Day 01: Marrakech Ouarzazate Roses Valley Dades Gorges.
Depart in the morning heading east toward Ouarzazate via the Tizi
Ntichka Pass en route passing through the High Atlas Mountains where
you can stop to take scenic pictures along the way.
After which, you will visit Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient Kasbah
(fortified village) listed as UNESCOs heritage site, and many any
famous movies were also filmed there. You will continue to Ouarzazate,
also known as the Hollywood of Africa, which houses the largest movie
studios on the continent. We can stop over there for lunch (optional)
before setting off through the Skoura, which is an extensive oasis of
palm groves, to a beautiful Kasbah called Kasbah Amrhydil.
We will then drive through the Rose Valley where the Rose Festival is
held every May in this town. After that, the driver will change
directions to take an off-beaten track through the mountains populated
by the nomads of the Atlas. On the way, keep your eyes open for a
numerous Berber villages constructed using mud and bricks. Night will
be spent in a hotel at the Dades Valley.