Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazatte-Skoura – Rose valley – Dades Gorges
We will pick you up from your Riad/hotel in Marrakech at 8:00 a.m, travel over the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m) while enjoying superb views of the mountains and of the Berber Villages on the way. Stop for lunch and tour in the World heritage site of Ait Benhaddou. (This famous kasbah was used as a backdrop for more than 20 films.) Pass through Ouarzazate and continue towards the Valley of Roses and the Dades valley, Skoura oisis with it’s authentic 17 century kasbah, the valley of a thousand Kasbahs. Stay overnight at a hotel.
2 : Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga – Erg chebbi
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to the Todra Gorge: a massive fault, rising to 300 m in a narrow valley thickstudded with palmeries and Berber Villages. After lunch in the gorge, get transported further into the desert to Merzouga, stops along the great sand dunes of Erg Chebbi where you will take a camel ride (about one hour and a half) in order to get to your Bivouac Tent . You will spend the evening in a bivouac (camp), enjoy a Berber dinner and sleep in a traditional Nomad camel hair tent.
3 : Erg Chebbi – Erfoud- Medilte- Azrou – Ifrane- Fez
Wake-up to admire the spectacular sunrise in the desert and enjoy breakfast, then we will return by camel to have a shower in the Riad.We will leave Merzouga to Fez. On the way, we will pass through Erfoud , and Medilt. We will stop for lunch and pictures of wild monkeys on the Cedar forests of Azrou . We continue through Ifrane to arrive early evening in Fe where the tour ends.