Team Desert Safari to Morocco prepared 4 day Todra Gorge to Merzouga camel trekking tour. On this tour you will see Pacha Glaoui Telouet Kasbah, Ouarzazate, Todra Gorge, Merzouga, Rissani, Alnif, Tazzarine and Zagora.
Here is description of Todra Gorge to Merzouga camel trekking tour:
Day 1: Marrakech – Pacha Glaoui Telouet Kasbah – Ouarzazate
Departure: in the morning
Crossing the famous High Atlas passage of Tizi n’Tichka we will head to Telouet.
The first of all, you will be able to see heritage of the governor of Marrakech, Kasbah Pacha Glaoui. The perfect monument to start a journey. Also, a perfect spot for having a lunch. The fresh green strip of Ounila Valley rests us from the sun, as we continue. Most of all, you will sense the spirit of the Berber culture as it descends from the mountains. Keep your eyes open and don’t miss some of this unique villages, resting on the slopes.
Before going to the hotel in Ouarzazate, another famous kasbah will open its great gates for us Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou. With beauty of Moroccan architecture, it is eye-catching, and also protected by UNESCO.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Todra Gorge – Merzouga
Deprature: 8:00am from Ouarzazate
Besides the ravishing nature, Skoura Valley will show us Amredhyle Kasbah. Although we only have 20 minutes, it would be enough for this wonderfully molded splendor, to amaze you. Through paradise of The Valley of Roses we will head straight to Et Kelaa MGouna, where we will have 15min break. Heading Boulmane, reaching Tinghir and 20km after, its fabulous canyons, the Todra Gorge Canyons. Having some free time, you will closely experience the gorges, the river and enjoy lunch at the restaurant. After noon, we will let the palm plantations of Tinjedad and Touroug to lead us on. Further, oasis town of Erfoud will introduce us to local fossil craft workshop.
Next stop will be, Merzouga with its marvelous dunes. For full experience, we will switch from 4x4, to camels and catch the most beautiful rays of setting sun.
After diner, Berber tents in biuouac znigue will offer you unique and comfortable sleep.
To get the best from the Sahara Desert you will have to wake up early. Deprature will happen after delicious breakfast and it will be directed towards the Palm Plantation of Tifilalet. Although, just passing Rissani city, you will be able to see some of the old capital features. Since it has been and it still is commercial center of the region, different dynasties here, fought for supremacy. Alaouite Dynasty is one that left many of their features and monuments. Nowadays, city has good status in trading leather and goat skin.
Leaving this famous place behind, we head to Alnif, for lunch. And right between pretty oasis N’kob and this city lies another place to visit-Tazzarine, as well as Tansihkt. Tazzarine, the one that can seen as shy town, proudly struggling with the power of desert. Going to meet this reckless wasteland, we head to Zagora, having diner and night in a hotel.
Day 4: Zagora – Ouarzazate – Marrakesh
There is no journey that starts without breakfast! Therefore, after some meal, we will slowly turn our way to Marrakech. Getting some freshness from Draa valley will surly appeal to you! In the afternoon road is going higher, hitting the point of 1660m, in Anti Atlas Mountains. Following with Tizi n’Tichka Pass in High Atlas, Marrakech will welcome us back.
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Team Desert Safari to Morocco, wishes you happy holidays!