Embark on a captivating 4-day journey from Marrakech to the enchanting Great South. Departing from Marrakech, venture towards Erg Chebbi to immerse yourself in the authentic Moroccan desert experience. Marvel at the stunning vistas, relish in the beauty of the landscape, and spend your nights under the charm of nomadic tents, creating memories to last a lifetime.
Commencing with a morning hotel pickup, your journey unfolds towards Ouarzazate along the captivating Tichka pass, known as the snake road (2260 meters). En route, be captivated by lush valleys and captivating Berber villages dotting the majestic mountain peaks. Pause for picturesque moments along the winding path that leads to Ait Ben Haddou village, where an ancient Kasbah beckons exploration. This UNESCO-designated world heritage site has graced the silver screen in legendary films like Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and the Jewel of the Nile. Your adventure continues through Ouarzazate, Skoura, and Kelaa M’gouna, culminating in a serene first-night stay amid the verdant embrace of the rose valley or the tranquil Dades valley.
Right after breakfast, our journey leads us along the road of a thousand and one Kasbahs, unveiling numerous Ksours along the way. Our destination is Tinghir, renowned for its exquisite silver jewelry and the awe-inspiring Todgha gorges. A leisurely twenty-minute stroll awaits, offering a breath of fresh air and panoramic views of the palm groves adorning the Todgha River’s banks. Our route persists through Tinjdad to Erfoud, a haven for diverse fossils. En route, we explore an ancient subterranean oasis irrigation system. After a delightful lunch, we proceed to Merzouga, passing through Rissani. Here, a friendly camel exchange ushers in a unique experience – spending the night beneath a nomadic wool tent. Indulge in a delectable chicken Tajine dish and the soulful melodies of desert music, all amidst the heart of the Sahara’s captivating embrace.
Our journey continues as we depart for Ouarzazate, embarking on a route through Rissani and Alnif towns. Enveloped in the southern charm, we traverse towards the Draa valley, adorned with its breathtaking palm groves. The road leads us through Ait Saouen village and guides us past the striking black mountains of the inactive volcano in the Anti-Atlas range. Upon reaching Ouarzazate, we check into the hotel, where comfort and relaxation await.
Post breakfast, our day begins with a visit to the exquisite 17th-century Glaoui Kasbah, the Kasbah of Tourirt. A plethora of photo opportunities awaits at the cinema studio. Our journey back to Marrakech ensues, traversing the picturesque Telouet route alongside the enchanting Ounila valley. Crossing the mountainous Tichka pass, we make stops along the scenic route to Marrakech. As our adventure concludes, we bid farewell and drop you off at your hotel, cherishing the memories made along the way.