Morocco Gnawa Tours invites you to a fascinating journey that will give you unforgettable emotions and impressions. You will discover the mysterious red city of Marrakech and the magical desert dunes. Go on an adventure through the breathtaking mountain pass of the Atlas of Tizi-n-Tishka, to the ancient Kasbah Taurirt and Ait Ben Haddou, see the amazing landscapes of the Unile, Dades and Rose valleys, visit the Todrha Gorge and the cinema studio in the famous city of Ouarzazate.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN MARRAKECH
Picking up a group at the airport and transfer to Riad, free time to relax. Excursions around the historical and cultural places of the city of Marrakech, visit: the old Medina of the city, the Mosque of Al-Qutubia, the spice market, the Moroccan bazaar, the Jamaâ El Fna square. At night, the square is full of magic and music. Accommodation in Riad is just minutes from the square.
DAY 2: MARRAKECH – HIGH ATLAS – SKOURA – ROSES VALLEY
We travel through the High Atlas, the stunning mountain pass of Tizi-n-Tishka, about 2300 meters high. The Atlas Mountains are home to Berber residents, here you can see their daily traditional life. Next we follow the route from a thousand Kasbas, through the city of Skoura to the Rose Valley, through stunning palm groves and Berber villages. In the Rose Valley, a beautiful Damascus rose is grown, here you can see artisans who make products from these flowers. Accommodation in the Rose Valley.
DAY 3: VALLEY DADES – TINEZHDAD – TODRHA – DENNI – RISSANI – MERZOUGA
Morning drive to the Dades valley, the Todrha gorge, through fantastic landscapes and stops in the cities of Tinejad and Erfud. Further we follow through Denny and the city of Rissani in Merzouga – “The doors of the desert”. Arrival in Merzouga and the beginning of our trip on camels (one and a half hours drive), on the way we will enjoy the sunset. Arrival at the nomad Bedouin camp of the dunes. Enjoy the tea ceremony and dinner, and in the evening we spend time at the fire, listening to the rhythms of the music of Gnawa performed by desert nomads. Accommodation in a desert camp.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA – KHAMLIA – OUARZAZATE
Enjoy the magical sunrise in the desert and return back on camels to the hotel, where you can take a shower and have breakfast. Visit the Berber village of Khamliya, where you will hear traditional live music. Next, we continue to the city of Ouarzazate, where we will visit the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou and Hammam Berber. Accommodation in Ouarzazate.
DAY 5: OUARZAZATE – AIT-BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH
We will visit kasbah Taurirt and the movie studio. On the way to Marrakech, we travel to the old Kasbah Ait Benhaddou with its impressive architecture, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arrival in Marrakech. Free time for rest and shopping. Accommodation in Riad is just minutes from the square.
DAY 6: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
Free time and transfer to the airport.