9 Days Desert City and Beach from Marrakech
Day 1: ARRIVAL IN MARRAKECH
Pick up and transfer from the airport to your riad.
Day 2: MARRAKECH GUIDED TOUR
Guided tour with local guide through the markets (souks), visit Jemma el Fna square (it is the heart of the medina, with a lot of movement and full of life at all times of the day, we can also find snake charmers, musicians, accountants of stories, seers and numerous stalls of typical Moroccan food), the Koutoubia Mosque (from the Almohad period, XII century, beautiful gardens and outstanding minaret, twin sister of the Giralda of Seville-Spain), the Tombs of Saadies (composed of three mausoleums of luxury, made with Carrara marble, carved cedar and plaster moldings), the Jardines de Majorelle (work by the painter Jackes Majorelle in 1920, houses a large number of plant species, was renovated by Yves Saint-Laurent four decades later) , the Royal Palace.
Day 3: MARRAKECH - AIT BENHADDOU - GIRLS OF THE DADES
Exit with the guide in 4 × 4 direction South. We will cross the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi N'tichka port 2,600m., Until we reach the most famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a beautiful walled medina that served as a military defense and where several international films were shot like Obilx, Gladiator , Sahara ... Lunch and journey to the Gorges of Dades via the Valley of Roses.
Day 04: GIRLS OF THE DADES - TODAG GRAGANTAS - MERZOUGA
Breakfast and departure to the desert, before we visit the spectacular Garagantas del Todra, then we will continue the trip to Merzouga stopping along the way, finally we will arrive at the Erg Chebbi dunes.
Day 5: MERZOUGA - ERG CHEBBI
We will get up early to see the sunrise from the top of the great dune. Breakfast and new desert journey with beautiful landscapes, the Oasis of Merzouga, the village of the Negros, ruins of the French Fortress of Mifis, nomads in jaimas and the village and the Oasis of Tissardmine. Arrival at the lodge where we will change the 4 × 4 for the dromedaries. We will cross the dunes until we reach the remote camp of Jaimas located in the heart of the desert. Magical dinner set with drums music and the Berber songs of the place. We will sleep under the starry night accompanied by the silence of the desert.
Day 6: MERZOUGA - ALNIF - VALLE DEL DRAA - GDEZ - OAURAZAZATE
After seeing the sunrise, a shower and good breakfast. We left for Rissani to visit its authentic market and continue the journey to the Draa Valley with its millions of palm trees and its Berber villages until we reach Ouarzazate.
Day 7: OUARZAZATE - ATLAS - ESSAOUIRA
Breakfast and departure to Essaouira again through the High Atlas, crossing Marrakech to reach Essaouira in the afternoon and visit its medina, and its beach.
Day 8: ESSAOUIRA - MARRAKECH
Free day in Essaouira, rest from the trip, walk through its port, its beach. In the afternoon we will leave for Marrakech we will stop by the Souss-Massa National Park, declared in 1998 Arganeraie Biosphere Reserve, to see the famous argan trees and their goats which are uploaded to them to eat their thorny leaves. Then we will leave for Marrakech.
Day 9: TRANSLATED TO MARRAKECH AIRPORT
After breakfast we will go to the airport according to the scheduled time of the flight.
- 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