14 Days from Marrakech In the country of Ksour
Day 1 - Marrakech
Welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and night
Day 2 - Marrakech - the Bin Ouidane (230 km)
Departure to the Ouzoud waterfalls northeast of Marrakech. Exploration at the foot of the waterfalls (1 hour trip). Night in camp
Day 3 - Bin el Ouidane - Khenifra - Azrou (260 km)
This is the beginning of the High Atlas and its peaks with snow to bequeath to the Middle Atlas, an unusual territory rich in biodiversity. On the way, a family from the village of Khenifra will welcome you in their handmade carpet factory. Night at the inhabitant's house or at the stage lodge
Day 4 - Azrou - Nzala (160 km)
In the morning program, a walk in the cedar forest, followed by a lunch and transfer to Nzala (3 hours trip). Night in camp
Day 5- Nzala - Gorges of the Ziz - Erfoud (240 km)
The group gradually leaves the mountainous landscapes to reach the plateau of Tafilalet and reach the sandy plains of Erg Chebbi. Erfoud, the old military city, is the largest oasis in the region. Night in a hostel near the great dunes of Hassi the IDB.
Day 6 - Erg Chebbi
Departure early in the morning to admire the sunrise in the dunes of the Erg high (250 m). On that occasion, you can stroll through the palm grove to meet a harvesting worker who reflects the rural life of the oasis. Picnic in the palm grove and free afternoon to relax in the coolness of the oasis. Also on the menu of the day, visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif, the founder of the Alawite dynasty. Night in camp
Day 7 - Erg Chebbi - Tinghir (230 km)
Walk through the impressive palm grove Tinghir. Your guide will be the interpreter of the farmers who work there. In the afternoon, exploration of the Todra Gorges. Visit the unknown Ksar Al Khorbat, city with underground alleys. The site is wonderful and very little visited. Night in a pensín in Tinghir.
Day 8 - Tinghir - Valley of the Roses (130 km)
Crossing the descetic plateau to Boumalne, before ascending the gorges of Dades. The alternation of walk and transport to the Valley of Roses allows you to enjoy the meanders of the gorges. Night in hostel.
Day 9- valley of roses - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou (160 km)
In the morning excursion in the valley, before joining El Kelaa M'gouna. Continuation to Ouarzazate and visit of a local herbalist: the small producers will deliver some of the virtues of the medicinal plants used. Pass through the Kasbah of the amazing village of Ait Ben Haddou. In Ouarzazate, the chef will offer the participants the chance to go with him in the local markets to buy the ingredients for the preparation of the couscous ... A true Moroccan cooking course. Night in the home of an inhabitant.
Day 10 Ait Ben Haddou - TIout (250 km)
Arrival to the wildest region of the Anti-Atlas, which is the most arid mountain in Morocco. After the passage of Bachkoun (which culminates at 1 700 m), down to the villages of the Berber carpet weavers ouzguita. Meeting with a weaver about the design of traditional Moroccan rugs: wool weaving, making colors and coloring wool. Camp in the great palm grove of Tiout.
Day 11 Tiout - Taroudannt - Essaouira (280 km)
Entry into the Souss Massa plain. Visit the beautiful medina of Taroudannt and its surprising palm grove, away from the traditional tourist circuits. The end of the afternoon and dinner will be free before spending the night in a riad.
Day 12 Essaouira
Early in the morning, walk through the port to watch the arrival of the fish of the day. End of free morning. Lunch at the seashore to try the fishing of the day. In the afternoon, participants may wish to take a stroll and discover the beauties of the ancient Mogador. Night in a riad.
Day 14 Essaouira - Marrakech (175 km)
Back in Marrakech, in the morning for a guided tour of the Bahia Palace, the sadien tombs and the Dar Si Said Museum. Free lunch At the end of the afternoon visit of the hidden side of the souks, discovering the unusual neighborhood of the calderies Night in a hotel or a riad of charm. Lunch.
Day 14- Marrakech
Day off. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
- Airport transfer Marrakech
- Off-road vehicles 4x4
- Guide and drivers
- Half-board hotels (breakfast and dinner)
- Evening in bivouac with dinner and breakfast.
Does not include
- Lunch at midday