Arrival at Marrakesh Menara airport, welcome by the APADANA TRAVEL AGENCY Staff. Assistance and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
Full day sightseeing of Marrakesh: The Menara gardens, The Bahia Palace, The Saadian Tombs, and the Koutoubia mosque. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the famous Djemaa El Fna square with its surrounding souks. Optional :Dinner with oriental show, overnight at the hotel.
MARRAKESH/ OUARZAZATE/ ZAGORA (375 km)
Departure by land rover to Ouarzazate via the mountains of the high Atlas passing through the Tich'n'Tichka pass at an altitude of 2260 m. Optional Lunch in Ouarzazate and continuation to Zagora via the mountains of the Anti-Atlas. From Agdz, we head forward on the track road leading through numerous villages and palm groves along Drâa river. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
ZAGORA / ERFOUD /MERZOUGA (250 km).
Excursion to Tamegroute, visit of the famous library containing an impressive collection of old Manu scripted books and documents dating from the 12th century. Visit of the sand dunes of Tinfou. Departure to Erfoud, partly by track road and partly by nantional road, through Tansikht and Nkob. Under the way splendid sceneries of pre-saharian desert spotted here and there with Berber villages, and of the Sargho mountain alternating follow each other the whole way. Stop at Tazzarine, small Berber village, for(Optional) lunch. Afternoon, continuation to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and Rissani, birthplace of the present Alaouites Dynasty. Dinner and accommodation at AubergeTombouctou InMerzouga .(Clients should opt at time of reservation for accommodation at the Hotel or the tent camp (bivouac).
MERZOUGA/ ERFOUD / DADES (250KM).
Early morning, a short walk to see the sunrise over the sand-dunes of Merzouga, Back to the Auberge for breakfast and continuation to the Tinghir Oasis via Erfoud. Tinghir is famous for its magnificent Todghra canyons which rocks reach an altitude of 250 meters. Excursion to the canyons and possibility for a short hike. Lunch at a restaurant situated at the feet of the canyons. Continuation to Boulmane where we enter the Dades canyons for a visit via the road of the thousand kasbahs. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Dades.
DADES OUARZAZATE (150km)
Departure to EL Kelâa from where we take again the track road to the villageof Skoura. On the way, we pass the beautiful kasbah of Amerhidel. Optional Lunch on the way. The track road continues till Ouarzazate at the feet of the Atlas Mountains. Dinner and accommodation in Ouarzazate.
OUARZAZATE /MARRAKESH (200 km)
Short visit of Ouarzazate including the Kasbah of Taourirt before heading on to AïtBenhadou. This kasbah is the most famous one in Morocco and has been the set for many famous movies. The Kasbah is now a UNESCO protected monument; Continuation to Telouet, the scenery is absolutely stunning. Visit of the Kasbah of Telouet, former residence of the Glaoui family, one of the most influential families of this regiony. Via the Tich'N'tichka pass, continuation to Marrakesh. Lunch at the hotel, free afternoon, Optional dinner fantasia show. Accommodation at the hotel.
Transfer to the airport of Marrakesh, assistance with departure formalities.