Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Draa Valley – Mhamid
Your driver will pick you up at 7.30 am at your accommodation in Marrakech. We travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) – the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and valleys with a winding road. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages along the way. We will visit several Kasbahs along the way, including Tamnougalt and Ait Benhaddou.
A 16th century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou is one of the best preserved and most spectacular Kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of Gladiator. The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa river valley. Short stop in Zagora for a cup of Moroccan tea. Afterwards, we continue towards the gate of the Sahara desert, Mhamid. Overnight including half board at the charming Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services, Mhamid.