Morocco: Discover Sahara by 4×4 Jeep
Itinerary 8 days/7 nights.
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
Day 2: Marrakech
Day 3: Marrakech
Day 4: Marrakech
Day 5: Marrakech – Zagora – M´Hamid – (Sahara Dunes)
Day 6: M´Hamid – Tamegroute – Zagora – Ourzazate
Day 7: Ourzazate – Taourirt Kasbah – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Teluoet Kasbah – Marrakech
Day 8: Marrakech – Airport
See itinerary description below.
La mamounia Marrakech
Guaranteed Departures: Minimum 2 people
Program 8 days/7 nights.
Arrivals : Thursday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday
Program 8 days/7 nights.
Arrivals : Daily
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN MARRAKECH
Arrival at Marrakech airport. Assistance and transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: MARRAKECH
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the city of Marrakech, beginning with the Menara Gardens, a park of 14 hectares with a huge pond from the twelfth century in its center. The majestic minaret of the Koutoubia, a twin tower of the Giralda in Seville. Visit to the Saadian Tombs (a dynasty that made this city big). We continue to the Bahía Palace. An example of the Muslim Middle Ages, whose main highlight is the Ambassadors Room with its inverted boat shaped roof. The tour ends in a magical place: The Jemaa El F’nna Square (People’s Assembly), a World Heritage Site.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3 AND 4: MARRAKECH
Half board at the hotel. Free time. Located in the center of the country, it is the most important of the Imperial cities. You can opt for various trips such as the Valley of Ourika. In the evening Marrakech is magical, sumptuous restaurants, trendy nightclubs and of course, the eternal spectacle of “The Dust Corrida” at the Chez Ali restaurant.
DAY 5: MARRAKECH – ZAGORA – M´HAMID – (SAHARA DUNES)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure in 4×4 Jeep towards the High Atlas Mountains. We pass through terraced villages and we begin the ascent to Coll de Tizi’n Tichka, 2,660 meters high. The route takes us through varying landscapes of great beauty, from the green valleys of Marrakech to the ocher pre-desert landscapes. Arrival at Zagora Palm Grove. Free time for lunch (not included) and then we continue the trip to the city of Zagora, famous crossroads and place of departure of most expeditions to the heart of Africa. The famous sign ” Timbuktu 52 days by Camel” is at the end of Main Street. We pass through lunar landscapes on the way to the foothills of the M’Hamid dunes. Here our camels are waiting for us, which will take us back to the camp in 20 minutes. (SEE: Important notes) We spend the night under the starry sky in typical Berber tents.
DINNER and accommodation in the camp – K’jaimas Berbers
DAY 6 M´HAMID – TAMEGROUTE – ZAGORA – OUARZAZATE
We get up early to enjoy the wonderful show that the sun presents us every day. Typical Berber breakfast in the camp. En We head to Tamegroute in our 4×4 Jeeps. A sacred place of Islam, with an ancient library that collects old books with the Koran written on gazelle skin. Later we continue to Zagora, where we have lunch (included) in a Riad with swimming pool, and where we can refresh ourselves. In the afternoon, departure to the city of Ouarzazate, a former military base and today mecca of celluloid. We get up early to watch the sunrise and after a Berber breakfast we drive to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 7: OUARZAZATE – TAOUIRIRT KASBAH – AIT BEN HADDOU KASBAH – TELUOET KASBAH – MARRAKECH
Breakfast. Departure to ´Taourirt Kasbah´, in other times the residency of the Pasha of Marrakech. Visit its interior including the chambers of the Pasha, the places of the favourite. . We head towards the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. “World Heritage by UNESCO” built in adobe and spreading over the hill, you can observe it in all its magnificence. Such a photogenic city that it has been used in celluloid masterpieces like ´Sodom and Gomorrah´, or of Orson Welles, Lawrence of Arabia, David Lean and more recently in the blockbuster ´Jewel of the Nile´. Today this is the monument representing the South of Morocco. Free time for lunch (not included). We continue the journey to the Kasbah of Telouet, just as interesting although not as famous as its sister Ait Ben Hadou and less visited because of the difficulty of reaching to it. Return journey back to Marrakech. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH – AIRPORT
Breakfast and free time until the time of transfer to the airport for your flight back home. End of trip and our services.
Airport Transfers with Assistances in Spanish.
PROGRAM 8 Days / 7 Nights in half board (7 Breakfasts and 7 Dinners)
Air-conditioned Transportation. 4X4 All-Terrain
Tour Guide (8 people or more)
Driver-guide in Spanish (Upon Availability)
Entrance to monuments:
MARRAKECH (Bahía Palace and Saadíes Tombs)
OUARZAZATE: (Kasbah Taourirt)