Our driver will drop by to pick you up from your Riad at 8:00 am and start traveling to Ouarzazate via the Tichka Pass (2260m) the highest road pass in Morocco.
The panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains and magnificent landscapes, scenery peppered by small Berber villages typical of the region. We visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This Kasbah is perhaps the most impressive and well-preserved fortress city in Morocco. Built on a hilltop, Ait Benhaddou inspired many movie makers such as the Gladiator or Lawrence of Arabia were filmed here. The view from the upper heights of the Kasbah is awe-inspiring and worth the required climb through winding, narrow streets.
Our travel continues along what is known as the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs passing the Skoura oasis. Then we continue to visit the Valley of the Roses (Kelaa M’Gouna) the center of Moroccan roses and rose products. Acres of Persian roses are grown and harvested here to create rose water, creams, and soaps prized throughout Morocco and the world.
We continue passing the strange rock creation of Tamnalt Hills and arrive in Boumalen Dades, carved by centuries by the Dades River. The natural scenery of red and mauve rocks tower above the road. Overnight in Tinghir, dinner & breakfast – You will have a private room with a private bath, hot water, and the most delicious food.