Draa Tafilalet is one of the most beautiful and least visited regions in Morocco. With its stunning landscapes, striking monuments, and rich history, it is no wonder that it is one of the most popular destinations in Morocco. This tour is designed to be both adventurous and relaxing while visiting some of the buildings in Draa Tafilalet that are truly unique — like its 1000 Kasbahs! Join us on this 9-day tour to experience the beauty of Draa Tafilalet up close. Learn more about Draa Tafilalet during your guided tours as you discover more about its rich culture, renowned monuments and unique architecture through your visual journey on this 9-Day Tour.
Our mission in this tour is to show our culture and traditional to the tourists in the best way. Not like other tours that you just cross this cities with no enough time to explore them and feel the fragrant history and traveling back in time of this area.
The tour can be expanded or shorten to sweat you!!
Our driver will pick you up from airport to your camp/raid to rest. After a hearty Moroccan breakfast, we'll load up the 4x4 and head out to explore the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Moroccan desert. Among the many stops in store for you are the homes of local nomadic communities, a desert oasis in the middle of nowhere, breathtaking scenery, quaint desert towns, palm groves, and much more. Having to make a pit break in the Mali town of Khamlia, where the locals will treat us to a concert of wonderful Gnawa music as we sip on some delicious tea.
Before returning to the hotel, we will ride our dromedaries for an hour and a half through the dunes and into the heart of the desert to take in the breathtaking sunset. Spend the night in a lovely nomad tent surrounded by the Great Dune, sipping Moroccan tea while gazing at the vast starry sky and listening to the rhythm of drums.
After breakfast, we will made our way to Rissani. Where we will walk by what is recognized as the most authentic and traditional souk in Morocco, and the largest in the south of the country, where it is exchanged with all types of handicrafts, food, and animals.
After lunch we visit some ancient ruins, architectural buildings like Sijilmassa, Ksar El Fida, Ksar Oulad Abdelhalim, and Mezguida.
After breakfast, we will head to Agdaz. We will stop in Gara Medouar where many films were filmed there, then heading to Nkob, the village of 45 kasbahs. It is the only Moroccan village with more than forty kasbahs. The old part of the village still contains many old impressive kasbahs, all constructed in mud in front of the oasis and the Jbel (mountain) Saghro and also know as the capital of henna. After that, we will head to Agdaz. Accommodation a charming kasbah.
After your breakfast will head to ksar Tamnougalt. The Former capital of the Mezguita tribe, Ksar Tamnougalt is one of the oldest ksours that is still in good condition in the Draa Valley. Founded more than three centuries ago by a family of Caïds, who represented the sultan in the area, Ksar Tamnougalt occupied a strategic position. After that we will go to Taznakht. It is a major carpet weaving center, using wool from Siroua’s sheep breeding. For centuries, the Ouaouzguite carpet (now widely known as “Taznakht carpet”) was always the number one practice of the tribes and their main financial resource.
Ait Ben Haddou to Ouarzazat is Day 5 of the 9-day Draa Tafilalet Tour.
Ait Ben Haddou, a stunning fortified village and UNESCO World Heritage site, will start the day explore the village's winding alleys and learn about its history and architecture. Some locations are from Gladiator and Game of Thrones.
After Ait Ben Haddou, the tour will go to Ouarzazat, the "door of the desert" and a film production center in Morocco. You'll see breathtaking mountain and valley views.
Day 6 of the 9-day Draa Tafilalet Tour is an opportunity to soak up the vibrant and enthralling culture of Ouarzazate, known as the "Gateway to the Desert." The city's liveliness is embodied in the kaleidoscopic markets, bustling streets, and magnificent Taourirt Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site and an archetypal example of the traditional Berber architecture of the region.
Later on, we'll take a cinematic excursion to the iconic Atlas Film Studios, where an array of blockbuster movies and popular TV series have been shot. During the guided tour, we'll uncover the captivating history of the studios and their contribution to the Moroccan film industry.
Day 7 marks our departure from Ouarzazate to venture into the dramatic and awe-inspiring Dades Gorges. This is an experience that will leave you mesmerized by the series of stunning canyons and rock formations. On the way, we'll make several stops to bask in the unparalleled panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains and the vast desert expanse, while learning about the peculiar geology and history of the region.
As we enter the Dades Gorges, we'll commence a scenic hike through the canyons, gazing upon the awe-inspiring rock formations, lush green valleys, and crystal-clear streams. We'll also have the opportunity to visit a Berber village and mingle with the welcoming locals to learn about their ancient customs and lifestyles.
As the day ends, we'll retreat to a charming kasbah located in the heart of the Dades Gorges. Here, we'll delight in a delectable dinner and unwind in the comfortable and authentic Berber-style lodgings. Day 7 of the Draa Tafilalet Tour promises to be an exhilarating encounter with the natural beauty and cultural opulence of this captivating region.
Day 8 of the 9-day Draa Tafilalet Tour is sure to be an adventure you won't forget. We'll leave behind the serene beauty of Dades Gorges and set off for the bustling town of Tinghir, known for its lush palm groves and stunning Berber architecture.
The day will kick off with an exhilarating hike through the breathtaking Todgha Gorges, one of the most iconic natural wonders of Morocco. Towering cliffs and rugged terrain make for a challenging but rewarding hiking experience, with views of stunning rock formations and natural scenery.
From there, we'll journey to Errachidia, a town located in the spectacular Ziz Valley, one of the largest oases in Morocco. Along the way, we'll make various stops to admire panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding desert landscape.
Once we arrive in the valley, we'll take a thrilling 4x4 desert safari to explore the rugged terrain and get a taste of the local way of life. We'll also have the chance to interact with the locals and learn about their unique customs and rich cultural heritage, making it an unforgettable cultural discovery.
We'll also visit the remarkable Hassan Addakhil dam, an impressive feat of engineering that provides irrigation for the surrounding farmland and has become a popular attraction in the area. The day will end at a traditional kasbah in Errachidia, where we'll relax in the peaceful and serene surroundings and enjoy a delicious dinner.
Day 8 of the Draa Tafilalet Tour combines the rugged beauty of the Todgha Gorges with the spectacular vistas and desert safari of the Ziz Valley, creating an unforgettable experience for adventure-seekers and cultural explorers alike. Get ready for a day filled with adventure, excitement, and cultural immersion!
You will have to wake up early to have breakfast. and then transfer to the airport. The end of our 9 days Draa Tafilalet Tour.