South Morocco tour 7 days

PRIVATE Marrakech to South Morocco tour 7 days

OVERVIEW

PRIVATE Marrakech to Chegaga 3 days is the ideal Sahara tour to  combine the imperial city of Marrakech  with an overland tour of the Moroccan desert. You will drive across the High Atlas Mountains, visit Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, Ouarzazate, Zagora.

South Morocco tour
Duration: 7 days
Vehicule: Luxury 4×4 TOYOTA / Deluxe Van
Starting & Finishing Point: Your Hotel In Marrakech
Total distance: 1130 km.
English, French Speaking Driver/Guide

Highlights:

  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains with its Tizi Ntichka pass
  • Explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou famous for its still existing film sets
  • Visit the Daraa Valley
  • Drive along the Valley of the roses and the road of 1001 Kasbahs

This is the itinerary of the South Morocco tour 7 days :

Day 1: Marrakech

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

Day 2: Marrakech – Telouat – Ouarzazate

Right after breakfast, you shall start your adventure through the mountains of the High Atlas towards the collar of Tichka (2260m) in direction of Telouet, where you shall visit a very wonderful kasbah of The Glaoui. A little pause for lunch, then you continue by an increasingly narrow and sinuous track. You will be astonished by a fascinating landscape strewn with Kasbahs and Berber villages. More towards the south, you shall fall on the most majestic Kasbah of Morocco, the Kasbah of (Ait Ben Haddou), where Ridley Scott’s most successful movie was shot and now this gorgeous Kasbah is preserved by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage. 30 km forward, you step into the city of cinema: Ouarzazate, where you shall have dinner and spend the night in a hotel.

Day 3: Ouarzazate – El Kalaa – Boumalne.

Departure via the road of the one-thousand Kasbahs through the pink city or the rose town: El Kalaa. You shall then be taken by a very practical track of approximately 40 km at the aim of admiring picturesque landscapes, where you may be meeting nomads of the area. You shall continue towards the gorges of Daddes through the famous valley of Daddes. A valley with the most beautiful colour-contrast and different fascinating Kasbahs well maintained and settled on the hills, (short strolls before getting back to Boumalne, where you shall have dinner and spend the night in the hotel.

Day 4: Boumalne – Tinghrir – Erfoud – Merzouga.

Departure from Boumale towards the gigantic Gorges of Todra passing through a road in the middle of palm trees, offering so splendid sights on the gardens and Ksours of the area. Right after lunch, you will carry on by Tinjdad (visit of an old special Ksar of the area), then Erfoud, the town of Fossils. You continue through the track to eventually get at the camel ride and go to admire the impressive sunset in the plain dunes of Merzouga. Dinner and slumber in the Bivouac under a Nomadic tent or at the inn.

Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani – Tazarine – Zagora

Leaving Merzouga through Rissani, the origin of the dynasty currently ruling Morocco. Then, you will be taken by an arid and very desertic road up to Tazarine. After that, you will go through a track of a stone desert passing through miscellaneous villages, oases and Nomads up to Zagora. dinner and slumber in the Bivouac under Nomadic tents.

Day 6: Zagora – Tinfout – Ouarzazate

Right after breakfast, you will be taken for a great excursion in the desert to the dunes of Tinfou, which are surrounded by high desert mountains. Back, you will be passing by Tamgroute, where you will exploit the opportunity to pay a visit to a very ancient library as well as to fascinating pottery works of the region. After taking lunch, you will be going through the curves of Daraa valley up to a little palm tree village: Agdez. You climb mountains with arid geological shapes and saturated rocks with ores of various impressive colours by their spectacular forms. In a blink of the eye, you find yourselves in Ouarzazate. dinner and slumber in the hotel.

Day 7:

back-home flight. After breakfast; the end of the trip, you will be taken to the airport or extend the trip upon you desire.

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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