THE GREAT SOUTH FOR KIDS - 6 DAYS

from/per person 740
  • Sport e avventura
    Sport and adventure
  • Montagna
    Mountain
  • Gole
    Gorges
  • Oasi
    Oasis
  • Circuiti a cavallo
    Horse-riding tours
  • Grotte e pitture rupestri
    Caves and prehistoric paintings

General description


A tailor-made family tour with kid-friendly activities and private services, ensuring you an unforgettable time in Morocco with your little ones.

Creativity and fun are the key words of this six-day tailor-made holiday that perfectly fulfill children's needs and expectations, by adding customized outdoor activities and educational adventures, so making the holiday genuinely family-friendly. A journey specifically designed to avoid too crowded and stressful places and long distances by car, in order to ensure to your family an amazing holiday in true contact with the nature, the history and traditions of the Great South of Morocco. Starting from Marrakech, we’ll cross the central High Atlas heading South towards the famous road of One Thousand Kasbah and the green oasis of Todra. We’ll experience every day a wide range of outdoor activities, in an atmosphere of pure relax and enjoyment: riding a donkey around the majestic Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, learning the ancient tea and saffron paintings techniques, exploring the troglodytes caves in the heart of the Ounila valley or walking across lush oasis, following the traces of ancient nomadic tribes... Direction Sud invites you and your family to appreciate in total safety and comfort the unique charm of these amazing regions at the gates of the desert.

Recommended for families with kids over 6 years of age.

Other details


Included services:


Private transport by 4x4/minibus with driver and air conditioning - 5 nights in riad - Accommodation on half board basis - Donkey trek around the ksar of Ait Ben Haddou - Painting workshop for kids - Games and traditional music evenings – Guided tour of the Clà Studios - Entrance fees to monuments and architectural sites - Local guide - 24h Assistance

Extra services not included:


Airplane tickets - Drinks - Lunches - Tips for staff - Extra activities - Travel health insurance (upon request, Direction Sud will help you identify the most suitable for your needs).

Stages of the trip

6 days / 5 nights


Ounila Valley
Starting from Marrakech, we’ll head south to reach the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, travelling along the ancient caravan trade route of the Ounila Valley. We’ll stop near the Berber village of Telouet to explore the old salt mines through which the Ounila river flows, giving its name to this valley full of charm and traditions. On the way to Ait Ben Haddou, we’ll stop again near the village of Tezleft for a short excursion at the troglodytes caves, inhabited in prehistoric times. Overnight staying in the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, with traditional games and stories of the desert, at the rhythm of the Berber music.

Duration: 4:00

Ait Ben Haddou
We'll wake up early in the morning for a donkey trek in the surroundings of the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, across lush gardens and wide expanses of red earth dotted with palm trees. We’ll then explore the ksar and its narrow alleys, on a guided tour including visits to local families and ancient artisan shops, where local craftsman will teach your kids the ancient tea and saffron painting techniques. Evening with a local family to learn how to make a proper traditional Moroccan couscous.

Duration: 1:00

Oiasis of Skoura
We’ll enjoy a third day trip full of adventure along the road of One Thousands Kasbahs. We’ll explore the oasis of Skoura, one of the last in Morocco still inhabited and cultivated, with a guided visit of the ancient kasbah of Amridil and a picnic in the palm grove. Upon request, horse-riding and/or mountain biking tours in the oasis.

Duration: 1:00

Todra Gorges
We’ll continue our journey along the valley of One Thousand Kasbah heading east towards the Todra Gorges, the perfect place for nature exploring and accessible walking tours into the lush green of the oasis, along old nomadic paths.

Duration: 1:30

Roses and Dadés Valleys
In the morning, we’ll stop at the Dadès Valley for an unmissable short walk to the Monkey Paws rocks, with their curious rounded shapes. In the afternoon, we’ll explore the Rose Valley and its beautiful Kasbahs, with a guided visit of a local roses distillery.

Duration: 2

Ouarzazate
Our last day trip will be made of fun and entertainment, with a guided visit to the spectacular installations of the Cla Studios in Ouarzazate, in a picturesque desert landscape. Return trip across the Central High Atlas and arrival in Marrakech in the evening.

Duration: 4