Atlas Trek Adventure
DAY 1: FROM CASABLANCA TO MARRAKECH
We will be glad to meet at the airport of Casblanca before we drive you to Marrakech where you will have a guided tour. In Marrakech, you will visit interesting sites and hoistorical monuments such as Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs. The jorney continues after having lunch. You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque, and the well-known square of Jamaa El Fnaa. It is one of the most important points of attractions in Marrakech. It has an entertaining square. It is full of storytellers, snake charmers, mouth-watering, musicians, Gnawa dancers… It becomes an open-air restaurant during the midnight. Today’s program includes also exploring Marrakech’s Souks (traditional markets).
Dinner & accommodation in hotel.
DAY 2 : MARRAKECH TO DADES GORGES
Before with begin our journey, we will pick you up from your accommodation. The destination is Todgha Gorges. On our way, we will drive through Tizi N’Tichka pass. Travelling through the breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, we will reach Ouarzazate.”The Gate of The Sahra Desert” is nicknamed. Near to Ouarzazate, you will be guided to visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou where many Hollywood movies were shot. The journey continues through Skoura’s oasis before we visit the astonishing Kasbah of Amirdil. Before we arrive at Dades Gorges, we will visit Kalaat Mgouna. It is also nicknamed the Valley of Roses. Here, you will be to see workers make rose-scented perfumes and rose-growing cooperatives. In Boulmane du Dades, you will be served dinner and spend the overnight at a local accommodation.
DAY 3 : DADES GORGES TO MERZOUGA DESERT
We will have breakfast before we leave the wonderful Dades Gorges toward Dades Gorges. We will travel through Dades Valley and the Roda of Thousand Kasbahs. On your way, you will visit the ancient Kasbahs accompanied with your guide. We proceed with the journey toward the High Atlas Mountains’ foothills, the oasis of Tinghir, and Todgha River where you will enjoy walking alingside the river for one hour. You will also be guided to visit Berber villages. During yourt time there, you may meet couple of locals and get to know them. You will have lunch in the mighty Todgha Gorge (own expense) before we make our way toward Merzouga desert. Before we reach the destination, we will travel through Erfoud. In Merzouga, you will start your camel excursion to camp in the Erg Chebbi’s sand dunes. On your way, you will enjoy the amazing views while you are riding camels. In a nomad ten, you will camp for the overnight under the edless stars and listening to local nomads playing folk songs.
DAY 4 : MERZOUGA DESERT TO FES
In the morning, you will get up to witness the breathtaking sunrise before you have breakfast. After we ride camels back to Merzouga, we will drive to the town of Rissani. This town is where Moulay Ali Cherif (the ruler in the 17th-century) was born. He was the one who founded the Alouite Dynasty that still governs Morocco. The journey continues to Midelt, where you will have lunch (own expense), and drive alongside Ziz River where the fortified Kasbahs. Later on, we will travel through Cedar Forest. It is considered the largest wood-land in Morocco. It is located near Azrou and Ifrane city in the Middle Atlas Mountains. You will be driven to your Riad/hotel in Fez in the early evening.
DAY 5 : FES TO CASABLANCA
After having a guided tour in Fez city, you will be transfered to Casablanca in the evening.