Ouarzazate Tour 5Days / 4Nights
Day 1: Ouarzazate - Dades Gorges - Todra Gorges (240 km): Pick-up in Ouarzazate and drive towards Todra gorges over the road of thousand kasbahs. We’ll have a short visit of the Kasbah of Amridil, then continue through the roses valley where we will cross 20 km off-road to arrive in Ait Youl village and break lunch in the Dades valley. Afternoon, we will continue to reaching the Todra valley and overnight in a local Hotel Kasbah.
Day 2: Todra Gorges - Errachidia - Merzouga (280 km): After breakfast, we head to the desert Merzouga via many varied landscapes of valleys with Berber villages of Ait Hani, Assoul and Goulmima oasis. Arrival to Errachidia and stop for lunch. Afternoon south by the Ziz valley with its impressive magic oasis and pre-Saharan Kasbah to reach the town of Erfoud. Visit the fossil shop local craft and the old Kasbah named Abdel Halim Rissani and continue to reach the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Night in a local Hotel Kasbah.
Day 3: Merzouga - Desert Excursion - Camel Trek (120 km): The next step is devoted to explore the desert life around the area of Erg Chebbi. We will visit the small villages and oases, the local nomads, mines of Mifis, the village of gnawas (blacks of Soudan), crossing the runways of Paris-Dakar and different desert plateaus as black desert, salt lakes, wadis ... Break lunch on the road, then back to your accomodation and change from our vehicle to camels, you’ll be taken on a camel rides to enjoy the sunset and sunrise on the desert. Overnight in a private desert camp.
Day 4: Merzouga - Zagora (240 km track / road 300 km): After witnessing the emergence of the sun in the camp, you return to the hotel for breakfast and shower. We descend further south in the Draa Valley, either by road, going on the small towns of Rissani, Alnif and Nekoub ... Either the trail following in the footsteps of Paris-Dakar by small villages Taouz, Ouzina , Ramlia and ... Tafraoute through the same desert landscapes. Arrival in Zagora (The ancient caravans to Timbuktu in 52 days) and overnight in Riad Hotel where in the desert camp.
Day 5: Zagora - Agdz - Ouarzazate (210 km): At 9 o'clock and before returning over Ouarzazate, we will visit the old Koranic library, the local pottery artisans and the underground kasbah at Tamegroute and then return along the fascinating valley of the Draa, the longest Moroccan river with its oasis and Ksours pre-Saharan. We stop for lunch in the old fort of Agdz (resting place) with a beautiful view of the valley and then we will cross the Anti-Atlas via Tizi n'Tinifift (1660m) to reach Ouarzazate in the evening and the end of our journey.
OUARZAZATE TOUR 5Days / 4Nights (Option II)
Day 1: Ouarzazate - Foum Zguid - Erg Chegaga (120 km track + 70 km road): Early morning we leave from Ouarzazate to the desert of Erg Chegaga through small villages and oases to reach the fortified village of Foum Zguid where we stop for lunch. In the afternoon we will continue crossing the desert plateau of black rocks of volcanic stones with acacia trees and sometimes nomads who live in tents. Pursuit by crossing the dry lake Iriqui (30 km), the largest lake in the Marocan desert to reach the Chegaga dunes late evening. You'll have the opportunity to see the sunset on a big dune. Overnight in a local bivouac.
Day 2: Erg Chegaga - M'hamid - Zagora (50 km track + 90 km road): At 9 am after breakfast, we head Zagora by crossing known with its old departures caravans "Timbuktu in 52 days" to the dunes of Erg Chebbi along the impressive Draa Valley via the small towns of Nekoub, Tazzarine Alnif and Rissani. Where via the trail through the Saharan landscapes with small villages and nomadic Berber tents. Lunch break in the road, so we continue to drive towards the impressive dunes of Merzouga. Overnight in a traditional hotel/Kasbah, where in a desert camp with camel riding.
Day 3: Zagora - Merzouga (300 km road / 240 km track): At 09 am after your breakfast, we'll depart from Zagora known with its old caravans "Toumbouctou in 52 days" towards Erg Chebbi dunes along the impressive Draa valley via the small cities of Nekoub, Tazzarine, Alnif and Rissani. Where via the track crossing the saharan landscapes with small berber villages and nomads under tent. The break lunch in the route, then we continue to drive towards the impressive dunes of Merzouga. Overnight in a traditional Hotel/Kasbah, where in a desert camp with camel rides.
Day 4: Merzouga - Errachidia - Todra Gorges (280 km): In the morning you will wake up early to watch the sunrise golden sun behind the dunes, then breakfast. We will start the next stage via huge palm Tafilalet through the city of Rissani (former capital of the Alawite dynasty) known with its large southern souk) and Erfoud to take the road towards the Ziz Valley and lunch in the town of Errachidia. In the afternoon we drive by the great oasis of Goulmima and Tinjdad towards Tinghir, where we stop for dinner and overnight in a hotel/Riad.
Day 5: Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges - Ouarzazate (240 km): After breakfast, we leave to the discovery of the valley and Dades gorges via the road of thousand kasbah. There we will cross about 20 km trail through the nomadic families still living in caves. Continuation road along the fascinating valley of roses at Kalaa M'gouna, then visit the old Kasbah Amridil located in areas of great oasis of Skoura and luch in a local restaurant. Arrival at Ouarzazate in the late evening and end of our trip.