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Sahara Desert and High Atlas 10 days

South Morocco tour
Duration: 10 days
Vehicule: Luxury 4x4 TOYOTA / Deluxe Van
Starting & Finishing Point: Your Hotel In Marrakech
Total distance: 1130 km.
English, French Speaking Driver/Guide

Sahara Desert itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech

Reception at the airport according to the plane schedule. Dinner and overnight in a hotel or Riad in Marrakech.

Day 2: Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Ben Haddou

kasbah camels aitbenhaddou

Morning departure towards High Atlas Tizi n'tichka Pass at 2260m, passing Kasbah du Glaoui in Telouet and crossing the old caravan route in Ounila Valley before arriving at Ait Ben Haddou, a ancient fortified Kasbah under UNESCO World Heritage protection. Diner and overnight at a hotel in Ait Ben Haddou.

Day 3: Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Boutaghrar

cinema atlas studio

Morning departure to Ouarzazate to take the 1000 Kasbahs route reaching the Palm plantation of Skoura. From here we enter the Amgoune Mountain by traditional Berber village off-road tracks. Light meal at Imi n'Woulawn, the wonder of D'aynasseur Valley. We continue our journey towards Boutaghrar, and after a glass of mint tea, we make a hour hike in the Roses valley fields. Diner and overnight in a Kasbah in Boutaghrar.

Day 4: Boutaghrar - M'Semrir - Dades Gorges - Tamtettoucht.

gorges dades morocco

Morning departure by off-road tracks until Ait Youl Kasbah. Continuing the jorney towards Dades Gorges by the valley and again arrive in M'Semrir where we have lunch. After midday we take the off-road tracks towards Tamtettoucht and pass nomad people that live in the rocky mountains. Diner and overnight in a Kasbah in Tamtettoucht.

Day 5: Tamtettoucht - Ait Hani - Gorges Amllago - Goulmima - Errachidia - Ziz Valley

aithani imlchil

Morning departure by the Amllago Canyons crossing several Berber villages. Arrival in Goulmima by the small village of Tadighouste and the valley of Taltfraoute. Snack inside the valley. After midday we take the road towards Errachidia, visiting Source Bleu de Meski and Ziz Valley. diner and overnight in a Kasbah in Ziz Valley.

Day 6: Ziz Valley - Erfoud - Merzouga

merzouga dunes camel

After breakfast we go hiking in the Ziz Oasis and lunch inside the palm fields of the Ziz Valley. After midday we leave on the road use by Paris-Dakar race that takes us to the fossil beds of Sahara and the dunes of Erg Chebbi, Merzouga Dunes. We pass some nomad that live in tents. Arrival at the point of vehicle exchange. You switch our 4x4 to a nice camel. Camel ride in the dunes to enjoy the sun set over dunes. Diner and overnight in a hotel on the dunes. Night Music activities.

Day 7: Merzouga - Tafilalet Palm Plantation - Erfoud - Touroug - Tinjdad - Todra Gorges

gorges todra

Morning wake up to enjoy the sun rise in the dunes of Merzouga. After breakfast in the hotel we leave to the palm plantation of Tafilaled passing the Sahara town of Rissani, ancient capital for the Alaouite Sultans and the most important market town for Sub-Sahara camel caravans. Visit to the big Souk ( market ). After we go to the town of Erfoud often called by the Gate of Sahara, we go now and visit a fossil workshop. Continuing our journey, we pass the palm plantation of Touroug and also Tinjdad where we stop to have lunch. Heading to Todra Gorges Canyons where we have diner and hotel.

Day 8: Todra Gorges - Kelat M'Gouna - Skoura - Ouarzazate

kasbah amerhdil skoura

After brekafast and morning walk in the canyons, we go to enjoy the scerarios of the palm plantation of Tinghir. Road to Boulmane, Kelat M'Gouna and Skoura. Lunch in a local restaurant. after midday we head towards Ouarzazate and visit a local Berber natural herb pharmany. Diner in Ouarzazate and overnight in a hotel.

Day 9: Ouarzazate - Tichka Pass - Marrakech

cinema museum ouarzazate

After breakfast we go and visit Ouarzazate's Cinema Studios. Road to Marrakesh passing the Tichka Pass in High Atlas. Lunch on the road. Arrival at Marrakech around 2:00 pm. You are free to visit the city by yourself. Diner and overnight at a hotel or in a Riad.


Day 10: The end of the trip, you will be taken to the airport, back-home flight.


South Morocco tour included: South Morocco tour not included:
• Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser
• English speaking driver/guide
• Pick up & Drop off at your Hotel in Marrakech
• Fuel
• Entrance fees
• Tips and gratuities for your driver
• Items of personal nature
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