In the feet of the central High Atlas Mountains, on the south side, you will discover one of the beautiful regions in Morocco, roses and dades valley, with its magnificent fields of roses, fortified villages, spectacular landscapes and where the hospitality Berbers is still present.
And Sahara desert expedition.
- Luggage transfer
- Airport transfers
- Cooks (in Trekking Dades Valley to the Valley of Roses )
- Purified water
- Camping equipment
- Lunch and dinner in Marrakech
- Travel insurance
- Visa (if applicable)
- Tips for staffs and guides
Prices: from Marrekch -->875$ / from ouarzazate -->660$ /
Arrive at any time
Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Valley :
Meeting at 8h00 a.m with your guide at your riad / Hotel,and depart from Marrakech to Dades valley, through the Tizi- N-Tichka pass (2260m) in the High Atlas Mountains. From Marrakech to Ouarzazate, you will enjoy the scenic road, beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages along the way. You will have free time here to visit the old Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO You will Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built, and have lunch. Afterwards, you go further south east to the green Dades valley and the city of roses via the fascinating Skoura . Dinner and overnight in Dades valle.
Trekking Dades Valley to the Valley of Roses : Dades Valley – Igherm Akdim
After loading our luggage, we leave Dades Valley to reach the valley of Mgoun via the dry and arid plateau, picnic lunch in fields of Tamgalouna village. Then walking, along the river, to the village of Ighrem Aqdem. Dinner and Overnight in the loge or in the camp at 1700 meters. 5h30mn of walking. Elevation p+: 600 m | Elevation p- : 400 m.
Igherm Aqdem 1700 m – Alemdoun 1800 m:
We go through this large village with its beautiful kasbahs. We leave this valley to reach Timtda village, by a track that will allow us to pass near the nomad’s caves, picnic lunch. Afternoon, we cross a desert landscape and join Alemdoun Village at 1800 meters. Dinner and Overnight in Loge or in the camp . 5h30mn to 6h of walking. Elevation p+: 350 m | Elevation p- : 250 m.
Alemdoun 1800 m – Ksar Boutaghrar 1500 m:
We walk along the valley of Ait Hamd and beautiful oleander Gorges ( to cross the gorges you need hiking sandals) to Agouti villages with its kasbahs, picnic lunch, then continuation to the celebrated village of Boutaghrar at 1500 meters. Dinner and Overnight in Loge. 5h30mn to 6h of walking. Elevation p+: 20 m | Elevation p- : 300 m.
Dades Gorges - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Desert:
After breakfast, departure from your hotel in rose valley at 8 a.m., taking the road of 1000 kasbahs drive around the colorful Berber villages of the Dades valley. 45 km further, you will get to Tineghir with it’s beautiful palm grove and Jewish quarter. You continue to Todra Gorges (Todgha), free time to go on trek along the canyons of about 300m high, a favorite place for rock climbers. Afterwards you will leave to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert and you will have time for lunch on the way before you arrive to Erfoud. Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi sand dunes.will be toward the 16.00 h we go to ride the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sahara,of the sunset and,when we arrive at the camp dinner and fire with drums music in the middle of the Sahara,this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures, we will spend the night in camp.
Desert adventures around Merzouga :
If you like a tour in A four-wheel drive vehicle (4X4) we have one of the best trips in the world. With professional drivers they will take you around in the Erg Echebbi dunes which stretches along more than 35 km passing through several villages like Hassi Labied, Merzouga Khamlia and more. Each village provides a variety of beautiful things to see. In Hassi Labied, you will stop and enjoy the small oases with its ancient water source which has been running for ages in the same spot. It’s a chance for you to learn about the irrigation system in the region. In Merzouga, you will enjoy the big lake in the middle of the desert ( Dayet issrej ) .in rainy days , the lake is full of a variety of immigrating birds like the pink flamingos ,
The trip will, the continue to the gnawa village of Khamlia where you are welcomed by the gnawa people (people who was once slaves as the stories says) will welcome you with Berber whiskey (Moroccan tea) and gnawa music. After Khamlia we will be heading to the panoramic views of the golden dunes , Finally, you will come back to your hotel or camp in Merzouga.
MERZOUGA – ALNIF – N’KOB – AGDZ – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH:
Very early in the morning, you will attend the sunrise then you will return to the camp for breakfast. Your driver will then take you to discover the small villages of Agdez along the magnificent Draa Valley lined with palm trees and ancient kasbahs. You will cross the Tizi Tinififft pass (1660m) for the arrival in Ouarzazate where you will have your lunch before returning to Marrakech by crossing the Tiz-Tichka pass (2260 m) and the High Atlas mountains.
Depart at any time.
Transfer to the airport, « End of our services.
What to remember:
• Make sure you bring warm clothes in winter (and sleeping bags for trekking ), light clothes in summer, sunscreen, a hat, good walking shoes, a flashlight, and pants (for the trek on camelback). Shorts and skirts are not recommended for trekking due to rubbing with stools which can cause skin irritation.