We will start travelling to Merzouga via Ifran and Midlet. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping at Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest – the largest in Morocco where you may well sight Barbarian apes. We’ll travel through the Tizi Talghamt Pass to Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock. Continue along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way. We will drive through welcoming Berber villages to Erfoud, and then Rissani, before you arrive to Merzouga . You will be welcomed by a glass of mint tea before you check in to your Hotel o Riad, Overnight (HB).
You will explore your day by visiting the Gnawa people in their village Khamlia, you will be surprised to listen the Gnawa music and learn about their lifestyle. Afterwards, you will visit the old city of Rissani (a fortified village with many towers) and has a big souk where you’ll walk and, selling spices, vegetables and cloths. Drive back to the village of Merzouga. On the afternoon, you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man to explore within the sand-sea of the desert town. Dinner at the tent where you will spend the night. (HB).
Early in the morning, you will watch the best sunrise of your life. And back to the village of Merzouga. You can appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes. After breakfast, you’ll leave for Rissani,Tinghir, and Todra gorges. After lunch in the heart of the gorge, you will continue to the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation, (HB).
Trough the way to Kalaat Mgouna you have the opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. You will stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose city”, where you will see the cooperative for the roses, Continue to Marrakech via the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah built during the 19th century. Your trip will continue through the majestic Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains, before arriving late at Marrakech Overnight accommodation, (BB).and it’s the end of the trip.