Arrival at Marrakech Airport, welcome by your guide and short transfer to your hotel or Riad in town. Overnight on Bed & Breakfast Basis (Meals: B)
You will meet your guide and driver and start your trip towards east and the first Atlas Hills. After the animated town of Demnate, you will visit the natural bridge of Imi n'Ifri. From there, the roads will engage you in the heart of the Atlas Mountain. The scenery is breathtaking; you will discover the beautiful valley of Tassaout with an authentic architecture of the Berber Villages of the "heights". At the col Fedghat 2181m, you will enjoy the great panorama of the southern slopes before winding down the road towards Ghassat and and then the lush oasis of Skoura. Overnight in an authentic Kasbah ( Meals: B, L, D).
Today you will discover the Dades Valley or the "Rose Kingdom", the architecture here is amazing and every inch is intensively cultivated with a variety of vegetables, cereals and fruit trees. After the Dades, we leave the tarmac road and head south to cross the less known but really amazing Djebel Sagho, an impressive volcanic range with chaotic landscapes giving shelter to some of the last nomad families in Morocco! On the southern side, we will meet the road leading to Tazarine, an important exchange center where nomads and villagers meet to buy and sell goods. Our trip carries on deep south on desert tracks to reach the dunes of Foum Tizza. To well end the day, a nice walk on the sandy crests and dunes will lead us to our luxury camp for a peaceful night in the desert, (Meals: B, L, D).
After a hearty breakfast we are off again driving through the amazing landscapes of Desert plateaus, dunes & Oases. We will visit the Mharech gorges and climb one of Morocco's highest dunes. During our journey we will have the opportunity to meet some nomad families keeping herds of camels and goats. On our way back to camp, we will cross the superb dry lake of Maider. We will reach our camp by sunset and enjoy another night in the desert with amazing starry sky! (Meals: B, L, D).
Today we drive back to Tazarine and join the legendary Draa Draa Valley, a stripe of palm groves defying the desert more than 200 km. We drive up the valley with many amazing Kasbahs until Agdz. After a refreshing tea stop, you will re-cross the Anti-Atlas by the Tinifift Pass this time. The High Atlas stretches majestically in front of us while driving north to visit the magnificent Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, classified as a world heritage by the UNESCO, this kasbah is a real master piece of Berber architecture. In the afternoon, you will cross the Atlas by its highest road, the Tizi Tichka 2260m. The road winds down crossing villages and overhanging amazing valleys. We arrive to Marrakech late in the afternoon, and the door of your Riad in the Medina marks the end of this amazing tour in southern Morocco. (B, L, D).
Depend on your flight schedule, a transfer is arranged to Marrakech Airport to take your return flight.
|Thu 20 Oct 2016 - Fri 20 Oct 2017||Code 006||Adult720€||Available||Book now|