5 Days from Marrakech to Desert

Tour Provided by Morocco Nomad Tours

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Day 1: Marrakech - Tizi-n-Tichka, Ouarzazate

After picking you up from the airport or your hotel following the breakfast, our Morocco local safaris guide will drive you on the way to OUARZAZATE using the Tizi-n-tichka high altitude pass in the Atlas Mountains discovering the nature’s creativity where u can see the magic of green nature, passing across the excellent scenery and natural landscapes appreciating the scenery of the Atlas Mountains, also we will be glad about the outstanding landscape over it and the surprising Berber towns. Besides, we will discontinue over at the Berber towns before heading to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, it is classified as a World Heritage site. It is a collection of several traditional building side by side, that was built by El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chiefs in the start of the XXth Century, it is used to be one of his hideouts for his long journeys from the Sahara to Marrakech. We mention also that it’s a landmark for film producers of Hollywood. You might be auspicious and watch a live shoot, at the same time as you visit the Kasbah driving to Ouarzazate where we will have lunch. It is a city that established in 1920, known as Hollywood Africa where many famous movies filmed there, Visit the studios, containing props utilized as a part of motion pictures, for example, The Mummy, Gladiator and the Last Christ. Finally stay overnight in a riad with supper and breakfast. Tizi-n-Tichka road at 2260 meters of altitude in the Atlas Mountains.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura - Boutaghrar & Dades Valley

Following the breakfast we will continue our way visiting the DADES valley, enjoying the charming beauty of the nature, towards our first station SKOURA and the bird’s VALLEY, SKOURA which is situated in the Over elaborate Middle side, there we will walk inside the Birds Valley and visit the protected Kasbah of Ameridil , this town consist of concaves and convexes, it is a hilly city, and the Mountains of TICHOKT is the highest one for about 2796m, this city replete with important wealth water such us KIKO VALLEY, AMDAZ VALLEY, AIN TADOUTH…, in tourist this city is rich with MARZ WATERFALL, TAFERDOUST place, TAGHROUT site, a mosque that was built before FEZ city for about 40 years that has very rerecords. Moreover we will drive towards KALAA MGOUNA that is famous on producing flower and rose water, also it is known on organizing the competition of the Miss QUEEN flower until we reach BOUTAGHRAR; it’s one of the best touristic pot in AMGOUN town, it is situated in an amazing and important strategy spot upon the banks of MAGOUNA VALLEY, it is named as Little France not far from Dades Valley, about 15km through a route named TELTAFRAOUT that is directly led to one of the famous KASBAH; it is KASBAH OF TIGHMEERT NMOUHDACH. BOUTAGHRAR is an encaustic completely landmarks; overlap what is done by the nature and what is done by people, we will meet Berber families at rest living in old style caverns until we reach DADES GORGES, enjoy watching the sunset on TSSIDRINE road at the valley seeing rock development hugging the sun producing a magical encaustic, that we can name it “The monkey Toes production” and a lot of many landscapes of BERBER villages. Overnight we will stay at a Berber visitor house.

Day 3: Dades Valley - Todra Gorges & Merzouga

Today, we will continue our way, through DADES valley having a break in “Tinghir” to the Todra valley. Tinghir is one of the most hospitable cities in Morocco for tourists from sundry place, that come to have some knowledge about its culture and people way of living , what make this city a monument place is its green oasis and TODRA GORGE, we may beat up under the 300 m high red slopes. We can see that the way is situated between two enormous mountains. Moreover, following lunch we will drive to visit Erfoud city which situated in mid-east, for about 70km to Errachidia, what blow the visitors of this city is the splendor of its landscapes, and the calm that is featuring with, and the beauty of its green oasis, it is the capital fossils of the region. It embraces Season Dates every year, until we appear in Rissani which is well-known on its hot weather, we can have a talk with people there, they are hospitable and humble, and also we can drink Desert Tea in Rissani city. At the end of seeing these places. We will drive towards the town of Merzouga. While arriving, camels will be waiting for us for a unique camel ride. You will be greeting with a goblet of mint tea and we will help you secure a scarf around your head to get the “local feel”. At last at this point you will spend your first night beneath the stars and be pleased about the magic of the desert at night. Our camel guide in our Sahara Merzouga Desert camp.

Day 4: Merzouga & Draa Valley

By the time of sun rising, you will find yourselves at the pinnacle of one of the biggest sand dunes in Morocco; especially in Merzouga, using camels for more than 30 minutes, the jewel of the desert that led Moroccan people discover the treasure of their country. It is a paradise on earth that hidden in the middle-east, you will find yourselves living an outlook!!!, a gold color of the sun, mixed with the yellow gold color of the sand, bringing a warm weather with it that sending a kind of feeling t can be explained as love, yearning, craving, missing …; that is the sunrise in Merzouga desert, a singular moments that sculpture in our visitors head. At that point we will come back with our camels to the town of Merzouga we will also enjoy the brilliant splendor of the unbelievable Erg Chebbi dunes. Arriving late morning back in Merzouga and after a shower in the guesthouse, we will visit Rissani, an extremely conventional Moroccan town. Furthermore, we will drive towards Agdez through Alnif and Tazarine, before we get to the entrance of the Draa Valley at the edge of the Atlas Mountains.

Day 5: Draa Valley & Marrakech

After our final light breakfast we will realize a sole view of the palm forest and the pleasing moon-like scene with the astonishing complexity of the Berber towns and the Saghro Mountains. It is an area that has been well known for Hollywood movies including The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and the Mummy. Our adventure will proceed through Ouarzazate crossing Agdez and Draa valley that informed by the confluence of the DADES river and IMINI one. At last, we will continue on Marrakech through the Tizi ‘n’ Tichka Mountains coming back to our start point putting the end of our 5 day tour.

Include:

 

  • Tour in 4×4 vehicle/minibus with A/C
  • Fuel
  •  Driver-Guide
  • Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
  • 1 night in desert camp
  • Camel ride

Not Include:

 

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Lunch

Contact Info:

 

Phone: +212 659 757 327

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