8 days Travel: Tour Great South, Dades Gorges / Todra and Erg Chebbi Desert
Day 1: Marrakech guided city tour
Our tour starts in Marrakech visiting most important places . We will visit the Jemaa el’Fna square and surroundings area , medina. You will have free program to discover more areas by yourself. We stay in Marrakech in local hotel/riad.
Day 2: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate
Today we departure to the High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n Tichka pass (2,260 m altitude), we pass through Berber villages to reach the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, where you will have free time to visit this place. You will have lunch in the village and then we continue toward Ouarzazate where we will enjoy dinner and stay overnight at local hotel.
Day 3: Ouarzazate – Skoura – valley of the Dades
After breakfast we will visit the city of Ouarzazate. It is considered as door of the desert and we will visit here many interesting places as the Kasbah of Taourirt, and the main palace of the Glaoui, the great Pacha of the South of Morocco. Then we continue toward the valley of the Roses , passing through Skoura, Boumalne Dades, until we reach the Dades gorges where we will have the accommodation and dinner.
Day 4: Valley of the Dades – Gorges of Todra – Merzouga
Today we departure by road of Kasbahs. After several stops, we arrive at the Todra gorge. The Todra River has formed a gorge with vertical walls of enormous proportions and of great beauty, is the paradise for climbers and a unique place. Then we continue toward Erfoud and Rissani ,until we reach the impressive sand dunes of Merzouga. You will have free time to climb the dunes and enjoy the sunset. You will spend a night in local desert hotel in Merzouga.
Day 5: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
Today you will enjoy Erg Chebbi Tour. We will stop at the oasis and where nomadic know share with us some secrets of her life and customs. Then we stop at Khamlia village (people are originally from Mali), there we will enjoy their music of Gwana. Then we get back to hotel to prepare for camel trek of 1 hour and half which will take us to the Great Dune. We sleep in a tents in the heart of the desert.
Day 6: Erg Chebbi – Rissani – Alnif – Zagora
We wake up you to watch sunrise in the desert. Then we return to the desert hotel by riding camels and after breakfast and taking shower we drive toward Rissani for short visit of local souk. Then we drive to Alnif and we reach the town of Zagora.
Day 7: Zagora – Agdz – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast we departure to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley with its palm trees. We visit Berber villages and we cross the Anti Atlas (1660 m altitude) then we continue up to the Berber people Tadart where we will have time for lunch, and in the afternoon we departure to Marrakech. We stay here overnight in local hotel/riad.
Day 8: Marrakech – Airport
After breakfast you will have free morning to discover this red city. Then we transfer you to the airport,…Journey’s End.
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