Morocco vacation tours from Marrakech 7 days including Day trip to Essaouira

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During this morocco vacation tour of 7 days you will explore the desert of morocco, discover the hidden berber villages of the high atlas, visit the world heritage kasbahs, ride camel and stroll the huge sand dunes of erg chebbi, sleep under nomaddic tent in desert camp, explore the great canyons of Todra and visit the dades gorges, enjoy the kasbah style and discover the berber architecture, visit the picturesque Medina of  Essaouira Mogador, stroll Marrakech Medina with professional offcial art historian guide and discover its beautiful palaces and musuems.
Day 1: MARRAKECH - OUARZAZATE - ZAGORA8am, departure towards Ouarzazatecrossing the High Atlas Mountains by the pass of Tichka, the highest of North Africa (2260 m of altitude), snow-covered a good part of the year. Not far from Ouarzazate, you visit the movie studios. Then you will continue Zagora by Tizi N'tifnfint and the Drâa Valley via Tansikht. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.Day 2: ZAGORA - MERZOUGABefore driving to Erfoud, you will visit the surroundings of Zagora, cradle of the Saadians, including the village of Tamgroute, spiritual center and ancient Islamic university whose library contains valuable medieval manuscripts. You will then drive to Erfoud via Tazzarine and Alnif for lunch. In the afternoon, you will cross the Tafilalet Valley, the historical cradle of the Alawite dynasty that reigns over Morocco for three centuries, until Rissani, the legendary Sijilmassa, today famous for its date market. You will then join Merzouga, camel ride to reach the bivouac in the dunes where you will dine and sleep under Berber tents or under the stars.Day 3: MERZOUGA - TODRA GORGES - OUARZAZATEEarly in the morning, to admire the sunrise over the golden sand dunes. After breakfast at the bivouac, we will head for Ouarzazate: lunch in Tinghir. Then by Boulmane-du-Dadès (the valley of the famous festival of roses), the Dades Gorge and the magnificent road "thousand kasbah", between the chains of the High Atlas and the Anti-Atlas. You will arrive in Ouarzazate by the oasis of Skoura. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.Day 4: OUARZAZATE - AIT BEN HADDOU - TELOUET - MARRAKECHYou will take the direction of Marrakech, you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, classified universal heritage by UNESCO, then by the valley of Telouet which you will admire the enchanting landscapes with their small villages arranged like gardens, then by the famous Tichka Pass and the laurel route. Arrived around 18h in Marrakech.Day 5: Marrakech City tourToday dedicated to explore the second imperial city of Moroco and the pearl of the south, the guided city tour of Marrakech includes: the visit of Koutoubia Mosque, the saadian tombs, the bahia palace, he badia palace, the botanic majoel gardens, the souks and then the live world heritage square Djamaa lafnaDay 6: Day trip to Essaouira MogadorDeparture at 8 o'clock in the morning. After 3 hours, you arrive at the ancient Mogador harbor,  the city is largely pedestrian and is divided into different districts porsudiseño in the form of a grid. From the top of the Skala you can see the colorful fishing port, the fortresses and the Spanish canyons. If you like the fish, you will enjoy some delicious food in the port. Return in the afternoon to Marrakech.Day 7: DepartureDepends on your flight time, we will take you to the airport for y return flight

What’s included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Half-Board accommodations in selected hotels and Riads
  • Bottled water
  • Air conditioned 4Wd or Minivan
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Fuel
  • Official art historian guides Marrakech and Essaouira

What’s not included

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips and personal purchases and any things not mentioned above
  • Accommodation in Marrakech is not included in the price

Itinerary

Day 1: MARRAKECH - OUARZAZATE - ZAGORA 8am, departure towards Ouarzazatecrossing the High Atlas Mountains by the pass of Tichka, the highest of North Africa (2260 m of altitude), snow-covered a good part of the year. Not far from Ouarzazate, you visit the movie studios. Then you will continue Zagora by Tizi N'tifnfint and the Drâa Valley via Tansikht. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: ZAGORA - MERZOUGA Before driving to Erfoud, you will visit the surroundings of Zagora, cradle of the Saadians, including the village of Tamgroute, spiritual center and ancient Islamic university whose library contains valuable medieval manuscripts. You will then drive to Erfoud via Tazzarine and Alnif for lunch. In the afternoon, you will cross the Tafilalet Valley, the historical cradle of the Alawite dynasty that reigns over Morocco for three centuries, until Rissani, the legendary Sijilmassa, today famous for its date market. You will then join Merzouga, camel ride to reach the bivouac in the dunes where you will dine and sleep under Berber tents or under the stars.
Day 3: MERZOUGA - TODRA GORGES - OUARZAZATE Early in the morning, to admire the sunrise over the golden sand dunes. After breakfast at the bivouac, we will head for Ouarzazate: lunch in Tinghir. Then by Boulmane-du-Dadès (the valley of the famous festival of roses), the Dades Gorge and the magnificent road "thousand kasbah", between the chains of the High Atlas and the Anti-Atlas. You will arrive in Ouarzazate by the oasis of Skoura. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: OUARZAZATE - AIT BEN HADDOU - TELOUET - MARRAKECH You will take the direction of Marrakech, you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, classified universal heritage by UNESCO, then by the valley of Telouet which you will admire the enchanting landscapes with their small villages arranged like gardens, then by the famous Tichka Pass and the laurel route. Arrived around 18h in Marrakech.
Day 5: Marrakech City tour Today dedicated to explore the second imperial city of Moroco and the pearl of the south, the guided city tour of Marrakech includes: the visit of Koutoubia Mosque, the saadian tombs, the bahia palace, he badia palace, the botanic majoel gardens, the souks and then the live world heritage square Djamaa lafna
Day 6: Day trip to Essaouira Mogador Departure at 8 o'clock in the morning. After 3 hours, you arrive at the ancient Mogador harbor,  the city is largely pedestrian and is divided into different districts porsudiseño in the form of a grid. From the top of the Skala you can see the colorful fishing port, the fortresses and the Spanish canyons. If you like the fish, you will enjoy some delicious food in the port. Return in the afternoon to Marrakech.
Day 7: Departure Depends on your flight time, we will take you to the airport for y return flight
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