Heart Of The Desert (7n/8d)

Djemâa El Fna is a source of non-stop activity

Djemâa El Fna is a source of non-stop activity

Day 01: Marrakech
Welcome at Menara airport. Transfer to hotel, check in, dinner and overnight.

Day 02: Marrakech / Ouarzazate / Zagora
Departure to Ouarzazate via the mountains of the high Atlas and the Tizin’Tichka pass with 2260m of altitude. Optional lunch in Ouarzazate then continuation to Zagora via the mountains of the Anti-Atlas, Daraa Valley with its magnificent palm trees and Kasbahs. Arrival, dinner and overnight.

Day 03: Zagora / Alnif / Rissani
Departure via track way across the mount (Djbel) of Tafilalet. A road that takes you through a wild scenery of stone desert. Lunch at leisure on route at Tizzarine. Continuation via lost oasis in the hugeness of Bougafer Mountain. Arrival in the afternoon to Erfoud to complete the adventure with the spectacular sunset over the sand dunes of Merzouga. Dinner and overnight under Bedouin tents.

Day 04: Erfoud / Tinghir
Departure to Tinghir alongside the famous palm grove of Tafilalet. Optional lunch at a restaurant situated at the feet of the canyons then a hike to discover the oasis of Tinghir. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 05: Tinghir/ Boumalne/ Ouarzazate
Breakfast then departure toward Boumalne. Incursion through the Dades gorges for visit then continuation to Kelaa de M’gouna capital of the wild rose. Via track way continue to Skoura oasis. Arrival to Ouarzazate visit of the Kasbahs of Taourirt and Tiffeltout and handicraft complex. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 06: Ouarzazate/Aït Benhaddou/ Marrakech
Visit of the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, the most spectacular fortress in the south of Morocco, which has served as decor for many films like “Laurence of Arabia”. Continue to Marrakech via the Tichka pass offering an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas mountain chain. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.

Day 07: Marrakech   
The entire day will be devoted to the visit of 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, Dar Si Said Museum and the Koutoubia Mosque. Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft quarters and the famous place Djemâa El Fna with its non stop entertainment. Dinner at hotel or at Chez Ali restaurant with fantasia show. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Marrakech / Departure
Transfer to Marrakech international airport with assistance for departure formalities.

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