2 days from ouarzazate to merzouga
Day 1: Ouarzazate – Todra Gorges – Merzouga
After being picked up early in the morning from your lodgings in Ouarzazate, begin your drive along the Kasbah road to the Rose Valley and ultimately to the Todra Gorges, impressive stone walls carved out by the River Todra over countless years. Take some beautiful pictures and stroll through the Gorges. The time has come to travel to the desert after lunch. After reaching Merzouga, you will have time to settle before meeting your camel and driver. Go to the Sahara Desert camp from your new friend’s top, where you can scale the tall dunes and take in the breathtaking view of the sun setting below the horizon. To prepare for a traditional dinner, return to your tent and sip some mint tea. Dance around the campfire while listening to the sounds of the desert drums, or spend the evening searching for shooting stars.
Day 2: Merzouga – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate
Depart the bustling city and travel up the High Atlas mountains in an easterly direction toward the desert. Try to locatOn day two, get up early to take in the first sunbeams over the desert. Having breakfast at the camp, you can board a camel or a 4×4 to return to Ouarzazate. Along the way, you’ll make several photos stops to capture the stunning desert vistas and the date palms of the Draa Valley. Before returning to Ouarzazate, travel over the sizable Anti-Atlas Mountains.e Mount Toubkal, the tallest peak at 13,671 feet (4,167 m). You will pass a lot of traditional mud-brick Berber villages along the way. After lunch in Taddert, tour the neighborhood’s Argan Oil Cooperative to learn how the women there extract valuable oil from the argan nut to create oil used in the food, cosmetics, and health industries. As you approach the Tizi n’Tichka pass, continue on the winding road and pause to take in the expansive view. Continue east and pass through the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs, many of which are dilapidated due to their pisé mud construction (rammed earth). You will pass a lot of small towns on your way to Boumalne Dades, where you can see traditional farming practices being practiced. As you travel through fragrant Kela’a M’gouna, the “Valley of the Roses,” keep an eye out for nomads caring for their livestock. Eventually, you’ll reach Boumalne Dades, a significant town spanning the Dades River, and your overnight accommodation.
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