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Ait Benhaddou Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 346

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Day 1: Fes - Midelt

Fes – Midelt (pick up from clients hotel (TBA). This morning we journey over the Middle Atlas to stop at Midelt. This is a beautiful alpine area. Surrounded by huge cedar trees and a tranquil mountain setting, this is a great spot to cool down and relax after the hustle and bustle of Fes. We will enjoy a small hike in the afternoon. We spend the night in this mountain location. Overnight - Midelt

Marrakech souk

Day 2: Midelt - Erg Chebbi

Midelt - Erg Chebbi. A drive from Midelt t the gorge du Ziz and arrive in Merzouga, from there we head out to towards the the Erg Chebbi dunes. The dunes are renowned for their incredible height and size. In parts the vast sand pile reaches skyward to heights of 150 metres! Transferring to our camels we trek into the Sahara for a night at our Berber Camp. Tonight enjoy a local meal, music and an amazing night out under the Saharan stars. Overnight - Merzouga

Day 3: Erg Chebbi - Todra Gorge

Erg Chebbi - Todra Gorge. Leaving the desert, we move on to Todra Gorge. This 1000ft gorge is hemmed in on all sides by vertical limestone cliffs and is also called Morocco’s Grand Canyon. There’s time to explore the gorge, from its plunging depths to dizzying heights. The charm of Todra lies in its changing colours as the sun slowly moves from east to west. Overnight - Todra Gorge

Day 4: Todra Gorge - Ait Benhaddou

Todra Gorge - Ait Benhaddou. Leaving the impressive Todra Gorge we make the short journey to Gorge du Dades in the Dades valley, a green and fertile valley by the Dades River that flows through it giving life to a huge variety of colourful fruit and nut trees and extraordinary red rock formations. After lunch we tour the famous Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, where Lawrence of Arabia was once filmed. Overnight - Ait Benhaddou

Ait Benhaddou

Day 5: Ait Benhaddou

Ait Benhaddou – Marakesh. Drive from Ait Benhaddou to Marakesh then drop off the clients at their hotel (TBA) end of arrangments.

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