Day 1: Ouarzazate – Merzouga
Depart by 4×4 in early morning for the sheer rock walls of Todra Gorge, along Lake Ouarzazate via the road of kasbahs. Pass through Skoura, a fertile oasis lined with immense palm groves, to reach the home of Morocco’s Rose Festival, El Kelâa M’Gouna (commonly referred to as the Valley of Roses). Continue to Tinghir for lunch and visit the Tinejdad palm grove and the village of Jorf Erfoud. Arrive in Merzouga late afternoon for a camel ride to the desert camp and sunset over the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Traditional nomad dinner and night under the stars or in nomad tents.
Day 2: Merzouga – Ouarzazate
After watching the sunrise over the dunes, and a traditional nomad breakfast, depart for Ouarzazate via the village of Rissani, crossing the Tafilalet and vast mineral Massif Bougafer to reach Alnif. Stop for lunch in Tazzarine or N’Kob, as you desire. Continue to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley oasis, Tansikht and Agdz. Arrive in Ouarzazate in the late afternoon.