3 days desert tour from Marrakech


Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Skoura – Kelaa M’gouna – Dades & Todra Gorges

After breakfast you’ll start your journey towards southern Morocco through the high Atlas mountains, you’ll see many beautiful villages on the side of the road until you get to the highest point of 2060 a few miles from there you’ll change the direction towards Ounila valley it is the perfect place to get an insight about fossils and fauna, it”s a unique landscapes of green and red contrasts with vibrant colors. Continue along the way to join the one of the best preserved Kasbahs of Morocco, it’s the historical ( 11th century ) Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou a place where many famous movies were filmed like Babel, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven … Lunch will be in Ouarzazate later you’ll continue via Skoura you’ll take a short off the beathen track that crosses the beautiful oases of Skoura to see an other worth-seeing Kasbah called Amredyle, set off via Kelaa M’gouna it’s a spot where roses festival takes a palce every may of each year, from here you’ll have the chance to travel through the off the beathen track again to see the nomads of the Atlas mountains and how do they servive, their style of life which is totally diferent from what you are used to. Just right when the off road finished and the asphalt began you’ll see Ait Youl Kasbah and the green valley of Dades . You’ll reach Todra Gorges and the rest of the day is to appreciate the quietness of the mountains and nomads of the mountains herding their cattles in the canyons. Night in a hotel in the middle of the gorges

Day 2: Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga

Drive to Merzouga via Erfoud it is known for it’s fossil mines, continue to Rissani, the capital of the Tafilalte area. Today you’ll a take an other short off-road to reach Merzouga Erg Chebbi region, from here you will start the came ride for an overnight in nomad tents located in the heart of the dunes.

Day 3: Merzouga – Tazzarine – Agdez – Marrakech

Drive back to Marrakech via a desertic wild landscape, with plenty of Acacia trees and mountains. You travel through the beautiful Draa valley with its millions of palm grove, keep your eyes open for the berber villages and the magnificent kasbahs. Stop for lunch in Ouarzazate continue to back to Marrakech and the end of the trip.

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