6 days High Atlas and Desert

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Introduction :

High Atlas and desert in 6 days tour From Marrakech: An Authentic Morocco tour to discover High Atlas mountain and The Sahara desert. The tour Starts from Marrakech via the beautiful Ouzoud waterfalls, Ait Bougmez valley, Dades valley, and the famous Sahara desert of Merzouga. Then Draa valley where you can go for great exploring beautiful palmeraies

Highlights :

  • Day 1: Marrakech – Ouzoud waterfalls – Ait Bougmez valley
  • Day 2: exploring Ait Bougmez valley
  • Day 3: Ait Bougmez – Tizi n Ait hmd (3005m , mountain pass)– Boutaghrar village - Dades valley
  • Day 4: Dades valley – Todgha gorges – Merzouga dunes
  • Day 5: Merzouga dunes – Draa Valley
  • Day 6: Draa valley – Ait Ben Haddou- Tizi N Tichka – Marrakech

Program details :


1 Day 1 : Marrakech – Ouzoud waterfalls – Ait Bougmez valley

Our guide will pick you up at 08 from your riad/hotel to drive to the most spectacular waterfalls in Morocco. As we walk down beside the pools there is a great opportunity to see the Barbary Apes. the walk leads to the bottom of the falls which offers an amazing view of the 300-meter drop. We continue to Azilal town, where we will have lunch before we take the scenic mountain road with many chances for photos. We reach the breathtaking Ait Bougmmez valley with its patchwork cultivated fields, traditional Berber houses, backed by stunning mountains. Night in homestay with a Berber family,to immerse in Berber culture

2 Day 2 : Exploring Ait Bougmez valley

Following breakfast on a sunny terrace with a lovely view, we will set off for a short walk in the fields before heading off the road to the pass of Tizi N Ait Imi 2910M which has a panoramic view. The road takes us down to Mgoun valley and up to Tizi N Ait Hamed 3050M. We pass through many villages to reach the valley of the Roses which bloom in April and May. Our day ends about an hour later in the Dades valley.

3 Day 3 : Ait Bougmez – Tizi n Ait hmd (3005 m mountain pass)– kallat Mgouna – Dades valley

After breakfast, your journey continues in the port city of Tetouan. This city was the capital of the Spanish protectorate. It has a unique Hispano-Moorish character, visible in its attractive and timeless architecture. Later, the road will take us to the city of Tangier, the entrance to the Mediterranean and the gateway to Africa. This city is home to artists and many foreigners because of its unique captivating atmosphere. You will have the opportunity to watch for yourself. You will spend the night in your hotel or your riad in this city.

4 Day 4 : Dades valley – Todgha gorges – Merzouga dunes

From Dades valley we drive to Todra Gorges, a famous destination for rock climbing, we take a walk inside the fields and the gorges before we continue to drive towards Erg Chebbi along with arid landscapes and volcanic mountains of the Anti Atlas. Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi dunes. We start an hour of camel riding towards our camp in the middle of the dunes. Overnight in Berber camp

5 Day 5 : Merzouga dunes – Draa Valley

We wake up early to see the sunrise over the dunes. Then ride the camels to where our driver will wait for us. Our journey start towards the vast palm of Tafilalet through the town of Rissani (the root of the Alaouite dynasty and the ancient capital of Sultans Alaouite) Continue to Alnif lunch in the right place. Carry on the road via Tazarine, N’kob, and Tansihkt from here we will take short off the road which goes beside the palm trees of Draa Valley, it would be your chance again to see the Ksours and Kasbahs. Overnight in Afra in your auberge with an amazing view of the palm trees.

6 Day 6 : Draa valley – Ait Ben Haddou- Tizi N Tichka – Marrakech

After breakfast, we start by crossing the anti-Atlas mountain towards Ouarzazate, a stop to visit the cinema studios. We continue to visit the UNESCO-protected site of Ait Ben Haddou. A most impressive Kasbahs and well-preserved Ighrem in Morocco. well-known as being the backbone of many Hollywood blockbusters. Leave Ait Ben Haddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains. Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizi N Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby. arrive in the evening. End of your trip High Atlas and desert in 6 days tour.

Included :

  • Comfortable car or bus with A/C
  • English speaking driver
  • Camel riding excursion in the Sahara desert
  • Free time to explore the sights and the landscape along the way
  • 5 nights accommodations in a nice hotels&luxury Sahara camp
  • Meals: 4 Breakfast- 4 dinners
  • Pick up from your hotel/Riad/airport in Marrakech
  • The drop of at your hotel in Marrakech

Not included :

  • Lunch.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
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