DAY 1: FES IFRANE MIDELT ERFOUD MERZOUGA DUNES (ERG CHEBBI)
The departure from the Riad/Hotel will be at 8 Am. The trip to Erg Chebbi sand dunes will last 8 hours in which we will see the Atlas Mountains and some villages (Tafilalet, Erfoud and Rissani). We will stop in some cities like Ifrane and Azrou to enjoy the view of the cedar woods and monkeys living there. The lunch will be served in Midelt and then we will keep going through the Ziz valley with a beautiful view of the palm trees until we arrive to Erg Chebbi where we will do camel treck to reach the desert camp to spend the night in a Berber tent.
DAY 2: ERG CHEBBI RISSANI TODRA GORGES
After breakfast, camel trek once again to the hotel for a shower. We leave the Sahara desert rises of Erg Chebbi, a rough terrain drive over the hamada (black Desert) to get to the Sahara town of Rissani. Subsequently, we head north to Erfoud that is known for the fossils; here we can stop to visit a fossil workshop before we proceed to the amazing Todra valley, known for rock climbing, where you can walk before we drive to the Hotel, Dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: TODRA GORGES DADES VALLEY SKOURA OUARZAZATE
Breakfast at the hotel, we start our trip along the way of Thousand Kasbahs, since there are colossal kasbahs on both sides of the street. Some of the aforementioned old strengthened houses are restored however sadly a considerable measure of them are vestiges. We pass through Dades valley and continue off road to the rocky region, where numerous Berber villages and many nomads living in caverns, here we will have the opportunity to visit one of this families and investigate their daily life and their fundamental movement “Looking after groups of goats & chirp”. We will be astounded by the scenes of the brilliant roses valley before we achieve Skoura palm groves. 45km further, we achieve Ouarzazate for the night in a local hotel.
DAY 4: OUARZAZATE AIT BENHADDOU HIGH ATLAS MARRAKECH
After breakfast, we will start our trip by a visit of cinema studios found in Ouarzazate which is regarded as Hollywood of Africa. Subsequently, we will visit the all-inclusive Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by Unesco in 1987. Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been utilized as a setting for more than 20 movies incorporating “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Revel in a stroll to investigate the universal Moroccan style of construction modelling in which the Kasbahs are constructed. We proceed our approach to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’tichka pass. Stop for lunch up the centre of the Atlas Mountains. Drop off at your riad or hotel in Marrakech.