Atlas Mountain Adventures
Wheel Drive Tour to Morocco's Atlas Mountains and Villages
A lovely 4 x 4 excursions
to unspoiled Morocco through the ranges of the Atlas mountains with splendid
scenery, exotic mud castles, steep canyons sparkling blue skies and Berber
villages along the way.
Small groups with 5 people per vehicle
days 7nights Departure: any day
Day 1 : Marrakech
Arrival at Marrakech, assistance and transfer to your hotel by minivan.
Dinner and accommodation.
Day 2 : Marrakech-Ouzoud waterfalls- El Ouidane dam (223km)
Departure by 4 wheel cars with your driver guide towards the Falls of
d'Ouzoud the most famous waterfalls in the High Atlas, the lushest area in
Morocco, The impressive falls
cascading down over 100 meters from the top of rocks is quite impressive. It
is a picture perfect scene with crystal blue sky, white cascades on red rock
and green vegetation around. Optional lunch. Afternoon departure to reach
the famous lake of Bin El Ouidane, popular
for carp fishing. We will drive through magnificent mountain roads
surrounded by holm oaks and river beds, then continue to Iminifri. Diner and
accommodation at a Kasbah (mud castle)
Day 3 : Iminifri-KelMgouna-Boumalne Dades (230km)
After breakfast, we will cross the Middle Atlas to reach a splendid small
town of Kelâa MGouna, a pleasant oasis in the Dades valley well known for
its delicious figs and the yearly festival of Roses in May The area is often
called “the Valley of the Roses as
well ” for its fertile soil, flowers, fruit and palm groves. Continue to
Boumalne Dades and lunch (optional) at a local restaurant. Afternoon visit of the Dades canyons. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 : Boumalne Dades -Tinghir-Tinjdad- Erfoud (180 km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Tinghir famous for its magnificent Todra canyons. Stop for the visit of the canyons and lunch (optional) at a local restaurant in Tinghir. Afternoon, departure via Tinjdad to Erfoud, the administrative
capital for the region located between the Middle Atlas Mountains to the north and the Sahara desert to the south. Visit of Rissani, the birthplace of the actual Alaouite Dynasty.Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional with any supplement :
Excursion by Jeep to Merzouga sandy dunes to admire the fabulous sunset. Back at the end of the afternoon at your hotel.
Dinner and accommodation.
Day 5:Erfoud-Tazzarine-Nkob-Zagora 360 km
Departure to Zagora via Alnif and Tazzarine, crossing the Djebel Sargho.
Time for lunch at N’Kob famous for
Petroglyphs (stone carvings) more than 10,000 years
old. Arrival at the small town of Zagora and a short visit of Tamegroute and the famous library containing old books and documents dating
back to the 12th century. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 6 : Zagora - Marrakech (380 km)
After breakfast, departure to Marrakech via Ouarzazate, the "Hollywood” city
of Morocco renowned for its movie production.
including Lawrence of Arabia,
Kingdom of Heaven, The Last Temptation of Christ and others were made here
in the Atlas studios.
Orientation tour of the city and stop at Kabshah Taourirt for visit before
continuation to Kasbah Ait Benhaddou , one of the most famous sites in
Morocco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the south foot of the Atlas
mountain chain. The beautiful pink
mud castle dating back to the 11th century is a magnificently
unique place of serenity proudly guarding its river below surrounded by sheltering
pink and silver tinted hills.
Lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the Kashbah. Departure to Marrakech.
Dinner and accommodation.
Day 7: Marrakech
Sightseeing tour of Marrakech by minivan, the second oldest imperial city,
called“ The Pink city of the South”.
We will visit Menara Garden, the
Saadien Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and the Dar Si Said Museum.
Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon :
visit of the bustling souks and handicraft quarters, of the old town ending
on the famous central El
Djemaa square with its non-strop entertainment.
Optional : Typical dinner under Caidal tents at the famous “Chez Ali”
folklore music and entertainment
from different regions of Morocco. Return to the hotel for accommodation.
Day 8 : Marrakech – Departure
Transfer to the Marrakech airport. End of services.
Low Season: January 1- Feb 10, June 1- 30,
27 Aug - 20 Sep 2016
Season: 11 Feb - May 31, 1 July- 22 Aug, 21 Sep - 31 Oct 2016
|Price in Euro per person based on double occupancy on
half board basis* ($ rate varies depending on the exchange) with 5 people traveling together
|Category - 4 star standard
|Supplement per person if only 4 people in the vehicle
|Supplement per person if only 3 people in the vehicle
|Supplement per person if only 2 people in the vehicle
Optional full board supplement in local restaurants: euros 90
per person. Supplement includes tent dinner and special dinner with
entertainment as well in Marrakesh.
above rates include:
and assistance at Marrakesh airport.
based on half board (2 meals per day) Optional upgrade to 3 meals for euro 90
per person extra
with a deluxe 4 wheel vehicles and minibus in Marrakesh
fees to the monuments indicated in the program
of luggage & tips at the hotels.
Taxes and service charges
Excursion by jeep to Merzouga sand dunes to admire the sunset:: 25 €
or camel ride