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A Sea Of Dunes

Cooking class at La Maison Arabe, Morocco

Tour Details 

Visit: Marrakech, Boumalne Dades, Merzouga, Zagora, Ouarzazate

Stay at a desert luxury camp in Merzouga, enjoy a nomad bivouac style dinner in the dunes and take a camel ride across the dunes of Erg Chebbi, among many more experiences.

 

Day 1 (Sunday): Marrakech

Meet and greet by your tour director at the Marrakech Airport and transfer to the hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is free at leisure. Tonight, dinner will be served at the hotel.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2 (Monday): Marrakech

Today join a monumental visit to the most interesting sights such as Bahia Palace, Menara Gardens, La Koutoubia and Jmaa El Fnaa Square. Afternoon will be at leisure. Join your fellow travellers for an authentic gastronomic experience, a Moroccan cooking class at La Maison Arabe. Welcome dinner will be served after the preparations.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 (Tuesday): Boumalne Dades (transportation in ultra-modern 4 wheel drive)

We farewell Marrakech today bound for Ouarzazate in our 4 wheel drive, known as the gateway to the Sahara Desert. We will cross the High Atlas through Col du Tichka, located at more than 2000 metres high and will stop in Ouarzazate for a visit of the town. Continue to the Dades Valley, known as The Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs and the most prominent of the oasis valleys that dominate southern Morocco. Visit the Gorges created by the Dades River and dine and stay at a Kasbah.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 (Wednesday): Todra, Erfoud, Merzouga (transportation in ultra-modern 4 wheel drive)

We depart today bound for Merzouga via Gorges of Todra, one of the most spectacular canyons in the world. After visiting this amazing geographical sight, we continue towards Erfoud, an oasis town in the Sahara Desert. We finally reach the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga, our final destination and where you'll stay at a desert luxury camp for the next 2 nights. See the sunset in the dunes from your private Hayma, one of the most impressive visual experiences you may ever have. Enjoy a nomad bivouac style dinner in the dunes.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Thursday): Merzouga - Zagora (4x4)

After breakfast, we depart for Taouz, a town very close to Algeria from where we will take the road to Merzouga bordering the entire border.  We will arrive mid-afternoon via Ouzina and Oumjrane. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 (Friday): Zagora - Ouarzazate (4x4)

We farewell our desert camp bound for Ouarzazate crossing the extensive palm trees of the Drâa and the kasbahs that adorn it. Arrive in Ouarzazate and settle in your Berber palace.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 (Saturday): Marrakech

We depart to Ait Benhaddou to admire this UNESCO heritage sight. Continue to Telouet along a road of breath-taking beauty, then descend by the Tizi n‘Tichka to Marrakech. Back in Marrakech we settle in our Riad. Join your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 (Sunday): Marrakech Departure

After an exciting journey across the desert and unforgettable experiences, we farewell Morocco. You'll be transferred to the airport after breakfast.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Escorted Package Includes:

  • Airport and station ytansfers as per itinerary
  • 7 Night's accommodation in selected class hotels
  • Porterage service in all hotels
  • Meals as per itinerary (drinks not included)
  • Guided visits in Marrakech, Ouarzazate
  • All entrance fees included as per itinerary
  • Tour escort during the tour
  • Airconditioned deluxe motor coach and 4 wheel drive (4 pax per car)
  • Travel insurance

 

Highlights:

  • Small Groups with a maximum of 18 participants
  • Moroccan cooking class at La Maison Arabe
  • Visit The Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou UNESCO Heritage site

 

Not Included:

  • Any other service not specified
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

 

Hotels T Class (or similar):

  • Marrakech: Mogador Gueliz / Meriemo
  • Boumalne Dades: Kasbah Panorama
  • Merzouga: Bivouac Palmeras Y Dunas
  • Zagora: Riad Salam / Tinsouline
  • Ouarzazate: Le Riad / Club Hanane

 

Hotels A Class (or similar):

  • Marrakech: Dellarosa / Tempoo Hotel
  • Boumalne Dades: Kasbah Tizzarouine
  • Merzouga: Bivouac La Belle Etoile
  • Zagora: Palais Asma / Reda
  • Ouarzazate: Kenzi Azghor / Karam Palace

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (jt)

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