8 Days 7 Nights from Marrakech to Desert Via Imilchil, visiting famous Kasbahs, Gorges, Waterfalls, Valleys and Berber villages before taking a camel trek in Erg Chebbi
Itinerary of the tour:
Day 1: Marrakech – Cascades Ouzoud – Beni Mellal
Departure from Marrakech via the Ouzoud cascades near Azilal. After lunch, a visit to the great lake of Bin el Ouidane. Then we make a stop at Afourer, a small village high in the mountains of the Middle Atlas. Finally, arrive in Beni Mellal where we will overnight.
Day 2: Beni Mellal – Imilchil
An opportunity to enjoy the beautiful discoveries along your journey through the canyons and mountains of the Middle Atlas, the night will be in a hostel in Imilchil, the Berber village that is suspended in the heights of the mountains and also known for its annual marriage festival (Visit the Tislit Lake and Iseli).
Day 3: Imilchil – Rich – Errachidia – Merzouga
Leaving the village of Imilchil after breakfast, we pass through Rich, the Gorges of Ziz Valley and Errachidia to visit theMeski blue source. The journey continues through the palms of the Ziz valley (we can make stops along the valley to take pictures of the panoramic view. At the town of Erfoud, we will stop to visit some fossil museums. This is the starting point of any trip intending to arrive at the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. We arrive before sunset for a ride on the camel that will take us to the dunes to watch the sunset.
Day 4: Sahara Erg chebbi-Desert Tour 4×4
After your breakfast in the hotel you will start an adventure (Tour of the dunes), visiting a village where the descendants of sub-Saharan Berbers’ slaves will entertain you with their authentic music. You will then get a chance to have some tea with a nomad family before heading to Rissani. Here you will taste a Berber pizza, a speciality of this town called Medfouna. Subsequently you will return to Merzouga to saddle up the camels and cross the ocean of the dunes. You will then get an opportunity to climb the dunes after sunset, then, view the bright stars above as you fall asleep in your nomad camp between the famous dunes.
Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges
Passing through the magnificent ZIZ palm valley, Rissani, Erfoud and Jorf, the circuit continues through several kasbahs and oases until you arrive at the Todra Gorges near Tinghir. We will make a trip to the magnificent gorge where we will spend the night.
Day 6: Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges – Rose Valley – Ouarzazate
After breakfast we depart to Ouarzazate via Boumalne Dades (visit kasbahs and the Dades Gorge), then continue on the route of a thousand kasbahs and the Valley of Roses to the city of Kelaat M’gouna, known by the annual feast of roses (you can see the products roses)We will make a stopover in the palm grove of Skoura and visit the kasbah AMRIDILE). Finally reaching Ouarzazate, the night will be in a Riad (visit film studios in Ouarzazate).
Day 7: Ouarzazate – Kasbah Aït Benhaddou – Marrakech
This route is fabulous because you will visit the Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou (UNESCO) and Telouet (kasbah Le Glaoui). Then enjoy a panoramic view overlooking the Tichka and the Atlas Mountains. The end of the day in the red city Marrakech. The night will be in a Riad (enjoy the atmosphere of the famous Jemaa El Fna)
Day 8: Marrakech city tour
Day dedicated to the discovery of the red city. Majorelle garden tour, the medina, Koutoubia and Saadian tombs. Afternoon free to visit the famous Jemaa El Fna with its souks and atmosphere of a thousand colours. End of the tour.