Day: 1 Arrival in Marrakech
Welcome to Marrakech Menara airport by your driver guide. Transfer and installation in your hotel. Dinner Overnight.
Day: 2 Marrakech – Ouarzazte – Zagora (370km)
This Morocco Private Tour Marrakech 12 Days start to Ouarzazate, crossing the chain of the High Atlas by the neck of Tizin-Tichka, the highest of the country (2260 m of altitude). Lunch in Ouarzazate, then drive to Zagora, a former caravan stage city. Crossing the mountain to Agdz, continuation to Zagora by the Draa Valley (fortified villages and oases), which includes one of the largest palm groves of southern Morocco. Dinner night.
Day: 3 Zagora – Erfoud (280km)
After leaving the palm grove of Zagora, The day begins along the shore Oued Draa, where Ksours, oases and palm groves alternate on both sides of the Oued in a greenery almost uninterrupted. At the crossing of the palm grove of Tansikht, we continue via N’Kob, the palm grove of Mellal, Tazzarine and Alnif. Lunch at Alnif. Afternoon, in a lunar landscape, we travel for miles through a vast stony plain, along the imposing Djebel Saghro. Dinner and overnight in Erfoud.
Day 4: Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the marble factory, then continue our road to Rissani where we will have lunch, then we will leave for the village of Merzouga. You will be greeted with a glass of mint tea, in your hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day: 5 Merzouga
After breakfast, we will explore the tiny villages around the Erg Chebbi dunes, on your way to Kamlia, you will be greeted with a cup of tea while listening to their Gnawa spiritual music. Leaving Khamlia, we will stop to admire the panoramic view of the golden dunes near the Algerian border. We can stop for a picnic in the shade of a tree before continuing to visit a nomadic family who lives under a Berber tent and takes care of it. herd of goats and camels, after that you will have the chance to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks, continuing, you will arrive at the panorama near the lake, then we will return to Merzouga, where you will spend the night in a hotel near the dunes.
Day: 6 Merzouga – Erfoud – Todgha – Tinerhir (150km)
After breakfast, Departure to Tineghir, stop with panoramic view on the palm grove of Jorf. Crossing the desert plateau. Incursion in the famous gorges of Todra, one of the most impressive curiosities of southern Morocco and natural site with high rocky cliffs. Dinner and overnight.
Day: 7 Tinerhir – Ouarzazate (160km)
After breakfast, Departure to Ouarzazate, by the Dades Valley, nicknamed the « Thousand Kasbahs » road, Lunch and visit of the most famous kasbahs of the region, including that of Taourirt and visit the ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, film set of many film productions and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. dinner and overnight.
Day: 8 Ouarzazate – Marrakech (200km)
Back to Marrakech by the Tizi N’Tichka pass (pass of pasture) the road punctuated by many Berber villages. Check-in at hotel, lunch and free afternoon. Dinner overnight.
Day: 9 Marrakech
Day devoted to the visit of Marrakech, former imperial city, You will discover the Bahia Palace, and the Museum of Fine Arts Dar SI-Saïd. Continuation by the Jemaa el Fna square, living heart of the city, the souk of dyers, leather through the spice. dinner with show. overnight.
Day: 10 Essaouira
Departure from Marrakech to Essaouira via Haouz palnes to Chichaoua village where you will stop for a cup of coffee before you continue to Sidi Mokhtar. On your way, you will cross the Argan trees forest, where you might spot some goats climbing the trees. To watch how the Argan oil (also called the liquid gold, or Moroccan oil) is extracted, you can visit a local ladies’ cooperative and learn how some fine cosmetic products are locally made out of the rich Argan oil, you will visit the fishing port of Essaouira and watch the local fishermen returning back inland with their catch, dinner and overnight in hotel
Day: 11 Essaouira – El Jadida – Marrakech
From essaouira to el Jadida, the city is surrounded by many gates and a wall to protect its inhabitants from its enemies, the remaining buildings include the cistern, the church of the Assumption and the horse festival, After a delicious lunch in the city, we will return to our hotel at Marrakech, relax dinner and overnight.
Day: 12 Marrakech
Transfer to the airport, the end tour: Morocco Private Tour Marrakech 12 Days