Highlights

Map • High Atlas Mountains
• Beautiful valley from South of Morocco, Oasis of Skoura, Roses Valley, Dades Valley, Toudra valley.
• Panoramic views of Todra Gorge
• Erg Chebbi sand dunes - The Sahara Experience
• Merzouga – Explore Sahara in a camel trek
• Desert night
• Ouarzazate Aït Benhaddou - UNESCO-listed ancient fortified Kasbah city

GALLERY

Itinerary

  • Duration: 3 days & 2 nights
  • Countries: (1) Morocco
  • Experiences: 5
  • Ages: 10 - 50+
  • Starting Point: Marrakech
  • Ending Point: Marrakech
Introduction

Visit the South of Morocco, Skoura palm grove, Dades valley, Todra valley and canyon. Experience a luxury camp in the Sahara. Enjoy the magic beauty of the south of Morocco, with its mountains, gorges, valleys, rivers, Kasbah, Oasis and sand dunes. In this region you will discover people and villages that will take you back to the authentic Morocco.

Day

Your Tour guide and the driver will meet you at your accommodation in Marrakesh. Depart for Dades Gorges. You will across the Atlas Mountain by the Tichka Pass at (2.260m), Scenic road, beautiful landscape with different colours, Berber villages along the way, First Big stop is to visit ``the Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou`` classified since 1987 by UNESCO as a human international patrimony. Many big movies were turned there lake Gladiator, Laurence of Arabia, kingdom of heaven, you will continue to Ouarzazate, to visit “Taourirt Kasbah” and have lunch. After Lunch we drive through Skoura palm grove and the Roses valley to Dades valley, you arrive to Dades Gorges around five pm, first night in comfortable hotel with Dinner and breakfast.

  • stay at Riad la Vielle charure
  • trip time: 7.30am - 4.30pm

After your breakfast, you visit the panoramic view of Dades Gorge. After you drive Back to Boumalen Dades and Tinghir, Visit Todra valley and Gorge, you will have time to walk with your guide on trek near the gardens and the great Oasis until the canyon of about 300m high, a preferred place by mountain climbers. Afterwards you will leave to Erfoud, there we stop for lunch, after lunch we drive to Merzouga, On your arrive to the Merzouga Dunes, Around 4 o’clock, you have short swim in the swimming pool in hotel, after you join the 4x4 for a short transport to your camp into the dunes, at the sunset to get in the camp, and you Spend the night in the luxury desert camp.

  • stay at Nomadic camp
  • trip time: 8am - 4.30pm

Rise early this morning to witness the amazing sunrise over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. After you return by camels to the Kasbah hotel for breakfast, and shower, you meet the driver, and you travel to Ouarzazate via Alnif, Tazarine and the Draa valley junction where we head north to Ouarzazate after crossing the small volcanic Atlas Mountains. Drive through the High Atlas Mountains and some amazing scenery you’ll arrive at Marrakech, your final destination where your driver will escort you to your accommodation before bidding you farewell.

  • Free Hotel chose.
  • trip time: 9am - 6.30pm

What's included

  • Guide

    Services of an official English speaking tour guide during the trip.

  • Meals

    2 breakfast & 2 dinners

  • Transport

    Transportation during the Tour in A/C comfortable minibus (modern Car).

  • Other

    Free Wi-fi in all hotels
    All taxes and fees
    Any public transport used as part of the tour (excludes free days)
    Free Expat Explore tour souvenir

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    price: USD 185

Information & FAQ

Useful things to know before you go

Before you go
Visas & permits
Visas are not required for British, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, US and other EU nationals for a stay of up to 3 months. Please ensure your passport is valid for six months after your return date and that you get your passport stamped upon entry into Morocco.
All other nationalities should contact the Moroccan embassy for details. Visas are your responsibilities so please don’t forget to check!

Vaccinations
It is recommended that you be vaccinated for Tetanus and Polio, if you haven’t had a booster in the last ten years. Food and waterborne diseases are more common, so we recommend vaccinations for typhoid (valid 3 years) and Hepatitis A (validity varies). Morocco is not a high risk malaria area but if in any doubt please consult a physician or travel clinic for further information.
What to bring
• Towel
• Torch and batteries
• Camera and spare memory card/film
• Mosquito repellent
• Water bottle (water at meal times provided)
• Personal first aid kit, antiseptic gel and wipes
• Waterproof/wind proof jacket
• A sturdy pair of walking shoes
• Two spare passport photos and a photocopy of your passport
• Sun screen

In Morocco
Currency
GBP£1.00 = MAD12 .5
USD$1.00 = MAD9
EUR1.00 = MAD11
MAD = Moroccan Dirham, rates are subject to fluctuation. Exchange facilities are available at various bureau de changes in major towns and most banks have ATMs. How much spending money is needed, depends largely on the individual. We currently recommend an average of USD $20 - $30 per day. We can’t specify every sundry cost however and you’ll need to allow for expenses such as drinks, snacks and the odd souvenir. Travellers Cheques can be difficult to change en route so we recommend you have cash for convenience and bring a card to use in the ATM’s—most accept Visa, MasterCard, Electron, Cirrus and Maestro. There are ATM’s at Marrakech airport, which you can use upon arrival.

Local prices
Mineral water (local brand, 500ml or 1L) MAD15
Chocolate bar (local brand) MAD5-10

Climate
Temperatures in Morocco are generally high, particularly during the summer months from May to September; October is still warm and bright so take sunscreen. However in the High Atlas and the Sahara it can get very cold and some peaks can remain snow capped from November to June.

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