The route of the dunes, a unique and fascinating journey that will make you discover a lesser known side of Morocco, certainly the most romantic.

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The route of the dunes, a unique and fascinating journey that will make you discover a lesser known side of Morocco, certainly the most romantic.

This tailor-made tour will make you explore the south, the kasbah region, the desert oases and the large palm groves. The crossing of the High Atlas, the magic of the oases and the pre-Saharan valleys, an overnight stay in a bivouac in the heart of the dunes of Merzouga: it will truly be an emotion-packed adventure!
 

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival in Marrkech
    Day 1 Transfer by car
    Arrival in Marrkech

    Arrival and greetings at Marrakech airport. Transfer to the riad, overnight and dinner at leisure.

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  • 2
    Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou
    Day 2 Transfer by car
    Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou

    Departure to Ouarzazate from Tizi'n'Tichka (2,260 meters), the highest road in Morocco. Beautiful Berber villages are spread on the foothills of the Central High Atlas. While crossing the valley with the gems of Assif Ounila you will visit Glaoui Telouet kasbah. Arrival in Ait Ben Haddou and tour. Dinner and overnight in a typical accommodation.

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  • 3
    Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Zagoura
    Day 3 Transfer by car
    Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Zagoura

    You will travel along Tifernine and Jjbel Anouar ad Agdz road. Here starts the Draa route, an ample oued flanked by magnificent palm groves and desert landscapes. Ksours and kasbahs follow one another till reaching Zagoura oasis. Visit the quarter of the vase makers in Zaoula Naciria and the library. Some works dating back to the 13th century are manuscripts on gazelle skin. Overnight in hotel.

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  • 4
    Zagoura - Merzouga
    Day 4 Transfer by car
    Zagoura - Merzouga

    Crossing the wide desert plateau close to the Sahara, you will discover one of the last oases of Tafilalet before reaching Rissani and then the beautiful dunes of Merzouga. Overnight in nomad-style tents made with goat hair. An experience that you'll never forget!

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  • 5
    Merzouga - Tinerhir - Boumalne
    Day 5 Transfer by car
    Merzouga - Tinerhir - Boumalne

    Extaordinary sunrise on the dunes of Merzouga and departure to Tinerhir along a beautiful road flanked by palm groves and villages, heading to Boumalne du Dades to visit Dades gorges.

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  • 6
    Dades Valley - Marrakech
    Day 6 Transfer by car
    Dades Valley - Marrakech

    Return to Marrakech through the valley of the thousand kasbahs along a beautiful road crossing the High Atlas. You'll descend into Haouz plain, crossing many villages. Dinner at leisure and overnight in riad.

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  • 7
    Marrakech sightseeing
    Day 7
    Marrakech sightseeing

    Tour of the city with professional guide: see the symbol of Marrakech, the Koutoubia, a copy of the Giralda in Seville and Tour Hassan in Rabat, Saad tombs, Bahia palace, the gardens and Menara basin. In the afternoon visit the Medina and its colorful souks for some shopping. Dinner in a local restaurant savouring Berber dishes with music and bellydancers. Return to the riad and overnight.

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  • 8
    End of tour
    Day 8 Transfer by car
    End of tour

    After breakfast, transfer to Marrakech airport.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Airport transfer to /from Marrakech airport with private vehicle
    • Accommodation in double room (Riad and one night in a tent)
    • Half board as per program except for Marrakech where meals are at leisure
    • Off-road transport with driver and fuel from Day 1 to Day 6 included
    • Professional English speaking guide from Day 1 to 7 included
    • Tours, excursions, entry tickets to sites as per program
    • Telephone assistance 24/7
    Price does not include
    • Drinks at meals and meals not mentioned in the program
    • Tips and personal expenses
    • Flights
    • All that is not mentioned under "the price includes" section.