3 Days From Ouarzazate
Day 1: Arrival in Ouarzazate
Recognize upon arrival in Ouarzazate and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Valley of Roses – Todraa Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga (Desert Camp)
After breakfast, transfer to the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Along the route we will pass by Kelaa Mgouna (Valley of roses, where roses bloom in April and May). Berber towns and cities such as Boumalne Dades and Todra Gorges to enjoy their wonderful views of the Canyons as we walk. We will continue our way through palm groves. We will stop en route for lunch at a local restaurant. We will arrive in the town of Erfoud to visit a local fossil craft workshop. We will continue to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, an incredibly beautiful extension of the rolling dunes, also known as the Dunes of Merzouga. Camel ride. Overnight in a Berber music camp in the middle of the Sahara; this is a great opportunity to take beautiful sunset and sunrise photos.
Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Tazarine – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate
If you get up early enough, you can see the spectacular sunrise, when the color of the dunes and the shape of the shadows combine into an incredible view. We will continue our trip to Rissani, where we will walk through its famous souk, the most authentic and traditional, and the largest in southern Morocco, which sells all kinds of crafts, food and animals. We will continue to the Draa Valley through the village of Tazzarine (presented in the film “Babel”). We will leave for the wild desert for a picnic under the shade of an acacia (class of “wild cuisine” included). In the afternoon, the trip will take us along the ancient caravan route to discover the real Draa Valley, with its enormous palm trees and ancient villages. Our day ends in Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight in a charming Riad.