Ouarzazate – Oasis Skoura – The Valley of Roses – Dades Gorges– Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga
You start your Morocco Sahara tour in the morning from Ouarzazate. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel for your Morocco desert excursion in 4X4.
You will first go to the Oasis of Skoura, located about forty kilometers from the city of Ouarzazate. The Oasis of Skoura is a large palm grove which is still inhabited. You will admire the beautiful kasbahs among the palm trees. The Oasis of Skoura is one of the places to visit if you spend a stay in Ouarzazate, or if you are doing a South Morocco tour.
After the Oasis of Skoura, you will take the road to the Valley of Roses. You will have the opportunity to visit the cooperatives manufacturer of products derived from the rose. Morocco is famous for its roses! Many cosmetic products are made with the essence of roses from Morocco. Enjoy a unique olfactory moment.
You will then visit the Dades Gorges located in the Moroccan High Atlas. After Erfoud’s direction (or Arfoud), a city located in an oasis and located north of Rissani. Erfoud is known as the cradle of the Alawite dynasty.
You will pass by the city of Rissani before arriving at Merzouga, a city located in the Sahara Desert, in the late afternoon. In the evening, enjoy a camel ride for the sunset. The Erg Chebbi dunes are known to be the biggest in Moroccan Sahara. Enjoy the beautiful golden landscapes on the Sahara desert and the silence.
You will spend the night in a Merzouga desert camp in the Erg Chebbi dunes. Enjoy the Sahrawi music around a fire and traditional meals prepared on spot. Authentic desert experience in the Moroccan Sahara.