Day 1 : Fez – Midelt – Merzouga
Departure from Fes to Merzouga, the Berber village near the dunes of Erg Chebbi, passing by Ifrane city, Midelt and the gorges and the valley of Ziz to arrive in the end of the day at the sand dunes. We spend the night in a Kasbah
Day 2 : Merzouga: the tour of the dunes – Gnawa village
Wonderfull Experience : you will benefit early in the morning from a splendid sunrise on the tops of the dunes close to the kasbah where you have spent the night. After breakfast you will make the tour of the dunes by 4×4 where you have the opportunity to visit nomad people. Then you will do a small part of the Paris Dakar Ralley to visit Khamliya village, home of the blacks of sub-Saharan origin to assist dance and Gnawa music. Hereafter you will visit the lake with the pink flamingos in full black desert. Lunch will be in Rissani, the oldest imperial city and an economic center for the area. You will visit the souk of artisanal spices and products and have lunch in a local restaurant. Night will be in a camp in Berber tents in the middle of the desert after having a camel ride in order to reach the camp.
Day 3 : Merzouga – Todgha Gorge – Dades Valley
After breakfast and shower, departure from Merzouga towards the gorges of Dades passing by Rissani. Then we continue to Erfoud where you will visit a marble factory where they make tables and other handicrafts from fossils. Then a visit to the Todgha Gorge in Tinghir is planned and finally you will arrive at the Dades Gorge. The night will be in a guesthouse where you have the occasion to share a little of the traditions of berber families.
Day 4 : Dades valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Transfer to Marrakesh passing by the valley of the Roses where an anual festival is held to celebrate the pink roses. There is the possibility to see products made from the roses. You will drive along the road of 1000 kasbah. Next stop is in the oasis of Skoura to visit the kasbah of Amredil. In Ouarzazate you will visit one of the film studios and then drive further to the beautiful kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, the oldest Kasbah in South Morocco. The kasbah is built in the 11th century and it was recognised by UNESCO World Heritage in 1987. A lot of famous films have been taken in Ait Ben Haddou, such as The Mummy, Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Astérix. At the end of the day you arrive in Marrakech via the Tizzi ‘n Titchka.
Experience the magic of the real Morocco
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