Each program can be modified according to your needs and deadlines.
1st day: Marrakech – Tizi’n’Tickha –Telouet Kasbah – Ouarzazate area, 180 km
Half board. Reception and private transfer to the South, through the hill of Tizi-n-Tichka (2260 mt), along a panoramic road studded of Berber red and grey clay villages at the hills’ foot. Visit to one of the most particular Kasbahs that you’ll ever see: Telouet, which used to be the principal residence of Al Thami El Glaoui, Marrakech pasha. The Pasha served first the sultan and then the French colonizers in 1912. All his treasures were ransacked from 1952, when the descendants were exiled. The whole area is rich of agriculture and of unforgettable landscapes: palms, fig trees, olive trees, and almond trees all irrigated by the Wadi Ounila create a relaxing and unforgettable landscape. Continuation to Ouarzazate. Supper and overnight stay in a typical riad.
Half board. Departure for the Roses valley, passing through Ouarzazate, famous and well-known for the movies shot in its center. Pursuance for the magnificent Skoura palm grove. Departure for unusual villages; one of these, Toundout, preserves a Kasbah full of decorations. Continuation along the Mgoun wadi and visit of the Damask roses’ village, where, in May, essences, perfumes, oil and rose water are produced and a festival is celebrated. Supper and overnight stay in a Kasbah.
Half board. Departure for the Toudra gorges, stopping in Alnif and Tazzarine, where palm groves and rock deserts stare at us. Arrival in Zagora, dinner and overnight stay in a riad in the heart of the palm grove.
Half board. Direction M’Hamid through the Valley of the Draa, coasting the 200 km palm grove, ancient area inhabited by soldiers of prehistoric epoch, today rich of ksour (districts) and Kasbah (castellated barns). We highly recommend having a picnic inside the Zagora palm grove to enjoy of the calm and of the natural Dades shore’s beauty.
Continuation to Tamegroute, small center characterized by an inhabited underground Kasbah, the zaouia and a library, which guards ancient Koran texts in gazelle skin. Arrival to the last oasis before the desert. Today the oasis is a small center well known for being a point of departure for the great Sahara. The high dunes will wait for us while, after two hours on sand, we will arrive in the desert basic camp. Supper, bonfire and traditional nomad music under the stars. A once in a lifetime experience.
Possibility of overnight stay in a lux desert camp for an outstanding experience.
Half board. “Desert experience” with our jeep. We will re-find asphalt only in Foum Zguid, ancient track made famous by the Rally Paris-Dakar. Stop in Taznakht, the village of the most famous Berber carpets of the whole Country. Supper and overnight stay in Ait Well Haddou / Tamedaght in a Kasbah.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. End of our services. (The return flight must be in the afternoon)
Possibility of extension of your stay in Marrakech in a riad or a B&B
TOUR STANDARD STYLE
Maroc-Experience selection on traditional structures and simple furnishings and services, respecting the right level of cleanliness and good and typical traditional cuisine (Guest House - Maison Traditionelle). Some of these structures have no heating in winter - Require specifically this feature during travel confirmation (in winter)
TOUR SUPERIOR STYLE
Maroc-Experience selection of charming structures. The superior label is not due to the stars category, but the authenticity of the places, often far away from mass tourism, particularly in a context of nature and relax. The structures can be riad / Kasbah / Desert Camp / Hotel / Maison Traditionelle; never standardized hotel chains, which support tourism that comes close to the customs of the country, or they may be structures Eco-Lodge, or the Maison Traditionelle to get in close contact with the families of the place and visited the various villages.
Their position is often "isolated" and particularly fascinating (for fans of the genre).
DESERT LUXURY CAMP
Within our circuits and "experience" give you the opportunity to choose, during a tour in the desert, between desert basic camp (WC / shower in common - with traditional Moroccan tents equipped with beds, blankets and sheets) and luxury desert camp, where the comforts and services in the desert are at high level. Large traditional tents with beds and blankets prestigious, toilet and hot shower inside your tent. Often luxury desert camp are in extraordinary locations where the silence of the desert reigns master.
Some of them do not serve alcohol with meals.