Day 1 : Agadir – Marrakech:
On the morning, we will pick you up in Agadir and will drive you to Marrakech. When we arrive there, we will take you to on a walk to explore Marrakech “the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical cultural interest, including the Majorelle Garden, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs and the Bahia Palace. After our lunch at a nice restaurant near the square Djemaa el Fna, you will walk through the Souks and see a hundreds of handicrafts. Then we will bring you to your Riad, where you will spend your night in Marrakech.
Day 2 : Marrakech –Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley:
After breakfast in your riad, you will start travelling to Ouarzazat and the Dades Valley via the Tichka Pass and over the high Atlas Mountains. Today you will enjoy the travel through the dramatic road of the pass and the fascinating views over the Berber villages and the amazing landscape changing as the day progresses. Your first stop will be at the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. Built by the last Berber chieftain El Glaoui Et-Hami in the late 19th century, it is now a UNESCO matrimonial historical site, which today still houses many Glaoui family members. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue to Ouarzazat, “the Hollywood of Africa”. After lunch, travel to the Dades Gorge through the road of “the Thousand Kasbahs”, which offers many fine photo opportunities of nature and people. We’ll get to Kalaat Mgouna – famous for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May – visit the Berber Souk of Kalaat Mgouna, then continue to Bouthaghrar along the Rose valley. On to the Dades Valley where you will enjoy seeing the amazing rock formation famous as “the monkey toes”. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 3 : Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga:
After breakfast in the hotel, leave the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the 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. You will enjoy a 2 hours hike within the valley; meet locals in their fields and learn about the local culture and geography. After lunch, your journey continues to Merzouga via Erfoud through the oasis of Tafilalet, the largest date palm grove in Morocco. You will have the opportunity to walk the authentic souk of Rissani, and learn about the trading caravans travelling as far as Timbuctu in Mali. Get to Merzouga on the afternoon and check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 4 : Tour around Erg Chebbi Desert & Camel Trekking:
After breakfast in your hotel, you will start an explorative journey of the area; you will visit the nomads in their goat hair tent and learn about the desert life, afterwards you visit the Gnaoua people, originally slaves brought from Sudan; here you will have the opportunity to listen to their music and learn about their culture and lifestyle. Depending on what time of year you visit, you may have a visit to the lake of Merzouga and its bird population such as the “Flamingos”. On the afternoon, we will drive you to the desert camp, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. You will enjoy the beauty of the Sahara desert and the sunset over the golden dunes. After the sunset you will enjoy your dinner in front of the camp where you will spend your first night under, or if you prefer, under the stars. Our camp is equipped with western bathrooms.
Day 5 : Merzouga – Rissani – Nekob – Agdez – Ouarzazat :
Your camel man will wake you up early in the morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise of your life. Afterwards, you will trek back to the village of Merzouga enroute you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. Arriving late morning back in Merzouga. After breakfast in your riad, leave for Rissani – once Sijilmassa – is the foundation of the Alaouite Dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the woman veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We’ll continue driving to Ouarzazat, via Agdez, before we get to the fascinating Draa Valley at the edge of the Atlas Mountains, along which lay hundreds of Berber Kasbahs. get to your hotel in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay in the riad.
Day 6 : Ouarzazate – Taroudant – Agadir:
Our Last day starts with a breakfast and then we will drive to Taliouine. There you will have time to visit the cooperative locale for “red Gold – Saffron”. After lunch we will drive to Taroudant, which has kept intact the character of its past, you admire the Medina and you will visit the souk craftsmanship. Afterwards we continue to Agadir and transfer to the hotel of your choice. End of our services.