8 days tour from Marrakech
8 days tour from Marrakech
In Morocco Tour 8 days, Morocco has had a long history of Berbers, Roman invasions, Islamic conquests and European colonization, all of which have left their mark on its food, architecture and traditions. The dilapidated orange trees of Rabat, the palace of Meknes, so big that a hundred princesses lived there, the medieval streets of Fez, the mosque of Casablanca, the whims of Marrakech, the Unesco Kasbahs in Ouarzazate, the palm groves unforgettable night in the desert under the stars, camel ride; the smell of orange blossoms and the kaleidoscope of rugs, scarves and leather in the tanneries. The Atlas Mountains, dotted with small towns and large dunes of the Sahara desert.
Day 1 : Marrakech
Arrival at Marrakech airport where you will meet the driver who will take you to the accommodation, dinner in Jam El Fna square, accommodation in Riad.
Day 2: Marrakech – Zagora
Breakfast at the riad and early departure to the Atlas Mountains, going up a winding road dotted with villages of traditional stone architecture to the Tizi n Tichka mountain pass of 2260m., stop in Ouarzazate to see the Kasbah Taourirt, an old fortress belonging to to the glaoui family with hundreds of rooms, part of them still inhabited. Continuation towards the Draa Valley, one of the largest palm groves in Morocco, a garden that accompanies the river for more than 100 km. Visit the Ksar of Tamnougalt and other Ksour located on the banks of the Draa. Finally, visit the Ksar of Tamegroute, where the Koranic library of Zaouiat Naciria is preserved. Arrival in Zagora in the afternoon. Dinner and accommodation in Kasbah – hotel.
Day 3: Zagora – Merzouga
Departure from Zagora towards Nkob, Tazzarine and Alnif, where you can visit one of its fossil stores, very abundant in the region. Then you will take a track that gives access to the south of the Tafilalet valley, passing through ergs such as Ouzina and isolated villages such as Tafraout and Ramlia, located in oases where arid stone and sand harass palm trees and crops. From Taouz, take the road that runs parallel to Erg de Znigui and Erg Chebbi for a long stretch. Free lunch, dinner and accommodation in Kasbah Azalay.
Day 4: Merzouga – Merzouga
Breakfast at Kasbah Azalay and route with the 4×4 vehicle around the dunes, visiting the town of Khamlia, where you will enjoy traditional Gnawa music, the Mfis mines, the abandoned town of Merdani, the immense hamada, the nomadic khaimas, the small palm groves such as Hasi Labiad… In the afternoon departure with the dromedaries from Kasbah Azalay towards the Khaimas camp in the dunes, enjoying the sunset along the way. Dinner and accommodation in Bivuac.
Day 5 : Dunes of Merzouga – Ouarzazate
Return to Kasbah Azalay after sunrise. Breakfast and shower at the hotel. Departure towards the Dades Valley. Along the way you will visit the Khetaras de Jorf, the palm grove and the Todra gorge in Tinerhir and you will go up the Dades river valley stopping at its points of interest, the “Monkey’s Fingers”, the Kasbahs, the Dades gorge, the curves viewpoint… Continuation of the road towards Ouarzazate. Dinner and accommodation in a riad.
Day 6 : Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech
After breakfast departure to the Ksar Ait Benhadou, the best known of the Assif n Ounila valley, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. Visit the Ksar and continue up the green cord that forms the valley and through its villages. adobe architecture. Leaving the valley, Telouet is reached, a scattered town in which the impressive Kasbah Glaoui is surprising, an adobe palace in which the audience hall stands out, decorated with noble woods, rich fabrics and complicated mosaics. After the visit to the Kasbah, continue towards Marrakech. Free lunch and dinner, accommodation in a riad.
Day 7 : Marrakech – Marrakech
Breakfast at the riad and day to get to know Marrakech on your own, you can visit the monuments of the medina, such as the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, the Ben Youssef medersa, the Jemaa el Fna square, declared by UNESCO Oral Heritage of Humanity , the various gardens of Marrakech, the Menara with its pond and its pavilion, the Arset Moulay Abdessalam, a haven of peace next to the medina, or the lush Jardin Majorelle, a small paradise of tropical plants. In the afternoon you can enjoy the sunset in the Jemaa el Fna square and its fun shows. Free lunch and dinner, accommodation in Riad.
Day 8 : Marrakech
Desayuno en el riad y traslado al aeropuerto con tiempo para tomar el vuelo de regreso.