Holiday experience from Marrakech 10 days 9 nights including overnight in Merzouga desert camp, camel trek, Fes, Alt Ben Haddou, Dades and Todra gorges, Ifrane, Erfoud and Marrakech
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Day 1: Marrakech
Upon arrival in Marrakech airport, you will be met and transferred by van to your riad or hotel in Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech -Ait Benhaddou -Ouarzazate
After breakfast, you will leave towards ouarzazate with a drive across the high atlas mountains.Ascend through the 7,413-foot (2,260-meter) Tizi N’Tichka Pass and see beautiful villages suspended on the flanks of the mountainsStop for lunch and tour in the World heritage site of Ait Benhaddou. (This famous kasbah was used as a backdrop for more than 20 films.). Overnight in Ouarzazate
Day 3: Ouarzazate – Dades gorges – Tinghir – Todra gorges
Leaving ouarzazate towards skoura where we’ll visit the Amredhyle Kasbah, one of the wonders of the southern “Route of the thousand kasbahs”. The road then leads us through the Valley of the Roses where we’ll stop in Kella M’Gouna. Heading boumalane and reach tinghir with its fabulous canyons. At the Todra Canyons, we have lunch at a local restaurant. Later we will have free time to walk around the “gorges”, to enjoy the river and the fabulous views.overnight in hotel.
Day 4: Toudra gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga (Erg Chebbi)
Early morning,and after the breakfast departure to Erfoud . Berber villages are scattered along the way, We’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, and the we continue to Merzouga, after relaxing few minutes in Merzouga,we go to the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, we go to a high dunes to see the sunset , we will spend the night in nomad tents.
Day 5: Merzouga – Khamlia – Nomad vilages – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga
We will wake up early to see the spectacular sunrise over the dunes before making our way back to the hotel for a shower. and Afert breakfast heading to Khamlia village to enjoy live Gnawa music, continue through an off-road to have a tour of sand dunes then stop to have a tea with nomads in berber tents you will discover a new sence of life.from there back to the hotel.
Day 6: Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Ifrane – Fes
Wake up early morning, and after the breakfast. You will depart to Errachidia via Erfoud, Aoufous and the valley of Ziz then stopping for a panoramic view of the oasis of Aoufous in the Tafilalte region. Continuation to Midelt across the pass of Tizi N’talghamt and have lunch break. After lunch you will be driven to Fes via the Cedar forest near Azrou and the mountain of the middle Atlas with the possibility to see the Barbary apes (monkies). You may have a stop in Ifrane (the Switzerland of Morocco) before arriving to Fes.overnight in a traditinal riad at the old midina.
Day 7: Explore Fes
After breakfast you will begin your guided tour of the medina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. A visit to the Kings Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch you will eat in traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch you will complete the tour and return to your hotel for the evening. Dinner will be served in a local restaurant.
Day 8: Fes – Bnimallal – Marrakech
After an early breakfast, you will depart for Marrakech. The beautiful drive will take you up into the Middle Atlas Mountains and along the base of the High Atlas Mountains.
Once in Marrakech, you will check into your hotel and then head off to the Djemaa el-Fna, the center square of the medina. The famous Djemaa el-Fna, is one of the center attractions of Marrakech. Coming alive at night with the local storytellers, entertainers, and mouth-watering barbeque pits, the square is well worth a visit. A quiet cup of tea on the terrace of an adjacent café provides a spectacular aerial view of the bustling square.overnight in the riad.
Day 9: Marrakech explore
After breakfast,you will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will discover the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures. After lunch, you will continue with the tour on to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech. The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souk (market).overnight in the riad.
Day 10: Marrakech airport
Depending on the schedule of your flight free time and our drivers will transfer you from your hotel to Marrakech airport.
PRICES PER PERSON Taxes included
50% reduction for children under 12 years, free for children under 5 years (Maximum one child per family)
955 € per person
870 € per person
710 € per person
WHAT THE PRICE INCLUDES
– Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Deluxe Van for the selected tour + fuel
– English-speaking driver
– Entrance fees
– 3 or 4 stars hotels, Kasbahs & Riads
– Overnight accommodation with breakfast
– Camel ride
flights and tips not included
Explore Morocco Tours is a tour operator company registered by the Moroccan government. All of our automobiles are air-conditioned, 4 x 4 Toyota vehicles suited for off-road travel fitted to carry 6 passengers as well as hyundai h1 minivan that can seat six to eight passengers. We can also provide 48 seated buses for larger groups.
Confirmation and Payment
10% deposit is necessary to confirm any program. The reservation should be done at least 4 weeks before starting program. Tours booked before that need full payment at the time of booking.
All payments via bank transfer, checks (payable in euros, MAD or US $) and credit card companies like Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discovery or via PayPal are accepted.
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