MERZOUGA DESERT TOUR 8 DAYS

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DAY 1 : Marrakech – Telouet – Ouarzazate :
After breakfast, Morocco tour starts early. Departure to Telouet via the mountain of hight Atlas passing throught the TiziNtichka pass reaching 2,260 m, visite of the Kasbah of Pacha Glaoui in telouet (lunch in the place). Afternoon tracks to Ait Ben Haddou via the Ounila valley with its berber villages. Continuation to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2 : Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kelaa Mgouna – Roses valley – Dades Gorges – Toudra Gorges :
Leaving Ouarzazate around 8:30am towards Skoura where weìll have a quick 20 minutes visit of the Amredhyle Kasbah, one of the wonders of the southern ìRoute of the thousand kasbahs. Continuing our journey through the Valley of the Roses where cross 50km off-road on Valley tracks. Ait Youl Kasbah . Before heading Boulmane, we will lunch on top of Dades Gorges, reaching Tinghir and 20km after, its fabulous views, and the Toudra gorges Canyons. Dinner and over night in hotel.

DAY 3 : Gorges de Toudra – Tinjdad – Touroug – Erfoud – Merzouga :
In the morning walk around the Tinerghir Palm Plantations. We will drive to Tinjedad to have lunch and visit Touroug Palm Plantations reaching Erfoud town to visit a local fossil craft workshop. Continuing to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, The Dunes of Merzouga. We now switch from our 4×4 to camels, where you will be taken on a camel ride on the dunes to enjoy the Sun set on the dunes and overnight on a true nomad bivouac. Dinner and over night in a bivouac.

DAY 4 : Merzouga – Khamlia – Taouz – Ouzina – Ramlia – Mharkech :
Early in the morning in order to admire the sunrise, return on camels to the the bottom of the dunes. After breakfast, departure for the village of Khamlia (village of Gnaoua which make music in the desert) with a stop for a tea with ment at the gnaoua house, then departure for Taouz and engravings repistres then descent of Ziz Wadi by the track of Paris-Dakar passing by small village lost in the desert of Ouzina (lunch in the place) and Ramlia, after Ramlia crossed very sandy of the wadi Rheris and track which follows the mountain that leads to M’¬harch. Dinner and over night in hotel.

DAY 5 : M’harch – Zagora :
After the breakfast, departure for Zagora by the track of Paris-Dakar while crossing desert plates, hamadas and nomads under the tent. Dinner and over night in hotel in Zagora.

DAY 6 : Zagora – Tamgroute – Mhamid – Chegaga :
After the breakfast, departure for Tamegroute and visit of Zaouïa, the old Koranic library,the craftsmen of pottery and a Kasbah underground ; then one continues towards Mì hamid and lunch on the place. In the afternoon we will take a track which carries out towards the dunes of cheguagua to see the sun set and spend the night in the Bivouac. Dinner and over night in a bivouac.

DAY 7 : Chegaga – Foum Zguit – Taznakhte – Ouarzazate :
Wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise on the dunes. After the breakfast, departure for Foum Zguit passing by nomads who lives in tents, the dry lake of iriqui and desert plates full of aKassia plants (Picnic for lunch in the place). Continuation to Ouarzazate via Taznakhte. Dinner and over night in hotel.

DAY 8 : Ouarzazate – Marrakech :
After the breakfast departure to visit the town of Ouarzazate : the Kasbah of Taourirt and the cinema studio ; then drive to Marrakech by the Tizi N-Tichka pass.

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