Day 1: Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Ben Haddou - Dades Gorges
Morning departure from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech to Dades Gorges, passing throughout the mountain roads above Morocco (2260m), the Tizi N Tichka. Stops are planned during the whole journey to take photos of the amazing overviews. Continuing the road to Telouet, visit the Kasbah Glaoui (sometimes called Glaoui palace; this was built between the nineteenth and twentieth century. Then passing through the Ounila valley to Ait Ben Haddou. This valley was used as a crossing road by the caravans between Marrakech and Ouarzazate. Throughout the valley, there is a striking contrast between the ocher of the earth and rocks and the green planting, for those who take the time to observe. Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, one of the most famous kasbah of southern Morocco, now classified as a world heritage by Unesco. This fortified city was built a few hundred years on a promontory, to escape the invasions of foreign tribes. If you climb up to the attic of the ruins you can admire the view of the palms and the desert surroundings. To this day, only few families still live there. After lunch, we resumpt the road towards to Dades Gorges, crossing Ouarzazate; the Hollywood of Morocco and the Roses Valley. Numerous kasbahs, cinematographic studios and breath taking landscapes are present. Dinner and overnight in a Hotel or riad.
Day 2: Dades Gorges - Todra Gorge - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga
After breakfast, you will start your discovery by the dunes of Erg Chebbi, passing throughout the palm of Tinghir and the Todra Gorges. You will have a stop for a brief tour, then continue on to Erfoud. Visit a geological fossil site (Amonite) and lunch on the road. Continuing on by a track that extends through the dunes of Erg Chebbi to the village of Khamlia (possibility of a tea break in Gnaoua with a local family) around 5pm you will ride camels to take you to the bivouac in the dunes, to contemplate before sunset. Dinner and night in a Berber tent and typical gastronomy around the evening fire, Tam Tam music with the nomads.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi Dunes - Rissani - Midelt - Fez:
As Nomads, they are the only persons who are able to be adapted to the difficulties of the desert. Wake up around 7am to enjoy the sunrise between the waves of a sea of sand. It is the serenity that has inspired writers and photographers, one of the famous is Paul Bowles, where even memory disappears." Morocco ends here, surprisingly, the only place that you lose infinity beyond the horizon.