– Discover High Atlas mountains & Tizi-n-Tichka!
– Visit Ait Benhaddou and famous palaces in Ouarzazate!
– Explore the ever green Dades and Todra gorges!
– Experience a unique sunset camel trek in Merzouga Sahara Desert!
– Sleep under the desert stars!
– Visit Rissani Midelt and Azrou!
After breakfast in the hotel, we will leave for Ouarzazate driving through the high altitude Tizi-n-Tichka pass. On this tour, we will appreciate the wonderful landscape of the High Atlas mountains and visit the amazing Berber towns. We will also have the opportunity to discover Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the biggest Kasbah in Morocco. Presently it is an UNESCO World Heritage site, which today still houses numerous Glaoui tribes. Furthermore, we will have lunch with the views of the Kasbah before we arrive at Ouarzazate, known as the ” the Hollywood of Africa”. In this tour we will have the choice of going to the film studios to see props utilised by Hollywood movies you may have seen, for example, “Warrior” “Gem of the Nile” “the last allurement of Christ”and “The Sahara”. Tonight we will spend the night in a local riad.
After breakfast in the hotel, we will leave to explore the intriguing Dades and Rose Valleys. Our first stop will be at Skoura to stroll inside the Birds Valley. Additionally, we will visit the protected Kasbah of Ameridil. Furthermore, we’ll proceed to the town of Kalaa M’gouna, well known for its roses fields and flowers. Since this is the street of the thousands Kasbahs you’ll have a lot of chances to take some lovely pictures.
Our voyage proceeds to Boutaghrar territory, where we can meet Berber families still living with their goats and sheep. After lunch with the Berber family, we will proceed to the Dades Gorges.
Today, we will drive towards Tinghir and the Todra valley. We will experience encompassing perspectives of the old mud Berber towns. Once at the Todra Gorges we will stroll close to the 300 m high red precipice, where numerous rock climbers practice their challenging sport under the sun. After stopping for lunch, we will visit Merzouga, where your camel will be waiting for your arrival. You’ll be invited with a glass of mint tea and will be tied a nomad desert scarf before you ride with your camel into the desert camp. Guided by an accomplished Camel Guide, we will investigate the surroundings of the large Erg-Chebbi dunes. Here you will spend your first night under the stars in a personalised luxury desert tent.
After breakfast in the riad, we will begin our adventure by going to the “town of the blacks”, to encounter their music and way of life in the desert. Later , we will meet wanderer families-living in Berber tents-to investigate, where we will enjoy authentic Berber supper with a neighborhood family. You will have the choice additionally to visit the old city of Rissani. Rissani is surrounded by around 360 ksar (a strengthened town with numerous towers) and has a major souk (an open market), held three times each week.
Here our local guides at Morocco Safaris will take you on a unique stroll through the souk, offering flavors, vegetables and garments. After that we will drive you back to the town of Merzouga. In the evening, you will ride your camel guided by an accomplished camel guide to investigate the surroundings of the mysterious Merzouga Desert. The camel trek takes around 1hr 30 min to the camp where we will appreciate the sunset and watch stars. At night, we will serve supper in our nomad tents, where you will spend the night in the desert.
Early morning the camel guide will wake you up to watch the best dawn in the Sahara Desert. Subsequently, we will have a camel trek back to your riad in Merzouga. After breakfast and shower, we will take you to Fes by passing through Midelt and Ifrane. Your adventure will continue in Errachidia along the eminent rich Ziz valley. Here we will stop to appreciate a unique perspective over the Ziz Canyon before we arrive to Midelt by the Tizi Ntgalhamt pass. In addition, we will head towards Ifrane “the French town”. We will stop for some photographs or a drink before going to your convenience in Fes, where the Morocco Safaris desert tour ends.
Learn more about the nomads with this 3 day adventure in the Sahara desert.
Saharan Erg Chebbi dunes; camel trekking and overnights at our desert camp for 1 night or 2 evenings
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