M3 - Big South & Kasbahs

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8 Days / 7 Nights – Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, Zagora, Erfoud, & Merzouga 

 

Itinerary


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Day 1 Saturday - Marrakesh
Arrive in Marrakesh. Assistance and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel. (D)

Day 2 Sunday - Marrakesh
Enjoy a day of leisure. Optional tours available. Overnight at the hotel. (BD)

Day 3 Monday – Marrakesh
Full day sightseeing of Marrakesh, the Menara gardens, The Bahia Palace, The Saadian Tombs, and the Koutoubia mosque. Afternoon you will visit of the famous Djemaa El Fna square with its surrounding souks and handicraft centers. Overnight at the hotel. (BL)

Day 4 Tuesday - Marrakesh / Ouarzazate / Zagora (375 Km)
Departure by land rover to Ouarzazate via the mountains of the high Atlas passing through the Tich’n Tichka pass. Continue to Zagora via the mountains of the Anti-Atlas. From Agdz, the track road is taken leading through numerous villages and palm groves along the Drâa river. Overnight at your hotel. (BD)

Day 5 Wednesday - Zagora / Erfoud / Merzouga (250 Km)
Excursion to Tamegroute, visit of the famous library containing old books and documents dating from the 12th century. Visit of the sand dunes of Tinfou. Departure to Erfoud, partly by track road and partly by normal road, through Tansikht and Nkob where splendid sceneries of presaharian desert dotted with Berber villages, and of the Sargho Mountain massive follow each other perpetually. Stop at Tazzarine, small Berber village. Afternoon, continuation to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and Rissani, birthplace of the present Alaouites Dynasty. Overnight in Merzouga at your hotel. Optional: overnight at a camp. (BD)

Day 6 Thursday - Merzouga / Erfoud/ Ouarzazate (250 km)
Early morning excursion to view the sunrise over the sand dunes of Merzouga. Return for breakfast and continue to the Tinghir Oasis via Erfoud. Tinghir is famous for its magnificent Todghra canyons. Continue to Boulmane and EL Kelâa via the road of the thousand Kasbahs and from there we take again the track road to the village of Skoura. En route, pass the beautiful kasbah of Amerhidel. The track road continues til Ouarzazate at the foot of the Atlas mountains. Overnight in Ouarzazate. (BD)

Day 7 Friday - Ouarzazate / Marrakesh (200 Km)
Short visit of Ouarzazate including the Kasbah of Taourirt and coninue to Ait Benhaddhou. This kasbah is the most famous Kasbah in Morocco and has served as decor for many great movies. Continue to Telouet by a track road which is one of the most difficult part of this tour. We are crossing two river beds and are climbing the Atlas mountains. Visit of the Kasbah of Telouet, former residence of the Glaoui family, one of the most influential families of this region. Drive via the Tich’n tichka pass, continue to Marrakesh and overnight at your hotel. (BD)

Day 8 Saturday – En Route
Transfer to the Marrakesh airport for departure.

 

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