1st day of the easter vacation in Morocco.
MARCH 24 – FROM MARRAKECH TO DADES GORGES EASTER VACATION
Departure from Marrakech to Dades Valley, in the High Atlas. During this tour of great beauty, we can contemplate the mountain of Tizi n’Tichka with 2.260m of altitude. A route of stark contrasts which also allow us to see the many Berber villages which sit on hillsides. Mandatory stop to visit the beautiful village of Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and famous for being the setting for several films including Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Gladiator (2000), and The Jewel of Cleopatra Nile, among others. Also, visit a women’s cooperative dedicated to the marketing of the famous Argan oil. We will continue the route passing through Ouarzazate and the breathtaking Valley of Roses. Arrive at Dades Valley red. Dinner and overnight.
2nd day of the easter vacation in Morocco
MARCH 25 – FROM DADES GORGES TO MERZOUGA DESERT
Morning departure to the desert and visit the Todra Gorge, about 15 km from Tinghir. Lunch. In the afternoon, departure to Erfoud through the palm Tourouq. Erfoud visit a workshop production of marble fossils. We continue towards the impressive dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. Once there we can contemplate an unforgettable sunset from the high dune, which arrive on the backs of camels. Unforgettable night resting in authentic Berber haimas under the beautiful starry sky of the desert. Dinner and accommodation in Haima camp in the dunes of Merzouga.
3rd day of the easter vacation in Morocco
MARCH 26 – MERZOUGA – ERG CHEBBI SAND DUNES
Early risers can enjoy a wonderful sight it is to see the sunrise in the dunes. And after a good breakfast, we will have an excursion to the beautiful seasonal lake Dayet Srji, migration season that hosts hundreds of pink flamingos and wild ducks. We continue to the village of slaves, where we shall hear its century music and enjoy watching “Dancing Camel”. On the way to the desert we will see some typical local villages and visit a nomadic family that take tea. Dinner and overnight.
4th day of the easter vacation in Morocco
MARCH 27 – FROM MERZOUGA DESERT TO OUARZAZATE
Breakfast and departure to Ouarzazate. We begin the route through the vast palm grove of Tafilalet and Rissani, capital of the former sultans “alaouite”. Visit to its famous market and parking donkeys. We will continue to Ouarzazate by the impressive Draa Valley, through the Berber village of Agdz and Ait Port Saoun of 1,660 m. Arrival in Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight.
5th day of the easter vacation in Morocco
MARCH 28 – FROM OUARZAZATTE TO MARRAKECH
Departure to Marrakech. The route today we will be surprised to see one of the hidden beauties of the High Atlas: Ounila Valley. Continuation of the route to Marrakech through the mountain pass of Tizi-n’Tichka, passing the famous Kasbah of the Pasha El Glaoui. The building was home to T’hami the Glaoui and his family, governor of Marrakech in the early twentieth century. Arrival in Marrakech and transfer to the airport at the appointed time.