5 days starting from Ouarzazate – The Roses Valley, Merzouga, The Drâa Valley
Departure in the morning from Ouarzazate towards the Todgha’s gorges through the lake, the palm grove and the Skoura’s Kasbahs. We will continue by the road to reach El Kelâa of the M’gouna, a big village with an altitude of 1450m, almost located at the junction between the valleys of M’goun and Dadés. There begins the road track of the Roses Valley passing through Ait Saîd, Tourbist, and Tamalout in order to reach Bou–Thahrar, the Roses Valley. Ramble of 1 or 2 hours along the gardens next to the Oued M’goun. Break to have some tea and then we will continue in 4×4 to reach the Glaoui Ait-Youl’s kasbah along the Dadés Valley. We will continue in direction of the Dadés’ gorges and then toward Tinghir. Arrival at the Todgha’s gorges. Hotel where you will have dinner before spending the night there.
The Todgha’s gorges – Merzouga : After breakfast, about 2 hours-ramble throughout the palm grove of Tineghir that extends to 15 kms. Visit of the Jewish village (traditional architecture in rammed earth), then visit of the city Tineghir and of the villages Tinejdad and Goulmima (visit of its old ksar surrounded by beautiful oases), and finally visit of the Jorf’s palm grove until Erfoud. Arrival at Merzouga, excursion on camelback to contemplate the sunset on the dunes. Dinner and night at the bivouac under tents or sleeping out according to the season, down by the Erg Chebi’s dunes…
Merzouga –Zagora : Very early in the morning, we will enjoy the sunrise. Departure after breakfast towards Zagora. We will cross the Tafilalt and the mineral hugeness of the Bougafer Massif to reach Alnif. Lunch in Tazzarine, then arrival at Tansikht by following a very arid road track on the Reg. On the left you will find the Djebel Rhart and on the right the Drâa Valley. We will continue in the direction of Zagora. Arrival at the hotel. Dinner and night…
Zagora– M’hamid : Departure in 4×4 to reach M’hami. Stop in Tamgroute to visit the Koranic library, to discover the pottery production and the underground passages. We will continue on the road track throughout the Ouled Brahim’s palm grove and the Elfaija’s Reg toward M’hamid. Joining up with the bivouac we will see the last Drâa’s palm grove and the start of the desert. In the evening, dinner and night under the tents.
M’hamid – Ouarzazate : After breakfast, visit of the old Ksar of M’hamid, tea with locals and back to Ouarzazate riding alond the Drâa Valley. In Zagora starts the Tinsikht road track we will follow to reach Agdez. Stop for lunch before continuing until Ouarzazate. Back to the hotel.
Price for 2 people starting at 610€ ...