sampling some local Amazigh delicacies.
Travel along the “Route of 1000 Kasbahs” to the thriving town of Ouarzazate.This town is home to Atlas Film Studios, where many films have been shot over the years, including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Stop on the way for visiting Dades Gorge, Mgouna and Skora. After, continue to Ouarzazate where you'll visit Taourirt kasbah.
After the breakfast, departure to visit the cinema museum and studio then drive to Marrakesh by atlas mountains of , Tizi N-Tichka pass. The tour ends here.

Includes & Excludes

Includes

  • Transport
  • Hotels with half-board
  • Guide

Excludes

  • Tips
  • Shopping
  • Drinks

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Kasbbah and Desert

Trip details

  • Comfort
  • 12
  • 2260m
  • Hotels, Kasbahs & Desert Camp