After Breakfast, we leave Marrakech on our back and we drive via the high Atlas Mountains where the road is traced upon 2000 m altitude. We go through Tichka pass (7 217,85 ft altitude) which links Marrakech to the south of Morocco, and used to be the gateway to the sub-Saharan countries, especially Tomboctou. Stop for lovely pictures, and Berber villages sightseeing. Move forwards on the way of caravans to reach Ait Ben haddou Village for lunch. The Kasbah of Ait Ben haddou is an eleven century citadel which is declared on the 80s as a protected UNESCO site, and an impressive sight for film directors. Numerous films have been shouted such as “Jesus of Nazareth”, the “man who would be a King”, Lawrence of Arabia and so on. After lunch, we continue to Ouarzazate, etymologically refers to the noiseless town, and it’s known under the name of “Hollywood of Africa. We continue via Skoura to reach Kelaa Mgouna.
After breakfast, departure to Merzouga. A long the way, we enjoy many sightseeing for our vehicle and we stop to take lovely pictures. We cross Boumalne, and stop in Tinghir where de devote time to see the magnificent Todgha gorges. They are canyons that rise up to 300 meters altitude. The Todra River flows between this mountains to serve people for irrigation. After, destination the Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. We drive through many villages and towns such us Erfoud and Rissani. In Merzouga, we take the camel ride to spend the night under nomad tents. You enjoy Berber music and contemplate a starry sky. good night.
We wake up for sunrise pictures. Camel trekking back to the hotel where we shower and take breakfast. We set off for Rissani where we make a short visit for the local market. We continue via Alnif to Nekoub where we stop for lunch. This is the southern way, where you enjoy clear atmosphere of the Sahara. Continuation to Ouarzazate. night in the hotel.
After breakfast, we depart to Marrakech via the gate of Tizi nTichka. Along the way, we enjoy the superb views of the high Atlas. we devote the rest of the tour to reach Marrakech in the early evening. Farwell.