This Sahara 4 days desert tour will let you explore the majestic Sahara desert. On this tour, you will absolutely have a unique and fantastic desert experience. The Morocco Holiday Tour will take you from the authenticity of Marrakech to discover a completely new lifestyle and an exotic Berber people and culture.
Across high Atlas mountains Tizn Tichka (2260m altitude)
Visit Telouet Kasbah.
Visit a world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou.
Visit Ouarzazate as a Hollywood city.
Drive through 1000 Kasbahs.
Visit Skoura Oasis and Amridil Kasbah.
Enjoy wonderful landscapes of Dades valley.
Visit Todra Gorges and canyon.
Ride camel in Merzouga desert.
Enjoy the starry sky.
Sleep in a luxury tent.
Visit the magical hidden Fint oasis.
Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges.
Departure from Marrakech At 07H30 to Ouarzazate we pass over the High Atlas Mountains via col Tizi n Tichka. During the journey we will enjoy many beautiful scenes of the Berber villages, hight views of the mountains. .before to arrive to Ouarzazate of 30 Km there is the fortified Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, built in the 11th century. Once up on a time this Kasbah was the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh. It is situated on a hill along the Ounila River and has some beautiful examples of Kasbahs, which unfortunately sustain damage during each rainstorm and windstorms. Most of the town’s inhabitants now live in a more modern village at the other side of the river; however, around five families are still living within this Kasbah. Ait Benhaddou Kasbah has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there, including Lawrence of Arabia (1962)and Alexander (2004).From this beautiful fortified house .Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa), is a city situated in the middle of a bare plateau, south of the High Atlas Mountains. It is mainly inhabited by Berbers, who constructed many of the prominent Kasbahs and building for which the area is known. One of those building is Taourirt Kasbah diverted in 17th century. Why this town is nicknamed as Hollywood of Africa? Simply because it has been noted as a film-making location, with Morocco’s biggest studios inviting many international film companies to shoot their movies like: The Mummy (1999), Gladiator (2000).We go to Dades gorges through 1000 Kasbahs. A visit to one of those Kasbahs is Amridil Kasbah. We pass kelaa M’gouna rose’s valley appearing with the green colors of its plants.This valley gives birth to a rose from which locals produces different cosmetic products like rose’s water, perfumes and skin creams. Then we pass through Dades valley which rises in the High Atlas Mountains.
Day 2 : Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Merzouga Desert.
We pass through Boumalen city situated on the edge of Dades valley which rises in the High Atlas Mountains, to the great canyons of Morocco Todgha Gorges are situated beyond the central high Atlas Mountains. Here, with its high plateau, its gorges and great canyons, and its peaks exceed 4000 m, with Jbel Saghro 2500 m and Jbel Mgoun at 4068 m being the highest peak in this part of the High Atlas. The area is populated by Berbers. Here you can enjoy a hike among those fabulous canyons. Then heading to Erfoud than Heading up to the red colored sand sea dunes of Erg Chebbi at Merzouga via Rissani, the hometown of the Alaouist dynasty. Visiting Rissani and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali sheriff the founder of the Alaouite Dynasty of Morocco, Moulay Ali Chrif. This silent town was the ancient capital of Tafilalet and its location as a crossroads between north and south brought the city to an important status of a former major caravan center. From a vast plateau you will get impressed by the huge sand dune of Merzouga appearing from the horizon. in the evening we go on a camel ride about one hour and half to meet one of the most wonderful sight we will ever seen, the fascinating sunset in the middle of the high sand dunes of Merzouga. Overnight in Berber tented desert camp and enjoy a wonderful shiny stars view.
Day 3: Exploring Merzouga desert – Merzouga Dunes Adventure.
After breakfast, you will explore the Merzouga region, visit Khamlia village, and enjoy the Gnawa music. We will explore the dunes by 4×4. In the afternoon, you will return to your hotel to relax, and prepare for your adventure in Merzouga desert dunes. You will ride camel and join the desert camp. We will spend the night in the desert camp (under stars in berber tents)
Day 4 :Merzouga– Telouet Kasbah – Marrakech .
Departure around 08h30, during the journey you will enjoy many beautiful scenes of the Berber villages, elevated views of the mountains. Then we visit Telouet Kasbah (Palace of Glaoui )is a Kasbah along the former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the atlas mountains to Marrakech. The Kasbah was the seat of the El Glaoui family’s power, and it was built in the 18th and 19th centuries. The palace is located on the outskirts of the small Berber village of Telouet.The Kasbah and the village are now accessible by a junction of the road P31 of the Tichka, which connects Marrakech to Ouarzazate.
Afterwards we drive back to Marrakech again via Tizi n Tichka pass and your driver will drive you straight to your hotel or Riad where your 4 days desert tour from Marrakech will end.
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