6 days 5 nights From Marrakech

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Embark on an unforgettable 6-day Morocco adventure from Marrakech, delving into the country's rich
cultural tapestry and mesmerizing landscapes. This comprehensive tour unveils the captivating beauty
of Morocco, from the bustling souks of Marrakech to the vast expanse of the Sahara Desert.

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Arrival at Marrakech airport, transfer and installation in a charming Riad. Dinner and
overnight in Marrakech.

Departure in the morning from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech towards the Gorges de Dades, pass
by the highest road pass of Morocco (2260 m), the Tizintichka pass (literally the 'pasture ' in
Tamazight) . Stop en route to take pictures.
Continuation to Telouet, visit of the Glaoui Kasbah (sometimes also known as the Glaoui Palace), a
kasbah built between the 19th century and the 20th century, the most famous of which is probably
Thami El Glaoui.
Then pass through the valley of Ounila to Ait Ben Haddou. This valley was the obligatory passage of
the caravans between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, and constitutes an extraordinary environment.
Throughout this valley, a striking contrast between the ocher of the earth and the rocks and the
verdure of the plantations is offered to the walkers who take the time to observe it.
Visit of Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, one of the most famous of the Moroccan South, now classified World
Heritage by Unesco. This ksar was built a few hundred years ago on a promontory in order to escape
the invasions of foreign tribes. You have to go up to the ruined granary to admire the view over the
ksar, the palm grove and the surrounding stones desert. This fortified town looks deserted. In fact
only a few families still live there).
After lunch in a typical restoration on the spot, departure towards the gorges of Dades crossing the
Valley of the Roses.
Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

After breakfast, departure to the dunes of erg Chebbi, pass by the palm grove of Tinghir then the
gorges of Todra.
Walking on foot, then we continue towards Arfoud. Visit of a geological site of fossils (Amonite ...)
and lunch en route and Continuation by a track which extends the dunes of erg chebbi to the village
of Khamlia (possibility to have tea with a gnaoua family) Around 5 pm you Climb the dromedaries to
reach your bivouac in the middle of the dunes, with a stop to watch the sunset.
Dinner and night under Berber tent with evening around fire, music in Tam Tam with the nomads.

Breakfast between dunes before we say farewell to the desert and leave for the Middle Atlas.
We highly suggest waking up early to witness a sunrise over the Sahara. While preparing our
breakfast it is possible to travel around the dunes by 4WD and visit the nearby villages.
Then we'll continue our Morocco tour and cross the Middle Atlas and a new change of landscape
along the way. Along the way to Fez we'll stop in Ifrane. For a moment feel as if Switzerland had been
settled in Africa, hence its nickname "little Switzerland". This city was built during the protectorate in
the 1930s.
Then we'll arrive in Fez.

today after breakfast We'll begin our adventure, drive to Meknes and discover this imperial city.
visit the 18th-century Bab Mansour, the ornamental gate to the city, the bustling souk, the
mausoleum of Moulay Ismail.
Later, we'll continue through the rolling hills to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Roman Empire at this
UNESCO World Heritage site.
Afterwards, we'll continue to Chafchaouen, called the Blue city, one of Morocco's most interesting
cities.

Today we'll say farewell and end our tour.
The drive from Chefchaouen to Marrakech via Casablanca is a scenic and varied one, taking you
through the Rif Mountains, the Chaouia Plains, and the Souss Valley.
The first part of the journey takes you through the Rif Mountains. These mountains are home to lush
forests, Berber villages, and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. As you drive through the
mountains, you will be able to see the snow-capped peaks of the High Atlas Mountains in the
distance.
After crossing the Tizi n'Test Pass, the highest mountain pass in North Africa, you will descend into
the Chaouia Plains. These plains are a fertile agricultural area, and you will see many olive groves and
vineyards.
The final part of the journey takes you through the Souss Valley. This valley is home to Marrakech.

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