The Road of Kasbahs

Code: RKTM
8 days / 7 nights
  • The Road of Kasbahs

Through the High Atlas and its splendid landscapes, this beautiful and breathtaking journey leads to the valley of M’ Goun where roses and kasbahs vie for the title of “most splendid sight” From the Throats of Dadès to the throats of Todgha, you will travel through a spectacular setting of memorable landscapes, intense colors and overwhelming beauty. Descend into the golden desert sand and admire the sunsets as you travel by camelback. Return to Ouarzazate through the mineral majesty of the mountains into the green valley of Drâa. End your journey with a visit to the médina of Marrakech, “the Pearl of the South”


Highlights:
The magnificent 300-meter peaks of the Throats of Todgha, Hikes in the beautiful “valley of the roses”.
The contrasting landscapes of desert sand and luxuriant palm plantations.
Journeys by camelback into the dazzling dunes of the Chebbi Erg.
A visit to the kasbah of Ouarzazate and its famous movie studios
Dinner on the famous Jamaa El Fna Square and a visit to the médina’s souqs of Marrakech.


Start in: Marrakech / End in: Marrakech


PRICE 4 adults: $655 per person


Day 1 : Marrakech

At your arrival in the recently renovated airport of Marrakech, you will be greeted by our team and driven to the hotel where dinner awaits you.

Day 2 : Marrakech - Oasis of Télouet - Ouarzazate - El Kalâa M’Gouna

An early departure by 4×4 to the top of the Atlas and the pass of Tichka (2260 m). Travel to the beautiful site of Télouet and the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou by way of the ancient caravaneers trail. Lunch and exploration of the city listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Travel Site Continue your journey towards El Kalaa M’ gouna and the “valley of the roses”, via Ouarzazate and the palm plantation of Skoura. Follow the trail skirting the valley of M’ Goun which leads to the hotel.

Day 3 : El Kalâa M’ Gouna – the Throats of Dadès – the Throats of Todgha

After a hike in the valley, journey on the road to Ait Oudinar where you will stop to enjoy a delectable lunch. Travel the trails to an altitude of 2800 m and pass, through the villages Me’semrir and Tamtatouchte and on through the300 m. impressive walls of the throats of Dadès and Todgha. Enjoy a relaxing dinner in the hotel located at the foot of the magnificent throats.

Day 4 : the Throats of Todgha - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi

Depart for the south and the majesty of the desert from Rissani famous for its date market and built near the ruins of legendary Sijilmassa. After lunch, travel the sandy trail to Merzouga and travel by camelback to admire the spectacular sunset on the dunes and the traditional refreshing mint tea. Dine around a campfire, and enjoy the vibrant music of the nomads. Spend the night on the foot of the dunes of Erg Chebbi under the splendor of the endless stars.

Day 5 : Erg Chebbi - Alnif- Tazzarine - Agdz - Ouarzazate

Wake early to view the breathtaking sunrise. Enjoy breakfast before departing to the crossing of Tafilalet and the mineral vastness of the Bougafer Mountain as you journey to Alnif and Tazzarine. After lunch, continue on the road until reaching the superb valley of Drâa. Travel the trail of Tamnougalt (Agdz), to Ouarzazate and relax over dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 6 : Ouarzazate

Spend the entire day in the fascinating city of Ouarzazate, well known in the movie world for its natural beauty and an ideal location or movie sets. Visit its studios and new school. Tour the studios in the morning and then on to the Kasbah of Taourirt, and the magnificent ancient residence of the Pasha Glaoui. In the afternoon visit the world famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, Classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Travel Site.

Day 7 : Ouarzazate - Marrakech

Return to Marrakech via the pass of Tichka on the stunning road of the bay trees. Visit the interesting and colorful médina. Enjoy the majesty of the sunset on the famous Djemaa el Fna Square, Classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Travel Site. After dinner, explore Marrakech, the perfect time to enter the heart of the city and discover the storytellers, snake charmers and the endless astonishing array of sights and sounds of this magnificent and electrifying city.

Day 8 : Marrakech

Depending on your scheduled departure enjoy some free time in this fabulous city, leave for the airport, and receive assistance until boarding. Or continue your stay and enjoy more of the wonders of this magnetic and captivating city.


What’s Included:
Transportation by an Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking driver guide.
Transfers from /to the airport
1 night in Kelaa Megouna
night at a hotel in Todgha gorge
1 night camping in the dunes of erg Cheebi (tents, mattresses, and blankets are provided)
2 nights at a hotel in Marrakech
2 nights at a hotel in Ouarzazate
Camel ride
Meals: 7 dinners, 7 breakfasts.
Local taxes


What’s not Included:
Flight
lunches
drinks
Tips


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