Marrakech; Sahara & high atlas 9 days /8 nights

Ouarzazate, Morocco
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Overview

Marrakech; Sahara & high atlas 9 days /8 nights

Tour Inclusion

Price guide-from]719 £ pp land only [based on group size of 10-12]to[929 £ pp[ group size of 2 ] travelling on a private tour . prices correct at time of publication and may vary depending on date of travel . call for latest prices or check our website.
Operating season-all year round
Accommodation & meals-mainly 4 star authentic riads and Kasbahs. 8 breakfasts; 4 dinners;1 lunch.
Mode of transport -4x4 vehicle, on foot in the atlas, optional camel or mule treks.
Local support crew- experienced driver; a tour escort may also accompany larger groups; mountain guide in the atlas.


Schedule

Itinerary
Day 1-arrive Marrakech
Tours start in Marrakech with an evening visit to the highly animated djemaa el fna square, scène of acrobats, musicians and storytellers.
Day2- discover Marrakech
A guided walking tour of Marrakech medina reveals koutoubia, the saadien tombs, the old Jewish quarter and souks. Afterwards there’s time for independent sightseeing.
Day 3- atlas to ait benhaddou
A winding route ascends the tizi n’tichka pass in the high Atlas Mountains as we journey to telouat Kasbah and the world heritage ksar of ait benhaddou.
Day4-along the draa valley
At ouarzazate we see taourirt Kasbah. Next we cross the volcancic jebel saghro and traverse the beautiful draa valley to sleep at owled driss for 2 nights in a comfortable Kasbah-style abode
Day5- in ouled driss
At leisure in ouled driss- optional camel trek or an adventurous day trip following sand tracks to Morocco’s greatest expanse of dunes at chegaga [return to ouled driss late afternoon].
Day6-across the anti-atlas to taroudant
Today we see ever-changing landscapes on crossing of the anti-atlas mountains and souss valley. Arriving at taroudant there is time to explore the ancient walled medina.
Day7- to toubkal national park
We enjoy a dramatic drive up to tizi’n test pass then pause at the ruined mosque of tinmal and pretty village of ouirgane. Our base for 2 nights is a typical berber village in the heart of toubkal national park.
Day8-walks in the high qtlqs
Accompanied by qn experienced Berber mountain guide choose a trail to suit your ability or perhaps ride a mule to a nearby Berber village for views of north Africa’s highest peak; jebel toubkal.
Day9- tour ends in Marrakech
Transfer to Marrakech where tour ends.

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