Enjoy the splendid landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains, explore the road of 1000 Kasbahs and see the magnificent Draa Valley. Ride a camel over the impressive dunes of Merzouga and spend the night in a traditional Berber tent.
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Enjoy the sublime landscape of the High Atlas Mountains
Visit the heritage Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
Explore the road of a thousand Kasbahs
Discover Dades, Todra Gores an the Draa Valley
Ride a camel over the impressive dunes of Merzouga
Embark on a 4-day tour of the High Atlas Mountains and the Moroccan Desert. Escape Marrakech and the pressure of modern life as you head into the mountains and continue to the iconic sand dunes. Enjoy accommodation and some meals included.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Dades valley.
The tour begins with a 8:00 AM pickup from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech. Drive over the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi N’Tichka Pass. On the way you will visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, before continuing to Ouarzazate.
Carry on via the road of a 1000 Kasbahs to the palmeral of Skoura. Continue to Kalaat M'Gouna, known as the “Capital of Roses” for the abundance of rose growers. In the evening you will arrive at Dades valley where you will spend the night at either the Babylon Hotel, Kasbah Tifawen, Dar Essyaha, or a similar accommodation.
Day 2: Dades valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga.
After breakfast, continue through the Dades Valley, heading towards Todra Gorges. Stop for lunch at a nice spot before continuing to Merzouga across the Jorf palm grove, and the town of Erfoud. Known as the “Gateway to the Sahara” Erfoud is known for the precious fossils found in the desert. You will be able to visit one of the fossil filled marble workshops.
Arrive at the impressive dunes of Merzouga late in the afternoon and take a camel ride, crossing the sea of sand in order to spend the night in the heart of the dunes in a standard desert camp (with a shared bathroom). Enjoy a magical dinner and overnight stay under a canopy of stars.
Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani-Alnif-Tazarine – Draa Valley – Agdez – Ouarzazate.
Wake early to watch the impressive sunrise in the dunes. Then take a shower and have breakfast before ride camels back to the meeting point with your driver.
Depart towards the Palmerie of Tafilalet and the town of Rissani, where the Alaouite Dynasty originated. Explore the ancient capital of the Alaouite Sultans before continuing to the village of Alnif, where you will take the road that crosses the Jbel Saghro Anti-Atlas chain.
Notice the greyish-black mountains of different and remarkable shapes as you continue to the main Berber village of Tazarine and N’kob and then drive in to the Draa Valley with its rows of stately palms.
In the late afternoon, drive to Ouarzazate via the Anti-Atlas Mountain, through Tizi N’Tniffift. You will spend the night at either Hotel La Perle Du Sud, Hotel Riad Amlal, Hotel Les Jardins de Ouarzazate or similar accommodation in Ouarzazate.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Marrakech.
After breakfast, visit the Taourirt Kasbah and Film Studios before departure to Marrakech, crossing the High Atlas Mountains to arrive in the city at approximately 4:00 PM.
Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop-off
2 nights in a hotel
1 night in a desert tent
Children under 4 years are not admitted to the shared tour
Keep in mind the shared option is multilingual and can be done in two or three languages
Lunch will take place at restaurants along the road every day. Keep in mind lunch is not included and the price for the menu is approximately 10 EUR
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund