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Day 1 : Marrakech – Gorges du Dadès

Departure from your hotel around 7:30. We cross to the high Atlas mountains passing by  the Tizi Tichka  col (2260 m). The road passes through small and typical berber villages besieged by wild plants. Then we pay a visit to the Ksar Ait Benhaddou ( a fortified village and  a Unisco worldwide heritage site)  which is famous of film-making .  After lunch in a traditional Moroccan restaurant in Ouarzazat,. we continue our trip to the gorges of Dades  where we will have a very nice walk.  Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Tineghir – Merzouga

After breakfast, we depart  to Tineghir and visit the Todra Gorge. In our way, we meet the Berber shepherds and their flocks amid verdant gardens. We then take the road to Erfoud, famous for its fossilized marbles. Passing by Rissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet, we take the track to the desert of Merzouga.
After arrival at the foot of dunes,  you will have  an hour camel tour to reach the camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi. Mint tea, sunset, dinner, entertainment and overnight in tents or under the stars with respect to the season.

Day 3: Merzouga – Marrakech

After a very traditional breakfast with fresh foods, we leave the dunes towards Tazzarine  passing by through desert and mountain landscapes, oases and kasbahs to the Draa Valley through N’kob and Tansikht.  Then we take the north way of the draa valley  to  reach Agdès, crossing earth ocher villages and crops up the Draa to Ouarzazate  where we will have Lunch Break. Also enjoy visiting  the film studios. Then back to Marrakech through the high Atlas mountains.