ATLAS SÁHARA 3 DAYS


3-day excursion in Marrakech to the Sahara desert in the south of Morocco Travel through the High Atlas mountains to the city of Ouarzazate Explore picturesque towns and villages in the Draa River Valley Spend the night in a desert camp in M 'hamid to experience traditional Berber life Watch the desert sunrise on the sand dunes of Erg Lihoudi near M'hamid 

 

 

DAY 1 MARRAKECH- ALTO ATLAS - SKOURA -VALLE DE DADÈS - TODRA'S GORGES

 

In the morning pick up at the hotel or riad accommodation in Marrakech, and departure to Ouarzazate, passing through the High Atlas and up through the port of Tizi N 'Tichka of 2260m altitude, to the beautiful lunar landscape of the Anti Atlas. We continue to the Dades Valley, known as the Thousand Kasbahs, passing through Skoura and the Valley of Roses, through impressive palm groves and Berber villages. We visited the Dades Valley. Arrival in Todra, dinner and accommodation in the riad in the Gorges.

 

 

DAY 2 TODRA'S GORGES - VALLE DEL DRAA - DUNAS DE LIHOUDI

 

Breakfast in the Gorges and then continue to the south of the country, crossing the green Draa Valley, a mosaic of colors created by its palm groves, kasbahs, orchards, and Berber villages .. Stop to eat in the picturesque village of N'Kob, with its 45 kasbahs. We arrive in the afternoon to the Dunes of the Jews, Erg Lihoudi, in the heart of the desert, where we will enjoy the sunset on the back of a dromedary *. Dinner prepared by our Berber chef, followed by an evening with percussion music by the nomads of the desert.Night in Haima. (This haimas camp is located in the heart of the desert, all the haimas are provided with mats, blankets, pillows, sheets and the floor lined with typical Berber carpets, in summer you can sleep outdoors)

 

 

 

DAY 3 TAMGROUTE - ZAGORA - OUARZAZATE - AIT BEN HADDOU - MARRAKECH

 

After breakfast, return to Marrakech making several stops to contemplate the spectacular scenery of the route. In Tamgroute, a town of artisans famous for its pottery, we visit its old Koranic library * and see how the pottery is prepared with natural glazes * according to availability We went through Zagora (Wednesday and Sunday) *; Near Ouarzazate we visit the ancient kasbah of Ait BenHaddou, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Arrival in Marrakech at 7:00 p.m./20: 00h approx. and end of our services.

  ( souk days, traditional market)