-- tour 3 days kasbahs & sahara tour from Marrakech :
THE KASBAHS & SAHARA 3 days tour excursion is the Best short program in which you can climb through the dramatic Tizi n’Tichka pass, explore backdrop for many Hollywood at Ait benhadou kasbah, get a full feel of the unbelievable glory of the massive canyon walls at Todra gorges and embark on camel ride through the stunning dunes. The clean air and the beautiful sunset will take you’re your breath away and provide an unforgettable moment.
-- DEPARTURE POINT
Time : Everyday.
Hotels and riads
Returns to original departure point
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Departure : 9 Am
Duration : 3 Days.
Price : Depends the Number of Travelers.
Day 1 : Marrakesh → Ait Bnhaddou → Ouarzazate → Dades Gorges.
We will start our adventure by picking you up from your Hotel/Riad at 8:00 AM and hitting the road! Watch as we climb through the dramatic Tizi n’Tichka pass which reaches an altitude of 2260 M! On route to Ouarzazate, “The Hollywood of Africa”, we will journey through the High Atlas Mountains passing by Berber villages and beautiful landscapes until we reach head to Ait Ben Haddou. It’s an infamous kasbah and the backdrop for many Hollywood hits; Films such as Gladiator, The Mummy and Alexander were filmed in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will then have time for lunch, maybe it’s time to try some great local cuisine! Carry on the tour to Ouarzazate and Taourirt Kasbah a “magnificent structure and a historical monument giving tribute to the Glaoui”. We will drive through the “Road of the Thousand Kasbahs”- the fascinating “sand castles”. Stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “Rose’s Kastel” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to our hotel in the heart of the Dades Gorge. Dinner and night in the Hotel.
After breakfast in the hotel, we leave the Dades Gorges driving towards Tinhir and Todra Gorges. The alluring beauty of the lush palm grove along the valley are known for breathtaking views. Driving the windy, and thin road will get our full attention as we get into the Gorges which will allow you to get a full feel of the unbelievable glory of the massive canyon walls reaching some 300 meters (900 feet) high and continuing for some 100 meters (300 feet). After departing from the Gorges we will stop for lunch in a local restaurant, then we will carry on to Erfoud where we will come across with a fossil craft workshop, which is also our door to the gorgeous Dunes of Erg Chebbi. Take a break and have a cup of mint tea before embarking on our camel ride for an hour through the stunning dunes. The clean air and the beautiful sunset will take you’re your breath away and provide an unforgettable moments. Enjoy a traditional dinner and overnight in a comfortable bivouac.
Day 3 : Merzouga → Rissani → Draa Valley → Ouarzazate → Marrakech.
This morning will be an early one, you will rise up and hike up the dune in order to enjoy what may just be the best sunrise of your life. Afterwards, you will hop on your camel and trek throughout the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes back to your hotel. After breakfast and a much needed shower at the hotel you will depart to Rissani. Known as the first imperial city, with its interesting market where nomads come from all over the regions to sell their livestock and buy goods they need. We will continue our way to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley, one of the longest palm grove valleys in Morocco. Admire the charming adobe Kasbahs and Berber villages along the road, as we are heading up to Ouarzazate you will notice the interesting geological formations of the Draa Valley and ait sauna col. Get to Marrakech passing through the high atlas mountain and Tizi ntichka.
What Is Included
• Pickup & drop off at your Marrakech accommodation.
• Modern air conditioned vehicle with driver (speaks French, English or Spanish) and fuel included during the tour.
• Overnight accommodation on half boarding (diner + breakfast) in a hotel in Dades.
• Camel trekking to the Bivouac.
• Overnight accommodation in a traditional desert camp (private tents).
• Diner at the Bivouac + Breakfast next morning.
• Complimentary airport transfers from Marrakech airport to your hotel in Marrakech on the day of your arrival into Marrakech.