Morocco Special Tour (Marrakech to waterfalls of Ouzoud)– 10 days
$ 2.300,00 PP
One of the famous tours to Morocco. It includes the most important cities of the south east. You start by Marrakech where you land. You will then go to explore the fascinating Atlas Mountains, the Sahara Desert, golden dunes, the valleys, the gorges, and the countryside where you will experience the contrasting yet similar gracious hospitality of the Moroccan people.
|Day 1 : Arrival - Marrakesh||
Your driver will greet you at the airport then transfer you to your Riad. After your check in, you have the rest of the day for yourself. Relax in your room or request your driver as needed.
|Day 2 : Guided of Marrakech||
After breakfast, you will meet a certified local guide who will lead a walking tour of the Red city. You will visit Bahia Palace, built by Bahmad Grand vizir of Marrakech. As you discover the palace, you will enjoy the incredible mosaics and stucco styles while hearing some interesting stories about the 4 wives and 24 concubines. The next sight is the extraordinary architecture of Saadian Tomb, royal necropolis of 17th century. Visit the famous souks of Marrakesh and enjoy the sights and sounds of this bustling marketplace. The large souk carries a variety of goods; from spices to traditional clothing and handmade artisanal crafts, there is something for everyone. You will have the opportunity to exercise your haggling skills while purchasing unique hand crafted items. You will finish your tour at Jamaa El-fana, the most animated square in Marrakech-frequented by snake charmers, monkey entertainers, fortune tellers, food stalls, and musicians. Wrap up your day with free time.
|Day 3 : Marrakech - Telouat - Daddes Valley||
At 8 am, we start our trip to Daddes via the gigantic Tizi’NTichka cols which is the famous winding mountain-side road. We will make stops along the way in the scenic overviews. You’ll have lunch followed by a walking guided tour at the must see world heritage site Ait Benhadou. You continue your tour with the Hollywood of Africa in Ouarzazate to discover the film studios of well-known movies like The Mummy, Gladiator, and Game of Thrones. Arrive in Daddes valley to end your day by checking into your hotel for dinner and rest for a fresh start in the morning.
|Day 4 : Dades - Ait Hdidou Imdghass||
After breakfast at your Riad, you will visit the women’s rose cooperatives in Kelaa Mgouna. We will drive through the River Dades also known as the 'Road of a Thousand Kasbahs' through the villages and stop wherever you want along the way to Gorge Dades. One of the features that make this place a stand out is the mountain ridge called Monkey Fingers, rocks that have been smoothly eroded as fingers rising from the earth. At the top it has carved a beautiful gorge to explore. You will have lunch at Gorge Dades and continue our trip to valley Imdghass to spend the night at Izlmaden Guest House (IGH). You will immerse ourselves with the local family and share the meal with them to experience Ait Hdidou lifestyle.
|Day 5 : Ait Hdidou Imdghass - Agoudal- Tinghir||
After local breakfast you will hike to meet the shepherds and explore how they guard their herd in the mountains. We will visit Outazizya Tomb and water source to enjoy an outdoor lunch. You will hike back or take the mullet’s back to the guest house for a break and shower. We will drive through the high Atlas Mountains passing by the Village of Agoudal founded in the 17th century. It is home to the Ait Hdiddou tribe, belonging to the Ait Yafelman confederation. You will have tea at the caves “the Agouni waterfalls of Akhiam” and continue to Toudgha Gorge through Ait Hani for overnight and diner.
|Day 6 : Tinghir - Merzouga||
After breakfast you will have a walking visit of the jewish quarter, the local farms and drink tea with the villagers. On our way, we will stop to visit the oldest irrigation system "khattarat" and the fossils workshop. Our last stop will be in Merzouga where we switch from car to camel backs. Our final stop will be in Merzouga, where you’ll switch from car to camelback for a trip through the dunes and night of music under the stars.
|Day 7 : Merzouga - Agdez - Timidarte||
Wake up early for a sunrise on the dunes which will be followed by breakfast and a short break before our camelback ride to meet the driver. Along the road to Agadez, we will stop at Errissani to visit the market and enjoy a local treat "madfouna" – a nomadic style pizza. We will continue our drive passing by the rock engravings Ait Ouaazik to discover the drawings represent mainly hunting scenes and geometric figures and sometimes show hunting scenes. You will stay at the Kasbah Timidarte located in the heart of the village. You will immerse with the local villagers and enjoy the fascinating palmeraie of the Draa Valley.
|Day 8 : Timidarte - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhadou - Marrakech||
After breakfast, you will take tour of Timidart Kasbah and Palmeraie. We will drive to Ouarzazate to explore the Hollywood of Africa and discover the film studios of well-known movies like The Mummy, Gladiator, and Game of Thrones. After a short drive we’ll find ourselves at the must see world heritage site Ait Benhadou for a walking guided tour and lunch. We will continue our drive through via via the gigantic Tizi’NTichka cols where we may make stops along the way in the scenic overviews for photos. After check in to your riad you will have free time on your own.
|Day 9 : Marrakech - Waterfalls of Ouzoud||
At 09h00 am, we will pick you up at your hotel into the beautiful High Atlas Mountains to Ouzoud Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in North Africa in a 2 hours driving journey. We will pass through a landscape of rolling foothills and olive groves, and enjoy our time and relax on 330-foot (110-meter) waterfalls. We will cross the river on a hand-powered barge, and take a break in the cafes at the edge of the water. We may see the Barbary apes that live in the forest along the river valley. On our way back we will continue to explore spectacular mountain scenery with a chance to spot native wildlife in their natural habitat.
|Day 10 : Departure||
This is the end of your journey with good memories and warm wishes, we hope to serve you again soon in Morocco. Your driver will transfer you to the departing airport for a safe flight.