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Itinerary: Morocco : Marrakech & Sahara Tour

Morocco : Marrakech & Sahara Tour

The limitless Sea of Sand that dissolves into mystery and imagination. It is one of the world's greatest wonders - a land of extreme and unearthly beauty. It can now be part of yours. (Private Tour)

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Morocco : Marrakech & Sahara Tour

Tour is based on 4* luxury accommodation- Hotels can be changed for lower budgets

7 days, can be customized with private car or luxury van and English speaking guide for the entire trip according to your travel dates.

After your arrival to Marrakech, you will be escorted to your luxury riad at the old city (Medina).

Day 1 – Marrakech – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate
You will start your adventure along the majestic beauty of the High Atlas Mountains, through the scenic route of Tizi n’Tichka’s lush oasis valleys …..mountainous areas highly popular with trekkers…….Berber villages….. and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou on your way to Ouarzazate........ was built by the French in the 1920s, and has since been a frequent location for Hollywood film shoots. You’ll visit one another famous kasbahs of Morocco, Tifoultoute, used as a hotel for the cast of Lawrence of Arabia in the 1960s. Although it was once protected by a powerful dynasty, now its only guards are a sentry of large storks nesting atop its towers.......... You will visit the Moroccan MGM Film Studio.

Dinner at restaurant Kasbah.

B&B at your luxury hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 2 - Boumalne du Dades - Tinghir - Todra Gorges - Camel ride & overnight in Merzouga
After a special Berber breakfast, You’ll depart for Tinghir, traveling the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise up like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. This area has long been a popular location for Hollywood films such as The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and most recently Hideous Kinky. The central region is one of the most exciting and romantic destinations of Morocco nestled along rich river valleys, palmeries and burnished mud-brick homes ablaze in vibrant color under the shelter of the blue desert sky.

You'lltravel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments and plunging gorges via Tinerhir through the gorges..........then a drive to Merzouga for a Camel ride and dinner and overnight at a bedwin / Nomad tent to have a taste of the Nomad life style.

B&B at your luxury Riad in Marrakech.

Day 3 - Merzouga -Boumalne du Dades – Todra Gorges - Tinghir
After a special Berber breakfast, we’ll depart for Todra Gorges , traveling the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise up like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. This area has long been a popular location for Hollywood films such as The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and most recently Hideous Kinky. The central region is one of the most exciting and romantic destinations of Morocco nestled along rich river valleys, palmeries and burnished mud-brick homes ablaze in vibrant color under the shelter of the blue desert sky. We’ll travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments and plunging gorges via Tinghir.

Dinner and overnight at your luxury Kasbah in Tinghir.

Day 4 – Kalat Megouna – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ourika Valley (High Atlas Mountains)
A stop at Kalat Megouna… follwed by a short drive to Ouarzazate for lunch….. Then you continue your adventure along the majestic beauty of the High Atlas Mountains, through the scenic route of Tizi n’Tichka’s lush oasis valleys and mountainous areas highly popular with trekkers. You’ll stop for lunch at one of the Berber villages on your way to Ourika / High Atlas Montains past a pageantry of fragrant, dense pine and cedar forests, terraced farms and sienna mud-brick Berber villagesto visit the Berber village of Anrar and to have a taste of the Berber life style by having a cup of tea within a Berber family.

Afternoon, Hammam (Moroccan Bath) and massage…. (optional)

Dinner and overnight at your luxury Kasbah Omar at the village of Anrar.

Day 5 - Marrakech
An enchanting palm oasis set against the snow-capped peaks of the High Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh is Morocco's second oldest majestic imperial city and retains the splendor of its ancient past. Buildings are blushed in hues of rosy earth, and horse-drawn carriages clip along broad avenues lined with palm, lime and orange trees. Donkeys carrying carts trawl past fragrant gardens of roses, honeysuckle and jasmine.

Explore with your certified guide the ancient Bahia Palace from the days of the harem, now populated by a sentry of nesting storks, enter the ancient royal Saadian Tombs, explore the vibrant and historic Jewish mellah where some of the best jewelry is found in Morocco, and view the majestic Koutoubia Mosque before entry into the 9th century walled medina.

You’ll cap off our journey at the dinner event of Fantasia as we bear witness to a splendid dramatic display of Arabian Nights filled with belly dancing, folkloric troupes, and stately Arabian steeds charging in dynastic battles as of yore.

Accommodation at your luxury hotel or riad in Marrakech.

Day 6 - Marrakech
Explore the rest of Marrakech for the second day by visiting the Eve Saint Laurent garden, the ancient Menara pool, the palmerai ride followed by a tour around the ancient Medina wall.

The night beats in the heart of the old city's famed square, Djemaa el-Fna, where delectable fare is grilled over coals in the bustling torch-lit open-air markets. Mystical snake charmers, hustlers and mischievous monkeys are part of the nightly drama unfolding as Berber acrobats, fortune tellers, musicians and engaging storytellers seduce rapt crowds. Wind your way through the serpentine labyrinth of the spice-filled air of the bustling souk, unchanged for over 1000 years, where you'll discover the best of traditional Moroccan craftsmanship.

Traditional dinner at the famous restaurant Stylia from the 15th century.

B&B at your luxury hotel or riad in Marrakech.

Day 7 - Marrakech
Transfer to Marrrakech airport for your return home with plenty of tales of Arabian days and nights.

Cost:
USD 1790.00 per person based on double occupancy
USD 3580.00 for 2Pax

2 years and under are free of charge
2 – 6 years old 75% off
7-11 years old 50% off
12 years old & up full cost

What's Included:
Breakfast and dinner daily
Four-star hotel and Riad lodging and all transportation
Transfers to and from airport
Knowledgeable certified guides
Camel ride in the Sahara
Private car, gas & driver for the entire trip
Museums fee
All taxes

Not included in package price:
International Airfare
Lunch
Drinks
Travel Insurance

Note
Private guided tour---Not a group tour.
If it is over your budget-----Hotels can be changed for lower budgets.
Upgrade to 5* or 5* deluxe accommodation is available.
Group Discounts Available.

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