This trip takes you on a ride from the haunts of Humphrey Bogart and Rick's Cafe in Casablanca on the Atlantic coast, all the way to Lawrence of Arabia filming locations and the Sahara desert. Experience the wonderful chaos and incredible vibrancy of Marrakech and travel over the stunning Atlas mountains to jump on a camel and spend a night under the stars.
Day 1 - Casablanca
You can choose to arrive here or in Marrakech on day 2. If you want some time to explore Casablanca then best to arrive in the morning or even the night before. We can arrange accommodation and meet you at the airport whenever you choose to arrive.
Day 2 - Marrakech
Sightseeing tour of Marrakech today with our qualified guide and friend. Marrakech is the most important former imperial city in the history of Morocco. A feast for th senses, this is a place you won't forget. Take in the magic carpets, snake charmers, live music, acrobats and street dentists of Jemaa el Fna square. People watching at its best. Explore the markets (souks) to your hearts (and wallet's) content. Ful of colors, spicy aromas and traders, the square is best experienced in the evening when overflowing with food stalls, dancers, musicians and fortune tellers. Get some sleep though as we have lots more to do tomorrow!
Day 3 -Marrakech - Atlas Mountains -Rose Valley - Dades Valley
Pick up at your hotel in Marrakech in the morning and we head over the High Atlas mountains into the snow line and down the other side to the palm fringed oasis town of Ait Benhaddou. Home of the oldest Kasbah in Morocco and the setting of numerous movies, giving it the title of Hollywood of Morocco. We take a short break here to visit the studios before travelling on to the Dades Valley for the night.
Day 4 - Dades Gorge, Todra Gorge & Sahara Desert
Short drive to Todra Gorge this morning, the massive fault dividing the High Atlas Mountains. We will take a walk to see the sheer rock walls that rise to 300 m in the narrowest parts before continuing to Sahara. We will arrive late afternoon to the sahara and prepare for departure on the camels. We will take a 1h camel ride to see the sunset on top of the dunes before arriving to our luxury desert camp. We will have a traditional fresh meal, drink delicious mint tea while watching the stars. And the rising moon in the amazing Sahara desert early morning. Overnight in a Luxury Camp.
Day 5 - Sahara. desert, Draa Valley and Ourzazate
After Breakfast we will drive 2 hours drive along the magical Drâa River, one of the longest rivers and valley’s in Morocco, stops at some beautiful adobe kasbahs and Berber villages en route, enjoy the enchanting Draa Valley. Overnight in Ouarzazate
Day 6 - Ourzazate & Marrakech
Today is our last drive back to Marrakech crossing the highest pass of tizi n tichka again. Our first stop will be at the Kasbah of Aitbenhadou kasbah (13 century kasbah, UNESCO World Heritage Site for avisit, then continue to marrakech our final destination. Overnight in Marrakech.
COST - £795/Person (minimum 6 passengers)
£995 - 2 -6 passengers
Trip inclusions and Exclusions :
Inclusions -All ground Transport Required During your Tour. -Services of an English Speaking, Qualified Local Guide. -All Accommodation during the Tour with breakfast. -Guided Tour in Marrakech.
Exclusions: -International Flights & Personal Travel Insurance. -Lunches during the tour. -Tipping and Soft Drinks.
October 24th -30th 2023