Live an enchantment of the spirit and the senses during a 4 days tour to Zagora and Merzouga, the two pearls of the great Moroccan south where the orange light falls on the desert and reflects the immensity of the sand-colored dunes and the sumptuous kasbahs emerging from a palm grove stand with all their enchantment
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Leave the hectic pace of Marrakech and drive in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle through the panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains, crossing the Tizi N’Tichka pass located at 2260 meters above sea level to first reach Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou the crossroads of Berber civilizations listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop for lunch in Ouarzazate, before continuing your journey to Zagora through the village of Agdez and the Draa Valley well known for its incredible kasbahs and its succession of palm groves all as beautiful as each other. Settle in for dinner and overnight in Zagora at your charming hotel.
Departure early in the morning, after having taken your breakfast take the road to Merzouga through Tazzarine the capital of henna, then the village Alnif with its desert landscapes where you enjoy a lunch before heading to Rissani the cradle of the Alaouite dynasty to end up in Merzouga where the dunes of Erg Chebbi heralds the great desert and testify their charm with their silent and golden expanses, ideal for hiking at the slow pace of the camels at sunset Upon arrival at your bivouac campsite, prepare for an evening of nomadic drumming and enjoy dinner under the stars and around the fire in a large, friendly gathering of nomadic cultures.
Depart early in the morning, after having taken your breakfast take back your camels and admire the sunrise on the desert, return to Merzouga where your driver awaits you to head to Arfoud the great date market from its huge oasis, continue thereafter to the spectacular Todra Gorge plunging to the riverbed with its walls dug since the millennia, enjoy your lunch before resuming the road to the Dades Gorge carved and shaped by nature in delirium. Settle in for dinner and overnight at your charming hotel.
Have breakfast and continue your tour through the fabulous nature of the Dades Gorge to Kelaa Mgouna with its roses that have taken possession of the valley, their flowering by the thousand is celebrated in May during a unique festival in the world. Leave the valley of roses and head to Skoura, the palm grove with kasbahs of yesteryear and today still inhabited and cultivated by its Berber inhabitants. Lunch in Ouarzazate the dream destination of tourists, visit its famous Kasbah Taourirt, as well as its film studios.Once your visit reaches its end, return to Marrakech by admiring the route overlooking the Atlas Mountains.