Morocco is one of these countries that you have to visit. The landscapes, the culture and the inhabitants have to be discovered and you will spend unforgetable moments over there. During this trip you will have the opportunity to visit the the area of Ouarzazate, in the center of the country. Ths is an area where there is the desert of course and its inhabitants, dromedaries and camels. There are the mountains, the Atlas Mount, the oasis and a lot of things more.
Day 1 : Arrival
Arrival at the airport and then you will take a taxi to check-in at the hotel.
Day 2 : Marrakech- Ourika Valley- Taroudant
Departure from Marrakech the morning at 7 :30 AM to the Ourika Valley. You will cross typical villages and beautiful landscapes. You will take your lunch in mountains, near waterfalls and torrents.
During the afternoon, you will reach Taroudant by a little mountain road through the Tizi-n’test pass. From the road you will have a large view on the valley. When arrived at Taroudant, you will visit the city, souks, ramparts and then the evening and the night in a riad.
Day 3 : Taroudant – Taliouine – Taznakht – Foum’Zguid
You will go to Taliouine where you will visit the saffron cooperative and take the lunch in a typical inn. About the afternoon, you will take the road to Taznakht (city of carpets)where you will discover the artisanal process to produce carpets and then, you will continue to Foum’Zguid, the last city before the desert and off-roads. You will spend one night in the city.
Day 4 : Foum’Zguid – Iriki Lake – Sacred Oasis – Chigaga
Walk in the small city of Foum’Zguid before to reach the dunes of Chigaga Hamada by car. You will see the Iriki Lake before to arrive at the sacred oasis to take the lunch. Then, you will go to Chigaga to see the sunset from the top of the highest dune. You will stay there for the evening and the night in a bivouac.
Day 5 : Chigaga – M’hamid – Zagora – Draa valley – Ouarzazate
Walk by dromedary for around one hour and then ou will go to M’hamd by 4 wheel drive vehicle through the oued Latach (2 hours of off-roads). Once arrived in M’hamid, you will visit the village with its palm grove, meal in a local family and walk in covered streets of the old Ksar. Then, you will go to Zagora, cross Tamgroute, the village of the potters. You will arrive in Ouarzazate and continue to the Fint oasis at 10km of Ouarzazate in the mountains. Evening and night in the oasis.
Day 6 : Fint Oasis – Roses Valley – Dades breasts – Toudra breasts
You will go to Ouarzazate by crossing the breasts of Dades, the valley of roses and the road of the 1000 kasbah. A visit of the Kasbah of Skoura is scheduled. Lunch taken on the road. Direction to Boutarar where you could see curious colored rocks with geometrical shapes green and pink. Maybe you will meet the shepherds and the herds of goats and sheeps. You will spend the night in a host’s house with a view over the valley and to go there you will see the Kasbah Aït-Youl and the breasts of Toudra.
After the breakfast, we go back up the breasts of Toudra and take the off-road which cross a part of the Atlas. We will climb to 2800 meters above the sea level. We will make some stops to take photos and some walks. You will see nomads under tent and other ones who live in cave dwellings. Lunch in the breasts and departure to Skoura where you will make a horse ride for one hour and a half in the palm grove. Night in a host’s house.
Day 8 : Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Tichka pass – Marrakech
Departure from Skoura at 8 :30 AM, you will have a general view of Ouarzazate and continue to Ait Benhaddou, an old ksar classified in the UNESCO World Heritage. This is where you will take your lunch and then, you can walk in the slopping alleys before to go back to Marrakech by the national road and the Tichka pass. Some stops during the trip by car and arrival in Marrakech at the end of the afternoon. You will spend your last night in Marrakech before to take your plane the next day.
Day 9 : Airport
Transfer to the airport by taxi