8 days from marrakech to desert and kasbah

Travel to sahara & Desert in morocco

tour 8 days from marrakech to desert and kasbah :

Day 1 : Airoport Marrakesh :

Upon your arrival in Marrakesh a shuttle will be there for your convenience and take you to your residence, a traditional Moroccan riad. You will have the chance to explore the nearby souk and the famous Djemaa el Fna, the well-known main place of Marrakesh.

Day 2 : Marrakesh / Berber Ksour / Telouat / Ouarzazate :

The day begins with a southbound drive through the awe-inspiring High Atlas Mountains. Via an unpaved road we reach the mountain village of Telouet, It is the location of Dar Glaoui, the former residence of a Berber prince. Later on that day you will have the chance to see the fortified village (ksar) of Ait Benhaddou. Since 1987 this beautiful example of adobe architecture has been protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. From here we proceed to Ourzazate and you’ll spend the night in a hotel

Day 3 : Ouarzazate / Boutaghar / Boumalne Dadès / Todra gorge :

After breakfast our ride through the Rose Valley and via Boutaghar leads us to Dadès Gorges. On the way there you will see caves that up until today are inhabited by Berber people and their flocks of goats. After lunch the drive continues though the town of Boumaine Dadès; and on our way to Tinerhir you will see the spectacular Todra canyon. You will spend the night at a hotel.

DDay 4 : Todra gorge / Touroug / Oasis Jorf / Merzouga (130 ml) :

The tiny oasis of Merzouga is located on the boundaries of Erg Chebbi, the greatest dune range in Morocco. Here you will reside in a Kasbah right in the heart of the dunes. At sunset you will have the chance to enjoy a guided tour into the desert on the back of a camel. Like a Berber, you will spend the night in a tent in the midst of the dunes.

Day 5 : Merzouga desert Tour :

After breakfast you will return to your Kasbah hotel. Later on we will make an excursion to Rissani, the first Moroccan royal capital. You will explore the old palace of the king and the famous market place. Upon request, a visit of a traditional Hamam is possible; in the evening we will return to the Kasbah hotel.

Day 6 : Merzouga / Alnif / Tazzarine / Agdz / Ouarzazate :

We will leave the desert in the morning and enjoy a ride though the Tafilalet region where we will stop for lunch in Alnif, a little Berber village. After lunch we will proceed toward Tazzarine and soon we will reach the Vallée du Drâa. In the valley we will travel as far as Agdz; afterwards we will follow mountain roads to Ourzazate, where you will spend the night in a hotel.

Day 7 : Ouarzazate / High Atlas / Marrakech :

The fortified village (ksar) of Ait Benhaddou, protected as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO since 1987, is our next destination. The labyrinth of houses, towers, and magazines is a magnificent example of the traditional adobe architecture of the Berber people. Via an unpaved road we reach the mountain village of Telouet, which is the location of Dar Glaoui, the former residence of one of the most powerful Berber princes. Afterwards we leave toward Marrakesh where our journey began. Here you will spend the night in a beautifully restored riad in the medina quarter. In the evening, a walk through the souk and across the Djemaa el Fna brings the day to a perfect end.

Day 8 : Marrakesh / Airoport :

In the morning there is a chance for more sightseeing depending on the time of your departure. Afterwards you will be transferred to the airport.

Services for tour :

What is included in private Morocco tour :

  • Up and drop off in Marrakech (at your hotel, airport or any other place)
  • Private transfer by comfortable air conditioned 4x4 vehicle
  • Experienced English speaking guide / driver

What is NOT included in private Morocco tour :

  • Lunches
  • Drinks during
  • Plane ticket to and from Morocco
  • Entry fees to monuments / museums
  • What is not mentioned in itinerary

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