Day 1 :Marrakesh- Ait Benhadou -Dades Gorge
Travel over the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m) while enjoying superb views of the mountains and of the Berber Villages on the way. Stop for lunch and tour in the World heritage site of Ait Benhaddou. (This famous kasbah was used as a backdrop for more than 20 films.) Pass through Ouarzazate and continue towards the Valley of Roses and the Dades valley, Skoura oasis with it’s authentic 17 century kasbah, the valley of a thousand Kasbahs and the Dades Gorge. Stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 1 : Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Sakoura, Kelaa Magouna
Our driver will meet you at your riad or hotel where you will be picked up,then depart Marrakech and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi N Tichka pass, taking time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and have coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice.you will enjoy the berber life of Ait Ben Haddou,this Kasbah has featured in more than 20 films,including Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia which was the first to be filmed here.After lunch,you will head to Film studios,it hosts the largest movie studios in the world,before you continue to the Rose Valley and visit the amazing Kasbah of Amerhidil in Skoura,this Kasbah is situated by the Amerhidil River, is one of the largest in Morocco. Dinner and over night in Kelat Magouna.
Day 1 : Marrakech , Ait Ben Haddou , Draa Valley, Zagora
departure to Zagora through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass and numerous Berber villages, to finally arrive at the UNESCO Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou. Continuing the road to Zagora passing by the Anti Atlas mountains, Berber villages of Agdz and the amazing Draa Valley with its millions palm trees which is considered the largest one in Morocco. Evening arrival Zagora. You will start your camel trekking into the middle of the desert for an overnight camp.
The picturesque fishing port of Essaouira is the nearest seaside to Marrakesh and well worth a visit. You can break the journey with stops at argan oil producers and other tourist stops. Once in Essaouira your driver will leave you for around three hours to explore the town and its small medina which it is most fun to do by yourself. There are a wide variety of restaurants- why not try the fresh grilled sardines by on the seafront!
Previously known by its Portuguese name Mogador, a fortress still commands the entrance to the harbour and the medina itself has walled ramparts. Essaouira is usually much cooler than Marrakech and can be windy at times, it is no coincidence that the world wind surf championships are held here.