FOLLOW THE TRAIL OF THE OLD CARAVANS
EXPERIENCE THE BERBER SPIRIT
A unique experience, plunged in the silence of the Sahara Desert, following the rythm of the old nomadic caravans that crossed this wild land to Mauritania and Mali.
DEPARTURE FROM: MARRAKECH
DURATION: 4 DAYS/ 3 NIGHTS
PRICE: 260 EUROS FOR 4 PEOPLE PER PERSON
INCLUDE SERVICES: TRANSPORT, DRIVER/GUIDE,TWO NIGHTS IN THE HOTEL, NIGHT IN BERBER CAMP, CAMEL RIDE, ENTRANCE , THREE DINNERS AND THREE BREAKFASTS.
EXCLUDE SERVICES: TIPS , DRINKS, LUNCHeS.
DAY 1: MARRAKECH, OUARZAZATE, SKOURA, DADES VALLEY.
Departure from your hotel in Marrakech in the morning, for crossing the spectacular High Atlas mountains with its beautiful landscape. On our way we will have several stops so you will have the opportunity to take pictures of the fregat views. Via Imini Valley we reach Ouarzazate, Hollywood of Africa, where we will have lunch. After lunch we continu our journey to Dades Valley via Skoura Palmery and Rose Valley. We leave the mainroad to drive in the middle of the palmery to explore the Road of Thousand Kasbahs, where we will find numerous ancient kasbahs, giving a beautiful contrast with the fresh green of the palmtrees. We will visit Amridil Kasbah in Skoura, a beautiful kasbah dated from 17th century. We will reach Dades Valley in the end of the afternoon.Diner and night in a nice hotel.
DAY 2: DADES GORGES, TODRA GORGES, MERZOUGA.
After breakfast we drive to Todra gorges, the highest gorges in Morocco (300m high), on the way we will have several stops to give you the opportunity to take pictures at panoramic sites. We will have a walk in the palmery and have and a tea at a Berber family, before driving further to Touroug for having lunch. We will visit an old system of irrigation. After the visit we will continue our way to Merzouga where you will get a room to put your luggage and start the magical experience of having a camel ride over the dunes to our Campsite in the middle of the dunes to spend the night under a million stars. Night and dinner at the campsite.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA, RISSANI, DRAA VALLEY, OUARZAZATE.
If you wake up early enough you can see the beautiful sunrise. The return to hotel will be on camel back. After breakfast and a shower, we drive back west to Ouarzazate via Rissani and some typical villages such as Tazzarine and Nkob ) before reaching the biggest and the longest Palmery of Draa valley. We will have lunch in Nkob the oldest of 45 kasbah. In Draa valley we will follow the Ancient Road of the Caravans. On the way we will have several stops to give you the opportunity to take pictures or just enjoy the fabulous landscape. We will reach Ouarzazate in the end of the afternoon. Night and dinner in a nice hotel.
DAY 4: OUARZAZATE, AIT BEN HADDOU, TELOUET, MARRAKECH.
Departure from Ouarzazate after breakfast. First visit will be the ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village and listed as an UNESCO world hertitage site and also the scene of famous film productions such as Gladiator and Games of Thrones. After the visit we drive among Ounila valley to reach our second sceduled stop in Telouet to visit Telouet kasbah, the luxury house of the Pasha Glaoui. After the visit and lunch we drive back via the High Atlas mountains to Marrakech , where we will arrive at the end of the afternoon