You will be met in Marrakech and driven to Ouarzazate through the dramatic Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m), over the High Atlas Mountains, appreciating the beauty of the landscape on the winding road through the Berber villages. Arrive at the famous Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, a UNESCO matrimonial historical site which is now a house of many Glaoui family members.We will have lunch at the Kasbah and continue to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa” and crossing the road of the thousand Kasbahs with its fascinating sand castles and Kalaat Mgouna, the roses city, known for its annual festival during the rose harvest in May, and then continue to our hotel in the heart of the Dades Gorge.
After breakfast in the hotel, we will drive back to the valley to see the amazing rock formation “the monkey toes”, and the still standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul. We leave the Dades valley towards Tinghir and the Todra valley, enjoying the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. On arrival to the Gorge, we will walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. We continue our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch. Afterwards, we leave for the village of Merzouga where we will go on our camel trek to the top of sand dunes, there we will take a great souvenir of sunset photos. Afterwards, we will come back by camels to our luxury desert Camp for dinner and night under the moonlight and thousand bright stars.
We will wake up early to see the spectacle of the sunrise, where the colour of the dunes and the shadows are an awesome sight before coming back for breakfast in the tents restaurant. Today, we will drive from Merzouga to Marrakech via Tazarine ” the Henna capital”. We will have lunch in the way before continuing our day tour to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and Atlas mountains.