Take a step back in time and explore medieval medinas, ksour, kasbah, berber villages, telouet kasbah, amridil kasbah, dades gorge, todra, gorge, merzouga, ouarzazate, colonial French architecture, Middle Eastern history and African atmosphere on this tour from marrakech to merzouga. Delve into the souqs of Marrakech, try some ‘Berber whisky’ on an overnight camel safari into the Sahara, and hold the fort of Kasbah Amridil. From the colourful, chaotic Marrakech medinas to the moody Sahara desert landscape, Morocco is a land filled with wonder and rich culture.
Stay in traditional accommodation and explore villages off the beaten track. Learn the secret to the perfect Moroccan couscous, visit the grand Ait Benhaddou kasbah, travel through the Sahara to discover the berber people how they live in the sahara. All accommodation are private transport 4×4 Luxury or Mercedes Viano Luxury with driver guide speaking English, the services of an exceptional local leader & local guides at some sites, are included in the price of Reserve tours. Please see below for all other inclusions relevant to this Tours.
Upon your arrival in Marrakesh a shuttle will be there for your convenience and take you to your residence, a traditional Moroccan riad. You will have the chance to explore the nearby souk and the famous Djemaa el Fna, the well-known main place of Marrakesh . Dinner and overnight in Marrakech at Riad les yeux bleus or Riad dar anika .
The day begins with a southbound drive through the awe-inspiring High Atlas Mountains. Via an unpaved road we reach the mountain village of Telouet, It is the location of Dar Glaoui, the former residence of a Berber prince. Later on that day you will have the chance to see the fortified village (ksar) of Ait Benhaddou. Since 1987 this beautiful example of adobe architecture has been protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. From here we proceed to Ourzazate and you’ll spend the night in a hotel .
After breakfast our ride through the Rose Valley and via Boutaghar leads us to Dadès Gorges. On the way there you will see caves that up until today are inhabited by Berber people and their flocks of goats. After lunch the drive continues though the town of Boumaine Dadès. You will spend the night at Xaluca Dades Included Dinner and Breakfast .
In the morning, after breakfast, you will have the opportunity to take a walk through the Dades, you will then take the car to drive to the Kasbah 1000, through the village of Tineghier and Jewish Kasbah, Todra Gorge to arrive on time for lunch, a walk in the gorge before taking the road to the desert of Merzouga through Erfoud and Rissani and arrive before sunset.From here you leave the car in a hotel and we will start by camel to the dunes of Erg Chebbi to spend an incredible and unforgettable night in a Berber tent where he will complete dinner to the rhythm of drums and songs of the Berber Touareg and the populations of southern Morocco under millions of stars and if we are lucky you can see the Milky Way. The next day, the camel will wake you up in time to reach a large dune of 300 m and to admire the sunrise to the border with Algeria. the night in desert at : Merzouga luxury desert camp .
After breakfast you will return to your Kasbah hotel. Later on we will make an excursion to Rissani, the first Moroccan royal capital. You will explore the old palace of the king and the famous market place. Upon request, a visit of a traditional Hamam is possible; in the evening we will return to the Kasbah hotel . The Night at Kasbah Tomboctou .
We will leave the desert in the morning and enjoy a ride though the Tafilalet region where we will stop for lunch in Alnif, a little Berber village. After lunch we will proceed toward Tazzarine and soon we will reach the Vallée du Drâa. In the valley we will travel as far as Agdz; afterwards we will follow mountain roads to Ourzazate, where you will spend the night in Ouarzazate at Le Temple Des Arts or dar chamaa .
The fortified village (ksar) of Ait Benhaddou, protected as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO since 1987, is our next destination. The labyrinth of houses, towers, and magazines is a magnificent example of the traditional adobe architecture of the Berber people. Via an unpaved road we reach the mountain village of Telouet, which is the location of Dar Glaoui, the former residence of one of the most powerful Berber princes. Afterwards we leave toward Marrakesh where our journey began. Here you will spend the night in a beautifully restored riad in the medina quarter. In the evening, a walk through the souk and across the Djemaa el Fna brings the day to a perfect end . Dinner and overnight in Marrakech at Riad les yeux bleus or Riad dar Anika .
In the morning there is a chance for more sightseeing depending on the time of your departure. Afterwards you will be transferred to the airport .