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Departure from Marrakech to Ouarzazate via the Tizi N Tichka pass in the High Atlas at 2260 m altitude. Break in Ouarzazate. Continue for the Dades gorges and Todra gorges to the sublime landscapes. Dinner and overnight in typical traditional inn.
Departure after breakfast towards Merzouga. Arrival at the dunes of Merzouga, dromedary ride to join the bivouac. Let yourself be enchanted by a sunset in the Sahara desert. Dinner and overnight at the bivouac under nomad tent at the foot of the dunes Erg Chebi New Year’s Eve 2021 dinner: A sumptuous traditional dinner will be served, including a traditional soup “Harrira”, a mechoui (whole sheep cooked in a special oven : specialty festive) couscous, and fruits of the seasons. Moroccan tea and pastries during the evening. Animation: Evening with nomadic folklore, Sahrawi music, typical of the desert where we find the inspiration of African rhythms (propitious to dance) played by the young people of the village. Night in bivouac …
After breakfast dromedary ride at sunrise, then departure in 4×4 to cross the Tafilalt and the mineral immensity of the Massif Bougafer before arriving at Alnif and Tazzarine. The road leading to Marrakech will take you through the beautiful Draa Valley, a former caravan trail, lined with palm groves, oases, casbahs and typical adobe houses. One of the most beautiful roads in Morocco. Continuation to Ouarzazate in lunar landscapes by taking the Tizi-n-Tinffift pass. Visit the Oasis of Fint. Dinner and overnight in a charming hotel.
After breakfast, visit the Ouarzazate cinema studios. Otherwise free morning. Departure towards Marrakech, on the road visit of the casbah of Ait Benhaddou, classified by Unesco World Heritage, place of many shooting of films. Drive to Marrakech via the Tizi N Tichka pass. Return to Marrakech at the end of the day.