Video Marrakesh: https://youtu.be/MPRMyIbmKD4
- Gardens of the Menara
- Mezquita Kutubía
- Djemaa El Fna
- Arrive at Marrakech and checking at the Hostel.
- Stroll through the streets of the Medina
Day 2: Marrakech - Aït Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - The Dadès Valley
At 8 am we leave Marrakech behind to hit the road towards Ouarzazate. On the way we cross the striking Atlas Mountains, crossing through the stunning Tizi n'Tichka mountain pass, 2,260 meters high.
At the midpoint of the journey we will arrive at the Aït Benhaddou Kasbah, a fortified city that has served a filming location for movies such as Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven. You'll have approximately two and a half hours here to explore this spectacular desert city and to have lunch.
The route then continues to Ouarzazate where you will have approximately half an hour to admire and take photos of the impressive Taourirt Kasbah.
Taking “The Road of a Thousand Kasbahs" towards Skoura we will then cross the Valley of the Roses to finally arrive at the Dadès Valley, where we will spend the night.
Day 3: Dadès Valley - Todgha Gorges - Merzouga
Having eaten breakfast we set off towards the Dadès Valley, crossing on the way the incredible Todgha Gorges where we will stay for a bit to enjoy the impressive landscape. Next, we move on in the direction of Merzouga, passing through the Jorf palm grove (which produces the best dates) and we will stop for lunch before arriving at Erfoud, a village famous for its fossil fragments.
Having arrived in Merzouga, we will swap our motor vehicles for camels to immerse ourselves in the desert, and search for the Bedouin camp where we will spend the night.
Here, soundtracked by desert silence, we will enjoy one of the most authentic dinners in all Morocco.
Day 4: Merzouga - Rissani - Alnif -Tizi n'Tichka - Ouarzazate - Marrakesh
If there is one unmissable sight in the desert it is sunrise. Having enjoyed this tranquil moment, the tour returns to its camels, to make for a hotel where we can shower and have breakfast (depending on the type of camp, the breakfast and shower can be before the camel ride).
Passing through the Tafilalet palm grove and Rissani village (from where Morocco’s ruling Alaouite dynasty comes) the tour continues through the acacia-covered plateaus and arrives at Alnif, where we take the road crossing the Anti Atlas mountain range. Through the remarkable mountainous passages of Tizi n'Tichka we will arrive at Tinghir, (an important Berber village), and finally the Dades Valley.
Reaching Kalaat M'Gouna around midday, we'll stop for lunch and a well-earned rest, before we complete our return journey to Marrakesh via Ouarzazate - leaving you at your hotel at around 8:30 pm.
Day 5: Walk Through the Medina Markets
Souk Semmarine, Souk Haddadine – Lampshades, lanterns, Mercado zoco, Plaza de Yamaa el Fna.
Chill out day in order for everyone can go shopping, visit something pending, romantic lunch ... you name it!
The tour is exclusively in English and Spanish.
- Transport in a 4x4 or minibus.
- English speaking driver.
- Two nights accommodation (hotel and Berber tent)
- Sunrise and sunset camel rides.
- Pick up from hotels outside the historic centre.
- Guide at Aït Benhaddou.
- Quad bikes
- Entrance to the Taourirt Kasbah (approx. €7).
- Lunches and drinks.
Maria will be at the meeting point. In case of difficulties locating him, you can contact him on 07535 295 739 (text WhatsApp)
On the second night, we'll stay in Dades. Among the options are Dar Essyaha, Hotel Babylon, Hotel Le Vieux Chateau and Kasbah Tifawen.
On the third night, the tour will stay in the Merzouga camp on shared rooms.
- Free internet access
- Security lockers (50Dhs deposit / £5)
- Swimming Pool
- 24 hour reception
- Check Out 10 am
RESERVE: Secure your place paying £60 now and the remaining balance 15 days before the event.
- Members: £ 450
- No Members: £ 535
(includes guide, sports insurance and accommodation)
Do not forget to send a copy of the payment with the full name and contact telephone number of the attendees. You can send this data by email email@example.com or by WhatsApp 07535 295 739 (Maria).
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Included in the price
- WiFi at the Hotel
- Transport local
- Breakfasts in the hostel restaurant with unlimited drinks (coffee, juice )
Not included in the price
- Flight. Click here to search flight
- Food and drinks
- other expenses in Marrakech.
(You can have a private room in Marrakesh for £150 extra, check availability via firstname.lastname@example.org )
We consider safety to be our number one priority and while we never take unnecessary risks, we do recognise that any outdoor activity involves a danger of personal injury or death. It is important that you are aware of and accept these risks, you should not undertake anything beyond your own abilities. It is also your responsibility to be correctly equipped for the weather and activity you have chosen to participate in.
On this trip, you will be a part of a walking group accepting responsibility for your own safety in the mountains. All members, including our organisers, have a duty of care to look after each other, just as we would on a walk with friends in the UK.
Photos & Video - All were taken by the hike leader on previous trips so are the actual views that you will see from the route that you'll be hiking.
This hike is led by a trained hike leader and qualified Outdoor Activity First Aider. Outdoor activities involve a risk of personal injury. Please come with suitable hiking footwear and hiking clothes such as warm clothes, waterproof jacket and trousers in case of rain - more info
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