Type: 4 × 4 guided tour
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Period: All year
Starts and ends in: Marrakech
Departure: On the date of your choice *
Accommodation: 3 * hotel or charming riad.
Transport: Transport in air-conditioned 4 × 4 with driver / guide (gasoline included).
Meals: Half-board during the trip.
Arrival at Marrakech airport, welcome and transfer to the hotel. Dinners and overnight at the hotel.
Departure towards Demnate which we cross to take the road to Azilal. In Tanant, we turn left to reach the Ouzoud waterfalls. Walk on the path that leads to the platform to admire the 110 m high waterfall that crashes into a chasm. After lunch, departure for Ait M’Hammed and descent to the Aït Bougmez valley, in the heart of the High Atlas, stronghold of the Aït Atta tribe. Arrival in Agouti, the first village of this ancient glacial valley, nicknamed “the happy valley”, framed by mountains of 3000 and 4000 meters in altitude. Continuation to Tabant, El Had and Imelghas. Dinner and overnight.
Departure for the beautiful village of Zaouia Ahanesal via the Tizi n’Illisi pass at 2610 meters. Passage to the “Cathedral”, majestic boulders, and in front of the “Maison du Français”. Magnificent landscapes all along a very technical track. Continue to the Bin El Ouidane dam by crossing the Oued El Abid before arriving in Ouaouizerth where we can see the monument commemorating the passage of Charles de Foucault in 1883. Dinner and overnight.
Departure for a day of road and tracks in the heart of the Middle Atlas. By El Had, Ben Cherro, Naour and the passes of Tizi n’Ifar and Tizi n’Isly we will descend to Imilchil and its two lakes, Tislit (the bride) and Isli (the groom) The legend says that these two lakes were born tears shed by two lovers, from rival tribes who would have refused their marriage. Every year, a Moussem (party) perpetuates the memory of the fiancés. This feast is an opportunity for young Berber girls Ait Haddidou to meet their future husband. Possibility to have lunch in Imilchil before continuing to Agoudal, Tamtatouche and the Todra gorges whose cliffs reach 250 m in height. Dinners and overnight.
Departure to make the Todra / Dadès loop. We go up the Todra gorges to arrive at Tamtatouche and from there join the Dades gorges via M’Semrir and the stepped track which rises to 2800 meters. Descent of the gorges in a grandiose setting that the ruined Casbahs located on the rocky peaks make even more spectacular. We pass through a succession of villages along the wadi, where life is intense and varied, as well as the colorful costumes of the women. By Ait Ali and Ait Youl, arrival at Boumalne du Dadès. Dinners and overnight.
After breakfast, departure from Boumalne Dades to N’kob by track and mountain, crossing the Saghro massif via the Tizi Tazazert pass, lunch on the road. In the afternoon, departure to Zagora via Tftechna, then track along the Draa valley and its vast date palms, through many typical ksours (fortified villages). Arrival in Zagora. Dinners and overnight.
8:30 am Departure from Zagora to M’hamid, stop at Tamgroute to visit the workshop of green pottery makers and the Koranic library and continue to M’hamid, lunch in an inn in the heart of the palm grove. Then, towards the large dunes of Chegaga, passing by the old caravan trail and the sacred oasis. Sunset observation, dinner and overnight at the bivouac at the foot of the dunes.
After a breakfast in the middle of the desert, departure in 4 × 4 to cross 90 km more in the desert via Lake Iriki. Stop for lunch in the 1st village after the Foum Zguid desert. In the afternoon, continue to Ouarzazate via Taznakht. Arrival at the end of the afternoon. Dinners and overnight.
Departure from Marrakech to Marrakech, passing through the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou (classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO) visit, then continuation by the magnificent Télouet trail and the Tizi n’Tichka pass to Marrakech.
Depending on the time of departure, free time then transfer to the airport and assistance until boarding.
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