Marrakech 7 Day Tour to the South of Morocco the lost Kasbahs And Sahara

Day 1: Marrakech - Airport pickup and transfer to hotel :

Arrival at Marrakech airport, transfer to your accommodation. Possibility to make the first contact with the Medina and Jemaa El Fna.Dinner and overnight in Riad / Hotel.

Day 2: Marrakech - High Atlas - Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Zagora:

After breakfast departure from Riad or Hotel heading south to cross the High Atlas, via Tizi N-Tichka mountain pass at 2260 m altitude. Stops at the viewpoints to take pictures of the wonderful landscapes around the Atlas. From there we will continue the journey to Ouarzazate, known as the great door of the desert, which served as one of the breakpoints for caravans linking Marrakech and Timbuktu and which highlights the Kasbah of Taourirt (The Old town of Ouarzazate). After lunch, continue on the road to Zagora via the Anti-Atlas, crossing the Tizi-N Tinifift pass to reach the Draa Valley. We take a panoramic tour of the valley, enjoying the beauty of the landscape with its palm trees, river and its people. Then we continue until we reach Zagora, the gateway to the desert and the main entrance of the caravan to the great African Sahara. Night and lodging in Riad / Kasbah

Day 3: Zagora - Tissemoumine - Oum Jrann - Tafraout - M'harech:

After breakfast at the hotel, we leave on a track which is a stage of 180 km off road in the "Paris-Dakar Rally Road", all desert planes, crossing sand dunes, dry lakes and endless plains. Observing the lives of people who live as nomads lost in the desert, (possibility of taking a tea with them). During this stage we will begin to know a little about what are desert nomads. The journey will take us near to the Algerian border and we eat in a shelter around Tafraoute (possibility of a picnic). After a lunch in the desert planes, we continue our adventure trail to reach the famous dunes of Erg Ramlia with fine sand near the village of Ramlia. Dinner and overnight in Riad / Kasbah.

Day 4: M'harech - Ouzina - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga:

After a delicious breakfast in the Kasbah, we will visit the Oasis of Ramlia, to see the old system of irrigation (ditches), and visiting a Berber house for tea and know the customs of the people of this Berber village lost in the desert. Then we continue our tour of tracks that were used for the old "Paris-Dakar Rally", through the oasis where such films as "Sahara" were filmed. Visit the town of "former slaves" called "Khamlia", visit the Association of Music and Art of African people to enjoy musical rhythm. We have lunch at a traditional restaurant, (option eat Pizza Berber). After lunch we go to the Hostel, after a short break, we depart in a caravan of camels which after an hour's ride will lead us to camp. Halfway we will stop to enjoy a magical sunset on the desert dunes.

Day 5: Merzouga - Rissani - Erfoud - Todra Gorges:

Up early to enjoy a unique dream, to see the sunrise at dawn on a desert dune. Then mount the camels to go back to return to the lodge for breakfast and shower. Then begins the journey to the town of Rissani, (origin of Alaouite dynasty), to visit the market and its famous donkey park. It is the closest market to the desert where nomadic desert tribes go shopping to buy and market their needs. After an interesting visit, we will leave to visit the town of "Erfoud" (the capital of fossils), to visit a cooperative of Fossils and then continue the route, passing through villages and palm groves, down to the famous Todra Gorges, haunt of climbers and trekkers. Dinner and overnight. Riad/Kasbah.

Day 6: Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges - Boutghrar - Valley of Roses - Ouarzazate:

We will go to the Dades valley, and route of the thousand Kasbahs, the route leads us back to the High Atlas, where we observe the change of life between the Berbers of the mountains and the desert. Discovering the caves in the Atlas where nomads live. After a visit to the Berber families, we continue the trip to the Valley of the Roses and Skoura palm grove, enjoying contrasting mountains and villages with adobe kasbahs. Lunch will be in a typical restaurant in the area. After lunch in the afternoon we depart to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight Riad / Kasbah

Day 7: Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech:

In the morning we will visit the monuments of Ouarzazate, (Old Town Kasbah of Taourirt and museum of cinema film studios). From there we will head towards Marrakech, on the way visiting the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, (declared as a World Heritage Site in 1989 by UNESCO). After the tour and lunch, continue the path back to the High Atlas to Marrakech. Transfer to the airport, end of the trip and our services.