10612812_714540588623935_938343657635224922_ncanyonsc (67)berberait 2480757_430464400368507_1161498869_nTours From Marrakecheroud

5D/4N Paris-Dakar Rally Tour

Duration : 5D/4N
Departure : Marrakech
Arrival : Fes

Day 1: Marrakch – Ouarzazat

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”. Visit of Atlas Studio

Day 2:Ouarzazat – Boumalne de Dades :

After breakfast, we drive to Boumalne de Dades on the way of thousand Kasbah. We cross the calm village of Skoura where we visit the Amridil Kasbah. We reach El Kelaa M’Gouna, the village of roses where people celebrate the festival of roses in late April. where we move alongside the Dades valley, before ending up in Dades Gorges. Overnight and dinner in the hotel.

 Day 3: Boumalne Dades – Ramlia :

At around 08 a.m, we set off for Ramlia, a forgettable small village in the desert Sahara. This tour includes two hours and half driving on the off road with a picnic on the go. From your hotel, we drive to Alnif and a bit further we take the off road with desert scenic landscapes, dried rivers with sandy dust called “fish fish” and Tamaris trees. This wilderness gives you the chance to live a real African adventure, driving most of the day itinerary on trackless ways that used to be taken exclusively by camels. Your driver/ guide are indeed a Berber GPS, their knowledge for the area assist you to experience a life time adventure. Arrival to Ramlia, your night will be spent in a guesthouse.

Day 4: Ramlia – Merzouga :

We set off for Merzouga, on off road way that is taken by the famous Rally Paris-Dakar, alongside Moroccan borders with Algeria. You enjoy the desert ride where rarely a soul can be seen. We cross Jdaid, Taouz Berber villages. In Taouz we come back to ride on asphalt way that lead us to Merzouga. Before Merzouga we stop in the village of black people to enjoy some minutes of Gnawa. We reach the Hotel from where you will start your camel trekking experience. Night will be spent under nomad tent with Berber Music. Good night

Day 5: Merzouga – Fez :

This morning you wake up for sunrise lovely pictures, and you drive back your camels to the hotel where you shower and you take your breakfast before departure. We drive via,Erfoud and the Ziz Valley where we stop for many pictures. We continue to Midelt for lunch. We drive through the Cedar forest of Azrou where we meet monkeys. The rest of your tour will be driving to Fez through Ifrane, Imouzer to arrive to Fez in the early evening. We drop you in your Riad.