Lost Kasbahs & Sahara Oasis Tour – 9 Days

Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco (Photo: Stars Of Morocco)

Moroccos Kasbahs and the Sahara Oasis tour leads through landscapes of the High Atlas mountains, along the trail of 1000 Kasbahs and Rose Valley. Visit the Hollywood film studios in Ouarzazate, feel like a nomad in the Erg Chebbi desert dunes and become a part of the magical Marrakech.

Day 1: Marrakech

Airport pick-up at Marrakech Menara International Airport. Hotel transfer depending your time of arrival. Dinner in the hotel.

Day 2: Marrakech – Ouarzazate

After breakfast departure towards Ouarzazate via Tichka Pass (2260 m high) passing the amazing High Atlas and its magnificent landscapes and sceneries. Visit of small Berber villages, typical from the region. Anmiter Valley and visit to several Kasbahs along the way: Ait Ben Haddou, Taourirte and the big cinema studios. Dinner and night in hotel.

Day 3: Ouarzazate – El-Kelâa M‘Gouna – Boumalne Dades

After breakfast we depart to El-Kelâa M‘Gouna, via the ancient trail of thousand Kasbahs, and the off-road tracks of the Rose Valley. Continuing to gorges du Dades to explore the Atlas Mountains. Dinner and overnight in hotel inside the canyons.

Day 4: Boumalne Dades – Tinghir – Erfoud – Merzouga

We head towards Erfoud passing the town of Tinghir the oasis and the gorges de Toudra, another impressive canyons, palm groves and a traditional water reservoir. Drive to Erfoud. Arrival Merzouga, dinner and night in hotel.

Day 5: Merzouga

After breakfast we leave to do the tour around the dunes of Erg Chebbi, the well known sand dunes of Merzouga to view experience amazing landscapes and extraordinary desert views. We visit the region of the nomads. In the afternoon we ride our camels to cross the dunes in order to spend the night in the camp in the middle of the dunes.

Day 6: Merzouga – Zagora

The road from Merzouga to Zagora passes unbelivable lunar landscapes. Day to discover and explore the desert, Sahara Berber villages and nomads inside the vast desert along the way to Zagora.

Day 7: Zagora – Marrakech

After breakfast we visit the palm grove and ancient fortified villages called ksours along the Draa Valley. Lunch en route and arrival to Marrakech. Dinner and night in hotel.

 Day 8: Marrakech (visit of the town)

After breakfast you’ll have the whole day on your own, free to visit Marrakech’s most well known monuments and historical features. Dive yourself in it’s immense markets and endless souks, visit the amazing Djemaa el Fna square, in the heart of the ancient medina, lose yourself into the music, the serpents charmers, singers, monkeys, orange juice booths, story tellers…After sunset the square transforms into a world that will capture all of your senses.

Day 9: Marrakech (back to airport)

Breakfast. Airport transfer depending departure time.
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