Day One: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Roses Valley – Boumalene Dades:
After breakfast in your hotel/riad, we start our journey from Marrakech, travelling to Dades valley by crossing the high atlas mountains, and drive through the dramatic Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260 m), appreciating the beauty of the landscapes and Berber villages, arriving at the largest Kasbah in morocco Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and now deserved UNESCO World Heritage Site, the main house of the Glaoui family, here you’ll walk all over the Kasbah discovering its old, dwindled buildings, which gives the place a strange feeling of a deserted stage, the Kasbah has been the backdrop for many films: Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia…,after lunch we’ll continue to the south via Ouarzazate(Morocco’s Hollywood),here we’ll visit Taourirt Kasbah a Forum the convoys coming from the north towards the south, along the road, we will enjoy the magical landscapes, Kasbahs till we arrive to Kalaat Magouna,the region known as the valley of the roses, and its annual rose festival, after that, we drive to our final stop in Boumalne Dades where we will spend the night.
Day Two: Dades gorges – Toudgha gorges – Merzouga:
After breakfast in the hotel, we will leave Boumalne to the beautiful landscape of the area ‘the monkey toes’, arriving the gorgeous gorges of Toudgha , along the road, you will enjoy the amazing landscapes and Berber villages, continuing our road to the south, till we arrive Erfoud or Rissani (the origin of the king family)where we will have our lunch, after that directly to Merzouga, In Merzouga it must to be there before the sunset, the village where will be welcomed of course with a glass of mint tea, before riding your camels guided by an experienced desert camel-man to the middle of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes to spend one of your exceptional nights in a comfortable Berber tent, after having our dinner, we’ll entertain ourselves with Berber drums around fire, before you go to sleep in a traditional nomad tent, or if you prefer to sleep under the stars .
Day Three: Merzouga – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes:
Your camel guide will wake you up before the sunrise, to climb the sand dunes and live one of your best, warm and magical sunrises, it is your chance to take fantastic photos, then you will take the way back to the hotel to have shower and breakfast, before we travel to Fes via Errachidia along the wonderful Ziz valley ,passing through Tizi Ntalghomt pass, Midelt ,then our next stop will be in Azrou, a Berber village in the middle Atlas mountains, to see the Barbarian apes in the cedar forest of Azrou. After that we’ll drive to the most beautiful and clean village of Ifrane “Switzerland of Morocco”, stopping to picture the stony lion or have a drink before taking our road to Fes the final point of our tour.
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