Our 4 days desert trip is ready! After meeting you at your hotel in Marrakech after breakfast we will go towards the High Atlas through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2260 m above sea level passing through small villages, small waterfalls, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful mountains. We can make a stop on the pass for a cup of refreshing mint tea and admire the scenery before taking the road to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, where we will arrive in time for lunch. Here we can visit the famous Kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like The Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia, The Legionary, The Sheltering Sky, and many others. We will also visit the town of Ouarzazate, the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa.Then we will go through Ouarzazate, the famous Valley of Roses and the Dades valley, reaching the Dades Gorge in time for sunset where we will stop in a very traditional and romantic hotel for dinner and overnight.
In the morning, after breakfast, you may take a walk through the Dades Gorges, and then take the car to drive the road of the 1000 Kasbas, go through Tineghier village , and the Jewish Kasbah, arriving to the Todra Gorges in time for lunch, take a walk in the Gorges before taking the road to the Merzouga desert by way of Erfoud and Rissani arriving before sunset.you will start a camel trek to see the sunset,than take the way back to spend night in a camp in the foot of the Erg chebbi dunes, dinner and overnight.
After the breakfast we take the road back to Zagoura we stop to visit Rissani the place from which Arab dynasties first came to Morocco. Old capital by the ancient Alaouite Sultans in the road we see men wearing the indigo blue robes distinctive of the Saharan people. We will see:The monument historic of sijilmassa the big center of desert trade ,the Kasbahs (village fortify) in the area of Rissani there is more than 350 Kasbah, mosulement of moulay Ali Charif (the founder of Alaouite dynasty), museum of lfida, souk ‘big market in the area),Lunch in a Moroccan traditional restaurant. Then we take road via Alnif and Tazarine we arrive in the evening. Dinner and overnight in Zagora in a beautiful Riad.
After the breakfast we will take the road towards Marrakech we will drive through the Ksours and Draa Valley, where we stop for a leisurely stroll through the palm trees, we continue through Tizi-n-Tinififft Mountain. Then we go to Agdz (we make a short stop in Agdz). We continue through the Kasbah of Storks with panoramic view over the reservoir. We stop to lunch in Ouarzazate. Then return to Marrakech to spend night at your hotel/ Riad. End of our 4 days desert trip.