Discover the magic of the south of Morocco in 4 days. This tour contains a lot of fun and adventure. On the second day, you will spend the night in a beautiful desert camp and a short camel trek is on the program. You will visit the most interesting places in the south of Morocco, including the Todgha Gorges and the Draa Valley.
Day 1: Trip from essaouira to Boumaln Dades
The tour starts at 6h30 AM from your accommodation in Essaouira direction Marrakech and towards southeast Morocco. After crossing the High Atlas Mountains, we leave the main road and take the right side road to the village of Telouet to visit an ancient Kasbah, a former residence of the Glaoui, the Pasha of Marrakech.
We drive through a beautiful valley. This valley was a very important road for the merchant desert caravans. We continue along the stunning road to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, where you can take a short tour of the old village and have lunch at a local restaurant with a beautiful view over the village and the nearby hills. This is the most famous fortified Kasbah in all of Morocco and is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. After lunch, we visit the Kasbah. This has been used as the backdrop for many Hollywood films. Then we head to Ouarzazate or African Hollywood as many actors call this small Berber town.
After visiting the main attraction of Ouarzazate, we continue driving along the Valley of the Roses to the Dades Gorge. This valley is known as the road of 1000 kasbah. Later we reach our accommodation in Dades Gorge before sunset.
Day 2: Trip from Dades Gorge to Merzouga
Depart from Dades Gorges to Todgha Gorge, the famous natural gorge in North Africa, and take a one-hour walk along the river there where you will also have the opportunity to meet nomad people who fetch water in the gorge. After lunch, we will cross many Berber villages such as Erfoud and Rissani to reach the Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi for an amazing experience. You will benefit from a splendid sunset, a sky full of stars, and sunrise on the tops of the dunes near the camp where you will spend the night in Berber tents.
Day 3: Trip from Merzouga to Nkob and Ouarzazate
After enjoying the sunrise on the dunes and a delicious breakfast, you can snowboard in the dunes if you wish. Hereafter you ride back to the hotel by camel. We are heading towards Rissani to Alnif and on the way, we visit the village Nkob with its 45 kasbahs. Here we drive along the valley of the Draa with thousands of palm trees along the river. Before arriving at the village of Agdz we visit the Kasbah of Tamnougalt. Then we continue to Ouarzazate via Ait Saoun. Overnight stay in a typical accommodation.
Day 4: Trip from Ouarzazate to Essaouira
Today, you leave the city of Ouarzazate to the Atlas mountains and the coast of Morocco.
Along the way, you will see many authentic Berber villages and stop in Marrakech for lunch before heading to the Atlantic coast.
On the way to Essaouira, you will have the opportunity to stop to see an Argan Cooperative where women work each day to extract argan oil from the locally grown nuts and where they make argan oil products for food and beauty products.
Sunny Morocco, is an agency of events,tourism organization in Marrakech. After 13 years of experience, Mohamed and his team will make your stay as pleasant as possible.