Merzouga Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 547

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Day 1: Marrakech - Ouarzazate

Meeting your mountain guide and expert driver this morning we head out of the big smoke to the serene mountains. We will drive across the plain of Haouz to the High Atlas mountains, where we visit the palace of Telouet and the Kasbah of Ait ben haddou on the way to Ouarzazate before carrying on the short distance to the nearby oasis of Skoura.

Day 2: Ouarzazate

Spend the day with your mountain guide exploring the Kasbah Amherdhil and the Valley of Roses to see the expanses of rose fields. Here if feeling energetic it’s possible to go easy or tough hiking on some of the mountain tracks in the region.

Day 3: Ouarzazate - Dades Gorge

Today is spent moving onward to the Gorge Du Dades, making stops to visit the tranquil rural village of Boutraghar and take in the spectacular scenery of the Mgoun valley and Ait Youl and then onwards to your nearby accommodations in Boulmane du Dades.

Day 4: Dades Gorge - Merzouga

Today we head out to the expansive Sahara desert making stops on the way to see the Gorge Du Todhra and Tineghrir. Arriving into Merzouga, we make our way out to a remote desert camp in the rolling dunes.

Day 5: Merzouga - Draa Valley

Today we return to Merzouga and start the drive to the Draa Valley town of Agdiz where we will stay. Along the way you will have the chance to explore the Saghro mountains and Tazzarine pass Nkob.

Day 6: Draa Valley - Zagora

Making our way to Zagora today we will have time to take in the Coranic museum at Tamegroute and take a drive in the sand dunes.

Day 7: Zagora - Taroudant

Today we visit the Bouazzer mines, then onto Tazenacht through the saffron fields to Talouina and onward to our overnight destination; Taroudannt.

Day 8: Taroudant

Making our way back to the big smoke we drive up the Tizi n Test pass to Ijoukak and the Tinmel mosque. Continuing onwards to see Ourigane and over the mountains on a small road to visit Amizmiz before arriving in Marrakech, where you bid farewell to your guide and driver when they drop you off at your hotel.

Morocco Spotlight


Ouarzazate originally was a small trader town enroute to Europe and northern cities in Morocco and was a garrison town ...

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last updated - 28 Dec 2014 3:36 AM