The specialist team of Rough Tours is inviting you to an exotic world full of adventure and fun. We belong to an original Berber family of which the AIT ATTA ethnic group formed an important ethnic community in the southern regions of Morocco. The family lives in a small brown mud house village in the south eastern area.
Our life style has been both nomadic (moving from one place to another seeking green pastures for our cattle) and settled in our tajine mountain village 'Ramlia' practicing agriculture and experiencing opportunities of the new world, the world of education and schooling.
Nowadays, Rough Tours consists of well educated brothers from the University. Besides the local spoken languages Tamazight (Berber) and Arabic, our study was based on English, French and Spanish languages. Our research papers upon which we got our BA degrees were about tourism in both Merzouga and Ramlia.
Being interested in the tourism sector and thanks to our previous experience as tour operators
, we take the pride in presenting the best service of Moroccan travelling and holidays.
Day 1: Marrakech-Boumalen du dades:
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Day 1: Marrakech -Dades valley
Day 2: Dades valley- Merzouga
Day 3: Merzouga- Marrakech
LET OUR TOUR BEGIN! Leaving Marrakesh behind, we start our safari to Toudra Gorges. We pass through Tizi-n-Tishka in the high Atlas Mountains and have short stops to take some photos. We will visit the Ait Ben Haddou village which is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is also the best place for famous cinema directors. Lunch in Ourzazate, and then continue our day enjoying the beautiful natural landscapes of Roses Valley, which is known by Festival of roses. We also pass through the little Berber villages el Kelaa des M'gouna and Boumalene -du- Dades. where we gona spend a spent in a hotel.
Day 2 : Boumalene du Dades-Merzouga via toudra gorges
We leave Boumalene on the way to toudra Gorges,where we'll have a short visit before continuing. Today's target point is arriving to Merzouga which is known for the highest sand dunes in North Africa. THE DESERT! It is called Erg Chebbi Sahara desert and it is about 20 kms long and 5 kms wide and is a unique, multifaced environment. On our way, we will have the chance to see many oasis such as the oasis of Tinjdad. We will continue our tour passing through the little Berber towns of Mellab and Touroug. Arrive to Rissani where we will visit the differents souks. After this break, we will continue our way enjoying the green oasis of palm trees of Ziz ��"Tafilalet and the black Hamada before arriving to Merzouga. greet our camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in an equipped camp in the middle of the Sahara! This is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. At this time, we will explore the secrets of the Sahara and its unlimited horizons. ( NIGHT IN A BERBER CAMP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SAND DUNES).
Day 3: Merzouga-Marrakech:
After an early breakfast in the dunes after catching the sunrise over the dunes, we ride the camels back to the hotel. We take showers, and then start our journey, driving from Merzouga to Marrakech via the Draa Vally. Arrival in Marrakech evening arround 7 p.m.
what is included:
- 4x4 with A/C
-Hotels en half board
-1 nights in a hotel+1 night in a Berber tent.
- a camel per person
- berber turbons
-what is not included:
Sleeping and meals
Riads are the traditional homes of urban centers (medinas). These buildings are entirely closed on the outside and open inside around a central patio, based on the Arab-Muslim traditional model. They often have trees and fountains. The word riad originally means garden in Arabic. In the medina of Marrakech, you will find the greatest number of these fascinating traditional homes, but you will also discover magnificent ryads in almost all Moroccan cities. Spending some time in a ryad will make you travel in time and bestow a magical serenity to your trip.
These places are perfect to leave stress behind and start out your holidays in the best way.
Sometimes you want to gather somewhere, to benefit from those with which you travel, to take as much advantage as possible of the excursions and visits, so the ideal place and often the most central is the hotel.
To spend time close to nature and understand the traditions of the nomad populations, if you have foreseen a stay in the desert, don't hesitate to spend a night under the Berber tents.
A night in the desert also gives you the chance to admire the stars under the clearest sky.
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