Visit the most spectacular landscapes of Morocco with our licensed local guide.
Our exclusive private trip will help you discover the spectacular untouched nature, ancient caravan routes, and the majestic beauty of the world’s largest desert – Sahara.
Your own guide, fully qualified and accredited will introduce you to local communities, their daily lives as well as unique arts & crafts and natural beauty of Morocco.
Immerse yourself in a charming landscape, meet authentic local communities, go back in time to the ancient dynasties once living in Morocco and spend quality time discovering the real beauty and vastness of the Sahara.
This exclusive private trip will introduce you to the timeless lands of Morocco, bring you closer to the majestic, untouched nature and people whose heritage reaches ancient times.
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∴ Start your morning travelling from Marrakech deep into the High Atlas Mountains. Cross the mountains through Tizi n’Tichka Pass at an altitude of 2260m, the highest point of the Atlas Mountains accessible by car. From these landscapes, everything changes into magnificent kaleidoscope surroundings.
∴ At midday, you’ll arrive at the famous fortified city of Ait Ben Haddou – the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. Travel back in time with our local official guide taking you around the Kasbah.
∴ The Ksar of Aït-Ben-Haddou is a striking example of southern Moroccan architecture. Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has also been the backdrop for many Hollywood productions. Films and TV series that have used the services of the studio include The Mummy, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Babel, Game of Thrones, Vikings, and many more.
∴ Travel through the stunning rocky canyons to the lush palm oasis nestled between mountains and valleys where you will stop for locally made lunch. Continue your day exploring the charming Draa Valley, with its Kasbahs and traditional villages. Your evening in the riad in Zagora, the entry to the Sahara Desert will be filled with traditional Amazigh music and locally made dinner under the stars.
∴ Your breakfast will be served in the beautiful surrounding of the desert. You will then visit the village of Tamegroute, a short drive from Zagora, home to the underground Kasbah and one of the oldest Koranic libraries in Morocco.
Before departure to M’Hamid desert, enjoy free time wandering around the beautiful area filled with local arts, pottery & crafts market.
∴ Once arrived at the Dunes of Erg Lihoudi you will have a chance to watch the spectacular Sahara sunset on an hour-long camel ride. Enjoy the beautiful atmosphere in the desert, starry night, local music, and traditional dinner around the campfire before heading to your private tent at the traditional desert camp with an eco-luxury touch.
∴ Wake up in the early hours of the morning for a camel ride to witness the beautiful Saharan sunrise. Enjoy locally made breakfast in the charming desert surroundings before returning to Mhamid. Your journey back to Marrakech then continues south-east to the oasis of Agdez, where the amazing landscape of the Draa River begins.
∴ After passing spectacular rocky fields and lush green oasis lined with palm trees, you will stop for lunch in Ouarzazate, the ancient city on the former caravan route, and home to the largest film studio, Atlas. Enjoy your visit to the cinema museum and the famous Taourirt Kasbah, a great example of Amazigh architecture.
∴ Your journey back to Marrakech then continues through the majestic High Atlas Mountains and the winding roads of Tizi n Tichka pass. Estimated arrival time in Marrakech, 8pm.
Your Accommodation in Marrakech
• Local Official Guide
• Entries and Admissions
• 3 x Lunch
• 2 x Dinner
• 2 x Breakfast
• 2 x Accommodation (Traditiona Riads & Eco-Luxury Desert Tents)
• Staff Gratitude
• Personal Expenses
Q1.What Should I Wear In a Desert Climate?
The Sahara Desert is one of the driest and hottest regions of the world. Average summer temperatures range from over 35°C (95 °F) to 14°C (57°F) in winter months. Daily variations of temperature may also be extreme. The temperature also varies greatly depending on the location of the desert. Comfortable outdoor footwear and outerwear that you can layer are recommended. We advise our travellers to use eco-friendly sunscreen, a hat and a scarf for body protection. Traditional Berber tents located in the desert are equipped with warm blankets and comfortable beds for chilly desertic nights.
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