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Marrakech Merzouga Desert Camel ride 6 days tour.

Marrakech Merzouga Desert Camel ride 6 days tour


Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate

After breakfast, depart to Ouarzazate through the High Atlas by the mountain Tizi N’Tichka (2,260 meters) with beautiful hanging villages on the slopes of the mountain stops for lunch and a visit to the site of the world heritage of Ait Ben haddou. (This famous kasbah was used as a backdrop for more than 20 films).Overnight in Ouarzazate.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Dades Valley – Todgha Gorge

After breakfast we move to Skoura where we will visit the Amredile Kasbah, “Route of a thousand Kasbahs”. Then the road leads us through the Roses Valley and continues to Kalaat Magouna where we will visit a Woman cooperative in (options), and we reach Dades valley and tinghir with its fabulous palm tree canyons. We had lunch in a local restaurant. Later, we will have free time to walk around the “gorges”. Fabulous night at the hotel.

Day 3: Todgha – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga

In the morning after breakfast departure to Merzouga through Erfoud, and  Berber villages are scattered along the way, we pass  Tinjdad, Erfoud in which we will feel the beginning of the Sahara oasis of Tafilalet, and we continue to Merzouga. In a few minutes we arrive in Merzouga, night at the hotel.

Day 4: Merzouga – Visit of the Nomad – Bivouac and Camel ride

We will wake up early and start our adventure, to the Khamlia village to enjoy the live Gnawa music, continue by a track that brings us back to the nomads to visit and drink a hot thee under the Berber tent, you will discover a new way of life. Return to the village for the lunch break and we come back to the hotel to relax because the Afternoon will start another adventure in the  middle of the dunes, the dromedaries  are waiting to take us to the camp in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in a bivouac.

Day 5: Merzouga – The Valley of the Draa – Agdz

Wake up in the morning to witness the sunrise in the desert. Return by Camels to the hotel. After breakfast departure to the town of Rissani (Tafilalet: capital of the former Alawite sultans and seat of the Alawite dynasty). Then take the road to Alnif, the oasis of Tazarine and N’Kob. Lunch on site. Continue through the Draa valley and the Berber village of Agdz. Night in a hotel in the palm grove of Agdz.

Day 6: Agdz – Ait ben hadou – Ounila – Marrakech

Departure from Agdz in the morning, crossing the anti Atlas, towards the kasbah of Tamdakht and the valley of Ounila (This valley was the obligatory passage of the caravans between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, and constitutes an extraordinary environment. A striking contrast between the ocher of the earth and the rocks and the verdure of the plantations is offered to the walkers who take the time to observe it). Continuation to Telouet, visit of the Glaoui kasbah (sometimes also called the Glaoui Palace, it is a kasbah built between the XIXth  and the XXth century, its most famous occupant is undoubtedly T hami El Glaoui). And for the afternoon return to Marrakech.