In this amazing private tour you will travel to the deep south of Morocco to experience camel trekking over the fabulous dunes of Erg Chebbi to reach the camp in the middle of desert where you will enjoy an overnight stay in nomadic tents made of camel and goat hair. Enjoy a beautiful tour around the highlights of Morocco. This will be your fast favorite tour if you enjoy tranquil nights under a blanket of stars being lulled to sleep by the Berber drums playing in the distance.
1st day: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddo – Ouarzazate- Skoura- El Kelaa M’gouna – Boumalene Dades
We will pick you up in Marrakech and depart via Ouarzazate over Tizi-n-Tichka while enjoying some attractive views of the High Atlas Mountains and the Berber villages. Next, we will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, and then stop for lunch. At the entrance to Ouarzazate we will see the sites of the Atlas Studios which have the largest movie studios in the world, such as Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, and The Man Who Would Be King; passing by Kasbah of Taourirt then continuing on toward El Kelaa M’gouna (the valley of roses) and the Dadès Valley.
Overnight includes dinner and breakfast in the Hotel.
2nd day: Boumalen Dades – Todra gorges – Tinjdad – Arfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast, we will drive toward Merzouga and explore the Todra gorges. We will continue by crossing the Todra valley toward Tinjdad where we will have lunch. After lunch, we will drive via Arfoud which is known for their fossils and marble. After we will continue to Merzouga where the caravans in the desert will be waiting for us to have an adventure of riding camels into the Erg Chebbi dunes. They will take us to spend the night in a bivouac (camp in the heart of the desert). We will enjoy Berber food, listen to the drums under a starry night, and sleep in a traditional nomad tent (camel hair tent) in calmness and tranquility of the desert.
3rd day: Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) – Rissani – Alnif – Tazarin – N’kob – Draa valley – Ouarzazate
The camel man (trekker) will wake us up at dawn to see the spectacular sunrise in the desert. After, we will return to the camp to have breakfast. The camel man will take us back to the Auberge to have shower. After relaxing, we will drive to Rissani through the Ksours and kasbahs of Tafilalet. We will visit the Zaouia of Moulay Ali El-Charif, the mausoleum of the dynasty Glaoui founder, and have a walk to discover the local market and traditional souks in Rissani. Next, we will venture on to Ourzazate via Alnif, Tazarin, Draa Valley until reaching Ouarzazate.
Overnight stay includes dinner and breakfast in the Riad.
4th day:Ourzazate – Pass Tizi-n-Tichka – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will depart toward Marrakech crossing the high Atlas Mountains through the pass of Tizi n’Tichka stopping along the way and enjoying the wonderful surroundings then having lunch along our way to Marrakech.