6 days / 5 nights
Sahara and South
Discover Morocco’s many faces on this exciting 6-day adventure. Go from exploring the imperial city of Marrakech, to driving in a 4x4 through the breath-taking High Atlas Mountains. Along the way, admire a number of magnificent landscapes, Kasbahs and desert dunes. Marrakech: Admire the famous Koutoubia Mosque, the beautiful Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs and the Agdal Garden, and wander through the bustling Jemaa el-Fnaa Market Ouarzazate: Visit the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, as well as the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate itself Tinfou Dunes: Surrounded by stones and barren earth, these beautiful and mysterious dunes are the gateway to the Draa Valley Taroudant: ‘Little Marrakech’ is known for its craftsmen, nice carpets and leatherwork Agadir: Visit the local Kasbah, souks, wide crescent beach and seaside promenade lined with cafes and restaurants
Assistance on Arrival Daily Full Breakfast Hotel Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis. All tours / activities / shows as per the itinerary All Pick up drops / transfers mentioned in the itinerary Transport in A/C car / Bus as mentioned Meals as per the itinerary / included in the itinerary
Air Tickets (International / Domestic) Visa and Insurance Hotel Taxes Entrance Fees Suggested optional activities/ tours if any. Any meals / snacks other than mentioned in the itinerary Camera Fee and any other entertainment charges Tips of any kind – Guides, Driver, Cruise Crew, etc. Portages at airport Personal Expenses such as Laundry, Telephone etc Beverages of any kind
After collecting your luggage at the airport, you will be met by our driver/agent who will be waiting for you outside the airport, in front of the Arrivals exit, holding a sign with your name on it. Please do not leave the pick-up area without having met the agent/driver first. Afterwards, enjoy a transfer to your selected hotel. Check in and then spend the rest of the day at leisure, be that hitting the streets and starting to explore the colourful city of Marrakech at your own rhythm or simply relaxing and enjoying the services available at the hotel. Overnight in Marrakech.
MARRAKECH – OUARZAZATE (200kms – 4 hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by an early pick-up from your hotel reception at 8:00 in the morning. Your driver will then take you away from Marrakech up into the glorious Atlas Mountains to the city of Ouarzazate. To get there, you will cross the stunning Tizi n’Tichka pass, a number of quaint Berber villages, an ancient Kasbah and many a colourful view of the mountains and valleys below. You’ll have free time for lunch in the town of Ait Ben Haddou (not included) before continuing on your way to Ouarzazate, where you’ll check in to your hotel to spend the night. Overnight in Ouarzazate.
OUARZAZATE – TINFOU DUNES (195kms – 3.5 hrs)
After breakfast in the hotel, it’s time to go on an orientation tour of Ouarzazate. Visit this fascinating city’s art museum and cinema studio. Then continue with a visit to a magnificent Kasbah. Then your drive will take you along the caravan road until you make it to the nearby village of Agdez. Later on, marvel at the vast palm groves and palm dates that line the shores of the Draa River. Eventually, you’ll arrive in the Draa Valley, a lush oasis dotted with Berber villages and Kasbahs. Drive on until Zagora. Along the way, make a stop at another village, the town of Tamgroute, which has a famous Koranic school and one of the oldest Islamic libraries in the world. After a few more kilometres, you’ll see the golden dunes of Tinfou pour over the horizon. There you’ll make yourself at home in a bivouac to enjoy an unforgettable evening with your Berber camp team. Overnight in Tinfou Dunes
TINFOU DUNES – TAROUDANT (430kms – 6 hrs)
Today you’ll be woken up at 5:00 in the morning – and for good reason! Climb to the top of a sand dune in the dark and then wait there to contemplate the desert sunrise. With that glorious vision still fresh in the back of your mind, return to camp for breakfast. Then hit the road and head on to Taroudant, crossing various little oases on the way, as well as a handful of towns, including Foum Zguid, Tisslt and Taliouine (the number one producer of saffron), Aoulouz, Oulad Berhil and, eventually, Taroudant. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and spend the night. Overnight in Taroudant
TAROUDANT – AGADIR (90 kms - 1.5 hr)
After recharging your batteries with breakfast at the hotel, head out on a tour of Taroudant. This town, also known as ‘Mini Marrakech’, is a nice little 16th-century dwelling surrounded by big thick walls. It is said that in the late afternoon and early evening, the walls’ colours change with the position of the sun. Wander around the typical souks, where you can find local handcrafts, such as Argan oil produced by traditional methods in women's cooperatives. This product is part of a Solidarity Project, usually employing women who are single or widows. You’ll continue then towards Agadir, passing through the Sousse Valley and Ait Melloul. Arrive to the hotel at about 16:00. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Agadir
Enjoy one last breakfast at the hotel before bidding farewell to Morocco and taking your transfer to Agadir airport depending on when you scheduled your onward flight. Breakfast included.
Hotel Anezi or similar, Hotel Le Fint or similar, Hotel Riad Hida or similar, Hotel Zalagh Kasbah & SPA or similar, Palais Asmaa or similar or similar
- Above rates are subject to availability.
- Cancellation charges as per company policy.
- The above rates are subject to change in case of travel during the festive season
- In case we are not able to provide the same hotels as mentioned, then we shall provide similar alternate properties, change in the cost if any will be advised.
- In case of Political Unrest, bad weather or sudden breakdown of the vessel we may shift guest to alternative govt ferry and no refund will be entertained during that situation.
- Our Executive may change your itinerary depending on the weather condition and ferry availability same will be update to you daily basis.
Language English Guide options Guide type: Guide Tips type: Optional Requirements Unmarried couples with Moroccan nationality, please inquire about local legislation concerning accommodation Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to tour contents without prior notice, including possible change of hotels and/or itinerary Please note that some of the hotels we provide do not serve alcohol