Sahara Adventure

AVENTURA-SAHARA-2016

 DAY 1: AIRPORT – MARRAKECH

Starts in the airport, then we will move to the chosen riad.

FREE DAY: you will start knowing this culture by visiting spectacular places such as the Menara gardens, take photos from the La Koutubia mozque, distinctive place in Marrakech or be part of the atmosphere of the Jemaa el Fna Plaza, where you will find the snake charmer, the henna tattoos and plenty of activities. You will be able to experience the rich Moroccan cuisine or simply drink an orange juice. Discover why Marrakech is well known as the red city and why It’s atmosphere is unique. Lodging at the riad.

DAY 2: MARRAKECH – AIT BEN HADDOU- OUARZAZATE
You will be able to enjoy a typical Moroccan breakfast in which tea is always going to be by your side. We will load the baggage and cross the Alto Atlas which offers spectacular views. We will stop at Tizi N’Tichka which is the highest place in Morocco. You will visit the Argan oil company where the women will teach you it’s process and explain it’s benefits.

We will move to Ait Ben Haddou to visit the Kasbah that has been declared as cultural heritage of humanity by the UNESCO, and which has been used as stage in several movies such as Gladiator, Babel, etc. We will have meal and then continue moving to Ouarzazate, great deserts gate. We will also visit the famous film studios in which other Hollywood movies have been filmed. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 3: OUARZAZATE- DRAA VALLE – MERZOUGA DUNES

After breakfast we will be heading to Draa’s valley, in which one of Morocco’s greatest river stands out. You will take pictures of the lovely Kasbahs, bereber villages and of course of the Draa’s valley wonders. After meal we will reach the imposing Merzouga dunes, in which we are going to stay. We will have some tea while we take a break from the trip. Then we will experience one of the biggest adventurs, mount the deserts 4×4… The dromedaries and then leave in an hour and a half caravan that will take us to the Great Dune, which will make you witness of the beautiful sunset that the desert offers. Unique show that mother Nature offers to us. When you arrive they will welcome you with bereber finest whiskey: the tea. We will have dinner in the camp and enjoy the drums music. We will spend the night at a haima in the middle of the desert under its beautiful starry sky.

DAY 4: MERZOUGA-KHAMELIA-NOMADS-MERZOUGA
In the morning you will be able to experience another nature gift: sunrise.

Back again in the dromedaries we will arrive to our hotel. Bath and breakfast.

We will start our trip to surround the Erg Chebbi where from another spot you will be able to look again at the great dune which is over 250 meters high.

We will take a walk in the old Paris-Dakar track, with the mountains bordering Algeria. We will visit nomad families and then leave to Khamlia, inhabited by Mali people which will make you dance at the gnawa’s music rythm. And if you are hungry you will be able to enjoy an exquisite bereber pizza, tajin or a delicious salad. Back to the hotel. Free afternoon in which you can enjoy a romantic sunset. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 5: MERZOUGA-TODRAS GORGE-DADES VALLEY

Breakfast and we leave to Rissani, place where you can find one of the most important markets in Morocco. We will arrive to one of the most spectacular places: Todras gorge, with its imposing walls that rise over the 200 meters high and a unique beauty . Climbers Paradise. Meal and walk to appreciate its beauty and maybe buy some beautiful art pieces which are typical from this place. We will go ahead to the Dades valley where we will have dinner and lodge.

DAY 6: DADES VALLEY- SKOURA –OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH
After breakfast we will leave in a highway dotted with Kasbahs going in the route of the 1000 kasbahs, the Rose valley which is famous by its festivity which takes place in may, they harvest roses and use them to make beautiful bereber products. The great Skoura is waiting for us. We arrive to Ouarzazate. Meal. We leave again by the Tizi N’Tichka mountain port with viewing points. We arrive to Marrakech. Move to the hotel and spend some free time to enjoy this awesome city and make some shopping.

DAY 7: MARRAKECH – AIRPORT
Move to the airport depending on flight hours.

We can adjust your trip in days and places as you wish

For Tours departing from Fez please check our schedules with us