Kasbah a fascinating building that represents the architecture of South Morocco. The kasbah is a fortified building built with local materials making it perfectly adapted to the climate. It also played a defensive role thanks to its walls, it reflected the political and social structures of the groups.
It is usually isolated yet located on a dominant position, it is a Majestic fortress of ocher earth, with a watchtower in order to monitor the valleys.
The most beautiful part of a Kasbah is its upper parts which are decorated with Berber geometrical patterns, that we can find also in jewelry, carpets, and tattoos worn by women.
In this trip you’ll also have the opportunity to discover the Rose Valley, taking its name from the roses that only flower twice a year, from late April to June, it is also frequently called the pink valley because of the colors of its wonderful landscapes.
we can not talk about the valley of the roses without mentioning the gorges of Dades and Todra. The valley of Dades is one of the most interesting views in the south of Morocco, the landscapes are splendid, the houses are confused with rocks, it is a place that you should not miss, the Dades gorges testify to all the magic of the Moroccan Sahara. Located in the high Atlas, the Todra Gorge is a must see, it is composed of very high limestone cliffs dug, these gorges are only 15 km from the center of Tinghir, the Todra Gorge is considered without a doubt one of the most beautiful natural sites of the Moroccan Kingdom.
It Is impossible to go sightseeing in Sahara without noticing the huge dune called Erg Chebbi with almost 160 meters height, its ascent is difficult, but the arrival at the summit will without any doubt guarantee you an incredible view and ecstasy. While thinking about Morocco, the main images that come to our mind are those of Epinal camel caravans crossing the ocher dunes of the desert at sunset, well it is exactly this kind of pictures that this stay reserves.
Our stay does not end at this point, there is still a panoply of impressive things to discover, among which the city of Ifrane, nicknamed small Switzerland, this city has enormous tourism potential due to the diversity of landscapes, lakes, and rivers. Then last but not least we will also discover the city of Fes, which is a city in northeastern Morocco often considered as the cultural capital of the country, it is mainly famous thanks to its lively souks and old fashioned atmosphere.
Don’t hesitate, book this enriching stay of 3 days and discover the Moroccan south with its Berber Kasbahs, amazing gorges and remote sand dunes. And experience the Sahara at night, the crisp, clean air and clear and quiet night sky, the stars so close you can almost touch them.
this beautiful mountain road passes by the Tizi-n-Tichka, the highest pass of Morocco.pause, and continuation to the Kasbah Telouet. Explore the Kasbah with its authentic cobblestone alleys and mansions, then head towards the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou: a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been used in famous films including Gladiator and Prince o Persia.After lunch you drive further to Valley of the Roses, with beautiful views of the Dades valley, the valley of a thousand Kasbahs. You will spend the night in a typical accomodation in Dades.
After breakfast you drive to Todra Gorge towards the dunes of Merzouga: starting point for an unforgettable walk in the desert. Merzouga is known for its dunes of Erg chebbi, or the most commonly called dunes of Merzouga, which are greater than 100 km². Enjoy an hour and a half of camel riding through the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi and admire the sunset which offers an incredible and unique view to the world … Second night in bivouac under the stars after a dinner traditional around the fire.
After viewing the most beautiful sunrise and having breakfast at the camp site you will ride camels back to the Auberge. Drive to Fes, again the views will be breathtaking. You will arrive to Fes late in the afternoon after seeing the Ziz valley ;the Ceder forest and the beautiful city of Ifrane.
You can bring luggage to the group or private desert tours. It’s a good idea to have that luggage in the form of a backpack, as you can travel with it around, you can even take it on the camel as you reach the desert camp. Your remaining luggage will be in your Zagora vehicle or in Merzouga at the operator lodge.
Yes, you can do that, but you will have to work closely with our team to do that.
You can feel free to do that as early as possible, especially for peak seasons like October, April and December. Check often and you can get some really impressive results.
Yes, the only issue will be with gluten free foods, as there aren’t a lot of them in Morocco, so you may have to bring in your own which is quite the challenge. Most of the meals will be halal meals only, but you can choose other options.