Tour from Marrakesh to Zagora and Merzouga (7 days)

1st day: Marrakech – Telouet – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate (247 km)

Departure from Marrakech desitination Ouarzazate by the collar Tizi Tichka (2260 m of altitude), visit the splendid Laglaoui kasbah in Telouet, then to take the track to arrive, after 3 hours the to Ait Ben Haddou kasbah: site classified world heritage of UNESCO (the kasbah where were turned many films ( The Mummy, Lawrence of Arabia, Astérix….), continuation towards Ouarzazate (visit of the studios of the cinema). The night will be in the hotel.

2nd day: Ouarzazate -Zagora (207 km)

Departure from Ouarzazate towards Zagora by the magic palm plantation of the valley of Draa; an occasion to visit the very old kasbah., the lunch will be in Zagora, And the afternoon, you will visit Tamegroute, the village known by the splendid library created at the 17th century when manuscripts of Coran are preserved illuminated, written on skin of gazelle and also the books of history and medicine. The night will be in the hotel in Zagora.

3rd day: Zagora – M’harech – jdayed leave Zagora per track, lunch will be in the Oasis M’ harech in an inn in full desert, close to the village Tafraoute, continuation towards the Oubahallou oasis to arrive end of the day at Auberge Itran Sahara in Jdayed.

4th day: Jdayed – Taouz – Begaa – Merzouga

Departure from Jdayed desination Merzouga, passing by Taouz to visit rupestral engravings, then to continue towards the Begaa village, a small urban area in full desert . Before laying the sunrise, arriving at Merzouga knowed by the dunes of Erg Chebbi. the night the night will be in an inn near the dunes (to make an excursion on the dunes to benefit from the sunset in the dunes)..

5th day: Merzouga

…This stage is the most important in this tour: you will have camel trip to the the middle of the dunes to spend one night in the bivouac under berber tent and the visit of Khamliya village After the breakfast, to make the turn of the dunes by 4×4 to visit the tents of nomads in full desert and to have an idea on their lifestyle, then you will visit the village of Khamliya slaves to assist the dance and the music of the gnawas of the south (former slaves of the sultan of Marrakech in 1590), also you will visit the lake with the pink flamingos in full desert and. In the afternoon you will have a dromedary trip to spend the night to the bivouac under tents of nomads in the middle of the dunes of the Erg chebbi.

6th day: Merzouga – Gorges of Todra – Gorges of Dades

The passage by the splendid palm plantation of the valley of ZIZ in Rissani, Erfoud and Jorf, the continuous voyage via several kasbah and oasis until you arrive to the Todra gorges. ( lunch in gorges) then to continue to Dades gorges. The night will be in an inn.

7th day: Gorges of Dades – Kalaat M’gouna – Sekoura – Marrakech

Departure from the gorges of Dadès to join Marrakech passing by e valley of the pinks (see a gum of products extract from pinks), then to make a stopover in the palm plantation of Skoura (visit of kasbah EMRIDILE), then Ouarzazate (visit of the studios of the cinema) and by the collar Tichka to arrive at Marrakech.

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