3 days 2 nights, 9 days 8 nights
We will cross the Souss Massa plain, with its aromatic, orange groves and fields of famous Moroccan argan trees. We will stop to visit the city of Taroudant. From here, we proceed to the town of Taliouine, where we will have lunch. After, we will drive towards Agdz via Taznakht and Bou Azzer. In Agdz, we will have dinner and stay overnight in a local hotel.
After breakfast, we cross the desert track until we reach Taznakht, then we pass through the Draa Valley. We will have lunch in Zagora, then continue towards the desert dunes of Erg Lihoudi, passing through the towns of Tagounite and M’hamid. In M’hamid, we will have dinner and stay overnight in a desert camp.
We depart from M’Hamid and pass through the Draa Valley. We will stop for lunch in Tamegroute and also visit a Koranic library. Then, we continue towards Zagora where we will have dinner and stay overnight in a hotel.
We depart from Zagora passing through Tizi n’ Tafilalet. We will stop for lunch in Tazarine, then continue towards the Valley of Tafilalet. We pass through Rissani to reach the Merzouga Desert. We will prepare for a camel ride and trek to our desert camp. We will spend the night in a desert tent.
In the morning, we depart for Todra Gorge passing through Rissani, Erfoud and Tinghit. At Todra Gorge, we will walk through a narrow rock canyon before continuing on to the Dades Valley. We will drive through Kelaa M’Gouna until we reach Ouarzazate where we will visit the stunning Amridil Kasbah. In Ouarzazate, we will have dinner and stay overnight in a local hotel.
In the morning, we will explore the famous kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO Heritage Site. Then, we continue towards Marrakech where you will enjoy a guided tour. We will explore many historical sites in Marrakech including a visit to the Saadians Tombs, Bahia Palace, and Djemaa El Fna, the famous city square. We stay overnight in Marrakech.
In the morning, we cross the Haouz plain and journey through the High Atlas Mountains. We stop for lunch in Bigoudine where we visit a traditional Berber house. In the afternoon, we will reach Agadir where our tour ends.
– 4 nights at the Hotel plus dinner and breakfast
– 2 nights under a Berber tent plus dinner and breakfast
– 7 days tour with an AC Land Cruiser 4×4
– English speaking driver
– 2 hours camel riding
– 4×4 Desert tour
3 Days Desert Tour Merzouga Desert Tour will be departing from Agadir in the early morning with an interesting stop to enjoy the old ramparts of Taroudant city. Then, continue to Taliouine known as the produced town for Safran, it is the heart of the saffron growing area of Morocco ”Saffron Cooperative” and carries on to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, 30 kilometres from Ouarzazate. The Kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs and is a UNESCO world heritage site, then continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa” the town has one of the biggest studios in the world where a lot of movies you might have seen, such as “Gladiator”, “Jewel of the Nile” and “The Sahara” where shot. Check into your Riad/Hotel where you will be accommodated with dinner and breakfast.
After breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs” – the fascinating “sandcastles”. We will continue on our journey to stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “The Roses city” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to Dades valley and Tinghir where we will visit Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Get to the Gorge and walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continue our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch; afterwards, we leave for the village of Merzouga, where your camel will be awaiting you. Before you mount your camel guided by an experienced camel man, explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.
In the morning we will ride the camels backing to Merzouga. You’ll have breakfast and shower in your riad in Merzouga, then leave for Rissani (once Sijilmassa) – the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the women veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We’ll continue driving towards Agadir via Alnif, Tazarine, Nkob, and Agdiz. We will enjoy the sightseeing of the fascinating Draa Valley which has hundreds of Berber Kasbahs; so as to continue to Taznakht, Taliouine and arrive at Agadir after sunset.
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