1st day: Marrakesh – agdez
Morning departure at 8 o’clock from your hotel or riad in Marrakesh to cross the High Atlas Mountains. After the Tichka pass, you leave the main road and take a side road to the Telouet Kasbah, which belonged to the Lords of the Atlas, the Glaoui family, and which now stands in ruins after the last Pasha fled the country following the departure of the French. From there you continue for lunch at Ait Ben Haddou along the newly asphalted connecting road. This is the most famous Kasbah in Morocco and is a UNESCO World Heritage site , which we visit after lunch. Then we pass anti atlas mountins to agdez where you spend the night.
2nd day: agdez – chigaga
After breakfast, we will go to visit Kasbah Tamnougalte, the oldest Kasbah in the Dra’a Valley, before taking the ancient caravan road between the river and the mountains. On the way, we pass many villages and gardens so that you can gain a better idea of the way of life along the oases. Once in Zagora we stop for lunch in a very pleasant riad. In the afternoon we drive to last village M’hamid and continue to chagaga desert to gate. Here a two-hour camel ride leads to the highest dune to enjoy an unforgettable sunset and to spend the beauty of the night in a nomad tent and Dinner .
3rd day: Chigaga _Ouarzazate
After breakfast, the road takes us through another 90km of desert with varying scenery; Lake Iriqui, the mountains and fossils. Lunch will be in Foum Zguid, the first village after the desert, where it is also . From here the drive to the village of Taznakht, famous for its Berber carpets and rugs. from here we drive to ouarzazate where we will spend the night
4th day: ouarzazate – Marrakesh
After breakfast we visit Kasbah Taourirt in the town and which belonged to the Glaoui family, the Pashas of Marrakesh. Driving to Visit the Atlas Film Studios, where scores of these films were shot and the sets are still intact: Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, Kundun, Game of Thrones …., return to Marrakesh is along the main road where we will be lunch and , passing many Berber villages along the river and through the mountains. At times you come down into the valleys to drive alongside the river bordered by oleander and fruit trees. The gardens are full of olives, walnuts, pomegranates, apples, pears and quinces. Berber women and children tend goats and sheep and climb even the steepest slopes in search of fodder and firewood. We reach Marrakesh at the end of the afternoon.
TOUR INCLUDE :
- Tour in 4×4 vehicle/minibus with A/C
- Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- 1 night in desert camp
- Camel ride
NOT INCLUDED :
NOTE: If this tour we propose does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements .