Day 1: MARRAKECH – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS – KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU – OUARZAZATE – DADES VALLEY:
In the morning, our agency driver will pick you up from your accommodation and leave Marrakech towards Dades Gorge. Crossing the high Atlas Mountains via Tizi-in-Tichka pass (2260 m in altitude), with stops for panoramic views and take your lifetime shoots of the Berber villages and their beautiful landscape. By the afternoon we will arrive at one of Morocco's most famous and historic sites, Kasbah of Ait Ben-Haddou, a UNESCO world heritage site and a place where many international movies were filmed including, Game of Throne and Gladiator. After having lunch at one of the local restaurants in the Kasbah, we drive to Ouarzazate to visit the Atlas Film studio, where many popular movies have been filmed such as; Lawrence of Arabia, The Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, Kingdom of Heaven, Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, etc.). Then have a short walk at the Kasbah of Taourirt, the most impressive fortification in Morocco. After, we drive to Dades Gorges passing through the Skoura valley route known as the valley of thousand kasbahs and “Roses Valley”, famous for its rose water, and artisanal distillation factories. In the late afternoon, we will reach Dades Valley where you will spend the night in a hotel.
DAY 2: DADES GORGE – TODRA GORGES –ARFOD–MERZOUGA - OVERNIGH IN A HOTEL.
In the Morning, after having breakfast, you will have a time to wander the impressive Dades valley before we drive towards the Sahara Desert. We will drive through Dades valley, a green oasis full of palm trees and farmers. The first stope will be in Tinghir to visit Toudgha Gorges, the famous canyons that reach about 300m high. It is considered as a popular destination for rock climbers, also Moroccan families enjoying a picnic by its river. Here you will have a chance to walk along the river and take some pictures before we continue our trip. The second stope will be in Tinjdad for lunch time. After that, we’ll carry on to Jorf village, here you explore an underground irrigation. System. Then to Arfod city, known for its fossils. From there we’ll drive to Merzouga desert. On the way you will catch magnificent sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, the highest dunes in North Africa. The sight of them unexpectedly rising from the desert bottom never ceases to amaze you. After arriving the desert, you will ride your camel and cross the high Erg-Chebbi dunes. You will enjoy a magnificent sunset on top of a high dune. Back to your hotel, relax and watch the sunset before having dinner at the desert hotel.
DAY 3: TODAY WILL BE DEDICATED TO EXPLORE THE DESERT AND CAMEL TREKKING ACTIVITY.
Today we will go on an explorative journey of the Erg Chebbi desert, the biggest dunes within the desert of Morocco. After breakfast will, we will visit khamlia village, where you will be entertained with Gnawa music (traditional African music) and dance performance. Afterward, we’ll head across the hamada (black desert) towards the village, and site with Berber nomad families in their tent home. and having tea with them. Then, drive to the deep desert where you can see many ocean fossils embedded in desert rock. Then Back to your hotel. After having a rest at the hotel, you will ride your camel and cross the high Erg-Chebbi dunes. You will enjoy a magnificent sunset on top of a high dune. As you will have time to take pictures and watch the sunset before arriving to desert camp. After having delicious dinner, you will be entertained by Berber music played by local nomads under a starry sky. overnight will be at camp.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA DESERT – RISSANI MARKET – MIDELT – AZROU - CEDAR FOREST- IFRANE – FES.
Today you should Wake up early morning, to enjoy the beauty of the sunrise in the desert. After having breakfast, you will ride your camel back to Merzouga. Our driver will take you back to Fes. The first stop will be at RISSANI market, where local people buy and sell vegetables, species, traditional clothing and livestock. Here you’ll have a chance to visit the local souk. After that, we will will visit Arfoud, famous for its fossilized marbles. Visit the cooperative fossils before heading to Ziz Valley, where we'll stop to take your shoots of its panoramic views. lunch in time will be in Midelt. Later, we will continue to Azrou and take pictures of wild monkeys in the Cedarwoods forest. Proceed to Fes via Ifrane. Our driver will drop you at your accommodation in FES.
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Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or comfortable spacious minivan in case of a group + fuel
English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
Overnights in a private hotel room depending on the chosen option
Overnight in a luxury camp, private tents with ensuite bathroom and shower
1 hour camel ride each way
Dinner and Breakfast are daily included
Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,..Etc
Customized & Flexible stops
No Shopping stops
Entrance fees to monuments, studios and Kasbahs ( these are optional visits )
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Odyssey M T will take you on expeditions to discover the different destinations in Morocco, a land with varied landscapes, beautiful colors, exotic odors, art, and without forgetting gentle and welcoming people. Our tour company offers a variety of itineraries by 4X4 vehicle, minibus, or bus to different parts of Morocco, where you will have an exciting and truly memorable adventure.