Extension of your stay

Riad O offers you the possibility to extend your stay with two or multi-day excursions:
MERZOUGA Dunes and TODGHA Gorges 3Days/2Nights
1stDay: Marrakech – Ait Ben HADDOU – OUARZAZATE- TODGHA Gorges
Early departure morning we cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the TIZI N TICHKA’s pass with 2260 m high, continuation to the Kasbah of Ait Ben HADDOU, we will visit this wonderful KSAR which was selected as world Heritage by UNESCO…then continuation to OUARZAZATE, sightseeing (Kasbah TAOURIRT and studios films), then continue to the DADES Gorges cross the most beautiful road of one thousand Kasbahs, arrival to TODRA Gorges have dinner and overnight.
Distance: 300 km
2ndDay: TODGHA Gorges -ERFOUD-MERZOUGA Dunes
Morning departure to MERZOUGA dunes, we visit the Palmeraie area which has thousands of palm trees…then get to TODRA gorges visit it by walking around, Continuation through TINEJDAD, ERFOUD then have lunch at RISSANI and visit ALAOUIT’S first king tomb (current Royal Family). Then we arrive to MERZOUGA where you will enjoy a camel ride through the fascinating dunes of Erg CHEBBI, observing the sunset over behind dunes…Night under nomadic tents or Marabou between sands.
3rdDay: MERZOUGA-RISSANI-NQOB-TAMNOUGALTE-OUARZAZATE-Marrakech
After breakfast, departure (different way back) towards the DRAA Valley through NQOB we cross the most mystery desert’s landscapes, dotted with oases. Continue to OUARZAZATE along the DRAA valley, lunch and return to Marrakech.
Distance : 530 km


MERZOUGA Dunes and TODGHA Gorges 4Days/3Nights

1stDay: Marrakech – Ait Ben HADDOU – OUARZAZATE – TODGHA Gorges.
Early departure morning we cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the TIZI N TICHKA’s pass with 2260 m high, continuation to OUARZAZATE city, we visit the Kasbah TAOURIRT and Films studios, then continue to the DADES Gorges cross the most beautiful road of one thousand Kasbahs, arrival to TODRA Gorges have dinner and overnight.
Distance: 300 km «DAR AYOUR»
2ndDay: TODGHA Gorges – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA Dunes.
Morning departure to MERZOUGA dunes, we visit the PALMERAIE area which has thousands of palm trees…then get to TODRA gorges visit it by walking around, Continuation through TINEJDAD, ERFOUD then have lunch at RISSANI and visit ALAOUIT’S first king tomb (current Royal Family). Then we arrive to MERZOUGA where you will enjoy a camel ride through the fascinating dunes of Erg CHEBBI, observing the sunset over behind dunes…Night under nomadic tents or Marabou between sands.
3rdDay: MERZOUGA – RISSANI – ALNIF – NQOB – TAZARINE – AGDEZ –OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU.
After breakfast, departure (different way back) towards the DRAA Valley through ALNIF, NQOB, TAZARINE… we cross the most mystery desert’s landscapes, dotted with oasis. Continue to AGDEZ along the DRAA valley, lunch and arrival to AIT BEN HADDOU Kasbah.
Distance : 250 km «Hôtel KSAR MERZOUGA»
4thDay: AIT BEN HADDOU – Pass TIZI N’TICHKA – MARRAKECH.
After breakfast, we visit the ancient Kasbah of AIT BEN HADDOU, which is a UNESCO world Heritage listed site. Hundreds of movies were shot in this local design: The MOMMY, GLADIATOR, 7 DAYS IN TEBET, BABEL, ALEXANDER… after visiting the Kasbah we continue back to the pass TIZI N’TICHKA, lunch and arrival to the red city MARRAKECH.
Distance: 200km «Hôtel LA ROSE DE SABLE»