Day 01: Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Telouet – Ait Benhadou Kasbah – Ouarzazate:
After your Moroccan breakfast at the hotel, we pick you up from Marrakech, and depart to Telouet Kasbah over the scenic mountains of High Atlas passing through Tizi N’ Tichka pass (2260 m altitude), we will stop along the road for pictures before we arrive at Telouet – visit the Kasbah of Pasha Glaoui and stop for lunch in a local restaurant. In the Afternoon we continue our journey to Ait Ben Haddou along the Ounila valley with its Berber villages nestled beneath the rocky cliffs. The Kasbah of Ait Benhadou is a UNESCO site since 1987 and a host zone for many Hollywood moviies such as Prince of Persia and Game of Thrones. We will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou then continue to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ouarzazate.
Day 02: Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga:
This morning after breakfast in the hotel, Leaving Ouarzazate towards Skoura where we will visit the Kasbah of Amredil, a beautiful Kasbah situated in the palm groves “Route of one thousand Kasbahs”. Later on, the journey continues through the Valleys of Roses and Dades to join the city of Tinghir with its beautiful palm grove and Jewish vestiges. We continue to Todra Gorges where to have free time to go on a trek along the canyons of about 300 m high – a favorite place for rock climbers. Later on, we go ahead through small Berber villages spread along the road to arrive at Erfoud, famous for fossils and dates. Arrive to Merzouga and check for our hotel.
Day 03: Explore the Desert – Nomads & Camel Ride:
After breakfast at the hotel, we start our visit around Merzouga. During our Desert sightseeing, we will visit the slave’s village of Khamlia, where we will enjoy the local Gnawa music. Furthermore, you will visit a nomad’s tent for a chance to discover the quotidian life of the nomads, you will have a cup of tea with them. We follow our passion to explore one of the abandoned coal mines in the area. Back to the village of Merzouga for lunch. In the afternoon, at sunset time; you will camel trek through the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi to a nomad-tented camp where the camels are hobbled, and where you will enjoy the total silence and calmness that the vastest Sahara on earth has to offer, also enjoy your fresh dinner under the stars, the desert music played by the camp’s staff. Overnight in the desert camp.
Day 04: Merzouga – Ziz Valley – Ifran – fez:
Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dune in the Sahara Desert then have your breakfast. After these lovely moments, we will depart to Errachidia via Erfoud, Aoufous and the valley of Ziz where to stop for a panoramic view of the oasis. We then continue to Midelt across the pass of Tizi N’ Talghamt and have lunch break in the area. After lunch you will be driven to Fes (the medieval city) via the Cedar Forest near Azrou and the mountains of the Middle Atlas with the possibility to see the Barbary apes (monkies). We may have a stop in Ifrane (the Switzerland of Morocco) before arriving to Fes. Drop off in Fes. End of our services.