Travel the High Atlas Mountains past palm groves that spring up along the magnificent Road of a 1,000 Kasbahs, long a location for Hollywood movies.
Explore the ruins as we travel en route to the stunning Sahara for overnight adventure under the stars.
Our philosophy as expert travel guides in Morocco since 1987 is to enhance your experience without hindering your journey.
We are there when you need us, and give you the opportunity to explore on your own if you desire, until you are ready to return home with a plenty of tales of Arabian nights and days.
PLEASE NOTE: Other departure dates are available throughout the year. Don't hesitate to ask your seller for your specific dates or any other change to this package and we will do our best to accommodate all your needs!
Discount of $100 available for groups of 4+ : ask your seller before booking!
This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants.
Included in your experience:
* Charming accommodation
* Breakfast and dinner daily
* Private luxury van, Gas, tolls & English speaking driver for entire trip
* 4x4 in and out of Merzouga
* Camel ride in the desert
* Nomad Guide in the desert
* Nomad tent with private bathroom in the desert
* All taxes
* Agency fee
Not included in your experience:
* International Airfare & Travel Insurance
Bring good walking shoes and warm clothes for the night in the desert!
* Rental equipment is availabel, see 'Additional activities' for details
Marrakech – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Tinghir (6 hours drive)
You will start your adventure along the majestic beauty of the High Atlas Mountains, through the scenic route of Tizi n’Tichka’s lush oasis valleys …..mountainous areas highly popular with trekkers…….Berber villages….. and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou on your way to Ouarzazate........ was built by the French in the 1920s, and has since been a frequent location for Hollywood film shoots. You’ll visit one another famous kasbahs of Morocco, Tifoultoute, used as a hotel for the cast of Lawrence of Arabia in the 1960s. Although it was once protected by a powerful dynasty, now its only guards are a sentry of large storks nesting atop its towers.......... follow by a 2 hours drive traveling the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise up like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. This area has long been a popular location for Hollywood films such as The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and most recently Hideous Kinky. The central region is one of the most exciting and romantic destinations of Morocco nestled along rich river valleys, palmeries and burnished mud-brick homes ablaze in vibrant color under the shelter of the blue desert sky to Tinghir.
Dinner and overnight at your charming Kasbah in Tinghir. | Breakfast Included
Tinghir - Todra Gorges - Camel ride & overnight in Merzouga (2h & ½ drive)
After a special Berber breakfast,
Visit to bakery and Maison Berber store in Tinghir
You’ll explore Tinghir, then you depart for the famous Todra Gorges for lunch,
You'll travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments and plunging gorges to Erfoud where you will switch off for a 4x4 short ride to the desert (Merzouga dunes) for a Camel ride and dinner and overnight at a bedwin / Nomad tent to have a taste of the Nomad life style.
As night falls, listen to the heady intoxicating beat of Berber drum music and song during the traditional pouring of mint tea, and delight in a Moroccan feast of harira soup, a savory tagine (stew with meat and vegetables) or couscous, etc…...
At nightfall, You’ll sleep under a nomad tarp beneath flickering stars in the clear desert sky. Experience a sense of timelessness in the still, silent desert unchanged since caravans loaded with spices, gold and indigo crossed long ago. (Good walking shoes are recommended)
Overnight under a nomad tarp beneath flickering stars in the clear desert sky | Breakfast Included
Merzouga – Rissani - Tinghir - Kalat Megouna – Skoura – Ouarzazate – (5 hours drive)
- departure via camel back to 4-wheel vehicle for some of the nomad villages highlights.
- Early lunch with the locals in Rissani with a special Saharaoui stuffed bread
- Afternoon, leave for Ouarzazate via Tinghir including a stop at Kalat Megouna.
Dinner at restaurant Kasbah
B&B at your charming riad in Ouarzazate.
Overnight at your charming riad in Ouarzazate | Breakfast Included
High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech (4 hours drive)
followed by a short drive to Ouarzazate for dinner….. Then you continue your adventure along the majestic beauty of the High Atlas Mountains, through the scenic route of Tizi n’Tichka’s lush oasis valleys and mountainous areas highly popular with trekkers. You’ll stop for dinner at one of the Berber villages on your way to Marrakech past a pageantry of fragrant, dense pine and cedar forests, terraced farms and sienna mud-brick Berber villages to the exotic city of Marrakech.
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| Breakfast Included