High Atlas and desert in 5 days tour: Authentic Morocco tour to discover High Atlas mountain and The Sahara desert. The tour Starts from Marrakech crossing the beautiful Ouzoud waterfalls, Dades valley, and the famous Sahara desert of Merzouga. On the 5th day, you will be back in Marrakech after exploring the best of Morocco!
Program: High Atlas and desert in 5 days tour
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouzoud waterfalls – Ait Bougmez valley
Our guide will pick you up at 08 from your riad/hotel to drive to the most spectacular waterfalls in Morocco. As we walk down beside the pools there is a great opportunity to see the Barbary Apes. the walk leads to the bottom of the falls which offers an amazing view of the 300-meter drop. We continue to Azilal town where we will have lunch before we take the scenic mountain road with many chances for photos. We reach the breathtaking Ait Bougmmez valley with its patchwork cultivated fields, traditional Berber houses, backed by stunning mountains. Night in a guest house.
Day 2: Ait Bougmez – Tizi n Ait imi – kallat mgouna – Dades valley
Following breakfast on a sunny terrace with a lovely view, we will set off for a short walk in the fields before heading off the road to the pass of Tizi N Ait Imi 2910M which has a panoramic view. The road takes us down to Mgoun valley and up to Tizi N Ait Hamed 3050M. then we pass through many villages to reach the valley of the Roses which bloom in April and May. Our day ends about an hour later in the Dades valley.
Day 3: Dades valley – Todgha gorges – Merzouga dunes
From Dades valley we drive to Todra Gorges, a famous destination for rock climbing, we take a walk inside the fields and the gorges before we continue to drive towards Erg Chebbi along with arid landscapes and volcanic mountains of the Anti Atlas. Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. We start an hour of camel riding towards our camp in the middle of the dunes. Overnight in Berber camp
Day 4: Merzouga dunes – Draa Valley
We wake up early to see the sunrise over the dunes, then ride back on your camel to the hotel where you’ll have breakfast and shower. Our journey start towards the vast palm of Tafilalet through the town of Rissani (the root of the Alaouite dynasty and the ancient capital of Sultans Alaouite) Continue to Alnif lunch in the right place. Carry on the road via Tazarine, N’kob, and Tansihkt from here we will take short off the road which goes beside the palm trees of Draa Valley, it would be your chance again to see the Ksours and Kasbahs. Overnight in a Kasbah with an amazing view of the palm trees.
Day 5: Draa valley – Ait Ben Haddou- Tizi N Tichka – Marrakech
After breakfast, we start by crossing the anti-Atlas mountain towards Ouarzazate, a stop to visit the cinema studios. We continue to visit the UNESCO protected site of Ait Ben Haddou. A most impressive Kasbahs and well-preserved Ighrem in Morocco. well-known as being the backbone of many Hollywood blockbusters. Leave Ait Ben Haddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains. Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizi N Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby. arrive in the evening.
End of your trip High Atlas and desert in 5 days tour.