Big South Discovery : 6 days - 5 nights : From and back to Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Gorges via Ouarzazate and Rose valley

Pick up from your Hotel in Marrakech and transfer to the verdant oasis of Dades Gorge. The first interesting haven that we cross is the high Atlas Mounrains at the summit of 2260 m (Tizi N'tichka). Along that way you will enjoy the berber life in old adobe villages and nice sceneries. We head to Ouarzazate , named Hollywood of Africa thanks to international movies tournament, to visit Taourirt Kasbah before we continue to Skoura palm grove and the town of roses, Kelaa Mgouna, we will across the colorful Berber villages before we achieve Dades gorges. Dinner and night in the hotel.

Day 2: Dades Gorges to Merzouga via Todra gorges and Erfoud

After breakfast in your hotel in dades gorges, we follow our way to Tinghir through Dades valley and head to Todra gorges for lunch in a restaurant situated in the heart of the canyons with 300 m high, there will be a possibility to hike for an hour inside the valley for those who are interested in treks. In the afternoon, we leave to Erfoud via Tinjedad with its old underground irrigation system, we will discover the fossils and places where they are extracted before we achieve the dunes of Erg chebbi by Merzouga. After a rest of 15 minutes, you ride camels directly to the oasis where you will enjoy the night with dinner and entertainement under the nomad tent or under the starlit.

Day 3: Merzouga to Zagora via Draa valley

After an unforgettable quiet night among the sand dunes of erg chebbi, you will admire the sunrise upon the dunes, then a typical breakfast is served and return back with camels to the hotel to meet your driver, shower and leave to Rissani, we will explore its touristic area including the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif and the palm tree grove as a part of eco tourism exploration. Lunch break in Tazarine, then we continue to Agdez via the bridge of Tansikht and the highest part of Draa valley. Dinner and night in a hotel in Zagora.

Day 4: Zagora to Erg Chigaga dunes via Tamgeroute and M’hamid

After a nice breakfast, we head out to Tamgeroute to visit the famous Coran Library and subterranean Kasbah and the Manufacture of pottery. Then, continue towards Mhamid the "doorway to the Sahara desert" for lunch on the place. In the afternoon, after one hour camel ride, we take a track which carries out through the rocky, desert scenery towards the sand dunes of Chigaga that spread over 40 km. Welcome drink. Then you enjoy the sunset. Overnight in a desert camp or under a star-filled sky with evening meal and breakfast included.

Day 5: Erg Chigaga dunes to Ouarzazate via Iriqui lake and Taznakht

After enjoying the sunrise up the sand dunes of chigaga, breakfast is served to you, then departure in 4x4 vehicles via the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid, crossing Iriqui lake. Lunch in the berber village Taznakht. Arrival to Ouarzazate around 05 p.m

Day 6: Ouarzazate to Marrakech via Ait benhaddou and Atlas Mountains

After breaksaft at the hotel, we depart towards the Kasbah of Ait banhaddou. A worthy visit is deveoted to this haven as a 16th century UNESCO site and one of the best preserved and most spectacular Kasbah in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of 2000, Gladiator. After the visit, we cross the sceneries of the high Atlas Mountains at the pass of 2260m high. We reach Marrakech around 05 p.m


20% cut for children under 12 years old, Free for children under 5 years old. (One child each family)

The price includes: the transportation, driver, fuel, all accommodations half board and camel ride.

The price excludes: Beverages, lunches and other extras such as tips and entrance fees.

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