Sahara and Anti-Atlas - 6 days 5 nights

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Your Hotel in Marrakesh or Marrakech Airport to Your Hotel in Marrakesh or Marrakech Airport

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The Tours we propose to you are unique and authentic, you will discover the Desert in all its splendour and its diversity.And spend one life time night in the heart of the desert , in a nomad tent like the Berber people do.. You will see The Atlas Mountains, oasis, Gorges, Valleys... and travel by time in our historical Monuments with your private car and guide ...
1st day : Marrakesh – Agdez We depart at 8 am. Marrakesh, cross the High Atlas Mountains. After the Tichka pass, take a side road to Telouet Kasbah, which belonged to the Glaoui family (Lords of the Atlas). We continue along the beautiful connecting road and have lunch at Ait Ben Haddou. When lunch is over we can visit the Kasbah. It is the most famous in Morocco and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. the drive south to Agdez, where the Dra’a Valley starts. night in Agdez. 2nd day : Agdez – Chagaga after breakfast  we drive to M’hamid, the gate to the desert, to Erg Lihoudi, where and have lunch. Then, we continue to the Erg Chagaga dunes (300m) with 60km of off-road driving. This route includes different features of the desert ; ‘erg’, ‘reg’, ‘hammada’, oases. The dunes you will see are very far from civilization, in the desert proper ……. And the peace and the vast amount of the sand are overwhelming sight ! Once there you can take a camel ride for an hour and a half. In the evening a dinner and a good night’s sleep are in a bivouac of nomad tents. nts.3rd day : Chagaga – Tata Following breakfast we drive 90 km across the Sahara, we visit the stony desert, “reg” and “hammada” and across the dried-up Lake Iriqui. However, in the middle of this dried up lake, we can search for fossils. At Foum Zguid, the edge of the dessert we turn west along the edge and take the road to Tata which very few people ever visit. This is the old Algeria to Zagora caravan route and it passes the oases and the Jebel Bani Mountains to the Anti Atlas. In Tata, the Kasbah we can visit the Kasbah and the small museum and then spend the night in a riad. 4th day : Tata to Tafraoute Leaving Tata, a small Berber town, to the Taliouine and Tafraoute road, this turns south west towards Tafraoute in the Anti-Atlas. We go through the different Berber towns of Azoura, Idaoua, Tiguermine and Ait Abdellah. we can see the incredible views of the country. We will spend the night here in the small town.5th day : Tafrouate to Taroudant We will first visit the rock painting and then we travel on to Taroudant called the little Marrakesh because of the city walls surrounding it. Taroudant is famous for its silver jewelry. After we cross the mountain roads we will spend the night here.6th day : Taroudant - Marrakesh Following breakfast and a little exploring we travel along the Souss river valley. There are argane groves and orange plantations along the way to Agadir. We will then take a new motorway to arrive in Marrakesh by the end of the afternoon.

What’s included

  • 5 Nights accommodation
  • 6 Days tour by a private air-conditioned car
  • 5-course dinner
  • 5 breakfast
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Driver and guide
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities