Day 3 : Agadir -Taghazout – Essaouira
After breakfast, we will meet you at your hotel and travel to Essaouira by way of the coastal road to see some great Berber villages and Taghazout Beach. We will stop along the way to visit an Argan Co-op where argan oils are extracted. You will experience incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean along the drive before arriving at your riad in Essaouira.
Check Hotel > ATLAS ESSAOUIRA
Day 4 : Essaouira – Marrakesh
We will spend the morning in Essaouira touring the Scala Fortress, The Mellah, as well as the medina with many talented artisans. Essaouira is the City of Wind which means you can relax on the beach and watch the surfers. Or, you can take a short camel or horse ride on the beach or have a qud adventure. After lunch, we will travel on to Marrakech.
Chesk Hotel > RIAD MARANA
Day 5: Marrakech – Tizi-N-Tichka – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate
After breakfast we will travel across the high Atlas Mountains by way of the Tizi N Tichka pass, passing through Berber villages to reach the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou where you will have free time to wander this UNESCO heritage site. We will have lunch in the village and continue toward Ouarzazate where will have dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Check Hotel > DAR CHAMAA
Day 6: Ouarzazate –Skoura – Dades Gorge
After breakfast we will visit the city of Ouarzazate, the gateway to the desert and a perfect place to start our expedition to highlight the Kasbah of Taourirt, the main palace of the Glaoui, the great Pacha of south Morocco. We continue toward the valley of the roses, passing through Skoura, Boumalne Dades until we reach the Dades gorge where we will have dinner and pass the night.
Check Hotel > BABYLON DADES
Day 7: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorges- Erfoud- Merzouga
Depart on a road dotted with 1000 Kasbahs, all of them different. After several stops, we arrive at one of the marvels of the south, the Gorge of Todra. The Todra River has formed a narrow gorge with vertical walls of enormous proportions and of great beauty. It is the paradise for climbers and a unique place andsomewhat spiritual. We continue toward the south with lunch on the road and continue toward the desert until we reach the impressive sand dunes of Merzouga, the Erg Chebbi. We will have free time to climb the dunes and take advantage of the sunset. Dinner awaits us at our hotel.
Check Hotel > NOMAD PALACE
Day 8: Explore Merzouga Desert Area
Erg Chebbi tour is an extension of the sand desert in the great dunes of Morocco, connecting by track following a part of the route of the old Paris-Dakar. We will stop at the oasis and then continue until to a settlement where the nomads know the secrets of life. Stop at Khamilia inhabited by people originating in Mali. While there, we will enjoy the music at Guana while enjoying delicious mint tea. We will locate our camels to begin our safari of 90 minute into the desert where we will dine and camp in Berber tents at the base of the great dunes. You will experience a sunset beyond compare. Relax under the desert sky of millions of stars listening to the music of the shifting sand.
Day 9: Merzouga desert -– Rissani – Alnif- Tazzarine- Nkob -Draa valley- Zagora
We will wake you before dawn to watch the sunrise. The camels will return us to our hotel where we will shower, have breakfast and leave for Rissani. We will visit the fabulous souk and take a moment to practice your bargaining skills. We will continue through the interesting landscapes of the pre-desert until we reach the town of Zagora. This city was formerly a major departure point for caravans making the long journey to Timbuktu. Zagora is also the administrative center of the oasis of the same name which is rich in the production of dates. We will dine and overnight at the riad.
Check Hotel > RIAD LAMANE
Day 10 : Zagora – Agadir
We will cross the anti Atlas mountains you will have the opportunity to learn about and purchase saffron, a prized spice.that is widely available in Taliouine City. We will return you to your hotel.
Check Hotel > ANEZI TOWER
Day 11 : Departure
This will be our last together after this incredible Berber tour. We will pick you up at your hotel for transport to the airport.