Travelling through Morocco by road is easy and the roads are generally good. A drive across the High Atlas Mountains or through a part of the south of Morocco will leave lasting and graphic memories for years to come.Below, one of the best tailor-made itineraries in Morocco. A Desert tour is an experience not to be missed, and will change an annual holiday into the trip of a lifetime.
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Depart Marrakech and drive through the High Atlas Mountains with a spectacular view of berber villages, and reach the Tizi n’ Tichka pass (2260 m). Vsit the exotic Kasbah of AïtBenhaddou, then continue to Ouarzazate center, where you can tour the Atlas Studios, the largest movie studio in Africa.
Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurant and visit after the Kasbah of Tourirt, former residence of the Glaoui Dynasty. Continue to the Kasbah of Amerhidil in Skoura, situated by the Amerhidil River and one of the largest in Morocco, and the Rose Valley later.Overnight in the Dades Valley.
After breakfast, depart for the Dades Gorges and stop to enjoy the spectacular scenery while sipping on mint tea, also known as “Berber Whiskey.” Continue to Tinghir via BoulmanDades, and see beautiful palm trees and lush landscapes. The journey then moves on the Todra Gorges for a leisurely lunch.
After lunch, drive to Merzouga to trek by camel across the wind-blown Erg Chebbi dunes, a classic Saharan Desert of all the picture books. Spend the evening in a bivouac (camp) with a typical Moroccan dinner. Sleep in a traditional nomadic camel hair tent.
Wake up to a spectacular desert sunrise during breakfast. Bivouac trekkers will return by camel and continue to the small town of Rissani, where you will visit the Ksours and Kasbahs of Tafilalt, stopping at the Tafilalt Palm Grove en route. Go to the zaouia of Moulay Ali Sherif (mausoleum of the dynasty’s founder) on local market day in Rissani to see traditional souks.
Next, drive to Ouarzazate via Alnfe, Tazarine, Drâa Valley, and Agdz, visiting the Tamnougalt Kasbah. Overnight in a Kasbah Riad, where you will have the opportunity to visit the city.
Following breakfast, continue your return journey to Marrakech via the Tizin’Tichka Pass over the High Atlas Mountains, stopping en route for lunch.
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