8 DAYS FROM MARRAKECH TO THE DESERT


desertMOROCCO DESERT

DAY 1: MARRAKECH – WELCOME TO MOROCCO! 

   Upon arrival, our driver will pick you up from the airport, to take you to your hotel. And here where our wonderful journey will begin ; for today you will have a day free to relax, at evening you will enjoy dinner at the magnificent Place of jamaa el fna, where fortune tellers, snake charmers, musicians, will compete for your attention.
Overnight in the hotel.

DAY 2: MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAIN – SKOURA – ROSES VALLEY – DADES GORGE.

   Our departure is going to be from Marrakech at 8:00, crossing High Atlas mountains, by the pass of Tizi-n-Tichka, the highest in Africa with an altitude of 2260m. Next we are going to explore the unique charming oasis of Skoura, containing a numerous ancient Kasbahs stand out between the palms. Afterwards, we are going to visit the romantic city of kalaat M’gouna, and the Valley of roses, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see. Here you are going to enjoy a traditional lunch in front of nature.
Eventually you are going to stop at Dades gorges, one of the most spectacular Canyons in the world. To spend the night in a hotel.

DAY 3: HIKING ACTIVITY: DADES VALLEY – TINGHIR – TODRA GORGE.

   After a traditional energetic breakfast, we are going to begin our hike in the surrounding areas of Dades gorges. Mules are going to be used to transport your equipment and to highlight the features of the landscape, with the help of our Guide of course, whom is going to help you experience and know more about the life of local Berber, who lives in the mountains. Then we will head over to a special destination today, passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco, a unique place, recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular Canyons in the world Todra gorge are spectacular as the canyon narrows to a flat stony track as little as 10m wide in places with sheer and smooth rock walls up to 160m high on each side. It’s an easy walk through the rosy red gorge and often we have the opportunity to partake in an afternoon session of rock climbing or horse riding . With such spectacular scenery, ever changing colors of the rock face and the hubbub of locals passing through herding camels or selling their wares, it’s the perfect place to stop a while. Late this afternoon we visit the village co-operative where hundreds of hand made Berber rugs and, carpets are displayed and offered for sale. Overnight in Todra Gorge.

DAY 4: TODRA GORGE – ERG CHEBBI SAND DUNES – CAMEL TREK INTO THE SAHARA.

  After breakfast in front of the beauty of todra, from it and Crossing Jebel Saghro , travelling down to Erg Chebbi sand dunes, when arrived at Merzouga you will be welcomed by camels that will take you through the magnificent world of the sandy dunes of erg Echebbi . In a memorable experience on the top of the camels you will admire the spectacular sunset in the Middle of the Sahara.
Eventually, the camels will take you to our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner, while listening to a berberine music show, in a friendly mood under the stars.
Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.

DAY 5: ERG CHEBBI – N`KOB – TAZARINE – AGADEZ – DRAA VALLEY – OUARZAZATE.

   After a relaxing night in the khaima, surrounded by the calm mood of sand dunes, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss as spectacular sunrise in the desert. Enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camels to the hotel, where you can get a shower and restore. Then we are going to resume our excursion, towards our next destination. and what a great way to start your day with a deep experience into the berber life of south Morocco, with “ Nkob”, the capital village of the berber Ait Atta tribe, the most important Moroccan tribes between the 15th and the 19th century. Not far away from “Nkob”, our next location going to be “Agdaz “, a classic caravanserai Oasis with a still-pristine palmeraie, surrounded with mountains glisten with what looks like snow. After a quiet stay, our pre-final destination going to be what is nicknamed, “the door of the desert “, the beautiful “Ouarzazate “, which is a noted film making location, with Morocco’s biggest studios, as was apart of many international films and apart of the most famous Tv show of all time “Game of Thrones “.Eventually, when arrived you will enjoy dinner and, spend the night at a local guest house.

DAY 6: OUARZAZATE – AIT BENHADDOU – TIZI N’TICHKA – MARRAKECH.

   After a traditional breakfast, we are going to explore Ouarzazate the city that attracted with her unique landscapes many producers to give it a part in the film, with her biggest film studios in Morocco. And of course the famous kasbah of taourit. Next you are going to head out to explore the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Hadou, a world Heritage site, which was a part of many universal films such as “Gladiator” . Afterwards, you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can admire, valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages.
Eventually, arriving to the red city “Marrakech”,

DAY 7: ( MARRAKECH AT LEISURE).

   This morning we enjoy a guided tour of old Marrakech. Set within the rose-colored walls of the medina and a tangle of winding streets lead to bustling souks, Towering over all this is the Koutoubia mosque, the tallest building in the city and a reminder of the importance of Islam to the lives of the city’s residents. Spend around midday doing Other activities include, a Calèche ride (horse drawn carriage) to the peaceful Majorelle Gardens and, a small Museum of Islamic Art. A final treat may simply be to try a Hammam ( public bath) , a traditional Moroccan steam bath – a nice reward for our busy Moroccan experience. Overnight in Marrakech .

DAY 8: MARRAKECH – AIRPORT.

   After breakfast we will drop you by Marrakech’s international airport, based on your flight schedule, where unfortunately our unforgettable journey is going to end.

 

Included in this tour:

 ✓  Private Morocco tour in comfortable A/C vehicle

 ✓ Private driver/guide during the trip

 ✓  Pick up / drop off from Hotel/Riad.

 ✓  Accommodation in hotels during the tour

 ✓  Sleeping in desert tents in desert camp (Desert tours)

 ✓  Camel trek in the desert (Desert tours)

 ✓  Dinners and breakfasts

Not Included:

  ✗  Plane ticket to and from Morocco

  ✗  Lunches and drinks during the tour

  ✗  Entrance fee to museums and attractions

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