Introduction :

We will begin this tour from Marrakech to the Erg Chebbi desert through the High Atlas mountains through Ouarzazate. visit Telouat Kasbah, Ait benhaddou Kasbah. Ouarzazate "the Hollywood of Africa" and stop to see the next largest studio in Africa "Atlas studio", Roses Valley. Dades Valley During the night in the Dades gorge, we will continue our way to Tenghir, to the Merzouga desert, camel trekking. Overnight in the Berber tents in the middle of the dunes, after breakfast, we will return on our way to Marrakech in another direction, Rwe will visit Rissani Markt, Tazarine, Nkob, Dra Valley, Ouarzazate, to Marrakech.

Program details :

1 Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech - Transfer to the hotel

Pick up at the airport at the time of arrival and transfer to the Riad located in the medina, the historical center of the city of Marrakech, two minutes walk from the famous Jamaa El Fna square. In the afternoon, the best option is to explore the medina on your own, approaching the square that at night is full of storytellers, jugglers, fortune tellers. Snake charmers, dancers, tooth removers, etc. Night in Riyadh.

2 Day 2: Marrakech - High Atlas - Telouat Kasbah - Ait Ben Haddou - Ounila Valley - Ouarzazate

Pick up at 8.30 in the morning and departure to Ouarzazate through the High Atlas mountains. On our way, we will see the passage of Tizi Ntichka. which with 2,260m of altitude is the highest point of our country. We will enjoy beautiful landscapes from the viewpoints along the way and make some stops to take pictures of the Berber villages. Then we will take a small road that goes to Telouat Kasbah. After visiting the Kasbah, you will have free time to enjoy a typical meal in the city. In the afternoon we will continue through the valley of Ounila, where you can see small Berber villages and families living in adobe houses lost in the mountains, to reach the Kasbah (fortified town) of Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit the famous Kasbah (declared Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been filmed at this spectacular stage, including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penelope Cruz ... etc. After visiting the Kasbah we will go to Ouarzazate, also known as "The door of the desert". Dinner at the hotel where we will spend the night.

3 Day 3: Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Merzouga Desert - Camel ride and night in the Berber tent

After breakfast we will depart to the Draa Valley, where you can see one of the longest rivers in Morocco. On the way we will make some stops to take photos and enjoy the view of the spectacular kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the road, as well as the beauties of the Draa Valley. We will have some free time for lunch in Alnif, and then, After two hours driving we will arrive at the wonderful dunes of Merzouga. "Desert of sand dunes in dust". We will change our motorized transport there for one of animal traction to go to the heart of the desert. When we arrived at the camp, we settled in the tents, which are tents made of camel hair, like those used by nomadic families. Dinner and night in the Berber tent under a beautiful starry sky.

4 Day 4: Merzouga - Nomadic families - Tisardmin Oasis - Erg Chebbi Dunes

After watching the sunrise in the desert and after breakfast, we return on the camels to Merzouga and then begin our journey. Then we will border the Erg Chebbi, a large stretch of the sandy desert where we can find the Great Dune of Morocco. which is more than 250m high. We then continue along the path that was previously used for the "Paris - Dakar" and ends in the mountains that border Algelria. Stop at the Tissardmin oasis, where we can find fossil quarries still present in the area, continue along a path where we can see nomadic settlements and learn their secrets and manners. The next stop will be at a point of view to contemplate the Erg Chebbi hole. We will arrive at the village of Khamilia, originally from Mali ..., where we will have a relaxing cup of tea while listening to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Transfer to your accommodation and free afternoon to enjoy the city or the dunes. next to the hotel to watch the sunset. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

5 Day 5: Merzouga Desert - Rissani Market - Erfoud Fossil’s - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

We leave the desert after breakfast to go to Rissani where we will visit the market (market days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday), then continue to Erfoud where we can visit fossilized marble manufacturers before starting our road. to the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad. An hour later we will arrive at one of the best places in the High Atlas, the Todra Gorges. The course of the river has carved the cliff canyon and it is for its beauty and the high sides of the rocks that it is very popular among climbers. Free time for lunch in this wonderful place. A small walk through the gorges is highly recommended to better appreciate the beauty of the landscape. In the afternoon we continue to the Dades valley, also known as the fig valley that passes through Boumalne Dades, we will stop at the "monkey legs". We will spend the night in the Dades Valley.

6 Day 6: Dades Valley - Skoura Palm Trees - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

After breakfast, we can enjoy one of the best views of the Dades Valley from a strategic viewpoint in the mountains, from there we can appreciate the large number of kasbahs and the scenic characteristics of each one. Then we continue along a road point with different Kasbahs of tourist interest. After a few stops to enjoy the "path of a thousand Kasbahs". The Valley of the Roses and the great palm grove of Skoura will arrive in Ouarzazate to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, former residence of the Glaoui or Marrakech pasha. And if you are interested, we can visit the movie studios and the movie museum on Tuesday. Free time for lunch in the city. In the afternoon we start our way back to Marrakech through the mountain pass of Tizi Ntichka with some stops to take photos. leave the lunar landscape behind to reach another view full of colors. We will arrive in Marrakech around 6 p.m., overnight at the hotel.

7 Day 7: Full day to visit Marrakech.

In the morning visit the Medina of Marrakech with a local guide.

We will begin to admire the great wall that borders the Medina, the Koutoubia minaret, this tower is the twin of the Giralda in Seville. Then we will visit the Tomb of Saadines, the Bahia Palace, the Majorelle Gardens ... finally arriving at the Jamaa El Fna square, where the background is completely different from the night.

At night, free time to practice your art of bargaining in the souk or discover hidden places in the Medina. Accommodation in the riad.

8 Day 8 : Marrakech – Airport

Transfer to the airport.

Included :

  • Pick up at your riad / hotel.
  • Transportation in a comfortable vehicle.
  • Driver / English Speaking.
  • Dinners and breakfasts.

Not included :

  • Lunch.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
  • Personal expenses.

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