The camel ride is an adventure that everyone must undertake and the guides are always friendly and talkative making this trip a worth while experience for all.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley
First we cross the spectacular Tizi n’Tichka Pass of the High Atlas Mountains. You will pass through many Berber villages, and once in the desert, riverside oasis and barren hillsides are clustered with Kasbahs. After lunch we drive further to Valley of the Roses, with beautiful views of the Dades valley, valley of a thousand kasbahs. Overnight in Dades.
Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
After breakfast we drive to Todra Gorge and after a short stop there we drive on to “Auberge du Sud” at the dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will arrive there around 4 and after a short break you will ride camels into the dunes, where you will spend the night in Berber tents. After seeing a beautiful sunset you will enjoy a fantastic dinner.
Day 3: Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Benhedou
After viewing the most beautiful sunrise and having breakfast at the camp site you will ride the camel’s back to the auberge. From there it will be a long day driving to Ait Ben Haddou. Ait Benhaddou is a small town with one of the best-preserved and most sought-after Kasbah’s to visit in all of Morocco.
Day 4: Kasbah Ait Benhedou – Pass Tichka – Marrakech
Drive back to Marrakech, again via Tichka pass. You will arrive in Marrakech early in the afternoon.