Tour 4. Gorges and Desert


4 days / 3 nights

VEHICLE 4X4

Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas - Ouarzazate - Skoura- Roses Valley - Dades Gorges
We pick you up at your hotel in Marrakech and starts the journey to the green Dades Valley. We will cross the High Atlas with the Tizi-N-Tichka at 2260 mts above sea level. Mountain landscapes and Berber villages, fantastic contrasts.
We will arrive in Ouarzazate, famous for the number of films shot in the studios. We visit the kasbah Taouright, residence of the last Pasha of Marrakech. Then we drive to the palm groves of Skoura and the city of roses, Kelaa M'Gouna, and after passing through many Berber villages arrive to Dades Gorges where we spend the night.
 
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges- Djebel Saghro - Draa Valley - Zagora- Tagounite
In the morning we start our journey through the volcanic mountains of Saghro and the pass Tizi Tazazart, wonderful lunar tables. We will continue through the green valley of the Draa and its contrasting landscapes along the 200 kms of palm groves. Arrival in Zagora, then we visit Tamegroute, a former important religious center known for its Koranic library and its green potteries, characteristic of the region. After crossing the Djebel Bani, we get to Tagounite where we spend the night
 
Day 3: Tagounite - Sacred Oasis - Great Dunes of Chegaga 
After lunch, we will continue to the Great Dunes of Chegaga. We will make a stop at the Sacred Oasis before reaching the largest group of dunes of the region, with a height of 300 mts and a length of 40 kms. After attending the sunset ,riding a camel, we will enjoy a traditional dinner and sleep in a nomad tent.
 
Day 4: Erg Chegaga - Lake Iriki - Foum Z Guid - Tazenakht - Ait Ben Haddou - High Atlas - Marrakech
After admiring a spectacular sunrise and taking a good breakfast, we begin our journey through the ancient route of the Paris-Dakar, passing through Lake Iriqui, Foum Z Guid, a former military post, and Tazenakht , an important carpet weaving center characterized by an orange frame. We will arrive at Ait Ben Haddou to visit the Kasbah , Patrimonie Humanite.
 We arrive in Marrakech.