Photo tour to the Sahara desert
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
PRICE: 950€ / Person
GROUP: 4 – 10 Persons
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN MARRAKECH
Collect the whole group at the airport and transfer to the riad to relax and start our adventure. Instruction about features of shooting in Morocco. Enjoy a guided photo tour of the historical and cultural heritage of Marrakech, visiting. We will go through the alleys of the souk, where we have the opportunity to shooting action at different artisans carpet weaving, tailoring, making slippers and we find an infinite variety of quality crafts. We will go back to the Djemaa el-Fna, where the atmosphere is totally different from day to night. Photo explore in the Djemaa el-Fna and Medina. Accommodation in a hotel or Riad in the Medina. During the filming of consultations with the teacher. Free time to view and selection photos. Accommodation, bed and breakfast in Riad.
The main type of photo: Street / Architectural photography.
DAY 2: MARRAKECH × VALLEY OF ROSES
After breakfast the drive across the High Atlas, the stunning Tizi n´Tichka, about 2,300 meters. The Atlas Mountains homes in their small villages are made of adobe, you can see the day to day lives of their Berber inhabitants with all its traditional lifestyle, where we will stop for photography. After we begin the route of the1000 Kasbahs, through Skoura and the Valley of the Roses (El-Kelaa M’Gouna) through stunning palm groves and Berber villages. In this valley using the Damascas Rose. Free time to view and selection photos for night discussion. During the filming of consultations and individual theoretical, practical training with the teacher. Night viewing and discussion of the results of the shooting day. Workshop of post production Landscape photography (Color, Saturation, sharpness – program Adobe Photoshop). Accommodation, bed and breakfast in Riad.
The main type of photo: Landscape photography.
DAY 3: THE DADES VALLEY × MERZOUGA
Morning departure to the Dades Valley and Todhra Gorge, photo shooting extraordinary landscapes and stopping in towns like Tinejdad and Erfoud, ending up to Merzouga. Change transport to walk approx half an hour by dromedary to our nomadic Bedouin tent in the dunes. Photo shoot in the dunes of desert and capture that perfect moment for sunset. After dinner shoot of the night sky with long exposure photography. During the filming of consultations and practical training with the teacher. Accommodation in bivouac.
The main type of photo: Landscape photography / Night-long exposure photography.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA
We will wake up and shooting sunrise in the dunes of desert. After breakfast we visit the village of the Khamlia people, of Sudanese origin, who give us their traditional folk dances and tea with mint. Photo shooting of musicians. After the photo shooting free time in the hotel for view and selection photos for night discussion. In the evening we will have stylized photo shoots in the dunes of the Sahara desert. We will create portrait in traditional clothes. During the filming of consultations and practical training with the teacher. Night viewing and discussion of the results of the shooting day. Workshop of post production Portraiture photography (The Frequency Separation Technique, make up – program Adobe Photoshop). Accommodation in hotel, bed and breakfast.
The main type of photo: Landscape / Portraiture / Art photography.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA × AIT BENHADDOU
After breakfast the trip goes towards Ouarzazate. Way through Alnif, Tazzarine and a part of the long Draa valley, where we will stop for shots of amazing nature. After we will passing the stunning Tizi n´Tichka with spectacular scenery, Berber villages and ever-changing landscape along the way. There will be lunch when we pass the highest peak of Tichka. In the afternoon we will go to shoot the magnificent 12th century Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou – a UNESCO World heritage site. Inside the walls of the ksar are half a dozen (Kasbahs) or merchants houses and other individual dwellings, and it is a great example of earthen clay architecture, which is also used in Moroccan architecture. During the filming of consultations with the teacher. Free time to view and selection photos for night discussion. Night viewing and discussion of the results of the shooting day. Accommodation in hotel, bed and breakfast.
The main type of photo: Landscape / Architectural photography.
DAY 6: AIT BENHADDOU × MARRAKECH
After breakfast we will go to Marrakech through High Atlas. The High-Atlas Mountains are inhabited by Berbers, who live from agriculture and pastoralism in the valleys. An afternoon for implementing the art of bargaining, or explore the farthest reaches of the Medina. Free time for photo shooting in red city and selection photos for the final night discussion about photo tour. Night viewing and discussion of the results of the Photo tour and show the best photos. Accommodation in Riad.
The main type of photo: Landscape / Street photography.
DAY 7: TRANSEFR TO AIRPORT
After breakfast, we return for your airport transfers.
IN THE TRIP INCLUDE:
- Private transportation with Driver.
- Minibus, Coach or 4×4.
- Photo Instructor.
- Guides for Monuments.
- Accommodation in the cities.
- Transfers from and to the airport.
- Camels in the Sahara desert.
- Bivouac in the desert.
- Entry Fees for Monuments.
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