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5-day desert holiday adventure

5-day desert holiday adventure
5-day desert holiday adventure
5-day desert holiday adventure
5-day desert holiday adventure
5-day desert holiday adventure
Number of persons 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons +6 persons
Price per Person 300 220 190 170 Request Quote

5-day desert holiday adventure :

DESERT HOLIDAY ADVENTURE :

Get ready to explore the spectacular natural environment and rural landscapes of the south of Marrakesh. You will cross beautiful river valleys, see fascinating historical sites, and sleep in an authentic camp under the stars. Zagora is a historic town in Morocco and it is a beautiful desert city to have the perfect camel journey. After crossing the Moyen Atlas Mountains and reaching the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, spending the night in the Camp is a joy. Crossing the High Atlas Mountain son the way to Fes via the land of the Berbers, a most welcoming and friendly people.

5-day desert holiday adventure :

Day 1 : MARRAKECH - AIT BENHADDOU - ATLAS FILM STUDIO – GORGES DADES

Fill up on a savory breakfast of baguette, fresh fruit, jams and a café cassis (Moroccan cappuccino) at a local pâtisserie and then begin your one-day excursion to Aït Benhaddou, Ouarzazate and on the Gorges Dades.

Your guide will lead you on a private tour through this Berber village of towered and crenulated kasbahs that once guarded the lucrative caravan route through the Atlas Mountains. Explore the kasbahs by foot with the option to ride a donkey across a river. Aït Benhaddou is one of many locations in this region used for shooting Hollywood films. Leaving behind this series of reliefs and etches in the rock. Dinner and overnight at your Riad in the Gorges.

Day 2 : GORGES DADES - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA

Enjoy a healthy breakfast at your Riad and take a walk through the hillsides of Tinghir, a narrow valley with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it. We will drive through the landscape of this beautiful area from Tinghir to the remarkable dunes Merzouga via Erfoud, Ride a Camel through the dunes to the Camp watching the spectacular sunset over the dunes. At the camp enjoy a delicious dinner under the desert sky, nightlife with traditional Moroccan music, will keep you entertained all the night in the Erg Chebbi dunes in Sahara Desert.

Day 3 : MERZOUGA - RISSANI - N’KOB - ZAGORA

Rise early. Your camels await you for a trip across the Erg Chebbi Dunes. After breakfast, you will depart Zagora. Zagora is a Saharan desert town in the southern Drâa Valley. Zagora is favored by travelers for its desert dunes, palms, 45 varieties of dates and its Hollywood sunset mountain backdrops. Ride across the palm groves to visit the ksours along the kasbah studded road to Rissani. The 19th century Abbar Ksar, once a residence to Alounite princes and the Oulad Abdelhamin Ksar, built for the brother of Sultan Moulay Hassan, is popular to visit. Also interesting to see is the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif where the father of the founder of the Alouite Dynasty is buried.

Pass by Alnif and head towards to N’kob. Nkob has 45 kasbahs, a tribute to its ancestral importance and its key role in the caravan trade route with Timbuktu. It reveals much about Berber life and culture in southern Morocco as well as being a tranquil haven and a staging post for trekking in the region and the Saghrou Moutains. The Saghro Mountain region was also once known for having a significant Jewish population. The Jews co mingled with the Berbers and lived side by side and intermarried, prior to the 7th Century Arab invasion.

Day 4 : ZAGORA - AGDZ - OUARZAZATE

Take the road by pise (windy road) to discover the land where caravans once transported sugar, tea, dates and other dry goods to Ouarzazate. Walk the palmery and hamlet set amid lemon, almond and olive trees, and gardens of the village of Amazrou. Visit the former Mellah, where a mosque now stands. Amazrou is inhabited by Arabs, Haratines and Berbers who continue the Jewish tradition of silver making.

Later visit the Dunes of Tinfo, which are famous for their healing qualities for rheumatoid arthritis. Ask your guide to bury you in the sand from head to toe for this a 20 minute spa-like experience. We will also visit the old Kasbah Ait Lkaid in the village of Tamegroute.

Arrive in Ouarzazate, have tea or a drink at a local hotel with views of Kasbah Tifiltoute, then dine at a local restaurant and spend the night at your riad.

Day 5 : OUARZAZATE - ATLAS MOUNTAIN - MARRAKECH

Have breakfast and then drive to Marrakech for your one-day excursion, in which an orientation visit will be possible. This ends your Morocco Travel experience.

What is included?

  • Transport in comfortable air conditioned minivan
  • Multilingual Speaking Driver
  • Airport Transfers,
  • Local Expert Historical Guides for Imperial Citiy Visits
  • Guided Day Tours
  • Sightseeing’s
  • 1- night stay at Riad in Dades Gorges
  • 1- night accommodation at Luxury Desert Camp in Merzouga
  • 1- night overnight stay at bivouac in Zagora
  • 1- nights stay at Riad in Ouarzazate
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily dinner.
  • Airport Pick-ups and drop off

Not included

  • Lunch

IMPORTANT INFO :

Duration

Tour 5 Days 6 Nights

Available

Everyday

Departure point

Free hotel pick-up or meeting point

Departure time

07:00 am local time of your hotel

Return time

18:30 h, local time

Return point

Returns to original departure point

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.