Excursion from Marrakech to Merzouga

Discovery of Morocco, excursion Agadir towards the Merzouga desert

Discovery of Morocco, excursion Agadir towards the desert

Day 1

Agadir - Taroudant – Taliouin – Taznakht – Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

We will depart at 8:00 in the morning from Agadir to Ouarzazate, passing by Taroudant, known as “the little Marrakesh”, then you will pass via Taliouine and then Taznakht. before reaching  the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou where inhabitants still live within these walls and well as in surrounding berbere villages. (Lunch in the spot),after lunch we will head to Ouarzazate to visit the Atlas Film Studio.Here numerous Hollywood blockbusters were shot and the sets are still mostly intact (Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Asterix and Obelix, Game of Thrones.) you will visit also the famous kasbah of Taourirt in the city centre.

Overnight in the hotel.

Day 2

Ouarzazate - Skoura - Kelaa Mgouna - Rose valley - Dades Gorges - Boumalne - Tinghir - Toudra Gorges

After breakfast we will go to the road of thousand Kasbah with a stop in Skoura to visit the Kasbah of Amredhyle, then in Kelaat Mgouna we will visit the house of roses whose petals are used for perfumes, lotions and oils. Then we will go to Boutaghrar where we will find the nomads who live in caves. We will continue along the off-road until we reach the Kasbah of Ait Youl, from here we will head to the Dades gorges and walk around to discover the canyons. Lunch in the spot,Aftrenoon We will drive over the Dades valley to Boumalne and then drive to the Todra Gorges With its savage grandeur, Todra Gorge is known to be the Moroccan Grand Canyon with its naturally pink-grey gigantic rock walls that change colors depending on the time of the day.

Overnight in the hotel.

 

Day 3

Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Touroug – Erfoud - Merzouga

After enjoying the Todra Goges which is one of the most spectacular rock enclaves in the south, situated on the east side of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, this canyon is more than 500 feet tall providing rock climbing enthusiasts to experience the natural forces that once carved this region. About 50 kilometers before we reach Merzouga, we will arrive to the fossil capital of Morocco: Erfoud. Here we will have the opportunity to view the marble fossilization process and will be able to buy some beautiful souvenirs for your family back home. Once we reach Merzouga, we will take a camel ride to our hotel while we watch the sunset and admire the silence of the desert.

Overnight in nomad camp

Day 4

Merzouga - Rissani - Alnif - Tazarine - Nkoub - Draa Valley - Agdez

Wake up early morning to see the sunrise in the dunes. After breakfast way to Agdez through the first capital of the Alaouite Dynasty with its palm groves also known by the gate of the Sahara, then continuation to the Draa valley via the berber villages of Alnif, Tzarine and Nkoub lunch in the spot.Aftrenoon we will pass through the Draa Valley which is home to one of the most beautiful and longest palm grove and river in Morocco. It is also said to known that the best dates come from this area. After this mouth dropping drive, we will arrive in Agdez where we will take refuge for the night.

Overnight in the hotel.

Day 5

Agdez – Bouazar – Taznakht –Taliouine – Taroudant – Agadir

293 km

After spend the night in Agdez we will drive back to Agadir crosiing Bouazar road to arrive to Taznakht, which is an important center of carpets weaving.  Our next stop will be Taliouine where we will enjoy visiting a cooperative of saffron which is the region’s income. Before arriving to Taroudante which is surnamed as a small Marrakech we will be seeing Argan trees which exist only there. We will have a small stop to see the trees and continue to the beautiful city of Agadir in the Atlantic cost of Morocco.Arrival to Agadir and end of our services.

 

Discovery of Morocco, excursion Agadir towards the desert

excursion from Agadir to Merzouga - 5 days
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