9 days. Departure from Marrakech

Through this path, we invite you to discover Morocco in a complete and detailed way.

 

its mountains, its desert, beaches and much more.

 

 TRAVEL PROGRAM.

 

Day 1: Airport – Marrakech

Day 2: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Gorges

Day 3: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erg Chebbi Desert

Day 4: Erg Chebbi Desert

Day 5: Erg Chebbi Desert – Rissani – Valley of the Draa – Ouarzazate

Day 6: Ouarzazate – Telouat – Marrakech – Essaouira

Day 7: Essaouira

Day 8: Essaouira – Marrakech

Day 9: Marrakech – Airport

 

THE PACKAGE.

INCLUDED

Staff
Driver-guide who speaks English
Local guide who speaks English

Transport
Private air-conditioned vehicle (type off-road, minivan or bus, depending on the number of participants) for all internal transfers as specified in the program
Transfers to and from airport/hotel with assistance in English

Visits
MARRAKECH: private city tour
ESSAOUIRA: guided tour
ERG CHEBBI: private package that includes camel ride, trip across the dunes and a night in the desert
AIT BEN HADDOU: guided tour
TELOUET: guided tour
RISSANI: guided tour 

Accomodation
MARRAKECH: 2 nights in a hotel with breakfast
ESSAOUIRA: 2 nights in a hotel with breakfast
ERG CHEBBI: 1 night half board in a hotel and 1 night half board in a private Berber tent
TODRA GORGES: 1 night half board in a hotel
OUARZAZATE: 1 night half board in a hotel

NOT INCLUDED


Travel Insurance
Entrances to museums and tourist sites
Lunches, drinks, tips, extras in hotel and personal expenses
All that is not included in “Services Included”

NOTE: during the transfers from one city to another and day trips, to rationalize the time, we will realize a quick lunch in small restaurants or sights (charged to the traveler; approximately 5-10€ per person).

PROGRAM

Day 1: Airport – Marrakech
Pick up at airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending on the time of arrival in Marrakech, you will have the opportunity to take a walk in the famous square Jamaa el Fna and its surroundings. Free dinner, so you will be able to try the local specialties according to your tastes. Overnight stay in the hotel.Day 2: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Gorges
Departure in the morning from Marrakech. We will through the High Atlas, the mountain pass TiznTichka where we will have various stops with panoramic views of the mountains and surrounding villages. During this journey, we will also visit a cooperative of Argan to discover the process of production of this oil that is a myriad of benefits for the human body. From there, we will continue south and then we will make a detour of 6 km on a track that will take us up to the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will visit its Kasbah, a UNESCO world heritage site. In this spectacular place, they made famous films such as Gladiator, Astrix and Obelix, Sahara, The Jewel of the Nile… After lunch, we will drive to Ouarzazate, known as the big door of the desert, and from there we will continue to the Valley of the Roses. We will make a stop in the oasis of Skoura and we will in the end of the afternoon, we will finally get to Dades, where we will spend the night. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorge – Erg Chebbi Desert
After breakfast, we will continue on a path that will lead us to the Dades Gorges, a strategic place in the surrounding mountains. We will continue our journey along a road lined with beautiful Kasbahs, all different from each other, and then we will reach the Todra Gorges. In ancient times, the river has carved its bed on the soft limestone surface, among the rocks, forming the vertical walls of these canyons considered a paradise for climbers. We will stop along the banks of the river, where for a few tens of meters you can enjoy the coolness of the place and take a walk. Then we head towards the city of Touroug where we will stop for lunch and, in the afternoon, we will arrive to the beautiful sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. We leave our luggage in our vehicle and take a welcome tea in the hotel. After half an hour of relaxation, we will be ready to go to the camp with the camels and spend an unforgettable night in the desert. In the middle of the way, we will stop to admire the sunset over the dunes and stretch a bit our legs. Dinner and overnight stay in a Berber tent, under the spectacular starry sky, where we will enjoy the peace and silence of the desert.

Day 4: Erg Chebbi Desert
After a peaceful night’s and a good breakfast, we will start the day with a walk in the oasis of Hassi Labied. We will continue with our trip in the off-road that will take us along the ancient route Paris-Dakar and beautiful places like the village of Khamlia, the ruins of the old mines of Mifis, the Berber nomads in its tents, and finally the village Tissardmine with its oasis and rocks full of fossils. In the afternoon, we will return to our hotel and before dinner, we will take a walk on the sand dunes to watch the sunset. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 5: Erg Chebbi Desert – Rissani – Valley of the Draa – Ouarzazate
The last day of our stay in the desert will begin with Rissani: visit of the traditional souks and the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif. We will leave the desert and continue our journey admiring the pre-desertic landscape up to the Valley of the Draa, where we will stop for lunch and we will enjoy a panoramic view over the longest valley of Morocco. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Morocco, where we will visit the studios and spend the night. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 6: Ouarzazate – Telouat – Marrakech – Essaouira
We will begin our sixth day taking the road of the thousand Kasbahs that will take us up to Telouet where we will visit what was once the residence of the “Pasha El Glaoui.” Then we drive to the Atlantic coast, crossing the mountains of TiznTichka and Marrakech. We will get to Essaouira in the afternoon, just in time to go up to the wall and see the sunset. In the evening, in one of its many restaurants, you can try the local seafood specialties and take a night walk in the picturesque medina. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 7: Essaouira
We will enjoy this day in Essaouira, the ancient Mogador, while walking through the narrow streets of this quiet coastal town, its medina, its port, or on its beach while sunbathing and enjoying water sports such as windsurfing or fly surfing. For lovers of horse riding or those who wish to live a new emotion, they may opt for a horseback ride. Free dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 8: Essaouira – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will take the road back to Marrakech where we will arrive around noon. There, we will do a guided tour of the old medina, its colorful souks and its famous monuments (the Menara, palaces El Badia and El Bahia, Saadian tombs) and the famous square Jemaa el Fna, with its lively atmosphere both day and night. Free dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 9: Marrakech – Airport
Transfer to the airport at the appointed time.

Note: it is possible to make this journey from any point of arrival/departure.

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