Marrakech, the Atlas and the Desert

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Tour: Marrakech, the Atlas and the Desert

1° day: Marrakech (arrival), 2° day: Marrakech – Oasis Skoura, 3° day: Oasis Skoura – Merzouga, 4° day:Merzouga – Agdz, 5° day: Marrakech (visit), 6° day Marrakech (departure)

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Marrakech, the Atlas and the Desert

First day

Marrakech – Skoura Oasis (240 Km)

Reception at Marrakech airport and departure towards Ouarzazate. The road that crosses the High Atlas rises gently to the Tizi-n-Tichka pass at 2260m above sea level. You meet villages and places of commercial exchanges witnessing typical scenes of life in the country. You reach the Onila valley and the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a magnificent example of fortified architecture, typical of the region. After the visit, take the road again and, after crossing Ouarzazate, continue to the lush Oasis of Skoura where you can admire the sunset over the palm grove and the valley of the thousand Kasbhas. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. *

Marrakech, the Atlas and the Desert

Second day

Skoura Oasis – Merzouga (320 Km)

Breakfast and departure. Surrounded by palm trees, eucalyptus and oleanders, apple, almond and pomegranate trees, you pass through the oasis of Skoura; among the crops and vegetation the spectacular ruins of the fortified Berber architecture stand out: the kasbahs. You travel in the Rose Valley and in the Dades Valley in a succession of imaginative geological conformations that characterize the landscapes up to the great oasis of Tafilalet and the Todra Gorges, a large fracture of red rock that rises for about 300m and divides the chain of the ‘High Atlas from the Jebel Sarhro massif. After a walk in the gorges the journey continues in the direction of Erfoud and Rissani and from here to Merzouga. Leaving the car, walking on the back of a dromedary in the dunes at sunset (about an hour and a half of camel trekking), you reach the tented camp located in the Erg Chebbi. Dinner under the stars and overnight in the tented camp.

Marrakech, the Atlas and the Desert

Third day

Merzouga – Agdz (290 Km pista)

Wake up in time to watch the sun show rising in the dunes. On the back of a dromedary (about an hour and a half of camel trekking) we return to Merzouga for a shower and breakfast. It starts in the direction of Agdz. Surrounded by hills and mountains with particular conformations, you pass the villages of Alnif and N’kob until you get to the largest palm grove in Morocco: the Draa valley. The landscape is lush and villages and kasbhas accompany the journey to Agdz. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Marrakech, the Atlas and the Desert

Forth day

Agdz – Marrakech (270km)

Breakfast and departure for Marrakech. After passing the spectacular and wild Tizi n’Tinififft pass that separates Agdz from Ouarzazate, you reach the road that leads to the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to return to Marrakech. The spectacular landscapes of the High Atlas, always different and with incredible colors, accompany for the rest of the trip. Arrival in the city in the late afternoon. Overnight in riad.

Marrakech, the Atlas and the Desert

Fifth day

Marrakech (visit)

After breakfast, appointment with the authorized guide to begin the half day visit of the imperial city known as the “red Marrakech” founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century. Discovering historic buildings, gardens and monuments, walking along streets and alleys and admiring the Koutoubia minaret you arrive at the famous Djemaa El Fna square where, accompanied by music, dance and performances, you can enter the lively and colorful souks. After taking leave of the guide, you can continue to explore the medina. Overnight in riad.

Marrakech, the Atlas and the Desert

Sixth day

Marrakech (departure)

Breakfast and appointment with driver for transfer to Marrakech airport where it is necessary to arrive at least two hours before the flight departure time.
Arrival at the airport and end of services. *

Marrakech, the Atlas, and the Desert * The first and last day programs are subject to variations depending on the arrival/departure time of the flights
The amount includes transfers, overnight stays with breakfast in a riad / charming hotel, the car, for exclusive use, with driver and fuel during the tour days, the guided visit (half-day) of the medina of Marrakech, camel trekking to go and return from the tented camp in Erg Chebbi, the overnight stay in the tented camp, the indicated dinners.
The amount does NOT include the return flight, insurance, meals not expressly indicated and any entrance fees to sites and museums.

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