The Taste of Morocco: 4 Days from Marrakesh-Skoura Palm Oasis-Merzouga and Erg Chebbi dunes back to Marrakesh
The Moroccan Desert is one of the highlights of the country. From crossing the mountains to visiting Kasbahs, then see Gorges, sleeping under the stars in a Bedouin-style desert camp to sunset camel rides, there are many ways to explore the towering dunes of Morocco, listen to traditional music next to watch the sunset, full and clear moon to the sunrise, generally our Morocco desert tours discover the mysteries of Sahara Desert .the Moroccan desert is a truly unique experience.
Day 01 : Marrakech-High Atlas mountains-Ait Benhaddou Kasbah –Ouarzazate City -Skoura Palm Oasis
On this desert tour experience we start our first day from Marrakesh at 08:00 am to Ouarzazate, gateway to the Deep South, crossing the High Atlas Mountains by the Tizin-Tichka (2260 m) which we offer extraordinary landscapes, and Berber villages. Before the entrance to Ouarzazate we will enjoy a visit to a famous Kasbah, one of Ait Benhaddou, classified by UNESCO as world heritage, a beautiful location for filming of major movies. Then we will continue our way to the city to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt or just take some pictures. Then we will continue through the skoura Oasis, where numerous ancient Kasbahs stand amongst the palm trees, for a wonderful first night.
Day 2: Skoura Oasis-Valley of Roses-Dades Valley-Tinghir-Todra Valley-Todra Gorges-Merzouga
After breakfast we will cross the valley of roses with stop to see cosmetics locally made from the valley abundant roses. Then to Dades valley destination Merzouga by visiting valley of the thousand Kasbahs, Tinghir visit of the local palm and Kasbah, also Todra Gorges,then we drive trough Rissani, , Erfoud, and Tafilalte oasis, to attain the Camp at Erg Chaabi after a break in Merzouga. 1h of camels rid to reach the Camp and to admire the sunset over the huge sand dunes of erg Chebbi,we will spend the night in a traditional nomad tent watching the stars and the rising moon in the wonderful Sahara.
Day 3 : Merzouga-Rissani-Alnif-Draa valley-Agdez-Tamnougalt
Admiration of the sunrise, Rid of 1h on camel’s back to Merzouga ,after breakfast we start the way back to Marrakech through Rissani,the origin of the Alaouit dynasty reigning Morocco. Then we cross a kind of desert (is like rocky desert) and the Berber villages of Alnif , through the Draa valley (the largest one in Morocco ) to Agdez where the biggest palm tree in Morocco. you will have chance to have 1 hour and half walk on the heart of the palmerie seeing local farmers and see the Village of Taliwin or Tamnougalt. (overnight in Agdez).
Day 04 : Agdz-Ait Saoun Mountains--Ouarzazate-High Atlas Mountains -Marrakech
After the breakfast we take the road again crossing the nice Rocky Mountains Ait Saoun via Tizi ntnifift, to Ouarzazate we will have lunch in the high atlas mountains in a local Berber family , then back to Marrakesh .