Our team will be waiting for you in the Airport with your name on a sign to pick you up toward your Riad, free afternoon; overnight accommodation in a Riad, Bed, and Breakfast.
Day 2: explore Marrakech
After your breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco” Your guide will ensure that you see the most important places of historical and cultural interest, including the Saadian tombs; the Palaces of El Bahia and El Badi; and the Ben Youssef Coranique school. Lunch at a restaurant near the square, then in the afternoon visit the Majorelle Gardens and the Koutoubia tower. Overnight accommodation will be in a riad. BB.
Day 3: Day trip to Essaouira
8 am pick-up from your hotel and transfer to the coastal fishing port of Essaouira (about 3 hrs). There is the option to visit a women’s argan oil co-operative en route – the argan tree only grows on the West coast of Morocco and the oil is extracted for salad oil, Amlou (mixed with almonds and honey to make a delicious paste), and skincare. If you want to camel trek along the beach your driver will take you to where the camels are. In Essaouira, you can wander at your leisure through this relaxed and friendly small-town e.g. ramparts, craft shops in the medina, art galleries, and fishing harbor. For lunch, there are many small cafés where fresh fish is served. Back to Marrakech in the afternoon; overnight in the same riad.
Day 4: Marrakech Tizi Ntchka pass Dades Valley:
After your breakfast in your riad, you will depart for Ouarzazat through the famous Tizi Ntichka pass (2260m), over the High Atlas Mountains.
You will get to the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest one in Morocco, built by the last Berber chieftain El Glaoui Ethami, late 19th century. The Kasbah is recognized as a UNESCO matrimonial historical site, now a house of many Glaoui family members. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue to the Dades Valley via Ouarzazat, “the Hollywood of Africa”. Your first stop will be at the famous village of Kalaa M’gouna, known for its roses and rose products. Since this is the road of the thousands of Kasbahs you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take some of the most beautiful pictures of your trip. Today you will be staying at a hotel overlooking the Dades valley..Bed, Dinner, and Breakfast. DBB…
Day 5 : Dades Gorge Todra Gorge Merzouga
After breakfast in the hotel, drive back in the valley to see the amazing rock formation referred to as “the monkey toes”, and the standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul. Leave the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking in the valley. Hundreds of rock climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport here. Continue your trip to Erfoud and Rissani then through the open black desert. Arrive at Merzouga in the afternoon. Night accommodations will be in a Riad.
Day 6: Tour of the dunes and exploring Merzouga area
After your breakfast in the Hotel, you will start exploring the Merzouga area visiting the village of (Khamlia) then to Mifis mines and visiting the nomad families living between the dunes and the Algerian border before going back to the hotel where you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you camel ride, guided by an experienced camel man to explore within the golden sand sea of Merzouga. Dinner in front of the tent where you will spend the night. (BDB).
Day 7: Merzouga to Fez via Midelt and Atlas mountains
You will wake up early to watch the sunrise at the dunes before riding back to the auberge on the camels where you will have breakfast and shower. We will then leave for Errachidia via Erfoud to the Ziz valley. Lunch will be at Midelt. After which, we will pass through the cedar woods at Azrou and the Middle Atlas where you will see the Barbarian Apes before ending our trip at Fes.
– 4×4 vehicle with AC
– English speaking driver/guide
– Overnight in Desert camp
– Camel trekking “1 Camel P/P”
Note: Please contact us if none of our tours does fit any of your needs during your Morocco visit. Thank you.