arrival at Marrakesh, Assistance at the airport, transfer to the
hotel. Dinner and Overnight.
to Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial city, known as the pearl
of the South. The historical sightseeing includes the Menara garden, the
Saadian tombs, the Bahia palace, the Koutoubia and the museum. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft
quarters displaying a variety of items and the famous Djen Al Fna place with its non stop entertainment. Optional typical dinner under
caidal tents at the famous "Chez Ali" restaurant, enhanced by the
performance of several folkloric troops Accommodation.
Marrakech-Ouarzazate-Zagora (380 km)
the hotel, departure across the Atlas mountain range to Ait Benhaddou through Tizi Nae pass 2260 m
high above see level.). This part of Morocco has crystal clean air,
exotic mud castles, fantastic scenery and timeless tranquility. First
we will visit a the famous Kasbah (mud city) where many great movies were
filmed. The Kasbah belongs to the UNESCO protected World heritage Sites
for it preservation of authenticity and the locals traditional way of
(optional) at a local restaurant with a great view of the red
castle perched on top of the hill. Continue to
Zagora crossing the Draa valley. Dinner and accommodation at the
beautiful Moroccan style hotel next to a palm grove in
Saturday : Zagora-Nkob-Tazzarine-Erfoud (360km)
Departure to Tamgroute. Short visit of the famous coranic library that
contains old books and documents dating back to the 12th century.
Departure to Erfoud, through Tansikht and Nkob where splendid sceneries
of pre-Saharan and Berber villages of the Sargho Mountain massive
follow each other en route. Lunch (optional) at Tazzarine, a small Berber
village. Afternoon, we drive to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and
Rissani, birthplace of the present Alaouites Dynasty. Late afternoon we
offer for those of you more adventurous in nature an optional excursion
by 4 by 4 vehicles to experience a unique dinner and night under a
Bedouin tent at a camp site near the foot of the Merzouga sand
Sunday : Erfoud-Tinghir - Ouarzazate (370 km)
Optional : Early wake-up & departure by 4x4 cars to Merzouga to admire
the sunrise on the top of the sandy dunes. After breakfast departure to
Tineghir, visit of its magnificent Todra Canyons with steep red rocks
reaching an altitude of 250 meters. Lunch (optional) at a restaurant
located at the foot of the canyons. Afternoon departure to Ouarzazate
via the road called: the Mille Kasbahs.(Thousand Kashbah) We will pass passing by El Kelaa
de Mgouna & the village of Skoura. Dinner and overnight in Ourzazate.
Monday : Ouarzazate - Marrakech (210 km)
After breakfast we will have an orientation city tour of Ouarzazate,
often called, the "Hollywood" of Africa where famous movies including
the Lawrence of Arabia, Kingdom of Heaven, The Last Temptation of Christ
and others were made. Continue back to Marrakech & Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon at leisure. (optional) dinner at a Moroccan palace located in
the heart of the Medina. Overnight in Marrakesh
Tuesday: Marrakesh- departure
Breakfast & transfer to Marrakech Menara airport. Transfer time is
to accommodate tyour flight schedule.