Enjoy 4 Days Morocco Desert trip! We will pick you up from Marrakech. And start traveling via the highest road in the Atlas mountains. Tizi n’Tishka pass, Continue to explore the UNESCO heritage Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah. Declared by UNESCO in 1987, this Kasbah is where many famous films and series have made. Such as, Gladiator(2000), Sahara(2005), Babel(2006), Game of Thrones (2011). This fortified Ksar is located in the province of Ouarzazate. In the Draa Tafilalet region of Morocco, continue to Ouarzazate, “ the gate of the desert ” built-in 1928 by the french.
Ouarzazate is a site on the highland at 1160 m, where the Daraa rivers join with astonishing splendid valleys. It’s the starting point of excursions to “ Dades ”, the East oasis, the road to the South, and the Anti-Atlas Mountains. It is above all, Ouarzazate is an open door to the exciting adventures of the great south. Continuing through the road of thousand Kasbah. Skoura oasis to the valley of roses; the center of Moroccan roses and rose products. Acres of Persian roses grown and harvested here to create rose water. Creams, and soaps prized throughout Morocco and the world. Later on, we will head into Dades valley. For a spectacular charming view of the upper cliffs to finally reach our hotel.
Overnight in Dades
Today we will continue our trip onward to Merzouga desert, heading into the magnificent Todra gorge. Called the Grand Canyon of Morocco “ Tinghir ”. We will see its fantastic rock walls that change colors to magical effects as the sun hits it. These 300-meter cliffs of limestone shaped weirdly and 15 meters separated from each other. We can enjoy our time in the gorge where we can meet the Nomads. Many deserted Kasbahs, Nomad brick villages, and green oases, paspassrough the Berber village of Tinjdad. Then the scenery will change as well as we start seeing the golden dunes from the road. The great sand oasis of Merzouga desert, is an amazing area of polite. Apricot, and colored sand extensions as far as the eye can see.
Overnight in Merzouga – Hotel
Today after breakfast, we will head into the desert to start our explorative journey of the area. Morning wake up early to enjoy the sunrise view as the sun rises over the dunes which give the sand an impressive mix of colors. This morning we will explore the area a bit, we can visit the ruins in Rissani village with a local market. Then, we will move to explore Khamlia village where we will listen to the Gnaoua music played by the black men with descendants from Sudan, we can dance or just relax and listen to Gnaoua music.
Late afternoon, we will get back to our luxurious camp on a camel caravan guided by a local Guide, the manly camel has been a desert life pole over the centuries, and used to ship precious cargoes from Sub-Saharan Africa to the trading ports of the Mediterranean coast. We can ride or walk alongside as we reach the pace of the caravan led by Berber guides and marvel at the awesome spectacle of the desert and the solitude and silence that comes with it. On our way to the desert camp, we will visit the Nomads that still live in this region and stop to enjoy some mint tea with them. We will discover the beauty behind this region, and then slowly head to our camp.
After that, we will move to our comforts and luxury private desert camp. We can enchanted with mint tea and dates. The desert camp sits between the big golden dunes of Morocco’s Sahara desert, which gives an impression of being calm in the vast African desert. Later on, we will have a delicious traditional dinner prepared by the local people and followed by Campfire and Berber music under the starry African sky. Nothing compares to the millions of stars, silence, and tranquility of the Sahara desert. Next, we will go to rest in luxury canvas tents, the tents en-suits with a king sized-bed that feels like stepping back into one of the stories from the Arabian nights.
Overnight in Merzouga – Desert Camp
Today we will wake up early to enjoy the magnificent desert sunrise, after that, we will have breakfast and shower, and then we will leave Merzouga desert and travel to Fes, first, we will head towards the adobe-colored cities of Erfoud and Er-Rachidia, passing through many Kasbahs and palm groves to Midelt, and then continue to the queen of the Medium Atlas; Azrou city. This city is well famous for its Atlas cedars forest. Populated by Barbary apes, later on, we will pass through Ifran with its chalet-like houses called the Switzerland of Morocco before we reach Fes city for the evening. So, this way we will end our 4 Days Morocco Desert trip.
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