A great escape from the chaotic cities to the magic of Morocco desert. This is a five day trip where you visit the biggest dunes of Erg Chegga, the oasis and discover the nomadic and the Berber lifestyle. Passing magical nights in a bivouac of nomad tents and immerse yourself in the charm of the south of Morocco
DAY 1 – Marrakech-High Atlas mountains-Ait Ben Haddou-Ouarzazate-Skoura.
Pick up at 08:00 am from Marrakech to Ouarzazate, gateway to the Deep South, crossing the High Atlas Mountains by the Tizin-Tichka (2260 m) which we offer extraordinary landscapes, and Berber villages. Before the entrance to Ouarzazate we will enjoy a visit to a famous Kasbah, one of Ait Benhaddou, classified by UNESCO as world heritage, a beautiful location for filming of major movies. Then we will continue our way to the city to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt or just take some pictures. Then we will continue through the skoura Oasis, where numerous ancient Kasbahs stand amongst the palm trees, for a wonderful first night.
DAY 2 – Skoura Oasis-Valley of Roses-Dades Valley-Tinghir-Todra Valley-Todra Gorges-Merzouga .
After breakfast we will cross the valley of roses with stop to see cosmetics locally made from the valley abundant roses. Then to Dades valley destination Merzouga by visiting valley of the thousand Kasbahs, Tinghir visit of the local plam and Kasbah, also Todra Gorges,then we drive trough Rissani, , Erfoud, and Tafilalte oasis, to attain the Camp at Erg Chaabi after a break in Merzouga. 1h of camels rid to reach the Camp and to admire the sunset over the huge sand dunes of erg Chebbi,we will spend the night in a traditional nomad tent watching the stars and the rising moon in the wonderful Sahara.
DAY 3: Merzouga – Rissani –Alnif – koub-Draa Valley –Agdez.
Admiration of the sunrise, Rid of 1h on camel’s back to Merzouga ,after breakfast we start the way to Agdz through Rissani,the origin of the Alaouit dynasty reigning Morocco. then we cross a kind of desert (is like rocky desert) and the Berber villages of Alnif , through the Draa valley (the largest one in Morocco ) to Agdez where the biggest palm tree in Morocco.you will have chance to walk on the heart of the palmerie seeing local farmers and see the Village of Taliwin or Tamnougalt. (Overnight in Agdez).
Day 4: Agdz – Zagora – Tamagroute – Erg Chegaga.
After breakfast, we will leave Agdez the heart of the Draa valley To Erg Chegaga Via Zagora . We will continue towards the doorway to the Sahara Desert –M’hamid. We will visit the original town of the 16th-century dynasty Tamgroute and the old Koran library and to see the ceramics the area is famous for. We arrive at the Saharan village of M’hamid before taking the off-road track to Erg Chegaga. We will ride the camels into the desert to see the sunset on top of the dunes. We will have a traditional dinner, drink delicious mint tea, and listen to traditional Berber music while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing Sahara desert. We will spend the night in a traditional nomad tent.
Day 5: Erg Chegaga – Foum Zguid – Tazenakhet – Marrakech
We will rise early to see the spectacle of the sunrise over the dunes of the Sahara desert before making our long journey back to Red city of Marrakech we will have our amazing breakfast. We will then follow the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid, crossing Iraqi lake. We will have lunch in the Berber village of Taznakht before continuing to Our Hotel / Riad in Marrakech late in the afternoon.
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