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8-day desert safari

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

8-day desert safari :

DESERT SAFARI :

Within this 8 day tour from Marrakesh to the desert, you will explore and experience the sights and sounds of Morocco as you ascend into the lush green hillsides, drive through the stunning scenic landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains, and explore the dunes of the Saharan desert in Merzouga. You’ll enjoy a taste of the local cuisine in the historic and traditional villages in the countryside and visit the relics of the ancient kasbah of Ait-Ben Haddou - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

8-day desert safari :

Day 1 : MARRAKECH ARRIVAL

Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel For checking in and Spend the rest of the day at leisure in this exotic setting, the inspiration for the eponymous of Marrakech.

Day 2 : GUIDED HISTORICAN & CULTURAL VISIT

A city like no other, Marrakesh exceeds all expectations. From ancient architecture and markets to charming restaurants and ornate artworks, the city is a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered. Taking a walk through the Medina to discover the gardens, religious sites and mosaics that the city is famous for. Wandering around the streets you can sample some local delicacies from street vendors and try your hand at haggling for trinkets.

You will be picked up from your hotel by a professional guide and driver. You will then start your day exploring Marrakech and seeing its landmarks. You tour will start by discovering the Koutoubia Mosque, it is the largest mosque in Marrakesh. It is famed especially for its magnificent minaret, the oldest of the three great Almohad minarets remaining in the world.The minaret overlooks the entire city with its astounding height of 69 meters. Afterwards you will visit the famous Saadian tombs: it is a mausoleum occupying a quiet enclosure at the Kasbah, the tombs are magnificently decorated with colorful tiles, Arabic script and elaborate carvings. Then you will head to the beautiful square of Jemaa El Fna, which is the main attraction of the city: this is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious tea, or to try local specialties while watching live performance that awaits you. At night, the place turns into a huge tavern where locals and tourists come to enjoy an open-air dinner or take in their surroundings. Finally, to end your visit, you will discover the Bahia Palace, which was a minister gift for his favorite and his 80 official concubines. A monument of stunning beauty, Andalusian and Moorish architecture are in harmony with each other, just like in the Al-Hambra of Spanish Granada.It is hardly astonishing that Bahia Palace has become interesting for the film industry. The complex has been used as the setting for movies such as Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Meanwhile, it has also been listed as a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO. Surely one of the most beautiful palaces of the city and country.

Visit of: Souks - The Place Jemaa El Fna - the Koutoubia - Bahia - The tombs Saadien - The Ramparts - The Palmeraie - Majorelle Gardens - The Menara garden.

Day 3 : 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 4 : 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, Enjoy riding 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 5 : 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 6 : 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 7 : OUARZAZATE — ATLAS MOUNTAIN — MARRAKECH

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

Day 8 : MARRAKECH DEPARTURE

Depends on your flight time. We will arrange a private transfer to Marrakech airport. 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
  • 3- night stay at Riad or hotel in Marrakech
  • 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 8 Days 7 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.