Take a step back in time and explore medieval medinas, ksour, kasbah, berber villages, telouet kasbah, amridil kasbah, dades gorge, todra, gorge, merzouga, ouarzazate, colonial French architecture, Middle Eastern history and African atmosphere on this tour from marrakech to merzouga. Delve into the souqs of Marrakech, try some ‘Berber whisky’ on an overnight camel safari into the Sahara, and hold the fort of Kasbah Amridil. From the colourful, chaotic Marrakech medinas to the moody Sahara desert landscape, Morocco is a land filled with wonder and rich culture. Stay in traditional accommodation and explore villages off the beaten track. Learn the secret to the perfect Moroccan couscous, visit the grand Ait Benhaddou kasbah, travel through the Sahara to discover the berber people how they live in the sahara.
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 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.
Upon arrival in desert Merzouga we will explore most of its territory and later the village of Khemlia where local people, from black Africa, we will enjoy their traditional music and where every year in August there is a famous festival. You will then visit the lake Dnit Srji famous for its pink flamingoes and birdwatchers. You will then visit Rissani, an ancient capital of Morocco’s economic and from where the caravans, the place of a known market for the barter of donkeys and Berber medicines …
but if you are not yet satisfied by the kasbah here if you can see many. Lunch will be with a family Touareg that will make you taste the pizza with its 44 Berber spices. They then return to Ouarzazate by a different road through the village and the valley of the Draa Nakob. It will then stop for tea and a visit to Agdez and after this we will leave to Ouarzazate where we spend the night in a romantic and beautiful riad with swimming pool for cooling off after a long day. Dinner will be served on the terrace .
After breakfast we will visit the town of Ouarzazate, the Kasbah of Taourirt his studies and film studio Atlas Studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa. From here we drive to ‘oasis of Fint, near Ouarzazate. It then takes the road of the Tizi-n-Tichka stopping for lunch in a small village. It comes then to Marrakesh in the late afternoon to the end of the tour .