ZALAN

8 Days Atlas Mountains – Sahara Desert and Essaouira Beach

Day 1: Marrakech

On arrival at Marrakech Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

 

Day 2: Marrakech – Kasbha Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Valley

Breakfast. Our adventure will start in the foothills of the Atlas – one of the largest mountain ranges in the world, where the green colour of nature combines with the red soil. We will continue our journey crossing the 2260 meter-high tzi n’tichka to reach the first southern village of Ouarzazate. visiting the fortified village of Ait ben Haddou, famous for having been the scene of important films like Game of thrones.We will keep going and contemplate the tenth-century kasbahs hidden among the palm groves until reaching the valley of roses, , ending our day in Boumalnes Dades. Overnight acocomodation and dinner in Hotel/Riad

 

Day 3: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga Desert

Breakfast Our day will begin in the natural park of Boumalnes Dades and we will continue our itinerary on a track until swallowed by the gigantic labyrinth of the Todra Gorge where we will rest for a while before reaching Erfoud, known as the gateway to the desert. From there we will go on endless adventures through the desert, among the dunes and tracks of Paris Dakar. In the afternoon we will set off with a caravan of camels and we will go deep into the desert and lose ourselves in its immensity to spend one night as authentic Berbers, with whom we will enjoy their drum music, a typical dinner and the company of the stars. A night at the Khaima.

Day 4: Desert-Rissani-Sahrou Mountains-Zagora

Breakfast We will wake up at daybreak to contemplate the stunning sunrise in its purest form and descend through the sea of dunes at Erg Chebbi after we will continue towards Ouarzazate via Rissani, where we will stop to visit its colourful Souk. Our itinerary will continue through the beautiful Draa Valley with its green palms and sweet dates until reaching Zagora, where we will stop for the night. Overnight acocomodation and dinner in Hotel/Riad

 

Day 5: Zagora – Taroudant-Agadir-Essoauira

Breakfast We will start our journey through the Atlas Mountains towards berber Taroudant and the Agadir in the Atlántic coast, to finally reach Essaouira. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

 

Day 6: Essaouira – Marrakech

Breakfast Relaxing day in Essaouira, and departure for Marrakech in the afternoon. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

 

Day 7: Marrakech

Breakfast In the morning we will go out to enjoy a tour of the city, visiting the minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque and the Saadies tombs in an enchanting walk along the alleys of the medina, merging into the crowd until reaching the Bahia’s palace and its beautiful gardens and ending in the famous Jmaa el Fnaa. Overnight acocomodation in Hotel/Riad

 

Day 8: Marrakech Airport

Depart at any time to Marrakech airport.

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