6 days route - Sahatours

6 days route

This route designed for lovers of the less touristy routes and to visit the desert in a pure state



Day 1- MARRAKECH - AIT BEN HADDOU - OUARZAZATE

Pick up from your hotel or Riad and depart from Marrakech at 8:00am

We will depart to Ouarzazate, crossing through the Atlas by the surprising Tizi n'Tichka port, 2,260 meters of height.

Shortly, after crossing the Atlas take a track to visit the Kasbah of the Glaoui Pacha in Telouet. Passing through various Berber villages, arrive to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, an incredible fortified city of more than 800 years old. In her movies have been filmed as Gladiator or the Kingdom of Heaven.

At the end of visits, go to Ouarzazate where can visit the film studios. Dinner and accommodation



Day 2 - OUARAZATE - AGDEZ - DRAA VALLEY - TAZARINE - GORGES DE MHARECH

After breakfast and visit the Taourirt Kasbah, we depart in the direction of Stara Zagora crossing the mountains of the Anti-Atlas and passing through the port of Tizi n Tinifift, to 1,600 meters in height.

Entering the Draa Valley by a track we will see various Berber villages and kasbahs. Leaving behind the villages: N'kob, Tarazine and Alnif; taking another track that crosses lost towns until reach the Gorges of Mharech. Many of these tranches traveled during the Dakar Rally. Dinner and accommodation in a Riad in the middle of nowhere.



Day 3 - MHARECH - OASIS RAMLIA - OUZINA - MERZOUGA-dunes

In the morning, continue along the track of the Dakar Rally crossing more remote villages, across uadis (dry river beds), oasis and the dunes of Ouzina. Following the route we visit the well-known village of Khamlia, descendant of slaves coming from Africa, where enjoy the amazing folk music. From Khamlia, we take the road towards Erg Ghebbi, the highest dunes in Morocco. Dinner and overnight at the base of dunes.


Day 4 - MERZOUGA - ERG GHEBBI DUNES

After breakfast, go through other track used in the 'Rally Paris-Dakar'. We will visit the desert nomads to drink tea, and see the oasis; where some films filmed as 'Sahara', starring Penélope Cruz. After eating, we will replace the traction of the 4 x 4 by the animal traction. The dromedaries take us to the desert dunes to enjoy an unforgettable sunset. Tonight will be exceptional; we will sleep in the dunes in nomad tents (tents). Here, we will enjoy a Berber dinner with music and a starry sky never seen. Dinner and overnight at unforgettable haima


Day 5- MERZOUGA - RISSANI - GORGES OF TODRA - THE DADES VALLEY

After seeing the spectacular sunrise in the desert take dromedaries back to 'civilization'. We stop at a hotel to a shower and refresh. Once bright, we will go in direction to Rissani, origin of the Allawi dynasty and first imperial city of Morocco. We take the road towards to Erfoud, rich in black stone and marine fossils (if want, we can stop at a fossils factory) and arrive at the Palm Grove of Tafilalet. We visit the Todra and arrive to the Dades Valley, where we will spend the night. Dinner and accommodation.


Day 6 - DADES VALLEY - ROSES VALLEY - SKOURA - MARRAKECH

Leaving behind the Dades Valley by the route of 'thousand Kasbahs', pass by the sensational Roses Valley and reach the Skoura Palm Grove, where will find the most famous kasbah in the area. From this point, we will begin the path of return to Marrakech and eat along the way. On arrival at Marrakech move to hotel/riad, or airport, and end of services.



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