Dates 1 Sep '11 to 27 Sep '11
Flexible? No, not really
Est. Cost 200 - 300 EUR (EUR Euro)
Type Travel Partners Wanted
Name Morocco desert trip 4 days, Marrakech to Merzouga
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johnpedro Here are a 4 days trip from Marrakech
Day 1: Marrakech - Ouarzazate -Dades Valley
Our journey start from Marrakech to Dades Gorges. Across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and take a guided tour of the Kasbah of el Glaoui, former War Lord and Pasha of Marrakech. Continue to Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksour).you take your lunch at Ait benhaddou or ouarzazate and continue to Dades valley, we well spend the night in a riad/hotel.
Day 2: Dades Gorges - Merzouga (Camel ride-Night in desert)
After breakfast, we go from Dades Valley to the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way. We’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet.
And then continue to Merzouga.
after relaxing few minuts,we go to the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara,this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise,when we arrive at the camp we go to a high dunes to see the sunset , we will spend the night in nomad tents .
Day 3: Merzouga - Ouarzazate
After seeing the sunrise we go back on camels to Merzouga after the breakfast and take shower in Hotel then start our journey to Ouarzazate . On the way; we visit the Berber shops containing fossils, carpets, lamps, leather... Tinjdad .todra gorges .Boumalene-du-Dades ..we arrive a ouarzazate in evening
Day 4: Ouarzazate - Marrakech
Leaving Ouarzazate in the Morning ,we will visit UNESCO protected site of Ait Ben Haddou. A most impressive Kasbah and well-preserved fortress in Morocco. Many movies were filmed here such as the Gladiator. Leave Ait Ben Haddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains. Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby. arrive a in evening