The tour starts with hotel pick up we visit Unesco site of Ait Benhaddou. Then we explore Dades and Todra Gorges with optional hiking in the valley. We enjoy camel ride and sleeping in Merzouga. This is a private tour with “Morocco Camel Travel Morocco” – your trusted company for desert Morocco travel.

Tour Program:

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate

 Pick up at the hotel or riad. We will head towards the High Atlas, this range has the highest altitudes around North Africa. In the higher elevations in winter and well into spring, you can enjoy the snow. We will continue to the fortified city called Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987 and where various famous movies have been made as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy
We will arrive in Ouarzazate where the major film studios are all Morocco. You will have dinner and spend the night in Ouarzazate.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges

 After breakfast, we will spend the morning seeing the film studios where many films are taxed as The Wars, The Mummy, Gladiator …Later we will depart to the Kasbah of Taourirt, a World Heritage Site, full of towers and walls. Inside the Islamic and Jewish religions are mixed. We will continue down the road of Thousand Kasbah, through the great palm Skoura, accompanied by hundreds of Kasbash that we will see along the way. Let’s enter the Dades Valley and we will admire the hundreds of kasbahs dotted along the route. We will continue on the river road entering the narrow valley. We will make a stop to enjoy it. Here you will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 3: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga

 After breakfast, we will depart through Todra Gorges, through the vast palm grove of Tinerhir, where agriculture stands out, date palms, crafts … Later we will arrive at the gorge. Here we can see the spectacular landscape that for thousands of years has been forged thanks to the river that crosses it. Then we will drive to Merzouga, where will you leave your luggage at the hotel and will go to the desert by camel. Once in the Haima, you will have dinner, hear the drums echoing in the desert night, and lie down in the tent.

Day 4: Merzouga – Tour in the Dunes – Khamlia – Desert

 The next morning we will wake up early to watch the sunrise. At midday, we will visit a nomadic family. And eat under the shade of a tree, you will see how the Berber pizza is made and then will taste it. After lunch you will rest awhile and later we will make a route through the desert. We leave to see an oasis in the desert in 4×4, also visit the town of Khamlia (village of the blacks) mines of MIFISS, and you will meet the Berber nomads of the desert … Then you shall return to the Haima, you will have dinner, play music again and will be staying in the tent.

Day 5: Desert – Ziz Valley – Cedar forest – Fes

 After the camelback, a good shower, and a good breakfast we will go to Fez. We will cross Errachidia and then we will go to the Ziz Valley, we will see what the river has built for thousands of years eroded the rock and leading to large palms and adobe villages. Later we will go through Ifrane, where is the Cedar Forest, where we can see a lot of monkeys where we can feed them and enjoy the many cedars that bring this forest.

Price Includes

  •  Pick up and drop off at your hotel/airport
  • Transport in A/C car 4×4 or minibus
  •  English speaking driver and guide
  •  Breakfasts and dinners

Price Excludes

  •  Lunches and drinks
  •  Plane tickets to and from Morocco
  •  Travel insurance
  •  What is not included in program