M orocco is an extraordinary country, rich in nature and culture: our journey moves far to the south, at the limits of the controversial In the border with the Alegria, in the deep majestic desert .
It is an intense journey that starts from the red capital of the south, the imperial city of fate that is now quite a tourist: Marrakech. Its animated square, its treasures, hidden in the dense pattern of narrow streets: the sadian tombs, the median meridian of Ben Youssef, to make only the most striking examples, will mark the beginning and end of the varied itinerary. Already on the second day we will sink south: crossing the high Attian pass, the Tizi n'Tichka step, to visit the fortified kasbah, magnificent oak earth castles, the Glaoui kasbah, a fair and infidel tribe (betrayed the sovereign for colonialists French) in Telouet, Ait Ben Haddou and Tamdaght.This trip offers a great introduction to Morocco, you will experience vibrant Marrakech, visit small Berber villages in the Atlas Mountains and have time to make Camel Trek . You visit the old walled Village Rissani, ksar ait ben haddou, kasbah amridil, roses valley, dades gorge, todra gorge, erfoud, ziz valley, midelt, azrou, ifrane and fes where you finsh the tour.This trip offers a real insight into an enthralling and beautiful country.
your driver guide will pick up you around 8 AM in ur your riad or airport. and we contintue to the high atlas mountains of Tizi n'Tichka, 2,260 meters, is the highest pitch in the country, and crosses the Berber village of Telouet, which rises on a colorful plateau between cultivated fields. The inhabited center is surrounded by high, windy, rocky, rocky walls that let you glimpse the fortified walls of dwellings between the earth. Before leaving the village it is good to visit the Glaoui Casbah, the Sultan's Palace, with the finely decorated rooms and a beautiful courtyard. We visit telouet kasbah and we take lunch and then we continue to ksar Ait Ben haddou village Is one of the 9 sites in Morocco that UNESCO declared World Heritage.
Ksar ait ben haddou is a tribal, traditional pre-Saharan Moroccan concept, consisting of a group of buildings built in 1600 with organic materials, including a rich red mud, enclosed in high walls where some families still live today. Ait Ben haddou was built on a hill in order to dominate the valley along the banks of the Ounila River at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate. is featured many films like Gladiator, Lawrance of Arabia. The tour will continue to skoura to visit the kasbah amridil. (The beautiful Kasbah Amridil lies in the Skoura oasis, inside a beautiful palm tree near the riverbed. Perfectly preserved and restored is perhaps the first Kasbah you should visit. There are numerous artifacts used in it when it was still inhabited ). the Valley of the Roses. (During this time, the valley of roses welcomes so many people from the nearby villages that come to celebrate the "Queen of Flowers", all dressed in their best party clothes. Singers, flute players and drummers play their music on the streets to celebrate the election of "Miss Rose ). In roses valley you can buy roses products and we head to the dades Valley where we make differents breaks. ( Dades Valley, has been formed over the last 600 million years through the walls of the High Atlas Mountains thanks to the Dades River and for hundreds of years it is the main road between the desert and the ancient commercial oases of Tifilalt. Its lunar landscapes are scattered by numerous oases, palm trees and beautiful Kasbah, offering the visitor a spectacular contrast between the brilliant rock formations and the bright colors of almonds, figs, nuts and birches) . We spend the night in the dades gorges in a very nice kasbah.(HB).
After breakfast in the kasbah front of dades gorge, we will take one hour walking in the Dades Gorge before departure for Merzouga desert. The Gorge is a wonderful site, and you will be able to take many pictures of ancient Kasbahs and towns. We drive through beautiful palm trees groves before stopping for lunch and a short walk in the amazing Todra Gorge To see the cultivated fields of spices we use for tagine and couscous.
A stream runs through the centre of the impressive rocky gorge, and you will walk amongst local vegetable gardens and towns. It is a great respite from the heat of the desert. Afterwards you will leave to the berber village where we spend night in family house : HB
After breakfast will leave to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert. We will have camels waiting to take you into the beautiful Erg Chebbi Dunes, where you will spend the night in desert Camp. There you will enjoy a Berber dinner, and sleep in traditional Nomad camel hair tent. The silence and beauty of the Sahara will amaze you . ( in desert you have the possibility to spend night in luxury camp in desert with shower and bathroom). HB.
Sunrise early in the Sahara of Merzouga is the best time to enjoy the charm of the sahara. We will wake up early and have breakfast outdoors, before returning by camel to nearby hotels for a shower. and we will make an desert tour to discover to Rissani, the first Moroccan royal capital. You will explore the old palace of the king and the famous market place. You may go to explore the neighboring villages of Merzouga such as Hassi Labied, Khamlia where the gnawa musicians.You may also enjoy an offroad drive around the dunes of Erg Chebbi and visit the berber family living in tents in the desert. We will have moroccan thé with this familly and we explain you how they live… then we continue our desert tour to have nice picture in the panoramic view and we continue to merzouga where we spend night in riad front of the dunes . HB.
After breakfast in riad we depart to fes. We drive from Merzouga dunes to Fes via the beautiful Ziz valley, Errachida and Midelt. Lunch on the way and short break to watch the monkeys in cedar forests of the middle Atlas close to Azrou city at “Gourrou forests”. You will continue to Fes, where your tour from Marrakech to Fes ends.