This year we have a great adventure to offer you for the New Year so you can come and discover the Moroccan desert with us.
Come and enjoy the wonderful hospitality of the Berbers, tasting delicious traditional local food, waiting for the amazing sunrise, and the sunset, the evenings with thousands of stars in the sky, with the gentle sound of drums (tam-tam) and the magic of the desert...
We will pick up you from your hotel/riad and start our journey from Marrakech to Dades Gorges. Across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and we continue to Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksour). We will have lunch at Ait benhaddou or Ouarzazate and continue to Dades valley, we well spend the night in a riad/hotel in the Dades Gorges.
After breakfast, we go from DADES to Toudra gorges, Tenghir and to the Sahara desert of Merzouga, berber villages are scattered along the way. We’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud where we’ll start to feel the air of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet then we continue to Merzouga, a night in a riad/Hotel near the dunes.
After breakfast at the hotel/riad, there are many options available to you :
You may go to explore the neighboring villages of Merzouga such as Hassi Labied, Khamlia where you can hear the black musicians frum Mali.
You may also enjoy an offroad drive around the dunes of Erg Chebbi and see the nomads living in tents in the desert and have lunch with a nomad familly – berber pizza. In the afternoon we will ride the camels to see the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will have a traditional tagine dinner, drink delicious mint tea, listen to traditional berber music while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing Sahara desert.
After seeing the sunrise in the desert we will go back on the camels to Merzouga. After breakfast and having a shower in the Hotel we will start our journey to Ouarzazate through the Berber villages of the atlas mountainss (Alnif, Tazarine, N’kob) We arrive at Ouarzazate in the evening/night.
Leaving Ouarzazate in the morning, we will visit the majestic Atlas Mountains. Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco – Tizni Tichka 2260m high, offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby. Arrive in Marrakech in the evening.
NOTE : If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you’re looking for contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements
I did the tour as a part of a small group of friends a few weeks ago (see Ale's review above!).
We had a fabulous time learning first-hand about Berber culture & traditions from two people who clearly love ...
Saharabereber offers you a wide selection of possibilities to explore and experience the authentic Morocco and enjoy the Sahara Desert.