1st day:Marrakech-Ouarzazate:Welcome to Morocco.Depart for Ouarzazate
via one of the highest passes in the Atlas Mountains, Tizi-n-Tischka, which is 2260 meters at the top, you will stop to enjoy
the "Berber whiskey" (Moroccan tea). Along the way you will see the traditional Berber farmers using the terraced style of
planting for their farms on the mountains side. Arrive into Ouarzazate
and check into the hotel Kasbah.
2nd day:Ouarzazate-Todra Gorges: Drive
further towards the beautiful Todra and Dades Gorge via 1000 Casbah road. It is a wild landscape, populated with Berber villages
and nomads minding their herds of goats. Hike down the narrow gorges, the fruit of the separation of the High Atlas and Djebel
Sarrho. You'll refresh yourself a bit by bathing your feet in the cold and crystalline water of the river. Dinner and accommodation
in the hotel in the heart of the gorges.
3rd day:Todra Gorges-Merzouga(Sahara):After a good mint tea, walk in the palm plantation of Todra, before heading for Merzouga, the region of the Erg Chebbi,
only Saharan erg of all Morocco.Take advantage of this day in the desert to admire the ever-changing light on the dunes, which
are always the same, yet always different. Night in an auberge Just few steps from the dunes.
4th day: Merzouga-Desert:After breakfast, you will make
the large tour of dunes,passing by berber nomads living under tente and passing by Khamlia(or the African village) you will
enjoy listening to Desert Music which is played by people with Malian origin(black people)...After come back at 3 of the evening.
It is here that you will be able to cross, in the slow pace of camels this mountain of gold-colored sand. You will appreciate
the pure beauty of the landscape. In the evening, by a campfire under the starry sky, the traditional musicians will help
you to catch the spirit of the desert.Night in the middle of dunes under tent nomad.
5th day:Desert-Ramlia:On board of your cross-country
vehicles, you will live one of the legs of PARIS - DAKAR,
you will approach the Algerian border (rock drawing). Then you will be inserted in the desert, the true! You will cross; OUZINA,
small Berber village, and you will be again in other whole of Saharan dunes.With through dry wadis, rock tracks, bringing
a more mineral key in the landscape, of the desert plates, and the sand extents, you will reach, RAMLIA.Night with local people.
6th day:Ramlia-Zagora:After breakfast,Traveling on
rarely frequented tracks, and in a seldom-visited sector you will experience landscapes very different from those that you
may know. At the end of day you will reach Zagora, the heart of a beautiful oasis. Check into hotel.
7th day:Zagora-Dune of Chgaga:After breakfast,travelling
to Chgaga Dune,you will spend the night close to the dunes under tentes.
8th day:Dune of Chgaga-Ait Ben Haddou:Departure passing
by Dades valley...You will visit one of the best preserved kasbahs in Morocco : Aït Benhaddou. It dates from the 15-th century.Accommodation in Ait Ben Haddou.
9th day: Ait ben Haddou-Essaouira:A day dedicated
to bathing and relaxation on the beach of the coastal city of Essaouira. On the fortifications of the old town you'll be able
to trace Portuguese, French and Berber architecture. Its whitewashed houses, quiet places, friendly cafes, numerous crafstmen
and the delicious fresh fish make this a charming place to visit.Night in hotel.
10th day:Essaouira-Marrakech:Traveling to Marrakech...Check
into Hotel the rest of the day will be free.
11 th day:Marrakech-Marrakech:you will start to explore
the Imperial City of Marrakech.There is much to see in this great city which Winston Churchill called "the most beautiful
place in the world at sunset". You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque with its Minaret, walk through the famous place of Djemaa-el Fna with its circus atmosphere of itinerant
dancers, jugglers, acrobats, storytellers, snake charmers, medicine men, and the public scribes. the beautiful Bahia Palace,
the hidden tombs of the Saadian Dynasty, and the Ben Yussef Medrassa, which is the Koranic school in Marrakech. Lunch will
be at one of the traditional restaurants in the old Medina. In the afternoon, you will visit the Menara Gardens and its Pavilion,
the Majurelle Gardens, and you will walk through the Souks where you will see some of the age old guilds at work, doing woodworking,
iron crafts, and making caftans, babouch (shoes) makers. Transfer to the airport.
TREK SALAM (Happy Travels)