Day 1: Marrakesh to – Ouarzazate
Departure from Marrakesh across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass to the traditional Berber village of Telouet for a guided tour of the Kasbah of el Glaoui, former War Lord and Pasha of Marrakech. Continue to Ait Benhaddou to visit the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksar). Afterwards we will ahead to Ouarzazate where we will spend the night in a Hotel.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – to Merzouga via – Rose Valley and – Todra Gorge.
Option to visit the Atlas Studios in Ouarzazate and continue to Dades Gorge via Skoura and Rose Valley (Kelaa Mgouna) where, in spring, Berber children line the route selling garlands of fragrant roses. Leave the main route at Tinerhir to see Todra Gorge, the highest gorge in Morocco just 20m wide and over 300m high. Arrive at the edge of the dunes to take a camel trekk in Erg Chebbi, with a camel guide, and sleep in a nomadic tent in the camp.
Day 3: Merzouga to – Fez via – Ziz Valley and Fes
Wake early to see the sunrise and then ride your camel back to the hotel. After breakfast depart for Fes via the Ziz Valley Gorge and cedar forests where Barbary apes live – this is an interesting route with a stop for lunch in a Berber café. Drop off at your accommodation in Fes.