Atlas & South
Location
Aprl – Oct
Dates
8 Days
Duration
3/10
Physicality
10+
Age

A trip through Morocco’s most popular off-road places. You will start from the south of the Atlas range, cross the Tichka pass (2260 m), south-east slopes and valleys to get to the Sahara dunes and ergs before you head off north to the Berber village of Imilchil that is known for its annual marriage festival. Then you will get to see the Ouzoud waterfalls and enjoy the magic of Marrakech Medina.


PRICE PER PERSON:  From € 645 EUR                   

N° DaysN° Person1 Person    Group, 2 – 3  Group, 4 – 6 Group, 7 – 12
8 Days

7 Nights

Accommodation    TypeStandardOn request910 €/person810 €/person645 €/person
ComfortOn request1140 €/person1020 €/person870 €/person

DEPARTURE/ARRIVAL:                          Marrakech


REQUIRED EQUIPMENT:

Comfortable sportswear and shoes, hat, raincoat, fleece jacket, sunblock, sunglasses, headtorch, water bottle.


WHAT’S  INCLUDED: 

Certified English-speaking Guide                 Accommodation: 7 nights (2 Rak + 5 desert & Atlas)

Transfers from and to the airport                        Transfer by the Land Cruiser with a/c

Camel ride to and from the Desert Camp     7 breakfasts & 6 dinners


WHAT’S  NOT INCLUDED :

Lunches and drinks           Entrance fees   

Travel insurance                International flights

Personal purchases            Tips

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Day 1: Airport-Marrakech Hotel

Transfer from the airport to your accommodation. The first evening you will be able to spend by yourself and explore the vibrant life of Marrakech and then you will enjoy your first dinner in Morocco.

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Day 2: Marrakech -Tizi-n-Tichka - Ait Ben Haddou - Dades Valley

Your morning will start with a fun trip by 4×4 to the Rose valley. The road will go across the Tizi – N-Tichka pass (2260m high) in the Atlas Mountains. You will enjoy the beautiful landscapes and will be able to see Berber villages on the way. Then you will visit Kasbah Ait benhadou, a heritage site famous for the movies that were shot here, among them are: Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Kingdom of heaven and some others. After lunch  you will go to Ouarzazate, The Gate of Sahara, and then finally you will enter the Rose valley and the city of roses with its fascinating Skoura palm grove. After that we will take you to the Dades Gorge where you’ll enjoy seeing the amazing Rock formation called “the Monkey Toes” and the standing Kasbah of Kasbah Ait yul. Then after a nice dinner you will stay overnight in the guest house.

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Day 3: Dades Valley - Todgha Gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes

After your now beloved Moroccan breakfast we will take you to Tighir village stopping for a  morning walk across Todgha gorges where the cliffs are as high as 600m and only 10m wide. After lunch in Tinjedad you will visit Touroug Palm Plantation and Erfoud town where you will have the opportunity to see the local fossil craft workshop. After the workshop we will take you to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi and the Dunes of Merzouga. From here your trip will continue on camelback. You will be able to enjoy the sunset from the dunes and stay overnight in the Desert Camp in the middle of the dunes of Merzouga.

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Day 4: Merzouga Dunes - Ziz Valley - Errachidia - Rich - Imilchil Village

After enjoying the sunrise in the dunes of Erg chebbi and breakfast in the camp we will go back to the car. Then we will take you to the large Ziz valley, the biggest and most well-preserved palm valley of Morocco, famous for its dates, to the town of Rich passing the fascinating landscape of the Atlas Mountains. After that we will arrive to Imilchil. There you will stay in the hotel Auberge Tislit by the beautiful lake of Tislit.

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Day 5: Trip to Isli & Tislite lakes, the marriage festival

Today you will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful berber village of Imilchil and its annual marriage festival. After breakfast, we will visit the Tislite and Isli lakes and afterwards we will visit the festival  during which hundreds of young men and young women celebrate their marriage. This is a truly unique experience!

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Day 6: Imilchil - Anergui - Assif Melloul Gorges - Cathedral of the rocks

We will leave Imilchil after breakfast to go to the Cathedral of the rocks. The journey will take place in the Assif Melloul gorge where you will enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains.

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Day 7: Cathedral - Bin Elouidane - Azilal - Ouzoud waterfalls - Marrakech

Today we will head to the magical Ouzoud waterfalls next to Bin Elouidane lake and Azilal town, one of the most visited cities of the Middle Atlas. Afterwards we will go back to Marrakech where our journey began.

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Day 8: Transfer to Marrakech Airport

Transfer to the airport.
Goodbye and see you on your next trip to Morocco!