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Day 1: Day 01 : Marrakech –Ouzoud – Ait Bouymaz :

Stop At: Cascades d'Ouzoud, Ouzoud 22576 Morocco
Pick you up from your hotel and depart to the Ouzoud waterfall (110 meters high). Ouzoud means "the act of grinding grain" in berber , which seems to be confirmed by the frequent mills in the region. We will walk for one hour around the waterfall and have lunch and then we drive to Aït Bougmmez, which is the name of the valley and its inhabitants.
The name it's derived from Aït Bouammaez, which, in berber, means "those of the middle" or "the people of the middle", for the fact that the valley is located in the heart of the Central High Atlas Mountains.It is also known for a long time as the "happy valley" or the "valley of happy people", name attributed by foreign visitors to the valley impressed by the hospitality of its inhabitants and their joy especially during their abundant festivities during the summer and autumn. They celebrate weddings, religious holidays and harvests, located at the eastern limit of the province of Azilal and west of Ouarzazate,at an altitude between 1800 and 2400 m, in the central High Atlas The valley is overlooked on all sides by several peaks over 3000 m high.
You will see the sunset from between the mountains, the simplicity of living and a different lifestyle, away from noise and modernity.
You'll have a traditional dinner , and spend the night at a Riad .

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight at Riad

Day 2: Day 02 : Ait Bouymaz Valley - Col de Tarkeddit (3400m) - The ascent of M'goun (4068 m) :

Stop At: M'goun Massif, Azilal 40000 Morocco
After breakfast, there will be few hours trekking through the valley of Aït Bougmez, the happy valley, driving through the sheepfolds of Azib N'Ikkis, before arriving at the plateau of Tarkeddit, at the foot of M'goun, where we meet the nomads who come from the valleys to the High Atlas with their flocks.
The ascent of the M'goun opens new horizons for the whole of the Atlas Mountains, and in the south, towards the Dades Valley, there are the Jebel Sargho and the Saharan expanses.
Lunch will be prepared in the nature, as cooking class under open sky, near the river. Afterwards, we will be driving beside the valley to head traditional kasbah where you will have dinner and spend the night.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: overnight at Riad

Day 3: day 03 : M’goun Massif –Dades valley - Roses Valley :

Stop At: Dades Gorge, Ifrane Atlas Saghir 45150 Morocco
After breakfast, we will drive through M'Goun Valley, to the capital of roses, to a local family, which will welcome you with a glass of mint tea. You'll have a cooking class on how to make a Tajin and share a moment with locals, learning about culture and tradition. After lunch, we will walk a mile to the jungle of roses near the river, where you can enjoy green nature, listening to the birds and have free activities (yoga, sport etc.). We'll see the sunset above the valley, on the other side, then drive to the hotel for dinner, music and spending the night.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Breakfast
• Lunch: lunch will be prepared by our team ( picnic)
Accommodation included: overnight at Riad

Day 4: Day 04 :Roses Valley – Dades Valley – Toudgha Valley :

Stop At: Todra River, Morocco
After breakfast, we will drive through Dades Valley and its gorges, located between the High Atlas and Jebel Saghro, east-southeast of Marrakech. The Dades river it's nearly 200 km long, half of which is located in a mountainous area. Along its course follow one another 4 series of throats and parades , to rock wall valley ‘’ toudgha valley ‘’ are a series of limestone river canyons, in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, near the town of Tinerhir. Both, the Todgha and neighbouring Dades Rivers, are responsible for carving out these deep cliff-sided canyons. The Todgha Gorge was featured on the premiere of the American relaity show Expedition Impossible.
We continue to Tinghir, where you will spend the night.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: overnight ar Riad

Day 5: Day 05 : Tinghir – Erfoud – Merzouga :

Stop At: Merzouga, Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
After breakfast, we will drive to Erg Chebbi, Sahara Desert, in Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way and we will pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud, where we'll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet and continue to Merzouga. After relaxing a few minutes there, we will ride the camels, for an adventure in the sand dunes, and see the sunset from a dune. Afterwards, there will be a typical berber dinner, prepared for you and eaten around the campfire. The night wil be spent in a luxury camp, with drumming music, in the middle of Sahara. This is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of sunset and sunrise.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: overnight at luxury camp

Day 6: Day 06 : Desert camp – Agdez – Ait Benhaddou :

Stop At: Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa-Draa Region
Very early in the morning we have a “Date with the sunrise”. In the middle of the desert, waking up early is a “must do” to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise you´ve ever seen at the top of a dune, close to the camp. After breakfast, we will ride camel back to Agdez, via Draa valley the longest river in Morocco.
After lunch in traditional Kasbah, we will drive to Ouarzazate (in berber, the name means ‘’quite city ‘’), also called the "Holywood of Morocco", a known film-making location. Here, there are Morocco's biggest studios and many movies were shot in this region.
The Ouarzazate solar power station , kasbahs , ?? After visiting and taking pictures, we will drive to the famous and old kasbah in the region: Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, where we stay for the night.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: overnight at Riad

Day 7: Day 07 : Ait Benhaddou - Telouat - Marrakech :

Stop At: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
After breakfast, we will visit Ait Benhaddou kasbah, a fortified village along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech and a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Several films have been shot there including:
Sodom and Gomorrah, Gladiator, The mummy etc.
After that, we will drive through the salt river to Telouet Kasba, which is a Kasbah that was the seat of the _El_Glaoui"family's power, thus sometimes also called the Palace of Glaoui, situated at an altitude of 1800 meters, occupying a strategic position in the High Atlas. The occupants of the palace had the privilege of being on the passage of caravans and near major salt mines .
Crossing the High Atlas mountaina through Tizi-n-tichka pass (2260 meters), arrive to Marrakech and drop you to the hotel/riad.

Duration: 6 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: not included ( can be arranged )
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh, Morocco

Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up from pre-determend places in marrakech

Airports

  • Menara Airport, Marrakech Morocco
Departure Time
6:00 PM
Duration
7 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Cascades d'Ouzoud
  • Entry/Admission - M'goun Massif
  • Entry/Admission - Dades Gorge
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Morocco Exposure
15 reviews
louisr766
10
From Marrakech to desert through Dades and Ouarzazate
It was a very very good trip We learned a lot of things thanks to Anir He did his best to bring confort to our
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LCTrekking777
10
We’ w been around the world and this was the BEST trip ever!
We know that our trip wouldn’t have been as great if we didn’t have this tour service! Anir is the best! He was
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Camper51609
10
Txs a lot for the wonderful trip
Dear Bastos, thank you very much for this incredible adventure of a lifetime we had this week. You put the bar so
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Davidwiliam
10
" Reasonable Price and a life time experience"
After discussing with Anir , we had made the point of everything, from the date of arrival to the date of
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FlowerPower152
Zurich, Switzerland
23
The perfect trip through the excellent service of Abdu
We are very happy to make a trip 1000 nights and a night starting from (Marrakech through Ouarzazte and Boumalne
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Phillip K
10
Trip of my life
Not going to lie, I was worried at first about booking Sahara trips online, as I have ran into plenty of reviews
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Jaouad N
10
Amazing sahara desert tour I've have in my life
If you want to have a beautiful, and comfortable , luxury, 5 stars arrangement from start to finish , we highly
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DeborahP1068
10
Fantastic life time tours in Morocco 10 days 😍🐪
We had a wonderful time experiencing the amazing country of Morocco for the first time on a private 10 days / 9
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RainaBR
10
Best tour ever!
What a blast! I loved my experience with Morocco Exposure. They make sure you are well taken care of from start to
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Kirstyn G
10
3 day two night Sahara tour (Marrakesh return)
Abul is a great tour guide in Morrocco who can make you custom Morrocan excursions to whatever your heart desires:
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O8358PB_
Dnipro, Ukraine
10
Life time travel experience in morocco
I was in Morocco for summer holiday , I contact Abdu and how I want the trip , and place interested to visit me
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T S
Ottawa, Canada
20
Amazing Experience!!- 2 day tour
A friend and I were looking for a safe driver for us two women travelling around Morocco. Abdou was absolutely
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stephstouph
Seynod, France
10
4 days 3 nights trip to Merzouga desert
If you're looking for a good guide, friendly, welcoming, caring, expert in amazigh history and good driver, then
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Wangfei520
10
Best tour guide and driver i've met
It was a really amazing trip there ,we had a nice talk between the trip ,He is knowledgeable, friendly and
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unicorx91
10
Good
I’m 17 years old and i m deaf. during 4 days, I discovered a lot. it's very interesting I loved ! It’s Good !
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