** This price is for 2 people, to be private trips, the price will vary according to those who make the trip.
I find in your hotel/Hotel and departure to Ifrane, the Moroccan Switzerland, with fully European style, remember that it was a French colony located in the Middle Atlas. One of the animals that lived in the area was the Atlas Lion, so it has become the emblem of the village and a stone in the center of the same statue is dedicated to him.
We continue towards the lush forest of Azrou, full of huge Cedars where families of monkeys live in total freedom. We continue crossing the Ziz gorges and the Valley of Ziz to Erfoud, where we can enjoy some delicious dates, every year the dates festival takes place in October. Erfoud also known for being the center of the area of fossils.
We take towards the majestic desert of Merzouga, where we expect the camels for delving into the dunes, enjoy a beautiful sunset among the dunes and take us to the camp of tents, where we will have dinner, enjoy the music of the nomadic drums and spend the night under a star-studded sky of stars.
It is worth getting up early to enjoy a unique sunrise. We return with the camels to the hotel to have breakfast and take a shower. Visit Rissani. If you’re going to desert you can not fail to visit places like Rissani, serving as obligatory stop for caravans of camels which was heading towards South. He has one of the most important markets in the South of Morocco locals and nomad will Rissani to do their shopping and to negotiate with their products, what stands out is its cattle market.
City of continuous hustle and bustle, where you can enter another era mixed with ir and come from the 4 x 4 visitors, cyclists and people moving. Almost anything that you seek, from meat, vegetables and fruits, delicious dates, clothes, turbans of infinite colors, can be found in your market and you atrapaŕan the aromas of a multitude of spices, soaps, perfumes and natural remedies for almost any health problem.
If you want to know something real you can’t miss this visit, where more that a tourist feel like an adventurer of the Sahara.
After the visit to Rissani, we continue towards the Todra gorges, located on the East side of the mountains of the High Atlas of Morocco, the todra Gorges are recognized worldwide as one of the most spectacular rocky canyons. These Gorges are only about twenty-five kilometers north of the city of Tinghir, the road that leads to the gargantes offers beautiful landscapes, such as Assoul or Ighri as well as a beautiful view of the majestic Palm. In some places throats have only 33 meters wide, but have a few cliffs over 100 meters on either side of the river.
We continue towards Boumalne Dadès, with its mixed greenery cona reddish Earth that makes it a unique natural landscape.
Dinner and accommodation.
We will enjoy a delicious breakfast with the special light that offers the Dades Valley. We left for the Valley of roses, Kella M’Gouna, cultivating some special roses that are made form 100% natural perfect cosmetic products for skin. In May the festival of roses, takes place when all the Valley is in full season and Queen roses color. We continue towards Ouarzazate where the film studios. We will visit the famous khasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Kasbah is an Arabic word meaning fortress or Citadel. In Morocco the Kasbah most are built of adobe and many of them are in ruins.
The Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is located 190 kilometers from the tourist town of Marrakesh, Morocco. It’s a spectacular village of clay and stone buildings surrounded by large walls, aspect that makes it one of the most beautiful places in Morocco and obliged point of visit for all those tourists who plan to meet the North African country.
The kasbahs were formerly large Berber villages walled designed aiming to defend the harvest and the Palm trees that grow alongside its runways.
These people were big business and agricultural communities with a very particular vision of the religion of Islam.
AIT Ben Haddou is declared patrimony of the humanity by UNESCO, not to mention its high demand and recognition in the cinematographic field for the realization of great films such as Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator, initiative, widely accepted by the locals due to the significant extra that it poses to the economy of the town and surrounding area.
Some of the movies filmed there include: Lawrence of Arabia (1962), the jewel of the Nile (1985), Jesús of Nazareth (1977), the last temptation of Christ (1988), the Mummy (1999), Gladiator, (2000) is in the Kasbah where Russell Crowe is sold as a slave, Alexander the great, (2004)…
This impressive building is still inhabited by a few families. It is crowned by a cliff hundred meters of altitude, where there are remains of an ancient building and from where you can enjoy a magnificent landscape.
We continue our road to Marrakech, lunch on road. Arrival to the red city in the afternoon. Transfer to contracted accommodation.