7 day tour from Marrakech to The Desert via Atlas & South
7 Day Tour from Marrakech to The Desert, Presented to you by Prime Morocco Tours.
Day 1: Arrival To Marrakech – Transfert to the Hotel
When Arriving to Marrakech in the afternoon, our team will receive you at the airport. The team will help you to checking at the place of your stay in the city. After that you will be going on a walk to discover the Jamaa El Fnna Square and the souks where you will have dinner.
Day 2 :Full Day To Visit Marrakech
This day is devoted to visiting the famous places of Marrakech. You will start by visiting the Menara, and old pool surrounded by beautiful gardens and fields irrigated from the pool using an old system of irrigation, this was established in the 12 century.the over View of the tour will consider several important places of the city for exemple the Koutoubia Mosque, Majorel gardens, Bahia Palace and Dar Si Said Palace museum of jewellery. The guide will invite you for an optional lunch in the Medina, and then you will walk the colorful souks of Marrakech. The sunset time you will have an over look from the terrace of a café to the Jamaa Elna square. The day will End with a special dinner served your place of stay.
Day 3: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades
The following day the tour will start from Marrakesh. At 8 am we will drive through the High Atlas Mountains that is known by the highest top in Morocco 4,167m named Toubkal go Through the Tizi N’Tichka passage on the mountain and enjoy the various landscape views. On the route we will have a break for a tea with mint or coffee at one of the Amazigh Hamlets. The next break will be at Ait Ben Hadou village to visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Hadou; an old building that is for collective living, this Kasbah is nominated as a UNSCO heritage in 1987. This Kasbah and the region in general is very important for the industry of film making (famous movies like the man who would be king in 1975 and many others) it is also a fortress on the Salt Road where caravans from different regions came to buy slaves, gold, ivory and salt. Here we will enjoy the lunch time special food of the region. Then we will continue the path towards the Dades Valley, through the Kalaat Magouna; a town known by it’s thousands hectares of roses you can admire on May, Skoura Amazigh villages surrounding the valley of Dades; this valley which is shaped in a form of gorges long time ago, here we can spend the first night.
Day4: SAHARA DESERT TOUR 4×4 AROUND MERZOUGA – CAMEL TREK NIGHT IN DESERT
The following day after your breakfast meal. The caravan will continue the road through the valley admiring the amazing rock formation ( the monkey toes) and the integration of the of Kasbahs within the beautiful nature to name but a few the amazing Kasbah of AitYul from the 19 century. Entering Tinrghir region and the Todra Valley and it’s panoramic landscape view and surrounding Amazigh villages. In the Todra valley we will have a walk through the river with it’s amazing 300m high red cliff which a favorite destination for many rock-limbers to practice this sport. Lunch time will be served either in Rissani or Erfoud; two town oasis in the sahara, before leaving to merzouga the village of the golden sand where you will be welcomed with a tea with mint then checking in a Hotel and leave ride camels to the camp in desert to enjoy the sunrise and spend the night under the Amazigh tent
DAY 5: MERZOUGA – OUARZAZATE
In the early morning our guide will wake up you very early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise shining over the golden sand of Mezouga. A few minutes later you will ride back to the auberge at the village to take a fresh shower and a tasty breakfast. Then you will take the route towards Oaurzazate to overnight and visit this wonderful cinematographic place called Hollywood of Morocco, taking pictures in its monuments used for filming. Passing through many different landscapes and villages Errissani where the Mausoleum of the first sultan of the current Dynasty of Morocco the grandfather of Mohammed the 6th Moulay Ali Cherif. You may stop for lunch when it is time at one of those villages. .
DAY 6: OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
The next morning, you will have a breakfast meal. Then we will start the trip From Ouarzazate, meeting the valley of roses which is cultivated with hectares of roses; their beauty and smell could be seen on May. The drive will take us to the Ighram “the fortified village” of Ait ben Haddou; where we will have lunch, whose name is taken from the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, world Hiretage site by UNSCO in 1987, where famous films were shot to name but a few as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy. Tizi Ntichka, is the next stop, a mountain wind road which we will climb to the top and take picture of the amazing view. At the end of the road you will meet Marrakech again where you will spend the last nigh.
DAY 7: MARRAKECH – TRANSFER TO AIRPORT
The last day of you journey will start from the hotel. As you will finish your breakfast the tour driver will take you to the airport of Marrakech Menara.